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January 19 board meeting canceled

January 14, 2017

EOU Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Thursday is canceled due to extreme weather and driving conditions in Union County.

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Eastern Oregon Backcountry Festival

Annual Backcountry Festival

January 14, 2017

Eastern Oregon Backcountry Festival returns for fifth fun-filled weekend celebrating winter recreation, January 20-22.

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choirs performing

Supporting music programs

January 12, 2017

Two area businesses are bolstering music scholarships and annual performances through pledges to the EOU Foundation.

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GO–ASAP project growth

January 12, 2017

Successful activity program continues in La Grande, expands to Baker Middle School.

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Bill Grigsby, associate professor of sociology.

A snapshot of children’s mental health services

January 10, 2017

Join Professor Bill Grigsby for this week’s colloquium and learn the results of an 18-month study of resources in Umatilla County.

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MLK Day 2017 activities

January 10, 2017

Multicultural Center marks Martin Luther King Junior Day with coat drive and film showing, January 16

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Courtship of Eva Eldridge

Author Diane Simmons at EOU

January 5, 2017

New book chronicles remarkable life of rural Oregon woman. Meet the author Jan. 17.

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ASTEO Scholars

Meet the ASTEO Scholars

December 19, 2016

Eight students selected to receive a new scholarship funded by the National Science Foundation complete their first term at EOU.

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"SMACKATT" by Nathan Prouty

Biennial “Faculty Exhibition”

December 16, 2016

Gain an in-depth look at the studio practices of EOU’s accomplished and internationally recognized visual arts faculty.

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College Choice names EOU business program to top 50 list

Best in business

December 16, 2016

College Choice ranks EOU’s online bachelor’s in business administration degree among the top 50 best programs in the country.

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Photo by Laura Hancock / EOU's administration building, Inlow Hall, and the rest of campus will be closed beginning December 24.

Winter holiday closure

December 14, 2016

EOU’s campus and offices are closing during the holidays beginning December 24 and reopening January 3.

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2017 military friendly rankings

EOU earns military rankings

December 13, 2016

New guides for military friendly colleges and universities list Eastern among top-rated schools for military and veteran students.

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Tree lights

Campus tree lighting

December 13, 2016

A thousand white LED’s adorn the giant sequoia on campus for the holidays thanks to help from two area businesses.

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Lacy Karpilo

New leader in student affairs

December 9, 2016

EOU welcomes Lacy Karpilo, Ph.D., as its vice president for student affairs in February.

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Ryan Dearinger

Professor speaks at Stanford

December 8, 2016

Ryan Dearinger, author of “The Filth of Progress,” is contributing to the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project.

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Photos by Berenice Chaves / EOU student Sam Shown, foreground, assists with the installation of new curtains in McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall. The drapes were purchased with a $17,000 donation from the Oregon Agriculture Foundation established by Glen and Jean McKenzie.

New curtains in McKenzie Theatre

December 7, 2016

Generous contribution from Oregon Agriculture Foundation makes replacement of venue’s velvet drapes possible.

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EOU Trap Club

Trap Club shows support

December 5, 2016

Students host event as thank you to local law enforcement and first responders.

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LEGO robotics tourney-featured

LEGO Robotics Tourney

November 30, 2016

Students design, program autonomous robots to complete pre-defined missions in competition at EOU December 3.

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2017 online rankings

Top online programs in 2017

November 21, 2016

New state and national rankings reflect quality and affordability of EOU’s online degree offerings.

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Get involved in #GivingTuesday

November 18, 2016

Join this worldwide giving movement by showing your support for the Eastern Fund on Tuesday, November 29. Learn more!

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