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SOU’s Holmes gets prestigious Academic All-America recognition

Southern Oregon University senior Tristen Holmes has been named to the NAIA’s Google Cloud Academic All-America second team for men’s basketball – one of just 13 student-athletes in SOU history to receive Academic All-America honors. Holmes is among 10 student-athletes nationwide to be picked to the NAIA first and second teams by the College Sports Information Directors […]

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SOU students enter international 3D imaging contest, recognized for innovation

SOU students Michael Fields and Matt Krause, both seniors in the university’s Emerging Media and Digital Arts (EMDA) program, showcased their 3D imaging abilities this winter by participating in the X-Taon Car Texturing Contest. Fields, originally from Bandon, was awarded sixth place in the international contest that drew hundreds of entries from China, Indonesia, Malta, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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NEXTGENRADIO: SOU student journalist Erika Soderstrom earns NPR fellowship

As co-editor of The Siskiyou student newspaper and production assistant for Jefferson Public Radio, communication major Erika Soderstrom has emerged as one of the top student journalists at Southern Oregon University. But even Soderstrom can reinvent her journalism practice, which she did via a NextGenRadio fellowship during Fall Term of 2018. Co-sponsored by National Public […]

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SOU Outdoor Program offers Winter Term climbing opportunities

The SOU Outdoor Program is offering multiple climbing opportunities this winter for those who want to learn something new or experience something challenging. The Outdoor Program is offering a chance for climbing beginners to start their learning experience on Feb. 17 at Emigrant Lake. Intermediate climbing at Rattlesnake will be offered on March 16. The […]

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March 1 deadline approaches for more than 600 OSAC scholarships

(Salem, Ore.) – The Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) of Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission is encouraging Oregon students to apply for privately funded scholarships at OregonStudentAid.gov by the March 1 deadline. Oregon students may explore more than 600 privately funded scholarships and apply for as many as 40 with a single application. There […]

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SOU groups to screen “Highway of Tears” documentary

SOU’s Native American Student Union and the Women’s Resource Center have partnered to offer a Jan. 16 screening and discussion of the documentary film “Highway of Tears: Preventing Violence against Women.” The event will begin at 6 p.m. in Room 330 of the Stevenson Union. The film examines the effects of generational poverty, residential schools, systemic […]