SOU in the News: September 20 – September 26

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SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff features

Daily Tidings – SOU student first from outside UNM to join honors journal Scribendi:
http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20160924/sou-student-first-from-outside-unm-to-join-honors-journal-scribendi

KDRV – SOU freshmen students move in for a new school year:
http://www.kdrv.com/news/Southern_Oregon_Freshmen_Students_Move-In_for_New_School_Year.html

KOBI – SOU move in day:
https://kobi5.com/news/sou-move-in-day-36613/

KTVL – SOU class of 2020 moves in:
http://ktvl.com/news/local/sou-class-of-2020-moves-in

KOBI – SOU steps up campus security for the fall term:
https://kobi5.com/news/sou-campus-security-36763/

KTVL – ‘Campus Choice’ and more security help keep SOU campus safe:
http://ktvl.com/news/local/campus-choice-and-more-security-help-keep-sou-campus-safe

Daily Tidings – SOU students’ new sustainability farm school:
http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20160920/sou-students-new-sustainability-farm-school

USA Today – SOU Professor Greg Jones says the Bordeaux region of France is living on borrowed time: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/09/22/french-wine-global-warming-weather/90120252/

The Energy Collective – Q and A with Roxane Beigel-Coryell, SOU’s coordinator of sustainability and recycling:
http://www.theenergycollective.com/usgbc/2388304/southern-oregon-university-models-sustainability-leadership-across-campus-2

KOBI – SOU Professor Michael Parker and Dave Willis of the Soda Mountain Wilderness Council argue for expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument:
https://kobi5.com/features/five-on-5-dr-michael-parker-chair-sou-biology-dept-and-dave-willis-soda-mt-wilderness-council-36709/

News on SOU Governance

Daily Tidings – Daniel Santos named to SOU Board of Trustees:
http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20160923/daniel-santos-named-to-sou-board-of-trustees

News on Politics, Policy, and National Trends Impacting SOU and Higher Education:

Portland Tribune – Gov. Brown says campus safety important ‘regardless of financial situation’:
http://portlandtribune.com/pt/9-news/324138-203857-brown-says-campus-safety-important-regardless-of-financial-situation

Oregonian – Oregon’s largest universities see ‘mediocre’ graduation rates as a problem:
http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2016/09/oregons_largest_universities_s.html

Mail Tribune – RCC’s new president is a community college alum:
http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20160922/rccs-new-president-is-community-college-alum 

Miscellaneous News

Student Loan Report – SOU ranks #89 out of 250 schools listed as “Best Colleges for Federal Work Study Employment:
https://studentloans.net/best-colleges-for-federal-work-study-employment/

SOU in the News: September 13 – September 19

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SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff features

KTVL 10 – SOU moving up in college rankings:
http://ktvl.com/news/local/sou-moving-up-in-college-rankings

The Siskiyou – SOU student government president gets his wish for a rap concert:
http://siskiyou.sou.edu/2016/09/19/davis-concert-plans-come-to-fruition/

KDRV – Fire extinguisher training sprays through SOU:
http://www.kdrv.com/news/Fire_Extinguisher_Training_Sprays_Through_SOU.html

Mail Tribune – SOU alumna Janette Booth is named new finance director of city of Phoenix, Oregon:
http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20160919/phoenix-city-attorney-top-choice-for-city-manager-post

News on SOU Academic Programs

Hillsboro Tribune – Incoming SOU freshman uses computer programs to create event poster:
http://www.pamplinmedia.com/ht/119-hillsboro-tribune-features/322812-201793-fghs-grad-alice-parker-creates-chalk-art-poster-using-pair-of-computer-programs

News on Fine and Performing Arts

Daily Tidings – Schlitt’s ‘Patriot Act’ comes to SOU:
http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20160916/schlitts-patriot-act-comes-to-sou

News on Politics, Policy, and National Trends Impacting SOU and Higher Education:

Oregonian – Oregon’s sad, sad record of educating its young:
http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/09/the_state.html

Bend Bulletin – Measure 95: Securing public universities’ right to make investments:
http://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/4662604-151/measure-95-securing-public-universities-right-to-make

