Hawkeye Morgan

Hawkeye Morgan

Posted on April 24, 2020

“Eastern Oregon University and the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship they provided for me have been among the best experiences of my life. Here I have found a new escalation in the quality of my peers and a myriad of new and exciting opportunities.”

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Kalsey Gaus

Kalsey Gaus

Posted on April 21, 2020

“I am a full time student at Eastern Oregon University. I received the Phi Theta Kappa Mountaineer Award and it helped me pay for tuition. The application was simple and easy to fill out. I would highly recommend applying for it.”

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Hayden Hawkins

Hayden Hawkins

Posted on April 20, 2020

“Being Active Duty, I need to have an incredibly flexible schedule and Eastern Oregon University has been able to provide that. Kerry Thompson, Military/Veteran Coordinator, has been most helpful in recommending which classes I should take and pointing me in the right direction for financial assistance. Everyone knows that school can be relatively expensive, but […]

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John Kirk

John Kirk

Posted on April 10, 2020

“As an online student, my experience at Eastern Oregon University has been positive. The process of applying for Chapter 31 went seamlessly and I encountered nothing but willing assistance along the way. My VA advisor has pointed me in the right direction whenever I have encountered difficulties with class selection and registration. My academic advisors […]

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Loren Barazza

Loren Barazza

Posted on April 10, 2020

“Going to EOU as an online student has been such a rad experience. EOU has a Military/Veteran online advisor that is prior military and can honestly relate to the struggles of going to school while actively serving, or transitioning to a civilian. I have gotten so much support from Eastern Oregon University, I wish I […]

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Carlee Morton

Carlee Morton

Posted on April 7, 2020

“Great advisers to work with! They made the transition from a community college to a university easy and took all the stress away!”

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Matthew Lawyer

Matthew Lawyer

Posted on April 6, 2020

“As a veteran that explored three of Oregon’s state universities, I can say without a doubt that Eastern Oregon University is best suited for my needs. My wife and I are both in school full-time, while I work a full-time job, we raise our two school-aged children, and I volunteer. The veterans’ staff at EOU […]

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Alan Stogin

Alan Stogin

Posted on February 5, 2020

“EOU is unlike any other theatre department. In my time at Eastern, I was able to participate in every aspect of production from acting, to design, to directing. EOU prepared me for my professional work and graduate school in more ways than I can count.”

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Buck Potter

Buck Potter

Posted on February 5, 2020

“The classes and productions I participated in [at EOU], prepared me for a multitude of enriching opportunities, both within the many settings in the community, and now in my current position at Lane Community College. My hat goes off to all the Eastern Oregon University Theatre staff who allowed me to explore and gain lifelong […]

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C. Dylan Plummer

C. Dylan Plummer

Posted on February 5, 2020

“As a directing student at EOU, I studied acting, design, playwriting, and other practical courses. When I entered graduate school I had an edge over the other directors, because I could speak the language of the actor, tech and designer thanks to my well-rounded education at EOU. I have independently produced work in Chicago with […]

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Cody Wyld Flower

Cody Wyld Flower

Posted on February 5, 2020

“My time at EOU taught me new areas of my profession that I never would have explored otherwise. Now, besides working for a local theatre company as an actor, I have constructed scenery in Seattle, styled hair backstage, and choreographed over 50 combat sequences for various productions.”

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Heidi Gerlach

Heidi Gerlach

Posted on February 5, 2020

“I earned my degree in a field that everyone warned me would merit no income: theatre. I am happy to announce that everyone was wrong. What is theatre? Storytelling. While I did not immediately succeed as an actress, I discovered a different venue that used my theatre skillset – marketing, which is also storytelling. Utilizing […]

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J.J. Hill

J.J. Hill

Posted on February 5, 2020

“Since leaving EOU, I have performed as a stand-up comedian, musician, stage actor, improv performer, production assistant and writer. The tools I gained from EOU have gone a long way in making my dream a reality. The environment allowed me to make mistakes and learn from them in meaningful ways.”

