SOU Names Marc Tramonte Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

(Ashland, Ore.) Marc Tramonte has accepted the position of Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at Southern Oregon University (SOU). Tramonte will be responsible for assuring the brand image and culture of Southern Oregon University are effectively communicated and consistent in all publications and that the presentation in advertising, publications, and the website is relevant, accurate, engaging, and highly creative. Tramonte will begin in the position April 1.

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Southern Oregon University names new Alumni Director

Mike Beagle

Mike Beagle, 49, the new alumni director at Southern Oregon University, is an Eagle Point native and an SOU alumnus.

(Ashland, Ore.) Southern Oregon University announces the appointment of Mike Beagle ‘85 as Alumni Director at the university. Beagle, an Eagle Point HS graduate, taught high school social studies for 15 years and coached football and baseball for 19 years. As a member of the SOSC Raiders football team in the mid-80s, Beagle lettered all four years and was a three-time, all conference defensive back. After graduating from Southern Oregon State College with a bachelor’s degree in history, Beagle served as an Army field artillery officer in the 9th Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, Wash. He received a master’s degree in history and government from the University of Portland in 1993.

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