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The Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in English/Writing, the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and the minors in English/Writing or Interdisciplinary Writing and Rhetoric provide coursework in literature, rhetoric, and creative writing, preparing students to be critical, creative thinkers and effective communicators.
Dr. Nancy Knowles taught English in Japan for two summers and completed her BA in East Asian Studies at UCLA. After working in business management in the entertainment industry, She entered the master’s program at Humboldt State University where she earned two degrees in English and became a fellow of the Redwood Writing Project. Dr. Knowles also fell in love with teaching and completed her Ph.D. while working as an assistant in the Connecticut Writing Project before moving to La Grande in 2000 to join the English/Writing faculty.
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Garco Construction Begins Renovation of Eastern Oregon University’s Iconic Grand Staircase LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University has selected Garco Construction for renovation of its historic Grand Staircase and the project is getting underway immediately. Construction is scheduled to commence during the first three weeks of December, starting with the removal of the current […]Read more
Nov. 28, 2023 Douglas County Welcomes EOU Alumnus Emily Ring as New Emergency Manager LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University takes pride in announcing the appointment of one of its distinguished alumni, Emily Ring, as the new Douglas County Emergency Manager. This appointment underscores EOU’s commitment to equipping students with the skills and knowledge […]Read more
Nov. 20, 2023 Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees Discusses Strategic Goals, Financial Management, and Affordability LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees convened for the fall 2023 meeting on Nov. 15 -16 at the university’s La Grande campus, addressing key issues including enrollment, strategic priorities, financial stability, program updates, and legislative […]Read more