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Josh LeBrun

Josh LeBrun

Posted on February 5, 2020

“The EOU Theatre Department is in large part responsible for setting me on the path that I’m on today. I have a successful career as an actor because the faculty in this department showed me how to pursue it, and kept telling me that it was possible, even when I was unsure of myself. They […]

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Rick Mugrage

Rick Mugrage

Posted on February 5, 2020

“My time at EOU gave me the foundation I needed to succeed in graduate school and helped give me the confidence, knowledge, and experience that any actor needs to flourish in their craft. The training I received at EOU and the camaraderie I had with other students and faculty in the program will always be […]

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Trea Taylor

Trea Taylor

Posted on February 5, 2020

“Currently, I work in L.A. with the Motion Picture Costumers Union as a custom tailor. EOU gave me the opportunity to discover my true passion and my career path in the technical side of theatre/film. With the wide variety of classes and electives, I was able to discover and explore every aspect of theatre. I […]

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Tessa Conrad

Posted on February 5, 2020

“The transition from Treasure Valley Community College to Eastern Oregon University was simple and easy. I was grateful for the fact that they are on the same schedule as far as terms, as well as when the school year starts and finishes, so I was able to adjust much easier. I am also appreciative of […]

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Bonnie Laib

Bonnie Laib

Posted on February 5, 2020

“When I came and visited the campus, I loved how small the campus is. The Agricultural Science department is very personable and it’s really nice that you can pick any major to go with your degree.”

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Tyana Musrasrik

Tyana Musrasrik

Posted on December 30, 2019

“I transferred to Eastern from Pohnpei, and earned my degree in Anth/Soc with a concentration in social welfare. For my capstone project, I partnered with Union County’s domestic violence shelter to learn about the services they provide as advocates for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. I helped create the position I now […]

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Henry O’Keefe

Henry O’Keefe

Posted on December 30, 2019

“I am working as the General Counsel for Greater Oregon Behavioral Health (GOBHI), based in The Dalles. GOBHI works with behavioral health organizations, especially those providing services to Oregon’s rural and frontier counties. After finishing my Anth/Soc degree, I attended law school. My EOU experience has grounded some of the legal work I do for […]

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Jamie Landa

Jamie Landa

Posted on December 30, 2019

“I began as an online student and finished on campus my last year. Soon after graduation I accepted a position at the Department of Human Services in Union County, in the Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) division. I have since accepted the Executive Director position at Shelter from the Storm, Union County’s domestic violence […]

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Nicholas Duffy

Nicholas Duffy

Posted on December 30, 2019

“Throughout my years in college I had trouble finding my true passion, something to turn my life into a career. A hands-on business marketing course called TheAgency@EOU helped me explore the advertising world by letting me work with and develop ads for real businesses in La Grande.”

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Jillian Gerschefske

Jillian Gerschefske

Posted on July 23, 2019

“The Integrative Studies degree really helped me to find the perfect combination of minors that incorporate my passions and strongly prepare me for going into a Mental Health Counseling master’s degree program. My Early Childhood Development/Education and Sociology/Anthropology minors position me to develop strong interdisciplinary skills. Both minors, as well as their connection to my […]

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Brady Watkins

Brady Watkins

Posted on July 23, 2019

“Eastern Oregon provides a great learning experience. By completing online while working full-time I was able to accomplish a huge goal of purchasing a home at 19. I have found the degree to be very helpful as I have begun a career in public accounting.”

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Evan Bryan

Evan Bryan

Posted on July 3, 2019

“The Public Administration program at Eastern provided me with the knowledge and skills that I needed to be successful in the public sphere. From the United States Congress to the Oregon State Senate, I would not have had these opportunities without the strong education I had through this program.”

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Govind Brar

Govind Brar

Posted on January 29, 2019

“I love EOU because of the amazing people who work here and the way they have their door always open for you if you have a problem. It is a very nice campus with small a class size and amazing teachers. Outside of class there are so many activities you can do that overall it’s […]

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Theresa Hamman

Posted on November 16, 2018

“I attended EOU as a non-traditional student from 2011 to 2016. All of my professors and mentors during that time were phenomenal, I learned and grew so much as both a writer and a reader. I can honestly say that I would not be where I am professionally if it were not for their guidance […]

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Amy Parker

Posted on October 15, 2018

“My time in the MFA program at EOU was the one of the most enriching and rewarding experiences for me as a writer. Working with my professors and classmates helped me gain confidence in my work and submit it for publication. Now, as a doctoral student in creative writing, I’m able to draw upon the […]

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Kathryn Quaempts Burke

Kathryn Quaempts Burke

Posted on July 20, 2018

“The Native American Studies Minor has allowed me to be informed as a scholar and as a Native American woman, in concert with my culture to recognize how to face challenges and use critical thinking and scholarly methods when doing so. I am an enrolled Tribal Member with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian […]

