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Spring 2020

In this issue: 

  • A small-town CEO leads Oregon’s largest credit union
  • Theatre alumni embark on localized movie-making
  • Native American students build community on campus
  • A first-generation student brings his groundedness to the region’s largest winery  

Stories

Coyotes, badgers and bears, oh my!

Lauren Hull, ’11, uses her degree to turn animal remains into stunning art and wall…

President’s Letter – Spring 2020

EOU President Tom Insko addresses alumni and friends regarding the institution’s COVID-19 response and how…

Creating community

EOU’s Native American Program, led by alumna Katie Harris-Murphy, ’16, connects Native students with one…

Real communities, real solutions

The new Sustainable Rural Systems degree debuts this fall, and employers are already looking forward…

Get on board

Abel Mendoza, ’72, and Cheryl Martin, ’76, serve together on EOU’s Board of Trustees. Their…

A mammoth undertaking

Students answered questions about their experience excavating giant mammoth fossils last fall. The remains were…

Your friendly, local CEO

Alumnus Rob Stuart, ’96, brought his small-town values to big-city banking, and now heads Oregon’s…

Building character

Theatre alumni are on a quest to write, produce and direct a fantasy adventure film…

Dancing in a new language

From traditional Pacific Island dance to the stomping moves of cheerleading, junior Brittney Hamilton has…

Baseball: Back at EOU

Nearly 50 years after he set a record for home runs, Steve Carter, ’60 is…

Lacrosse: The first recruit

Sydney Shaughnessy of Meridian became EOU’s first-ever lacrosse recruit this spring. The team enters its…

Binding Time

One-of-a-kind art books get printed and bound in an old fruit warehouse in central Washington.…

Where the arts speak

From bedtime reading out of textbooks, to steering Baker County’s art center, Ginger Savage has…

Around the world hospitality

The Allison Inn and Spa in Newberg now benefits from EOU alumnus Lonny Watne’s globe-trotting…

Not your average table wine

Keith Kenison, ’90, got his first job at a winery shoveling grape skins out of…

Mountaineer Tracks

Get caught up on alumni updates, wedding, births and obituaries for spring 2020.

Sponsor Spotlight: Banner Bank

The Banner Bank Track became the first sponsor-named facility on campus this spring.