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From the President, September 27, 2023

Posted on September 27, 2023

As we start the new academic year, I am reminded of a famous saying from the Kentucky Derby as our fall term at Eastern Oregon University is beginning: “And they’re off!” We have held several traditional campus events like Convocation, Opening Session, move-in days, and now Week of Welcome. Being new to EOU myself, it […]

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From the President, September 13, 2023

Posted on September 13, 2023

There is so much good news to celebrate I hardly know where to start! Dr. Hope Schuermann, Director of the Clinical Mental Health program, was appointed standing member of the steering committee for Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI). GOBHI works with mental health providers in eastern Oregon to fill gaps in employment and mental […]

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From the President, August 30, 2023

Posted on August 30, 2023

Several busy and eventful summer weeks have passed as EOU moves closer to the start of a new academic year. I can feel the excitement building and am enjoying the flurry of activities in preparation for the fall term, from our new faculty orientation to the upcoming Summer Bridge program, and having Mountaineer athletic teams […]

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From the President, Aug. 17, 2023

Posted on August 17, 2023

Thank you to everyone who completed the campus portrait survey. We had 112 respondents and over half of you completed it the first day it was sent out – wow! You shared your hopes and frustrations, and I am hopeful that your honesty and humility are signs of our commitment to improvement. Of course, there […]

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From the President, August 2, 2023

Posted on August 2, 2023

Our new online master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling has enrolled its first full cohort, and 73% of the students are from Oregon! The launch of this program is the result of a lengthy process and substantial work, and it will be a benefit to our region and the entire state. I’m very grateful to […]

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From the President, July 19, 2023

Posted on July 19, 2023

Summer activities continue to keep EOU energized with tremendous programming for our community and region.  Mountaineer Athletics just finished up a month of camps and clinics for youth basketball, football, softball, volleyball, and wrestling athletes. What a wonderful opportunity for youth from throughout Oregon to grow, and become familiar with the university.  The College of […]