SOU Student Life

Earth Day at The Farm drew about 2,000

Earth Day exceeds expectations at The Farm at SOU

Organizers outdid themselves with their celebration of Earth Day at The Farm at SOU on Friday, April 21, with about 2,000 people and 50 dogs joining the festivities to enjoy exhibits, live performances, an electric vehicle showcase, bike rodeo, art, food trucks and more. This year’s Earth Day celebration was sponsored by Sustainability at SOU, the […]

Celebrate Earth Day at The Farm at SOU

Earth Day to be celebrated April 21 at The Farm at SOU

Earth Day to be celebrated April 21 at The Farm at SOU Southern Oregon University and community partners will celebrate Earth Day at The Farm at SOU from 3:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 21, by offering exhibits, live performances, an electric vehicle showcase, bike rodeo, art, food trucks and more. Earth Day has […]

SOU ROTC pays respect to Bataan Death March

SOU’s ROTC program honors WWII Bataan marchers

Southern Oregon University’s ROTC program paid respect to – and drew inspiration from – one of the most notorious incidents of World War II’s Pacific Theater when 19 cadets and cadre participated recently in the Bataan Memorial Death March 2023 – a 26.2-mile “ruck” with 35-pound backpacks from Central Point to the SOU campus. SOU’s […]

SOU-RCC Innovation Jam on Saturday at RCC's Tablerock campus

SOU, RCC collaborate in regional “Innovation Jam”

Participants will form teams and invent solutions to “some of the region’s most pressing problems,” including sustainability and environmentalism, in an Innovation Jam on Saturday that features SOU and RCC students, and is overseen by business leaders, innovators and educators from around Oregon. The event, co-hosted by Invent Oregon, is a regional collegiate competition that […]

Sustainability Collective at SOU

New Sustainability Collective serves fun, sustainability and SOUPS

A new group of passionate activists is meeting weekly at SOU to create sustainability initiatives, write magazines, bond over shared interests, listen to music, and make friends over soup and banter. The Sustainability Collective gets together at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Stevenson Union’s Social Justice & Equity Center. The Sustainability Collective’s aims are […]

Professional counselors are available to students through the My SSP platform

Partnership offers SOU students real-time access to counselors

(Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University has begun winter term with a new partnership to provide real-time, 24-hour-per-day access to professional counselors who can support students through anything from mental health crises to everyday concerns. The university has joined a growing list of educational institutions to work with the human resources firm LifeWorks to offer […]

Agriculture interests stay with SOU student

SOU student maintains passion for agriculture

No two SOU students are alike in all ways, but Abigail Rademacher may be among the least typical. For starters, she is now an economics major at SOU, a medium-sized liberal arts university – and has a passion for agriculture and livestock, having transferred from a large ag school. But Rademacher stands out even among […]

SOU celebrates Veterans Day on Friday

SOU Veterans Day events honor and celebrate service members

The Veterans Day holiday falls on a Friday this year, and Southern Oregon University will bookend the day with two events – a flag-raising ceremony to take place on Thursday, followed by festivities at Saturday’s football game. SOU will be closed in observance of the national Veterans Day holiday on Friday, Nov. 11. It is […]

business after hours returns

Business After Hours for student opportunities

More than 20 local employers will be on hand to talk with students about potential internships and career possibilities when the SOU business faculty and the Accounting Students’ Association host their annual Business After Hours event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Stevenson Union’s Rogue River Room. The networking event […]