SOU News Archives

Rogue Valley Television now available on largest streaming platforms

Rogue Valley Television now available to cable-cutters and others

Rogue Valley Television, the community- and government-access station operated by Southern Oregon University’s Digital Media Center, is now available as an app or channel on the five largest streaming platforms: Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and mobile apps for iOS and Android. The change makes RVTV – which is also available over-the-air and on local […]

IAS Innovation Fund launches junk-to-art initiative

Junk-to-art program spotlights SOU’s IAS Innovation Fund

Impact of the SOU Institute for Applied Sustainability’s Innovation Fund will be on display when an exhibition of the Recology Ashland-SOU Artist-in-Residency program opens on Friday, May 17, at the university’s Temporary Sculpture Garden. Recology Ashland partnered with SOU student artists last year to raise public awareness of environmental needs, such as reduction of waste […]

Creativity Conference at SOU set to begin

Sixth annual Creativity Conference at SOU set to begin May 16

(Ashland, Ore.) — The 6th annual Creativity Conference at Southern Oregon University will kick off Thursday, May 16, and run through Sunday, May 19. The four-day event features a dynamic, global lineup with over 100 presenters, including five keynote speakers. Drawing together many of the world’s leading scholars, researchers and practitioners from the field of […]

SOU's Hannon Library and the legacy of Tony and Betty Shively

Past to present: The Hannon Library’s Shively legacy

T.S. Eliot famously penned that “the very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future,” beckoning toward the treasured Hannon Library at SOU. Located in the heart of campus, the Hannon Library is a remarkable place of knowledge. More than just a quiet space to study, the […]

Limited membership club question posed to SOU students

Student input sought on “limited membership” clubs

SOU students are being asked to weigh in on a proposal – prompted by a request from a group interested in bringing the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity to campus – to allow “groups that have limited membership” to be recognized as student clubs. The student government, Associated Students of Southern Oregon, is offering question-and-answer […]

Study-away trip to Bosnia

CCJ 389E: Spring break trip to Bosnia

A small group of students from SOU embarked on a recent transatlantic journey to explore Bosnia & Herzegovina and Croatia as part of their Criminology and Criminal Justice study away class CCJ 389E: War, Genocide, Peace & Reconciliation (open to ALL MAJORS). The fall term 2023 class concluded with the eight-day study abroad component during […]

Chloe Fiveash awarded Goldwater Scholarship

SOU student receives prestigious scholarship

(Ashland, Ore.) — Chloe Fiveash, a Southern Oregon University junior majoring in biochemistry, is one of 438 recipients nationwide of the 2024 Goldwater Scholarship – a prestigious U.S. award that recognizes the research work of undergraduates in math, science and engineering. Fiveash, a first-generation college student who experienced homelessness while in high school, is SOU’s […]

Peter Angstadt to serve as interim VPFA

Interim VPFA: Peter Angstadt to fill the key role

Peter Angstadt, Ph.D.,  has agreed to serve as Southern Oregon University’s interim Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA), beginning June 3. Angstadt, who retired in 2016 after serving 12 years as president of Rogue Community College, is currently an adjunct professor in SOU’s MBA Program. “I am confident that Peter will hit the ground […]

SOU Valorant Esports team has successful season

SOU Valorant Esports team completes successful season

SOU’s Valorant Esports team recently completed its best year of competition by finishing its regular season with six wins and one loss and then making it to the semifinals of its post-season Nace Starleague Open + tournament. The SOU team won its quarterfinal match, 2-0, against Connecticut’s University of New Haven before losing in the semifinals, […]

Job fairs this week

Job and internship fairs this week

Two events offered this week by the SOU Office of Career Connections are intended to help students and alumni discover job opportunities in general, and to highlight the need for teachers and education professionals in particular. SOU’s all-industries Job, Career and Internship Fair – which is held each spring – will be from 11 a.m. […]