SOU Campus News

SOU Democracy Project Honors

SOU Honors College hosts high school students for problem-solving

NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, Ore.) — About 150 high school students from throughout southern Oregon will try their hand at resolving some of today’s most troubling issues when Southern Oregon University Honors College students lead their annual Democracy Project symposium on Tuesday, April 24. The event – “Truth and Reconciliation: A Model for America?” – will […]

SOU Thalden Pavilion

SOU’s new Thalden Pavilion to be dedicated on Friday

NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, Ore.) — SOU’s new Thalden Pavilion has lived up to its tagline – “dedicated to outrageous innovation in sustainability and the arts” – and the just-completed venue for information, education and performance will be recognized in all its audacity at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20. The dedication ceremony will serve as an […]

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SOU’s Hawai’i club offers annual lu’au and performance

NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, Ore.) — The 22nd annual lu’au and hō’ike (feast and performance) by Southern Oregon University’s Hawai’i club will be an event with a purpose. This year’s celebration has a theme of Hoʻolaha Ana I Naʻokoʻa Me Ke Aloha – spreading diversity with love. The lu’au will be from 2 to 4 p.m. […]

SOU Latino Youth Chavez

SOU’s Latino Youth Leadership Conference addresses equity, racism, barriers

NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, Ore.) — More than 350 Latino youth from Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Lane county high schools will meet on the Southern Oregon University campus on Friday, March 9, for the seventh annual César E. Chávez Leadership Conference. The event – which this year will feature Hispanic civil rights advocate Luis Avila as […]

SOU Resilience

Open forums introduce SOU’s Campus-Community Resilience Assessment

NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University will hold a pair of open forums to introduce a Campus-Community Resilience Assessment that will be conducted over the next few months to determine the local area’s ability to absorb or adapt to ongoing climate changes. The forums, which are free and open to the public, will […]

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SOU trustees endorse national initiative to boost higher ed perception

NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, Ore.) — The Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to pass a resolution to support and participate in a project with college and university trustees nationwide to revive the public’s trust in higher education. The Guardians Initiative – developed by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges […]