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 EOU liberal student alumna

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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EOU alumna Brittany Pryce anthropology sociology

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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EOU alumna Katy Barnett works in D.C.

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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EOU alumna 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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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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