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Tiffany Hansen

Tiffany Hansen

Posted on June 4, 2018

“As a student, I benefited from EOU scholarships and local community scholarships to assist with my education. I was also able to begin my professional career in the criminal justice system prior to graduation. I kept a connection with the broader community while a student, a connection many students, staff, and professors at EOU. Attending […]

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Theo Miller

Theo Miller

Posted on June 4, 2018

“While earning my degree in Anthropology/Sociology, EOU presented me with an opportunity to volunteer at an Oregon Youth Authority Correction Center. I volunteered as an art instructor, which gave me a springboard to continue this passion as an employee of the Union County Juvenile Department. Teaching a weekly art class is just one of the […]

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Taylor Wilson

Taylor Wilson

Posted on June 4, 2018

“I earned my bachelor’s in Anthropology/Sociology from EOU, and I’m now working for Umatilla County as a Mental Health Associate for a new prevention and outreach program, where we conduct small skills groups in the schools. I have also completed the first year of a master’s degree program in clinical health counseling. I credit EOU, […]

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Sheryln Roberts

Sheryln Roberts

Posted on June 4, 2018

“With a major career change in my 40s that required a bachelor’s degree, EOU was instrumental in getting me prepared for my new profession in social services. I was hired as a Union County CARE Resource Coordinator to help create, build, and implement a new resource partnership for at-risk students and their families. EOU provided […]

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Rachael Reilly

Rachael Reilly

Posted on June 4, 2018

“I work for Union County’s mental health organization (CHD), with the Developmental Disabilities team. My job as Services Coordinator for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is to present the service options, coordinate with providers, and ensure the individuals’ health and safety in that process. At EOU I completed a capstone with CHD, and that […]

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Nelson Calderon

Nelson Calderon

Posted on June 4, 2018

“I have a Bachelor of Arts from EOU in Sociology and Anthropology with an emphasis on research and social welfare. I also have a Master of Social Work from USC. I am a therapist with training in dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy and many other modalities. I continue […]

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Michelle Sprouffske

Michelle Sprouffske

Posted on June 4, 2018

“I work as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker within the mental health field, administering and managing a 16-bed residential facility in Eugene. I previously worked in children’s psychiatric day treatment, interpersonal violence, and addiction/recovery, while pursuing my master’s in social work–something I would not have considered were it not for the Anth/Soc program at EOU. […]

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Mary Lakey

Mary Lakey

Posted on June 4, 2018

“I’ve been living in Denver for about a year, working for a special education attorney here and I love it. We represent children with disabilities who are not being provided a free appropriate public education (FAPE). The attorney I work for recently won a landmark case that was ultimately decided by the US Supreme Court. […]

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Brittany Pryce

Brittany Pryce

Posted on June 4, 2018

“I’m a mental health therapist and substance abuse counselor at Grande Ronde Recovery in La Grande. I received my bachelor’s degree from EOU in 2009, then enrolled in United States Peace Corps as a volunteer in Bulgaria. After returning home, I earned my master’s in social work. I plan to continue providing mental health and […]

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Alex Taunton

Alex Taunton

Posted on May 18, 2018

“If you had told me five years ago that I was going to live in Eastern Oregon and graduate from EOU, I would have questioned you. These last five years have been absolutely amazing, regardless of the hard times. I wouldn’t have changed a thing about it.”

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Frederick Wallace

Frederick Wallace

Posted on May 18, 2018

“The APEL class was the most inspiring class I took at EOU. It helped me acknowledge my past experiences and then merge them into my future academic and professional life goals. The class assignments kept students engaged and interacting with each other, and through this process I realized I could reach my dream of completing […]

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James Wierson

James Wierson

Posted on May 18, 2018

“APEL enabled me to complete my undergraduate degree in a timely and efficient manner. The process was guided expertly by the class instructor and the feedback I was given was extremely helpful in enabling me to craft both an effective and meaningful essay. What was truly amazing was seeing how my life experiences have been […]

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Jerry Mott

Jerry Mott

Posted on May 18, 2018

“I made an effort to use all the accelerated options EOU offered. I’m a non-traditional student with a heavy professional workload. The flexibility and cost savings of the Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) program was just one of the attractive attributes of EOU. A student utilizing APEL must understand this program may save them […]

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Amanda Machuca-Martinez

Amanda Machuca-Martinez

Posted on May 14, 2018

“I love the flexibility of online schooling through EOU. I can fit in all that I need to get done throughout my day and I can do schoolwork at a time that is convenient for me. Compared to other schools, I believe that EOU has a far better organizational structure of their online environment. I […]

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Mackenzie Trotter

Mackenzie Trotter

Posted on March 19, 2018

My English/Writing professors took as much of an interest in my well-being as they did in my writing. My understanding of writing, which was built and nurtured by one-on-one interactions with English/Writing faculty, has been the most valuable tool I have in terms of education.

