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