EOU News

Mountaineer Night 2018

On their schedule

October 29, 2018

Mountaineer Nights reach Boise and Portland families on weeknights, offering a full admissions presentation at an accessible time.

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Latino Impact Cinco de Mayo 2018

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

October 24, 2018

Student leaders collaborate to host an evening of cultural experiences Nov. 1, including a showing of Disney’s “Coco.”

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dmitri matheny jazz flugelhorn

Visiting artist brings jazz, business to music students

October 22, 2018

Jazz musician Dmitri Matheny will cover improvisation and the business of music Oct. 25, in addition to performing on his flugelhorn on campus and in town.

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Employee Wellness Fair returns

October 16, 2018

Retirement and health services will be represented on campus Oct. 23 for employees to browse.

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2018 Speel-Ya Pow Wow at EOU

Renewed partnership supports Native students

October 12, 2018

Tribal leaders will join EOU representatives to sign a renewed agreement, committing to collaboration that will enhance relationships and strengthen support for Native students in Eastern Oregon.

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Homecoming 2018 graphic

Homecoming 2018 promises tradition, surprises

October 11, 2018

Alumni, students, fans and friends of EOU celebrate all things blue and gold Oct. 18 to 21 in La Grande.

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Novelist Bette Husted

Novelist Bette Husted visits campus

October 10, 2018

Husted will read from her new novel, “All Coyote’s Children,” at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16 in the library reading room.

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Ed Skoog Oregon Book Award Finalist

Oregon East Gala features Portland poet

October 3, 2018

Oregon Book Award Finalist Ed Skoog will join student authors and artists on Oct. 11 to celebrate the latest edition of EOU’s literary journal Oregon East.

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Photo by Maria Lux
Detail of collaged “Dreambook” catalogues

“Playing House” in the Nightingale Gallery

September 20, 2018

A dynamic multi-media installation will fill Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery Oct. 5 to Nov. 2.

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Incoming EOU students enjoy lunch in the cafeteria during Summer Bridge. Sarah Fischer, second from left, is a program specialist for TRIO Student Support Services.

Supported from the start

September 19, 2018

TRIO Student Support Services welcomes incoming students with a weeklong orientation program on campus.

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From left, EOU President Tom Insko, Patsy Gae, Dan Ginsey, Char Evans, Jim Evans and EOU Foundation President Patrick Nearing at EOU Convocation on Sept. 17, after the Jean and Denver Ginsey Scholarship was announced to faculty and staff.

$1 million scholarship endowment announced at Convocation

September 18, 2018

At $1 million, the Jean and Denver Ginsey Scholarship is the largest gift to the EOU Foundation by a living donor in the university’s history.

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Opening Session 2017 photo

Opening Session kicks off 2018-19

September 5, 2018

Faculty return to campus for Opening Session starting Sept. 17, and classes begin the following week.

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East Tracks 2018

Outdoor orientation

August 29, 2018

New students at EOU can take their orientation outside with a six-day adventure trip in Hells Canyon Sept. 16-21.

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New turf at night

New turf opens August 25

August 21, 2018

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place before the coin toss at 6 p.m. Saturday in Community Stadium.

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Online degree

Diverse careers from new online degree

July 18, 2018

EOU’s Sociology & Social Welfare concentration is now available to online students.

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Board greets students in 2017

EOU Board holds reception in Joseph

July 18, 2018

The Board of Trustees hosts its annual community reception July 31 in Joseph.

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CCSI 2018

Taking education outdoors

July 12, 2018

Two dozen high school students participated in Cottonwood Crossing Summer Institute last month, led by EOU faculty and students.

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Bobbie Conner with mother Leah Conner at EOU commencement 2018

‘A very, very special place’

June 27, 2018

Commencement speaker Bobbie Conner highlighted her family’s deep connection to the Grande Ronde Valley and EOU.

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EOU InventOR teams 2018

Student inventors take prototypes to statewide competition

June 25, 2018

Two student teams competed in the Invent Oregon finals on June 29 in Klamath Falls.

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Urban-rural ambassador

Bridging the urban-rural divide at EOU

June 21, 2018

EOU and PSU have partnered to create the Urban-Rural Ambassador Institute, a six-credit course that takes place over 10 days in September.

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