New York Times – Why college rankings are a joke:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/opinion/sunday/why-college-rankings-are-a-joke.html

Eugene Register Guard – The Central Oregon Prize:
http://registerguard.com/rg/opinion/34797496-78/the-central-oregon-prize.html.csp

Washington Post – The coming era of consolidation among colleges and universities:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/09/07/the-coming-era-of-consolidation-among-colleges-and-universities

Miscellaneous News

Daily Tidings – Friday’s grass fire near the SOU campus was quickly extinguished:
http://www.dailytidings.com/news/20160916/grass-fire-extinguished-quickly

SOU in the News: September 6 – September 12

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SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff features

KOBI – 5 on 5 with SOU President Linda Schott:
https://kobi5.com/features/five-on-5-dr-linda-schott-president-southern-oregon-university-35681/

Jefferson Public Radio – New SOU president’s long journey:
http://ijpr.org/post/new-sou-presidents-long-journey#stream/0

East Bay Times – Former SOU theatre major D’Arcy Carden featured in new NBC comedy series “The Good Place” this fall:
http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2016/09/06/the-good-place-danville-native-darcy-carden-makes-her-mark-in-new-nbc-comedy/

Mail Tribune – SOU alum and recent first-time father, Ryan Ghelfi, wins 100-mile endurance run:
http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20160911/mental-toughness

Oxford University Press – SOU Professor Ed Battistella takes issue with Olympian Ryan Lochte’s apology:
http://blog.oup.com/2016/09/ryan-lochte-over-exaggerating/

Klamath Falls Herald and News – New Klamath Falls principals are profiled including Klamath Union High School Principal Charlene Herron, an SOU alumna:
http://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/schools/meet-your-klamath-falls-city-schools-principals/article_98f8b041-de0b-5d8f-8572-93d604daad92.html

Daily Tidings – SOU student thrift shopper finds rare Nike prototype outfit:
http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160911/NEWS/160919988

Daily Tidings – SOU student Emily Berlin is running for Talent city council:
http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160907/NEWS/160909860

News on SOU Academic Programs

Mail Tribune – SOU business students need research projects:
http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20160912/NEWS/160919917

Capital Press, Salem – Southern Oregon University Research Center’s report on the state’s wine industry shows growth:
http://www.capitalpress.com/Oregon/20160907/report-2015-a-record-year-for-oregon-wine-grapes

News on Politics, Policy, and National Trends Impacting SOU and Higher Education:

New York Times – Measure 97 splits Oregon voters:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/09/us/measure-97-seeking-to-raise-corporate-taxes-splits-oregon-voters.html?_r=0

Portland Oregonian – Guest Opinion by PSU President Wim Wiewel:
http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/09/oregons_public_universities_ar.html

KEZI TV Eugene – Lane Community College welcomes its first cohort of “Oregon Promise” students:
http://www.kezi.com/news/New_Bill_Funds_College_Tuition_for_Thousands_of_Incoming_Students.html

Miscellaneous News

Daily Tidings – Celebrate fall in Ashland with the return of students to Southern Oregon University:
http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160912/NEWS/160919969

SOU in the News: August 30 – September 5

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SOU Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff features

KATU, Portland, OR – Former Miss America wins scholarship to Southern Oregon University:
http://katu.com/news/local/former-miss-america-pageant-winner-earns-scholarship-to-southern-oregon-univ

Daily Tidings – SOU says ‘no’ to Greek life:
http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160829/NEWS/160829820

Daily Tidings – Kevin Talbert selected to fill Alan Bates senate seat:
http://www.dailytidings.com/article/20160830/NEWS/160839987

Bend Source Weekly – Former SOU art students show their work together more than 30 years after they met in college:
http://www.bendsource.com/bend/that-dream-like-feel/Content?oid=2754056

News on Politics, Policy, and National Trends Impacting SOU and Higher Education:

Eugene Register Guard – Editorial: Is three a crowd?: http://registerguard.com/rg/opinion/34751536-78/is-three-a-crowd.html.csp