Testing, virtual events mark start of EOU fall term

Testing, virtual events mark start of EOU fall term

Posted on September 11, 2020

School starts Sept. 23, and the first week of classes will be held virtually to accommodate testing for COVID-19.

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Taking orientation to the Elkhorns

Taking orientation to the Elkhorns

Posted on August 13, 2020

A small group of incoming students will have the chance to get to know their new backyard next month during East Tracks.

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Cultivating community during a pandemic

Cultivating community during a pandemic

Posted on August 10, 2020

Incoming EOU students will mask up to meet new friends in a series of outdoor orientation activities.

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Thousands awarded to students amid pandemic

Thousands awarded to students amid pandemic

Posted on July 28, 2020

The EOU Foundation and the Financial Aid Office coordinated to provide much-needed support.

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EOU plans to resume on-campus activities this fall

EOU plans to resume on-campus activities this fall

Posted on July 8, 2020

Classes will be held in flexible, in-person, hybrid and remote-access teaching formats in keeping with Oregon Health Authority and local health authorities’ guidelines.

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Transfer students thrive at EOU, online and on campus

Transfer students thrive at EOU, online and on campus

Posted on June 26, 2020

Registration is open for students wishing to transfer to EOU.

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On-campus internships connect curriculum to job experience

On-campus internships connect curriculum to job experience

Posted on June 23, 2020

The university will host 15 student internships in 2020-21, creating opportunities for mentoring and career development.

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Student Awards announced

Student Awards announced

Posted on June 9, 2020

More than 40 members of the graduating class received awards from their academic departments and mentors.

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EOU Board approves budget, tuition for 2020-21

EOU Board approves budget, tuition for 2020-21

Posted on June 8, 2020

EOU’s Board of Trustees held its final meeting of the academic year via Zoom on June 4 and approved a preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Virtual ceremony to recognize EOU 2020 graduates

Virtual ceremony to recognize EOU 2020 graduates

Posted on June 5, 2020

More than 800 EOU grads will celebrate remotely – yet together – on June 13.

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President’s Scholar commits to giving back

President’s Scholar commits to giving back

Posted on June 3, 2020

Mariah Meyerholz entered EOU undecided, but she knew she wanted to help people.

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Virtual student events create fun from afar

Virtual student events create fun from afar

Posted on May 31, 2020

This year, potential RAs are inviting students to join them virtually for a talent show, scavenger hunt and other activities. 

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Keeping the #EOUfun alive, even from home

Keeping the #EOUfun alive, even from home

Posted on May 15, 2020

President Tom Insko began posting weekly videos this term to keep students engaged in fun ways.

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Making housing a home

Making housing a home

Posted on May 13, 2020

Space per student has increased in EOU residence halls, and on-campus dining services now offer take-out options.

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Gathering Latinx communities from afar

Gathering Latinx communities from afar

Posted on May 7, 2020

The virtual ¡Conéctate! gathering on May 1 drew over 100 participants to share, learn and connect remotely.

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Keeping students engaged, successful from afar

Keeping students engaged, successful from afar

Posted on April 30, 2020

Volunteer coaches in the Mountaineer Success Team contributed to keeping a higher number of students enrolled at EOU.

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EOU earns ‘Military Friendly’ gold standard

EOU earns ‘Military Friendly’ gold standard

Posted on April 27, 2020

EOU ranked among the top 15% of “Military Friendly” universities nationwide.

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Pacific Islanders navigate higher education

Pacific Islanders navigate higher education

Posted on April 20, 2020

The Island Magic Show is canceled, but Pacific Islander culture maintains a significant role on campus.

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Esports team provides entertainment, competition

Esports team provides entertainment, competition

Posted on April 17, 2020

Students on EOU’s esports teams compete and collaborate remotely, even as traditional sports are on hold.

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Board adjusts student fees in light of pandemic

Board adjusts student fees in light of pandemic

Posted on April 13, 2020

EOU’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to lower mandatory student fees for spring term

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