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Katy Barnett

Katy Barnett

Posted on March 19, 2018

Eastern Oregon University has the affordability, small class sizes and caring faculty that make a monumental difference to student success. Politics and Economics taught me to think critically about factors that influence our political system. Program faculty encouraged me to engage in campus life. I served as EOU student body president so I could make […]

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Micela Riley

Micela Riley

Posted on February 26, 2018

“I absolutely fell in love with my classes and the professors. The professors’ doors were always open willing to help a student succeed. Everyone was so personable! EOU is a tight-knit community with a great teacher-student ratio. I loved how each professor knew my full name, knew where I came from, and what exactly I […]

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Dan Hansen

Dan Hansen

Posted on February 26, 2018

“I loved EOU because the class size was small and the interaction with the faculty was great. I felt like there was a lot of interaction with the professors and with the smaller class sizes they were always happy to work with students and their schedules. EOU was great for a student like me because […]

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Sierra Reagan

Sierra Reagan

Posted on February 21, 2018

“Being part of EOU is like being part of one giant family. The professors and the faculty are amazing and are very willing to work with you. They are open and will take the time to get to know you as a student. The opportunities that EOU provides for students to get involved on campus […]

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Justin Hutton

Posted on February 20, 2018

“Eastern is awesome. There is something here for everybody whether it be the Chem Club or intramural sports or even theater and music. No matter what there is something here for you, if not you can just start up your own club.”

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Sidronio Rangel

Sidronio Rangel

Posted on February 20, 2018

“Guiding, passionate and inspiring individuals truly exist at EOU. The mentoring, leadership and memories that faculty provide are exceptional. I gained hands-on management experience as president of the Associated Students of Eastern Oregon University (ASEOU), all while being a student-athlete. Flexibility is what truly sets EOU apart!”

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Alondra Esquivel

Alondra Esquivel

Posted on February 20, 2018

“I am currently serving in the beautiful country of Perú as a Youth Development Volunteer for the United States Peace Corps. The Anth/Soc department prepared me to be a critical thinker and global citizen, with a passion for service and volunteer work. My capstone project explored EOU students’ attitudes and behaviors with respect to the […]

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Aisha Abimbola

Aisha Abimbola

Posted on February 20, 2018

“The faculty and staff members are a great influence on my experience at EOU. They are very supportive and encouraging. EOU is a great community to help build strong relationships with your professors.”

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Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson

Posted on February 7, 2018

“The experienced professors were very supportive, offering advice to not only better my learning as a future teacher, but as a lifetime student and learner. I owe great thanks and appreciation towards EOU in pairing me up with my practicum and student teaching placements.”

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Makayla Adams

Makayla Adams

Posted on January 30, 2018

“Eastern Oregon University is a family and community as well as a school. The professors know who you are and work with you personally to help you be as successful as possible. All of the opportunities provided at EOU have given me the chance to be a leader in my community and develop skills that […]

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Emily Higgins

Emily Higgins

Posted on January 22, 2018

“As a manager in the healthcare industry, I use the analytical, personal and communication skills I learned at EOU on a daily basis. I am a proud graduate and can confidently say this program has made me a better leader in my field.”

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Saraya Wise

Saraya Wise

Posted on January 18, 2018

“Eastern Oregon University allowed me to explore my options for a major of study and find a home in the department that fit me! The smaller classes and closer relationships you build here will stay with you for a lifetime!”

