“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 […]


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Honoring Veterans: EOU’s Commemoration of Veterans Day on November 9, 2023

Posted on November 2, 2023

Honoring Veterans: EOU’s Commemoration of Veterans Day on November 9, 2023 LA GRANDE, Ore. – In 1926, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution to observe Veterans Day annually. November 11 became a national holiday in 1938 when the nation paid tribute to all American veterans, giving thanks to living veterans who served the country honorably […]


Hundreds of pounds of donated food distributed to EOU students, raising awareness about food insecurity

Posted on October 11, 2023

Hundreds of pounds of donated food distributed to EOU students, raising awareness about food insecurity LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University saw an outpouring of support from the community on Wednesday during its Fall Food Share Event. Hundreds of pounds of perishable and non-perishable food, as well as essential health and hygiene items, were […]


“Mood Ring” exhibit coming to Nightingale Gallery

Posted on September 25, 2023

“Mood Ring” exhibit coming to Nightingale Gallery LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery begins its exhibition season with “Mood Ring;” a merging of multi-media collage works by Portland-based artists Morgan Rosskopf and Katherine Spinella. The exhibit opens on Friday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. with a reception for the artists. As an […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


EOU to hold tree planting in celebration of Arbor Day

Posted on April 26, 2023

EOU to hold tree planting in celebration of Arbor Day LaGrande, Ore. – On Arbor Day, Friday, April 28 at 9 a.m. Eastern Oregon University will celebrate by planting trees between North Hall and Daugherty Halls, a tradition of beautifying the campus that has been honored since being recognized as a Tree Campus Higher Education […]


‘We believe we can make a difference in people’s lives,’ Outreach to regional schools shares EOU’s passion for success

Posted on April 26, 2023

‘We believe we can make a difference in people’s lives,’ Outreach to regional schools shares EOU’s passion for success LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University offers a wide variety of educational opportunities and programs. Recently representatives from EOU reached out to regional students in a big way, by taking the information to Hermiston.  Faculty […]


Competition at Regional High School Mathematics Contest makes math fun

Posted on April 19, 2023

Competition at Regional High School Mathematics Contest makes math fun La GRANDE, Ore. – Six regional young people were each presented with a $1,000 Eastern Oregon University (EOU) scholarship during an award ceremony that concluded a day of testing and friendly competition during the annual Regional High School Mathematics Contest.  The math contest was hosted […]


EOU’s GO STEM Hub gets help from EOU football team

Posted on April 17, 2023

EOU’s GO STEM Hub gets help from EOU football team LA GRANDE, Ore. – A pandemic-era STEM curriculum will serve 2,200 4th graders when STEM week kicks off May 8. The Eastern Oregon University football team was on hand to pack the thousands of boxes that needed to be sent to area schools. On Saturday […]


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Diversity conference on-campus explores equity, inclusion, self-awareness for marginalized communities

Posted on April 12, 2023

Diversity conference on-campus explores equity, inclusion, self-awareness for marginalized communities LA GRANDE, Ore. –  In its 12th year, the Celebrate, Educate, Appreciate Diversity (CEAD) Conference has become a signature event at Eastern Oregon University. This half-day conference will be held on Saturday, May 6, in Quinn Coliseum.  It is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, […]


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From La Grande to Portland, students act as rural ambassadors

Posted on March 20, 2023

From La Grande to Portland, students act as rural ambassadors LA GRANDE, Ore. – Students from La Grande to Portland will be offered a unique opportunity to learn about the rich diversity in Oregon when they participate in the 2023 Urban-Rural Ambassador program being offered in May. Urban-Rural Ambassadors Institute is an immersive, three-credit, field-based […]


Foreign Language Day at EOU brings together high students for song, dance and study abroad

Posted on March 10, 2023

Foreign Language Day at EOU brings together high students for song, dance and study abroad: Photos La GRANDE, Ore. – Foreign Language Activity Day, held at Eastern Oregon University (EOU), brought nearly 100 high school students together from Crook County, Malheur County, and Union County to share their passion for the Spanish language and to […]


‘Passion for Eastern’ brings school districts to job fair at EOU in search of teachers

Posted on March 6, 2023

‘Passion for Eastern’ brings school districts to job fair at EOU in search of teachers LA GRANDE, Ore. – “The best year yet,” that’s how one school district representative on hand for the Eastern Oregon University (EOU) Career Seminar and Job Fair described Friday afternoon’s meeting of Oregon and Washington State educators looking to attract […]


Career Expo brings employers to EOU campus on April 5

Posted on March 6, 2023

Career Expo brings employers to EOU campus on April 5 La GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon Career Expo is on for April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The regionally focused event, managed by the Eastern Oregon Workforce Board provides a venue for local and regional employers to gain access to students and […]


EOU students ‘Smash It’, 2023 Food Drive a huge success

Posted on March 1, 2023

EOU students ‘Smash It’, 2023 Food Drive a huge success LA GRANDE, Ore. – “Incredibly Proud.” That’s how Co-Director of the 2023 Eastern Oregon University Food Drive and Retention Coordinator, Kate Gekeler described how she felt about the students and employees who raised money for the Union County Food Bank and collected hundreds of cans […]


Food Drive hopes to collect 20,000 pounds of canned goods

Posted on February 7, 2023

Food Drive hopes to collect 20,000 pounds of canned goods LA GRANDE, Ore. – On the heels of a record-breaking year in 2022, Eastern Oregon University will once again partner with Community Connections of Northeast Oregon (CCNO) for the 2023 EOU Food Drive. In 2022, EOU’s Food Drive was able to secure over 19,000 meals […]