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Proud Partners with the Chamber of Commerce

Eastern Oregon University is unveiling a new initiative that celebrates the connections between EOU and the diverse businesses and organizations in Union County!

The series kicks off by honoring the long-standing partnership between the university and the Union County Chamber of Commerce.

Urban/Rural Ambassadors Seminar

The Urban Rural Ambassador’s Seminar is an opportunity for students from Eastern Oregon University and Portland State University to work collaboratively over two weekend-long residential field trips in Portland and La Grande, as well as several online sessions with guest speakers and activities to complement the field outings.

Scholarships are available, and applications received before February 28 will be considered for funding that covers nearly 100% of this program!

Program Profile: Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure

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The SEITL undergraduate program is a comprehensive two-year program that combines coursework in core study areas and structured in-person practicum and student teaching field placements. The emphasis of the SEITL undergraduate program is to prepare qualified, informed, and dynamic special educators for an Oregon teaching license with a special educator endorsement.

Dr. Jerred Jolin

Jerrod Jolin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor for Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure

Professor Jerred Jolin runs Eastern Oregon University’s Special Educator Endorsement Program. He earned his Ph.D in 2018 from the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education at the University of California, Berkeley & San Francisco State University. His doctoral research applied innovative approaches to educational measurement and assessment in the context of developing a measure of soft skill proficiency for transition-age high school students in special education. In the Graduate School of Education at UCB, his research and coursework in the Quantitative Methods and Evaluation program encompassed methodological applications, in addition to studies into the conceptual and philosophical foundations of the practice of measurement in education. 

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  • EOU Trustees to meet Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

    EOU Trustees to meet Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Integrated Services Building, 1607 Gekeler […]

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ASEOU Student Government Podcast

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ASEOU Student Government wants to update the EOU community on upcoming events and current issues. Listen in for the latest info!

Podcasts will be uploaded weekly on Tuesday afternoons.

EOU Career Services Podcast

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EOU Career Talk is dedicated to sharing career-related information with Eastern Oregon University students. We discuss topics ranging from job search, career development, resume building, interviewing, networking, and professional development.


If using Apple mobile devices (iPhone/iPad) to view the EOU public calendar, you must use the Safari browser with cross-site tracking enabled in your privacy settings for all events to display properly.

Mountaineer Ascents

Savannah Shorts, a Junior majoring in Mathematics at EOU, talks about why she chose Eastern and the opportunities that she has encountered along the way.

Mountaineer Ascents is a series of interviews with current Eastern Oregon University students, asking why they chose EOU, what their experience has been like and what they hope to get out of their education.

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