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Denica Hill

Denica Hill

Posted on January 18, 2018

“EOU’s psychology program benefited me so much as a student. Unique undergraduate opportunities like hands on experience with conditioning rats and IQ testing, as well as research projects and opportunities to work as a student aid and a psychology tutor has allowed me to excel after graduation from EOU in both graduate school and the […]

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Mariah Meyerholz

Mariah Meyerholz

Posted on January 18, 2018

“EOU’s faculty and staff go above and beyond for their students. With a multitude of life challenges, I really rely on a strong support system. EOU has supported me through some very tough times. With a strong social network, I am halfway through my program and one step closer to a career in Medical Social […]

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KC Loper

Posted on January 18, 2018

“Not only did I enjoy my time in the psychology program, but I was thoroughly prepared for my masters of counseling program. As an athlete, I was supported by my teachers both in the classroom and in the gym. Small class sizes allowed me to get the individual time I needed to be successful. The […]

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Natalia Garrison

Natalia Garrison

Posted on January 18, 2018

“The decision to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology was one of the best decisions I have ever made for myself. During my time at EOU, I found my true passion in psychology, made lifelong friendships, and have had everlasting experiences. Psychology faculty at EOU go above and beyond to provide students with the required […]

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Marie Allman

Posted on January 18, 2018

“While attending EOU as a Student Older Than Average my experience was great and I didn’t feel out of the ordinary. The opportunities for support from my professors and my classmates were endless to help me achieve my degree.”

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Abby McCabe

Abby McCabe

Posted on January 18, 2018

“The EOU Psychology program gave me an extremely strong foundation. I was more prepared for my graduate school classes than many of my classmates. I now have a rewarding and challenging career as a Clinical Psychologist in the United States Public Health Service.”

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Micah Troutman

Micah Troutman

Posted on January 18, 2018

“Eastern Oregon University has given me the chance to obtain new leadership skills, while being in leadership positions. I am thankful that I have had the chance to learn from some wonderful leaders. I would not be on this path if it wasn’t for the chances I was given to make a change on campus.”

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Kevin Albertson

Posted on January 18, 2018

“Small class sizes in the Psychology program made for an easy way to meet with my professors out of class. Classes were always challenging yet enjoyable with the discussions and the professors’ own spin on each lesson.”

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Brittany Hargrove

Brittany Hargrove

Posted on January 18, 2018

“As a long-time Cove resident, I was so blessed to receive a big-city education within a 20-minute drive from my rural home! I don’t think Union County realizes how fortunate it is to have this gem of a university. The professors see students as individuals instead of numbers, and really work to hone each person’s […]

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Ashley Canales

Ashley Canales

Posted on December 8, 2017

“After getting my associate’s degree I knew I wanted to further my education, but I wasn’t sure if I wanted to move to another dorm and city again. I then chose to complete my degree completely online, and EOU provided everything required — even for a student in Texas. Throughout all of my courses I […]

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Carlin Sacco

Carlin Sacco

Posted on December 8, 2017

“Eastern Oregon University has empowered me to explore opportunities in the political arena. Professors like Jeff Dense led courses that challenged me to take my education to new levels. I am so grateful for EOU and the chance it’s given me for an equal opportunity in life, to overcome systemic oppression and impact future generations. […]

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Bill Shaw

Bill Shaw

Posted on December 8, 2017

“The EOU distance education program gave me the opportunity to return to school and finish my bachelor’s degree. The program was very affordable and the people were very friendly. EOU’s staff and faculty offer a great environment with lots of help and a chance to change the course of your life. It also offered me […]

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Brandy Bishop

Posted on December 8, 2017

“I chose EOU’s online program because it is affordable, allowed me to stay at home with my three young children full-time, and worked around my chaotic life. The online program has been nothing short of wonderful as far as allowing me to pursue my education while being a full-time parent.”

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Claire Shank

Claire Shank

Posted on December 8, 2017

“When I decided to go back to school, I researched every school in the state. I found that to be an online student and continue to work full time, most schools added an ‘online fee’ per credit, making it extremely expensive. EOU was the only one to meet all of my requirements to return to […]

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Dorthea Butler

Dorthea Butler

Posted on December 8, 2017

“EOU accepted most of my courses from Montana and helped me fulfill my dream of helping others through EOU’s anthropology/sociology program. The teachers/professors have been very enlightening and the support staff have been very quick to lead me along the road to success.”

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Frank Smiaek

Frank Smiaek

Posted on December 8, 2017

“I made the decision to restart my goal of obtaining a bachelor’s degree about three years ago with Eastern Oregon University. I could not have expected all of the life changes that would come my way after that point: a job promotion, moving to another state, getting married, and now expecting our first son in […]

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Andrew Farris

Andrew Farris

Posted on December 8, 2017

“Eastern Oregon University is more than an educational institution, it’s a family.”

