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Careers built on connection

Posted on February 21, 2022

A network of faculty and alumni provide insight and advocacy as students seek meaningful job opportunities.


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Homerun Homecoming: Hall of Fame baseballers return to EOU

Posted on October 14, 2021

Alumni of the 1980 baseball team, the winningest in school history, reunited at Homecoming.


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‘Homecoming’ exhibition opens Nightingale Gallery season

Posted on October 1, 2021

17 alumni of EOU’s art program will exhibit work in the Nightingale Gallery during October.


Homecoming 2021 poster

Homecoming traditions, reunions bring alumni together

Posted on September 22, 2021

Homecoming festivities are planned for Oct. 8-10 on the La Grande campus.


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Call for entries: EOU 2021 Homecoming Parade

Posted on September 16, 2021

Local groups can register to participate in EOU’s Homecoming Parade on Oct. 8.


‘Eastern Update’ highlights science facilities, programs

Posted on February 19, 2021

President Tom Insko hosts a live webinar alongside EOU students and faculty on Feb. 24.


Foundation Donors at EOU Homecoming

#EOUGives on worldwide day of philanthropy

Posted on November 30, 2020

Be the best part of someone’s story. Support the EOU Foundation on Giving Tuesday!


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EOU plans to resume on-campus activities this fall

Posted on July 8, 2020

Classes will be held in flexible, in-person, hybrid and remote-access teaching formats in keeping with Oregon Health Authority and local health authorities’ guidelines.


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Virtual ceremony to recognize EOU 2020 graduates

Posted on June 5, 2020

More than 800 EOU grads will celebrate remotely – yet together – on June 13.


EOU alumnus explores relationship between humans and monkeys in rural Japan

Posted on June 4, 2020

Alumnus Calvin Edward observed monkeys stealing from humans and damaging agriculture and property. His master’s research project seeks ways to protect infrastructure and ideologies where they interact with wild animals.


Reopening plans in development

Posted on May 26, 2020

EOU announced that students and employees will work in teams to create resumption plans for every area of the university.


Supporting students in crisis

Posted on March 27, 2020

During this unprecedented time, EOU Foundation Student Crisis Funds support students in need.


EOU Foundation scholarships benefit students

Posted on March 25, 2020

The Foundation awarded an all-time-high $700,000 in scholarships for 2020-21.


A student smiles alongside donors at Tea and Trumpets 2020

Students, donors connect at annual event

Posted on February 28, 2020

The EOU Foundation awarded 400 student scholarships for 2019-20! Donors got together with student recipients to celebrate at Tea & Trumpets.


Board reviews enrollment reports, new degree program

Posted on November 15, 2019

Trustees discussed a range of topics at their first regular meeting of the year.


Faculty, students uncover mammoth

Posted on October 31, 2019

About 30 students joined three faculty members near Prineville to remove the front quarter of mammoth discovered in a gravel quarry.


EOU celebrates transfer students

Posted on October 18, 2019

National Transfer Student Week is Oct. 21-25


EOU adds baseball, lacrosse to athletic offerings

Posted on October 12, 2019

EOU President Tom Insko announced that the university will restore its baseball program and add women’s lacrosse in 2020.


Homecoming October 11-12, 2019

Homecoming traditions, reunions bring alumni together

Posted on October 1, 2019

Homecoming events run Oct. 11-12, including parade, tailgate, reunions and other events!


Sponsorship supports athletic facilities

Posted on September 19, 2019

Les Schwab of La Grande deepened its partnership with the EOU Foundation with a 10-year sponsorship of the Community Stadium scoreboard.