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Age-friendly designation for SOU

SOU achieves “age-friendly university” status

(Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University has been accepted for membership in the Age-Friendly University Global Network – a collection of more than 100 universities across five continents that have committed to age diversity and intergenerational interactions on their campuses and in their communities. “This is a timely and impactful distinction for SOU,” President Rick […]

Indigenous Peoples Day celebration at SOU

SOU Campus News

Age-friendly designation for SOU
Indigenous Peoples Day celebration at SOU

Academic Stories

SOU teacher preparation programs achieve accreditation
Michael Parker, sculpture
Digital Cinema students on location
General education requirements at SOU will be pared down and refocused

Alumni Spotlight

Nicole Waehner receives tourism award
Kelly Taylor, a volunteer with Court Appointed Special Advocates

Student Life

Passport grant to make study abroad opportunities more accessible
International student Aiki Deguchi of Japan
Earth Day at The Farm drew about 2,000

SOU in the Arts

Master of Theatre Studies scenic design class
New degrees in Music Industry and Production
Digital Cinema capstone project breaks new ground
Duo combines organ and percussion in SOU concert

Awards & Recognitions

SOU teacher preparation programs achieve accreditation
SOU makes Campus Pride list
Alison Burke presents to United Nations conference
SOU's 150th anniversary recognized by Oregon Legislature

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