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/