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 […]


January 25 special board meeting agenda announced

Posted on January 23, 2023

Jan. 23, 2023 January 25 special board meeting agenda announced LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. for a special meeting on the EOU Presidential Search. The meeting will take place in the Dixie Lund Board Room, Inlow Hall room […]


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 […]


A real success story, 10-month program kick-starts teaching careers

Posted on January 19, 2023

Jan. 18, 2023 10-Month EOU program kick-starts teaching careers LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University is pleased to report a record number of graduates are being selected for teaching positions after completing the University’s Master of Teaching (MAT) program. In 2021, 87% of MAT candidates were hired by a district upon graduation. Still, other […]


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EOU Field House opens to public April 3

Posted on January 13, 2023

Jan. 13, 2023 EOU Field House opens to public April 3 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Fieldhouse will open to the general public on April 3. On Monday, January 9, 2023, EOU opened the EOU Fieldhouse under “soft opening” conditions. A soft opening means that the Fieldhouse will be limited to use […]


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‘Name That Tune’ concert

Posted on January 10, 2023

Jan. 10, 2023 ‘Name That Tune’ concert LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Chamber Choir and Music Department will bring some of the best music of the last century to the McKenzie Theatre this February.  The concert will be held Feb. 10-11 at McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall. The concert will begin Friday, […]


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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 […]


Search for EOU’s next president begins

Posted on December 13, 2022

Dec. 13, 2022 Search for EOU’s next president begins LA GRANDE, Ore. – The search for Eastern Oregon University’s next president took its next step last Thursday when the 22-member Presidential Search Committee held its first meeting.  The committee, made up of students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members, is chaired by retired trustee and […]


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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 […]


Giving Tuesday

EOU embraces National Giving Tuesday to support student programs across campus

Posted on November 15, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022 EOU embraces National Giving Tuesday to support student programs across campus LA GRANDE, Ore. – The EOU Foundation is planning for another successful Giving Tuesday campaign, starting with early promotional efforts and culminating into an organic campaign, coinciding with the national Giving Tuesday platform.  The national nonprofit organization, GivingTuesday, created the concept […]


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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 […]


President Lara Moore and EOU Board of Trustee members attend EOU's flag-raising ceremony in November 2022

Board approves budget and names presidential search committee members

Posted on November 10, 2022

Board approves budget and names presidential search committee members Nov. 10, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University board of trustees met for a regular session on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 9 and 10, 2022. Board Chair Cheryl Martin opened the meeting by calling on Presidents Lara Moore and Richard Chaves to give […]


Holiday Festival choir performance

The Observer’s 30th Annual Holiday Music Festival returns to EOU

Posted on November 8, 2022

Nov. 8, 2022 The Observer’s 30th Annual Holiday Music Festival returns to EOU LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Observer’s 30th Annual Holiday Music Festival at Eastern Oregon University is set to return this December. The festival will highlight a diverse array of music performed by EOU students and community members.  The festival will be held […]


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EOU board of trustees set to meet Nov. 9-10

Posted on November 3, 2022

Nov. 3, 2022 EOU board of trustees set to meet Nov. 9-10 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees will host a regular board meeting on Wednesday, November 9 from 11:15 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursday, November 10 from 9 a.m.-noon.  This meeting will take place in the Dixie Lund Board Room on […]


Monty the Mountaineer giving a thumbs up.

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’s board of trustees takes action on presidential search process

Posted on September 27, 2022

Sept. 27, 2022 EOU’s board of trustees takes action on presidential search process LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University board of trustees met in special session on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022 to take action on Resolution 22-08, which establishes the presidential search process.  Board chair Cheryl Martin opened the meeting by responding, in […]


Portland artist Leslie Vigeant's piece "The Stage"

“Honey Eyed” exhibit coming to Nightingale Gallery

Posted on September 23, 2022

Sept. 23, 2022 “Honey Eyed” exhibit coming to Nightingale Gallery LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery welcomes the new fall term with an exhibition by Portland artist Leslie Vigeant. Vigeant’s “Honey Eyed” is a multi-part installation, part tragedy and part comedy. The visual notes of her installation pokes holes in the societally-assumed […]


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 […]