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Kevin Hughes could regularly be spotted out and about on campus as he took care of our beautiful gro [...]

Western Oregon University’s Board of Trustees will welcome several new members in coming weeks as te [...]

The Mario and Alma Pastega Sta Excellence Award honors a classified or administrative staff member w [...]

The Mario and Alma Pastega Award for Excellence in Scholarship honors a full-time faculty member who [...]

The Mario and Alma Pastega Award for Excellence in Teaching honors a full-time faculty member who de [...]

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 [...]

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing By Finegan Kruckemeyer is a story about th [...]

Since arriving at WOU, there are very few performances in theatre and dance that I have missed. Duri [...]

  • Come listen to great tunes by Chance Hayden tomorrow and enjoy FREE Root Beer Floats! The weather is perfect for lunch outside and catering will be grilling up some delicious lunch options!

Make sure to check out this summer's line up of artists and desserts!
  • Listen to that sweet, sweet WOU Drumline. 
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Parading!! 🇺🇸🇺🇸
  • Happy 4th of July! Did you spot Wolfie in the parade today? #howlaboutit #fourthofjuly
  • Way to go, David!!! This is amazing! @wou_xctf #howlaboutit #orsportsawards @orsports
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During New Student a Week 2014, I added my name to the sidewalk of the class of 2018. We're finally here and I'm officially have my BS of Mathematics! #wougrad #classof2018
  • One of our favorite parts of every Commencement is seeing all of the love and celebration in the Grove after the ceremony. #wougrad #howlaboutit #classof2018
  • Congratulations, class of 2018! You did it! #wougrad #howlaboutit
  • We're having a great time at Commencement! #wougrad
  • Today's the day! We're so proud of you. Yes, you! We hope you have an incredible day today. You earned it. #wougrad #howlaboutit
  • Great crowd at Gentle House for Senior Sendoff brought to you by @woualumni. Thanks to @kwouonline for bringing the tunes. See you soon at Senior Sunset! #wougrad #howlaboutit
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Today we’re prepping to welcome our brand new group of WOU Alumni, for they will be graduating tomorrow! This year’s Commencement is shaping up to be a fantastic day! 🎓🐺 #wougrad
  • Hey WOU grads, oh my gosh you're graduating TOMORROW!!! As in less than 24 hours from now. Can you believe it?! #wougrad #howlaboutit

4 days ago

Western Oregon University

Check out this amazing project one of our ASL interpreting alums, City of Corvallis Police Department Captain Nick Hurley, is involved in. Visor and wallet cards have been created to improve communication between police officers and those in the deaf and hard of hearing community.City of Corvallis Police DepartmentThe Corvallis Police Department is proud to assist the Oregon Association of the Deaf, Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training with the launch of Visor and Wallet Communication Cards. These cards will assist in communications between those in the deaf and hard of hearing community and law enforcement. The cards are avallable at the front count of the Corvalls Police Department. For more information contact Lt. Ryan Eaton (541) 766-6420. ...

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5 days ago

Western Oregon University

A sneak peek at just a few of guest artist Laurel Peterson's amazing costume designs for Valley Shakespeare Company's upcoming Summer 2018 production of Tartuffe.Valley Shakespeare Company at Western Oregon University will perform Tartuffe Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday July 26, 27, 28, 29 & Thursday, Friday and Saturday August 2, 3, 4 on the Leinwand outdoor stage outside of Rice Auditorium on the campus of Western Oregon University. The show will feature lawn seating, so audience members are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. All performances will begin at 8:00PM and are free to the public. The running time of the show is approximately 2 hours and fifteen minutes with one intermission. The show is appropriate for all ages.For more information, call 503-838-8461 ...

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2 weeks ago

Western Oregon University

Happy 4th of July! Will we see you at the fireworks tonight?#IndyDays When you've got a name like Independence, a great fireworks show is a requirement! ...

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