Spring 2021

Spring 2021 cover

In this issue:

  • Chemist uncovers the value of connection
  • Fire chief redraws the map for a safer community
  • Student-faculty research guides forest management in rural Oregon

This issue is available for download, Flipbook viewing, and references to published articles.


Message From The EOU Board Chair

The latest issue of The Mountaineer magazine begins with a message from the EOU Board of Trustees.

‘Go for it’: Discovering the Eastern Edge

First-generation college student uses choir as a focusing mechanism for her science-based degree.

Economic research promises better data for rural counties

EOU partners with Wallowa Resources to create the REV Center, giving economic professors the opportunity to start the Socioeconomic Community Profiles Project.

Wrestling: More Than A Sport

A student-athlete utilizes the sense of community that team sports allows as he continues his passion for wrestling, all while completing his MAT.

Growing up, Growing better

Soil Science professor utilizes the OSU Experiment Station to conduct experiments with sustainable plants for local livestock.

Willard Carey: Founder, Mentor, Leader

The first EOU Foundation president went business to business building the foundation we know today. His legacy now lives on through the military scholarship dedicated to him that creates college opportunity for military men and women.

Meet the Executive Director: Emily Adams

Meet the new Executive Director and learn more about the EOU Foundation.

Return to the diamond

Mountaineer baseball resumes and EOU Foundation is offering scholarship opportunities to the student-athletes.

Two pals, four paws and one dream

Winnie, a service animal, accompanies EOU student to assist with daily activities and allow her more freedom in her daily life.

Mentorship on a molecular level

EOU graduate conducts doctorate research in Chemistry at the University of Oregon.

A living legacy

Alumna Kelly Chadwick talks plants when her horticultural story at UM is shared.

Fire District One

EOU alumni creates new fire services in Umatilla County.

Feeding the world

Republic of Palau native named “Food Hero” by Oregon Food Bank as she continues to make a difference in her communities.

Psychedelic potential

EOU alumni at the forefront of psychedelic research at Johns Hopkins University.

Betting on success

Coquille Indian tribal member earned multiple degrees simultaneously through EOU while working full time, now helping to lead the way for employment and leadership opportunities among fellow tribe members.

Mountaineer Tracks

Keep up with births, marriages and passings of fellow alumni.

Donor Spotlight: Patrick Nearing

A former Foundation President invites peers to support co-curricular opportunities.