Summer Institutes at EOU provide more than opportunity, they provide credit hours

Posted on February 23, 2024

Summer Institutes at EOU provide more than opportunity, they provide credit hours LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Summer Institutes at Eastern Oregon University (EOU) are a great way for high school students to keep learning through the summer as well as earn college credit.  The institutes are designed to give high school students the EOU […]


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, […]


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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 […]


GO STEM’s Eastern Oregon Mobile Maker Lab outreach continues to grow, plans to visit 7 Eastern counties

Posted on August 15, 2023

GO STEM’s Eastern Oregon Mobile Maker Lab outreach continues to grow, has 7-month plan to visit Eastern counties LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Greater Oregon STEM Hub (GO STEM), and their Mobile Maker Lab are seeing their Eastern Oregon outreach and engagement grow following a launch earlier this year.   “We are encouraging young people to […]


EOU faculty member appointed to Governor’s council, leading the charge to improve reading results in Oregon

Posted on August 7, 2023

EOU faculty appointed to Governor’s council, leading the charge to improve reading in Oregon LA GRANDE, Ore. –  Sixty percent of Oregon’s school children are not reading at a fourth-grade level. Eastern Oregon University’s Associate Professor of Education Ronda Fritz wants that to change and has been appointed by Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek to the […]


Credit for Prior Learning saves students time and money

Posted on August 7, 2023

Credit for Prior Learning saves students time and resources LA GRANDE, Ore. – Designed for learners who already have life experience or have taken college courses prior to enrolling at a university Credit for Prior Learning honors and values your experiences.  At Eastern Oregon University (EOU) Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)  is a powerful tool […]


EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in John Day

Posted on July 28, 2023

EOU Board of Trustees to hold the annual retreat in John Day LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees will hold its 2023 annual retreat in John Day, Oregon, on Mon. Aug. 7, and Tues., Aug. 8.   On the first day of the retreat, the board will meet with local leaders to […]


Retired EOU Professor Emeritus honored

Posted on July 13, 2023

Retired EOU Professor Emeritus honored A retired Eastern Oregon University (EOU) music faculty member was recently named by a state teachers organization as the 2024 Oregon Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Foundation Fellow nominee.  Dr. Matt Cooper, who was a faculty member for 31 years, will be recognized at an annual conference in 2024. “It’s […]


EOU Social Science Journal Earns Two Awards

Posted on June 21, 2023

EOU Social Science Journal Earns Two Awards LA GRANDE, Ore. – A student-published journal for Eastern Oregon University (EOU) recently received two notable awards. The journal issue received the “First Place with Special Merit 2022” and “Outstanding Theme”awards from the American Scholastic Association, an academic review organizationcovering all publications from high school and undergraduate academic […]


EOU to celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day

Posted on June 6, 2023

EOU to celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University will recognize Juneteenth National Independence Day as an official university holiday on Monday, June 19, 2023. Offices will be closed and classes will not be held. Inclusiveness, diverse backgrounds, and mutual respect are essential values and principles that foster a supportive […]


Celebrate EOU’s 93rd Commencement on June 17, 2023

Posted on June 2, 2023

Celebrate EOU’s 93rd Commencement on June 17, 2023 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University will hold its 93rd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. in the Community Stadium on the La Grande campus. The main commencement ceremony will be held on the green for the first time since the turf […]


EOU’s 2023 Teacher Excellence Award recognizes a long-time music faculty

Posted on May 31, 2023

EOU’s 2023 Teacher Excellence Award recognizes a long-time music faculty LA GRANDE, Ore. – The 2023 Teacher Excellence Award committee presented long-time Eastern Oregon University (EOU) Professor of Music Peter Wordelman with the distinguished Teacher Excellence Award, recognizing his efforts and outstanding accomplishments in teaching and mentoring both in and out of the classroom. The […]


Eastern Oregon University Board approves tuition for 2023-24

Posted on May 22, 2023

Eastern Oregon University Board approves tuition for 2023-24 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The EOU Board of Trustees convened on campus for the last regular meeting of the 2022-23 academic year on May 17 and 18. Topics for the Board meeting included approving tuition and fees, updates on statewide issues and EOU programs, review of a […]


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EOU Hosts Public Reception for President-select

Posted on May 15, 2023

EOU Hosts Public Reception for President-select LA GRANDE, Ore. – The public will have an opportunity to meet Eastern Oregon University’s president-select in person this Friday at an open reception from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Loso Hall lobby on campus.    Dr. Kelly Ryan is making her first formal visit to La Grande […]


Arts Fest coming back to EOU in 2023

Posted on May 11, 2023

Arts Fest coming back to EOU in 2023 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is hosting its second annual EOU Arts Fest from June 2, 2023 through June 3, 2023.   This is an all-ages event where everyone is welcome – community members, prospective students, alumni, the Eastern Oregon […]


Board of Trustees of Eastern Oregon University to host Regular Board Meeting

Posted on May 11, 2023

Board of Trustees of Eastern Oregon University to host Regular Board Meeting LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Board of Trustees of Eastern Oregon University will host a Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 17, from 1 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., and Thursday, May 18, from 9 a.m. until noon.  This meeting will take place in […]


Blue & Gold 2023 is happening May 19-20

Posted on May 10, 2023

Blue & Gold 2023 is happening May 19-20 LA GRANDE, Ore. – It’s an exciting weekend of events as Eastern Oregon University (EOU) prepares for the 3rd annual Blue and Gold weekend, Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20.  On Friday, May 19, EOU Athletics will host the EOU Coaches Golf Scramble at the La […]


All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition, May 19 – June 16

Posted on May 9, 2023

All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition, May 19 – June 16 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University will close out our 2022-23 exhibition season with the annual All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition. The exhibition will run from May 19 through June 16. There will be an opening reception Friday, May 19, 5-7 p.m. […]


Spring Symposium highlights student’s accomplishments, May 17

Posted on May 8, 2023

Spring Symposium highlights student’s accomplishments, May 17 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Spring Symposium will take place on the Eastern Oregon University (EOU) campus Wednesday, May 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The community is welcome, and events are free. Spring Symposium is an annual gathering where students present their scholarship. The […]


2023 Spring Events happening at EOU, Spring Symposium, Blue and Gold, and more

Posted on May 3, 2023

2023 Spring Events happening at EOU, Spring Symposium, Blue and Gold, and more LA GRANDE, Ore. – It’s spring at Eastern Oregon University, and a range of arts, athletics, and scholarly events are scheduled on campus. Mark your calendar for Spring Symposium, Blue and Gold Weekend, “The Tempest”, and more. A full list is also […]