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Free employee tickets to OCA events

Latest benefit for SOU employees: free tickets to OCA events

Employees at Southern Oregon University recently gained another perk: free tickets to all music and theatre productions by the Oregon Center for the Arts at SOU. OCA officials met in December and decided that free tickets to in-house shows should be extended to all SOU faculty and staff, as a benefit to employees and to […]

SOU-SWAVE team at WRC

SOU’s SWAVE team seeks new members

The new SWAVE (Sexual Wellness Anti-Violence Educators) team at the SOU Women’s Resource Center is seeking new members, whose training will include a sexual wellness education class (UGS 299) that will be offered Spring Term. The SWAVE team, currently made up of five student workers, is focused on educating all students on the prevention of […]

Creativity Conference at SOU

Second annual Creativity Conference at SOU to expand global conversation

Southern Oregon University will expand the global academic discussion of imagination and ingenuity this summer by presenting its second annual Creativity Conference at SOU – a four-day event expected to attract hundreds of participants from around the world. The conference – on the SOU campus July 11-14 – is intended primarily for those who study […]

SOU lock-in event

Annual Lock-In event to draw large police presence at SOU on Friday

SOU’s Criminology and Criminal Justice students will get plenty of hands-on training, and representatives from a variety of law enforcement agencies will be on campus to present workshops when the university’s Criminology Club hosts its yearly Lock-In event on Friday. The 18th annual event will draw on the expertise of agencies including the Ashland and […]

Danny Santos-SOU Board of Trustees

Santos reappointed to SOU Board of Trustees

(Ashland, Ore.) — Daniel Santos – a Southern Oregon University alumnus and member of the university’s Board of Trustees – was notified today by Gov. Kate Brown today that he has been reappointed for a second four-year term on the SOU board. Santos was appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate. He […]

Earth Week 2019

SOU’s ECOS accepting ideas for Earth Week events

Earth Week 2019 is just over 1 ½ months away, and SOU’s Ecology and Sustainability Resource Center (ECOS) has invited groups on campus to submit ideas for events they could host as part of the university’s overall observance. Those interested in organizing and hosting events during Earth Week, April 15 to 19, should complete and […]

Tristen Holmes-academic all-district

SOU’s Holmes makes Academic All-District team – again

For the second straight year, SOU men’s basketball player Tristen Holmes has been named a Google Cloud Academic All-District 4 selection – nominated and voted upon by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The honor recognizes the top student-athletes in the nation for a combination of their academic and athletic performances. Holmes, a point guard for […]

French Dinner-reminder

SOU’s annual French Dinner nearly sold out

(Ashland, Ore.) — Those who haven’t bought tickets but are still hoping to attend the 23rd annual French Dinner of the Southern Oregon University French Club are being advised that there will likely be no tickets available at the door of the Feb. 28 event. The five-course meal for students, employees and community members is nearly sold out – […]

Dea Kiss music scholarship recipient

Saturday concert to benefit music scholarships

The annual Joyce Stevens Benefit Recital, which raises money for music scholarships, will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Southern Oregon University’s Music Recital Hall. The concert will feature a program of classical favorites, performed by a variety of musicians: SOU faculty members Alexander Tutunov, Christine Eggert and Madeline Abel-Kerns; SOU […]

Governor's Food Drive SOU

Governor’s Food Drive heads into home stretch at SOU

Just over a week remains in the annual Governor’s Food Drive, and SOU employees and students are encouraged to participate through food donations or payroll deductions. The food drive, which runs through February, draws donations from state government and public university employees throughout Oregon to support the Oregon Food Bank Network. However, all food donated […]