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Each year, Western Oregon University undergraduate students have the opportunity to win an unrestric [...]

Stacie Chance, the 2017 Golden Lamp Award winner, took a winding path to get to where she is today, [...]

The 2017 Alumni Award of Excellence winner, Betty Komp, is the embodiment of Western Oregon Universi [...]

Commencement is approaching quickly! The actual day does have a set schedule and there are places th [...]

Commencement is here! With the whirlwind that is Commencement, it’s easy to forget good places where [...]

Sweet summer is right around the corner and while the thought of looming finals haunts everyone’s mi [...]

  • Who's at SOAR today taking their first steps in joining the WOU family? #wousaidyes 
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We're so excited to meet all the future Wolves!!!
  • The new Student Health and Counseling Center looks great! #howlaboutit
  • Head on over to our Facebook page (facebook.com/wounews) and check out our two Commencement photo albums: people and decorated mortar boards. Please tag yourself, tag your friends and share the album! #wougrad
  • Pretty sweet view! 
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  • And that's a wrap! Congratulations to all of today's graduates. We hope you'll stay involved with WOU long after graduation. Remember, you're forever a wolf. 🐾#wougrad #howlaboutit #classof2017
  • Thanks to President Fuller for getting these from the stage! Do you see yourself? #wougrad #classof2017 #howlaboutit
  • One of the best parts of Commencement? All of the love and celebration afterward in the Grove.
#wougrad #howlaboutit #classof2017
  • Anyone catch the sweet new Campus Public Safety ride? It's maiden voyage is today at Commencement. #wougrad #howlaboutit
  • President Fuller snapping a pic of all the grads! We'll post his pic soon. Keep an eye out. #wougrad
  • While you're enjoying the sweet tunes of pomp and circumstance, read a bit about the Class of 2017. #wougrad #howlaboutit #classof2017
  • Grad photos are happening all over town this morning. Caught this one at @dutchbrosmonmouth. Hey grads, where are you taking cap and gown pics?
#wougrad #howlaboutit #classof2017
  • Can't make it to Commencement? Visit wou.edu/livestream to watch it live. #wougrad #howlaboutit #classof2017

Head on over to our photo albums and check out the people of Commencement and the amazingly decorated mortar boards. Please tag yourself, tag your friends and share the album! ... See MoreSee Less

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Important message for those on campus today or planning to visit this afternoon: Campus is closed the remainder of Monday, June 19 due to a city-wide power outage. Keep an eye on wou.edu for updates. ... See MoreSee Less

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