Eastern Oregon University: Where Success is More Than Just Talk – Realizing Career Aspirations

Eastern Oregon University: Where Success is More Than Just Talk – Realizing Career Aspirations

Posted on November 2, 2023

Eastern Oregon University: Where Success is More Than Just Talk – Realizing Career Aspirations LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) doesn’t just talk about student and career success; it’s deeply ingrained in the institution’s mission. Whether you’re a recent high school graduate, an adult returning to education, or an online learner, EOU is […]


EOU alumna becomes emerging filmmaker, plans to tell Indigenous stories

EOU alumna becomes emerging filmmaker, plans to tell Indigenous stories

Posted on August 30, 2023

EOU alumna becomes emerging filmmaker, plans to tell Indigenous stories An Indigenous EOU alumna and emerging filmmaker is the recipient of a grant from Oregon Film.  Daisy Sue Minthorn is a Cayuse/Palouse, an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation of Washington, and a lifelong resident of Pendleton. She is also a graduate of Eastern Oregon […]


Graduate Profile: Alondra Garcia Plascencia

Graduate Profile: Alondra Garcia Plascencia

Posted on June 20, 2023

Graduate Profile: Alondra Garcia Plascencia When first-generation college graduate Alondra Garcia Plascencia walked across the stage on Saturday during the Eastern Oregon University Commencement she walked with the spirit and the energy of everyone who sacrificed to make her dream a reality.  “I’m walking across the stage on Saturday not only for myself,” Garcia Plascenia […]


Graduate Profile: Chad Bowers

Graduate Profile: Chad Bowers

Posted on June 20, 2023

Graduate Profile: Chad Bowers Chad Bowers, a native a Los Angeles, California, had never set foot on the Eastern Oregon University campus until the day before EOU’s 93rd Commencement Ceremony. But, on Saturday, June 17, 2023 Bowers lined up in his cap and gown and accepted his degree in Health and Human Performance. “I actually […]


Graduate Profile: Carrie Crist

Graduate Profile: Carrie Crist

Posted on June 20, 2023

Graduate Profile: Carrie Crist Carrie Crist, of Nampa, Idaho, was an online student at Eastern Oregon University, working full-time and the mother of two boys, ages 11- and 14-years-old. On Saturday, June 17, Crist donned her cap and gown to accept her two degrees, one in anthropology and one in psychology. Crist’s educational path wasn’t […]