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Jazmin Roldan

Jazmin Roldan

Posted on December 8, 2017

“EOU allowed me to attend school fully online, which made it possible for me to work and help my family financially. It hasn’t been easy balancing a full-time job with full-time school, but I’m on a mission and I’m not willing to give up on my dreams. My advisor, Jacelyn Keys has helped me immensely […]

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Bob Fossek

Bob Fossek

Posted on December 8, 2017

“Having a family, working full time, and running a business restrict the amount of free time that I have. Eastern Oregon University’s online classes are the perfect fit. Knowledgeable instructors are more than willing to answer questions in a timely manner, and students in the same class are connected so you can talk if another […]

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Laurie Fialka

Laurie Fialka

Posted on December 8, 2017

“As a nontraditional student juggling work, family and community commitments, the idea of going back to school can be very daunting. EOU has been a great fit for me because of the accessibility and flexibility of the online degree programs; I can pursue my dream while still maintaining my other commitments. The advisors and faculty […]

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Liz Thompson

Liz Thompson

Posted on December 8, 2017

“Being an online student with Eastern Oregon University has been a great opportunity for me. It has given me the chance to fulfill my dream of getting my degree in communications, and is flexible enough that I can be there for my family and take care of their needs. The staff and instructors I have […]

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Michon Silapath

Michon Silapath

Posted on December 8, 2017

“I had a lot of reasons to go back to school and finish my degree. I initially went to college right after high school and was unaware that I was dyslexic. I didn’t know how my brain worked and I didn’t know I needed accommodations. Now in my late 30s, I was bothered by the […]

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Deborah Bone

Deborah Bone

Posted on December 8, 2017

“Eastern Oregon University’s online program has enabled me to accomplish my dream of completing my Bachelor of Science degree. I did so while flying for a bush pilot outfit in Emmonak, Alaska. My education has been so important that I am expanding my dream and continuing on with the low residency graduate MFA degree program […]

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Mikayla Baird

Mikayla Baird

Posted on December 8, 2017

“I love the flexibility of EOU’s online program. Doing school work online allows me to keep a full time job, which means farther down the road I will have less debt. It’s a great trade-off.”

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Rhianna Byrd

Rhianna Byrd

Posted on December 8, 2017

“Eastern Oregon University offers a holistic approach to student engagement, including passionate faculty, supportive staff, and multiple flexible course and degree options. This created an environment of success, resulting in tangible benefits that go beyond a degree: growth in self-awareness, further appreciation of diversity, a drive to continue learning, and a passion to pay it […]

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Tan Hoang

Tan Hoang

Posted on December 8, 2017

“I grew up in Vietnam and moved to the United States without knowing English. My thirst for knowledge and desire to attain the “American Dream” have motivated me tremendously. After witnessing the level of healthcare and poverty in my home country, I wanted to be someone who can positively impact the lives of many individuals. […]

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Karen Miller

Karen Miller

Posted on December 8, 2017

“I chose to go back to school as a bucket list item. Three years later I am nearing the finish line of graduating with a bachelor’s degree! I have enjoyed the freedom of EOU’s online classes, as they have allowed me to work around my job and family. I have also had the opportunity to […]

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Victor Saldana Meza

Victor Saldana Meza

Posted on December 8, 2017

“It is a privilege to say that I attend a university that truly cares about its students, from the committed staff to the helpful hands of faculty. I am one step closer to my future profession and it all has been thanks to the carefully outlined programs.”

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Joey Grosjacques

Joey Grosjacques

Posted on December 8, 2017

“I have been going to EOU for a few years now as an online student. After graduating from BMCC with my associate degree in 2013, I landed a great full-time job and became very involved with the community, which made it hard to leave my hometown of Pilot Rock. I began taking classes full-time, but […]

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Thanh Nguyen

Thanh Nguyen

Posted on December 7, 2017

“Cost and location played a part in my decision to come to EOU, but in the end I wanted to be in a place that supported me. With an enthusiastic and friendly staff, EOU helped me realize that there are always people to help me become who I want to be.”

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John Herrington

John Herrington

Posted on December 7, 2017

“I am attending EOU because it is convenient and affordable, while still offering a high quality education. Both the staff and professors are extremely helpful and take an interest in providing the best service possible to help each student reach their academic potential.”

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Johnny Fulfer

Johnny Fulfer

Posted on May 22, 2017

“It is difficult to put a price tag on a liberal arts education because it provides you with so much more than the prospect of a decent salary. What I found most appealing about the history classes here at EOU is that they challenge you intellectually and force you to think critically about the past […]

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McKenzie Garlock

McKenzie Garlock

Posted on December 1, 2016

“The math department at Eastern is amazing. Faculty are so willing to work with students to help them succeed. With the help and encouragement from my professors and fellow students, I made it!”

