Breaking Barriers and Bridging Gaps: Rodeo Cowgirls and the Making of Rural Feminism

Posted on February 16, 2024

Breaking Barriers and Bridging Gaps: Rodeo Cowgirls and the Making  of Rural Feminism LA GRANDE, Ore. – “Branding Their Own: Cowgirls, Rodeo, and Rural Feminism, 1890 – 1935” is a project that explores feminism in the rural American West with special attention to ranch women and rodeo cowgirls.  Dr. Tracey Hanshew, Assistant Professor of History […]


EOU’s New Sustainable Communities Program Prepares Students for Rural Development

Posted on February 12, 2024

EOU’s New Sustainable Communities Program Prepares Students for Rural Development Eastern Oregon University (EOU) introduced its Sustainable Communities (first known as Sustainable Rural Systems) program, starting in the fall of 2020, to prepare students to lead transformative projects in rural Oregon communities. The program arms students with skills in areas of brownfield remediation, economic development, […]


EOU Trustees to meet Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

Posted on February 8, 2024

EOU Trustees to meet Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Integrated Services Building, 1607 Gekeler […]


EOU’s Nightingale Gallery presents annual ‘Eastern Oregon Regional High School Art Exhibition.’

Posted on February 6, 2024

EOU’s Nightingale Gallery presents annual ‘Eastern Oregon Regional High School Art Exhibition.’ La Grande, Ore. –The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University presents its annual “Eastern Oregon Regional High School Art Exhibition.” The exhibition runs from Feb. 23 to March 15. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition on Friday, Feb. 23 from […]


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EOU is recognized as top 10 most affordable online Early Childhood Education Programs in the U.S.

Posted on February 2, 2024

EOU is recognized as top 10 most affordable online Early Childhood Education Programs in the U.S. LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) proudly announces its inclusion in Forbes magazine’s list of the 10 Most Affordable Universities for Online Early Childhood Education Degrees for 2024. Forbes looked at schools across the nation, utilizing a […]


Eastern Oregon University Launches “Bridging Horizons” Community Partnerships Series

Posted on January 29, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Launches “Bridging Horizons” LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU), Oregon’s Official Rural University and a cornerstone of eastern Oregon, is excited to announce the launch of “Bridging Horizons” EOU’s Community Partnerships Series. This initiative is a monthly showcase designed to highlight the dynamic collaborations between EOU and the diverse businesses […]


Eastern Oregon University Colloquium will feature Michael Sell’s photography

Posted on January 26, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Colloquium will feature Michael Sell’s photography LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University professor Michael Sell has returned from a year-long sabbatical, and following a gallery opening at Nightingale Gallery, will present a Colloquium on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sell’s photographic work explores mortality, subcultures, and […]


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Eastern Oregon University Announces 2023 Fall Term Dean’s List

Posted on January 26, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Announces 2023 Fall Term Dean’s List LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University named 591 students to the dean’s list for the 2023 fall term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded coursework […]


Inspiring the Next Generation: EOU’s Commitment to Quality Teacher Preparation

Posted on January 26, 2024

Inspiring the Next Generation: EOU’s Commitment to Quality Teacher Preparation LA GRANDE, Ore. – A career in teaching is right around the corner at Eastern Oregon University. Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is pleased to offer a comprehensive undergraduate teacher preparation program in elementary education, designed to provide future educators with the skills and knowledge needed […]


Join the Movement: EOU’s Walk for LIFE Program Promotes Health and Social Interaction

Posted on January 25, 2024

Join the Movement: EOU’s Walk for LIFE Program Promotes Health and Social Interaction LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Health and Human Performance program is “picking up the pace” for a community health class project. This semester, the students revived the free walking program for adults in the community of La Grande, under the […]


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Student Advocacy in Action: EOU Gears Up for Lobby Day on Feb. 8, 2024

Posted on January 24, 2024

Student Advocacy in Action: EOU Gears Up for Lobby Day on Feb. 8, 2024 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is excited to extend an invitation to EOU students to join their classmates on Feb. 8 for University Lobby Day at the Capitol Building in Salem. University Lobby Day is a collaborative program […]


EOU’s Unique Special Education Program Addresses High Demand in Oregon!

Posted on January 23, 2024

EOU’s Unique Special Education Program Addresses High Demand in Oregon! LA GRANDE, Ore. – In response to the high demand for Special Education teachers in Oregon, EOU proudly offers its Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure (SEITL) Undergraduate hybrid program. The hybrid nature of this program addresses the shortage of SPED teachers in Oregon by making […]


EOU presents H2O, fast-paced song & dance show

Posted on January 18, 2024

EOU presents H2O, fast-paced song & dance show LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University and Red Cross Drug presents “The H2O Show”, a fast-paced song and dance show where all of the musical themes are based on water. The EOU Chamber Choir and Music Department will present this event guided by Michelle Benton, a […]


Unlock Your Potential: EOU’s MAT Program – Bridging Classroom Theory with Hands-On Teaching Across Oregon

Posted on January 11, 2024

Unlock Your Potential: EOU’s MAT Program – Bridging Classroom Theory with Hands-On Teaching Across Oregon LA GRANDE, Ore. – EOU’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is ten months (4 terms), beginning in the Summer term and extending through the following Spring term.  The program is a hybrid format. Candidates will attend a residency […]


Eastern Oregon University Reading Clinic Announces New Online Teacher Training Program in Literacy Education

Posted on January 10, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Reading Clinic Announces New Online Teacher Training Program in Literacy Education LA GRANDE, Ore. – In alignment with Oregon’s Early Literacy Success Initiative, Eastern Oregon University’s Reading Clinic, supported by the Schuberth/Urang Family, is pleased to announce the launch of its new online teacher training program “Building a Strong Foundation in Literacy”. […]


Eastern Oregon University and La Grande High School Collaborations Open Pathways to Student Success

Posted on January 3, 2024

Eastern Oregon University and La Grande High School Collaborations Open Pathways to Student Success LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) and La Grande High School (LHS) are building on a unique and established partnership to create more opportunities for high school students to access college. At the core of this work is the […]


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Eastern Oregon University Online Economics Degree program recognized for being in the top 10 nationwide

Posted on January 2, 2024

Eastern Oregon University Online Economics Degree program recognized for being in the top 10 nationwide LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University is once again being recognized for its outstanding online economics degree program. In an article on Yahoo Finance, EOU was recognized as having one of the best online economics degree programs for 2024. […]


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EOU Donors Make Record-Breaking $880,000 in Scholarships Possible

Posted on December 14, 2023

EOU Donors Make Record-Breaking $880,000 in Scholarships Possible LA GRANDE, Ore. – At Eastern Oregon University, we are on a mission to provide quality education and transform the lives of our students who face financial challenges. Thirty-four percent of EOU students come from low-income families, and 38% are first-generation college students striving to break the […]


Garco Construction Begins Renovation of Eastern Oregon University’s Iconic Grand Staircase

Posted on November 30, 2023

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 […]


“Bienvenidos a EOU” Event in Hood River: EOU Extends a Warm Welcome to the Community

Posted on November 2, 2023

“Bienvenidos a EOU” Event in Hood River: EOU Extends a Warm Welcome to the Community HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is pleased to host the “Bienvenidos a EOU” event, an engaging Spanish-speaking gathering designed to extend a warm welcome to the Hood River community and provide valuable information about EOU. “Bienvenidos a […]