Phi Theta Kappa recognizes EOU with honor roll status

Posted on January 25, 2023

Jan. 25, 2023 Phi Theta Kappa recognizes EOU with honor roll status LA GRANDE, Ore. – For the third year in a row Eastern Oregon University (EOU)  is honored to be selected to the PTK Honor Roll.  Eastern Oregon University, one of the nation’s top transfer-friendly institutions, was recognized by PTK for “excellence in the […]


Collaboration brings Native American exhibit to Quinn Coliseum at Eastern Oregon University

Posted on January 20, 2023

Collaboration brings Native American exhibit to Quinn Coliseum at Eastern Oregon University LA GRANDE, Ore. – A collaboration between Eastern Oregon University (EOU) and the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture has brought a “Native Sport” exhibit to Quinn Coliseum on January 17.  The “Native Sport” exhibit will focus on Native American athletes and will […]


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GO STEM’s Mobile Maker Lab set to bring accessible STEM learning across Eastern Oregon

Posted on January 4, 2023

Jan. 4, 2023 GO STEM’s Mobile Maker Lab set to bring accessible STEM learning across Eastern Oregon LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the launch of the Greater Oregon STEM Hub’s (GO STEM) new Mobile Maker Lab (MML). The MML is a classroom on wheels, with hands-on […]


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Applications of data analytics in heat flow in natural systems: an example from the Yellowstone National Park

Posted on December 22, 2022

Dec. 22, 2022 Applications of data analytics in heat flow in natural systems: an example from the Yellowstone National Park LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s third Colloquium of the academic year will feature the work of EK Esawi as he discusses the role of data analytics in the thermal modeling of the Yellowstone […]


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GO STEM utilizes $587,000 grant to expand computer science education across Eastern Oregon

Posted on November 29, 2022

Nov. 29, 2022 GO STEM utilizes $587,000 grant to expand computer science education across Eastern Oregon LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Greater Oregon STEM (GO STEM) Hub is helping break barriers and providing support to give students across Eastern Oregon direct access to engaging computer science education tools and professional development. The Oregon […]


Reach the Peak award gives students support to finish their degree

Posted on November 29, 2022

Nov. 29, 2022 Reach the Peak award gives students support to finish their degree LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Reach the Peak program offers returning students the opportunity to finish their degree while providing them with the support they need for success.  Tara Cree is one of the many students that has been […]


A Public Health Approach to Avalanche Education

Posted on November 18, 2022

Nov. 18, 2022 A Public Health Approach to Avalanche Education LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s second Colloquium of the year will be showcasing the work of Kelly Rice-McNeil as she opens the discussion on a public health-oriented approach to avalanche education and how it could be used to learn from the recent program […]


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The Greater Oregon STEM Hub is Poised to bring STE(A)M and Career-Connected Learning to Eastern Oregon with a $500,000 Grant from The Ford Family Foundation

Posted on November 10, 2022

The Greater Oregon STEM Hub is Poised to bring STE(A)M and Career-Connected Learning to Eastern Oregon with a $500,000 Grant from The Ford Family Foundation November 10, 2022 La Grande, Ore. – Envision a frontier school in Eastern Oregon, hours from any urban center. Parked at the school is the Greater Oregon STEM Hub’s (GO […]


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EOU’s Foundation poised to give away over $850,000

Posted on October 3, 2022

Oct. 3, 2022 EOU’s Foundation poised to give away over $850,000 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Scholarship season is here again at Eastern Oregon University. From October 1 through February 1, the Foundation scholarship application is open to admitted students, current students and returning students.  EOU’s Foundation gives away over $850,000 in scholarships every year to […]


EOU board of trustees calls special meeting

Posted on September 20, 2022

EOU board of trustees calls special meeting Sept. 20, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees will host a special board meeting on Monday, September 26, from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss and take action on a resolution describing the search process for EOU’s next president. The meeting will be […]


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Oregon Rural Teacher Corps names inaugural class

Posted on September 15, 2022

Sept. 15, 2022 Oregon Rural Teacher Corps names inaugural class LA GRANDE, Ore. – Teach Rural Oregon and the Eastern Oregon University College of Education are pleased to announce the selection of the inaugural class of the Oregon Rural Teacher Corps (ORTC). ORTC is part of a catalyst grant partnership with the Rural Schools Collaborative […]


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EOU utilizes HECC grant for academic betterment

Posted on September 6, 2022

Sept. 6, 2022 EOU Utilizes HECC Grant for Academic Betterment LA GRANDE, Ore. –  Eastern Oregon University has been awarded over $1.6 million in funding from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission’s (HECC) Credit for Prior Learning Investment grant. With this grant, the university will enhance its credit for prior learning program to help more people […]


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Teach Rural Oregon, a hub for rural education

Posted on August 30, 2022

Aug. 30, 2022 Teach Rural Oregon, a Hub for Rural Education LA GRANDE, Ore. –With an understanding of the importance teachers have not only to the community but to the world as well, Eastern Oregon University’s Teach Rural Oregon (TRO) Project is dedicated to helping the teachers of today and tomorrow grow for a better […]


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EOU Board of Trustees name interim co-presidents

Posted on August 19, 2022

EOU Board of Trustees name interim co-presidents LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees convened via Zoom for a special session Friday, Aug. 19, 2022.  The board began discussions of interim leadership at their retreat earlier this month. During its special session, the board held a lengthy review about its options […]


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2022 Board retreat summary

Posted on August 9, 2022

Board of Trustees postpones naming an interim president LA GRANDE, Aug. 9, 2022. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees held its annual retreat in Boardman, Oregon on Aug. 8 and 9. The board convened at the Sage Center, located at the Port of Morrow, where they met with local leaders and discussed important changes […]


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Presidential Transition

Posted on August 1, 2022

EOU President Returning to Timber Roots  LA GRANDE, Ore. – Tom Insko, Eastern Oregon University’s president, announced today that he is leaving his post at the end of September. Insko has been named President and Chief Executive Officer at Collins, a wood products company based in Wilsonville, Oregon.  Insko was appointed EOU’s 12th President in […]


EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman

Posted on July 20, 2022

EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman July 20, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees will hold their 2022 annual retreat in Boardman, Oregon. The meetings planned for Aug. 8-9 will include engagement with area and regional business leaders, local representatives and regional stakeholders to discuss EOU’s […]


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EOU Board approves tuition for 2022-23

Posted on June 3, 2022

The EOU Board of Trustees approves tuition for the 2022-23 academic year along with various other administrative decisions.


hilary (left) and Victoria (right) Dochow taking a selfie together.

Mother-daughter duo join the Pinnacle Honor Society at EOU

Posted on June 3, 2022

Mother and daughter pair hillary (who requested their name not be capitalized) and Victoria Dochow, non-traditional EOU students from Seaside Oregon, have been initiated into the Pinnacle honor society in recognition of their academic achievements. 


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Mercer Family Foundation supporting EOU math majors/students

Posted on June 1, 2022

EOU Math majors Noah Chaney, Hailey Hochhalter, and Savannah Shorts, have each received a $7,500 yearly scholarship from the Mercer Family Foundation in recognition of their academic achievements.