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Dana Kurtz

Dana Kurtz

Posted on October 4, 2016

“EOU’s MBA program allowed me the opportunity to expand my professional skills through interactive classes, a challenging master’s project, and practical advice from my professors and peers. I truly enjoyed the strong relationships I gained with professors through my project, as well as the experience of mentoring undergraduate interns. The skills I developed have prepared me to support EOU and the community into the future!”

– Dana Kurtz, ’15
Master of Business Administration
La Gande, Ore.

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Philip Deenik

Philip Deenik

Posted on September 7, 2016

“I took every opportunity I could to be more involved on and off campus. Being an officer of multiple clubs helped develop my leadership skills and broaden my network.”

– Philip Deenik
Ph.D. Candidate, University of New Mexico
EOU class of 2012 (BS, Chemistry) and 2016 (BS, Biology)

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Casey Dreher

Casey Dreher

Posted on July 18, 2016

“I would place the quality of the education I received from my professors in the Anthropology/Sociology program up against any school. Professors are not only teachers, but also advisors, mentors and friends. They bring the material to life and make it interesting. Most of all, the relationships you form drive you to succeed. EOU’s program is top-notch and deserves the highest level of consideration.”

Casey Dreher, Director
One Arizona Student Vote Coalition
Phoenix, AZ

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Scott Stanton

Scott Stanton

Posted on July 18, 2016

“I found the Fire Services Administration program at EOU to be very important in my development as a chief officer, and the classes to be truly relevant and rewarding.”

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Donni Later

Donni Later

Posted on July 6, 2016

“Excellent professors who care about their students, classes that are challenging and engaging and great facilities – including individual studios for seniors – are just a few of the things that make Eastern’s program great. I have been prepared with the knowledge, tools and confidence to become a professional artist. Thank you, EOU art program!”

– Donni Later
Class of 2016, Art Major
Union, Ore.

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Devon Galiszewski

Devon Galiszewski

Posted on June 10, 2016

“The art department here at EOU is a valuable asset to our campus. From the small class sizes, and amazing studio facilities, students get the hands on experience they won’t ever forget. Learning from the fantastic professors, as well as other students, I have gained so much confidence going forward in art after my degree from Eastern.”

Devon Galiszewski
EOU Senior Art Major/Business Minor
Baker City, OR

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Sheyenne Johnson

Sheyenne Johnson

Posted on June 9, 2016

Going through the Art Program at EOU challenged me and my abilities as an artist, becoming stronger and more well-rounded. The best part was the Senior Studios, working closely with other Art Seniors, and having the much needed space to create for the end goal of our Senior Exhibition.

Sheyenne Johnson
Art & Psychology Major
La Grande, Oregon

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Erica Hitzman

Erica Hitzman

Posted on June 8, 2016

“The art department here at Eastern is probably one of its strongest departments.  The one-on-one attention and care we receive is so refreshing compared to crowded lecture halls where one can get lost in a sea of faces.  Never have I had a faculty who care so much about my success both professionally and personally.  I have grown so close to my fellow artists and professors in my time at Eastern.  The art department has been a true family to me for the past three years and I will miss everyone so much.”

Erica Hitzman
EOU Senior Art Major
Pendleton, ORE

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Lacey Towers

Lacey Towers

Posted on June 7, 2016

“As a full-time working professional, taking classes online was the best option for my busy schedule. EOU’s remarkable staff made my transition seamless and the instructors challenged me to succeed. Even though the tuition is already very affordable, there were many scholarship opportunities that helped me finance my education. I have had such a positive experience with my undergraduate program that I decided to continue my education with EOU’s MBA program this fall.”

– Lacey Towers
Business Administration Major with Marketing Concentration;
Communication Minor
Vale, Ore.

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Peter Byrne

Peter Byrne

Posted on June 7, 2016

“The flexibility of the online format is great as it allows me to work while taking courses. As a veteran, EOU’s team was able to guide me through the process of using my GI Bill benefits to the fullest. The knowledge gained from my EMSA courses directly applies to the field and is essential to understanding the leadership and administrative responsibilities in emergency medicine. ”

– Peter Byrne
Emergency Medical Service Administration Program
Incident Medical Specialist

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