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Lessons in the lessons: English and General Education

Lessons in the lessons: English and General Education

There are lessons within the lessons taught in biology to literature to philosophy classes at Western Oregon University. And each lesson can provide us with guidance, insight and knowledge during this uncertain time. Today at WOU asked faculty to share with students...

WOU Offers At-Home Workout Options

WOU Offers At-Home Workout Options

Western Oregon University students and community members now have an option to take at-home fitness classes through the Peter Courtney Health and Wellness Center. Campus Recreation Assistant Director Zachary Hammerle used a little innovation to be able to provide FOD...

Lessons in the Lessons: Music and Psychology

Lessons in the Lessons: Music and Psychology

There are lessons within the lessons taught in biology to literature to philosophy classes at Western Oregon University. And each lesson can provide us with guidance, insight and knowledge during this uncertain time. Today at WOU asked faculty to share with students...

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Cheyanne Bumgardner '17

What do you like best about WOU?

Honestly, it’s the people here. I don’t feel like I’m just a number. My campus community knows me not only by my name but by my personality too! I’ve gained valuable connections with classmates, fellow student leaders, professors, and staff and faculty of all titles. I love WOU because I feel cared for and like my voice matters.

New Battle Ground Police chief and WOU graduate takes oath of office

New Battle Ground Police chief and WOU graduate takes oath of office

Posted by ClarkCountyToday.com Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020 Mike Fort takes over for retiring Chief Bob Richardson BATTLE GROUND — Mike Fort took his official oath of office Friday afternoon as Battle Ground’s new chief of police. Chief Fort, who has served as Battle Ground Police lieutenant the last two years, was named successor to retiring Police Chief Bob Richardson by City Manager Erin Erdman in October of 2019...

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From farmworker roots to national acclaim for former Nyssa man and WOU alum | Malheur Enterprise

From farmworker roots to national acclaim for former Nyssa man and WOU alum | Malheur Enterprise

Yadira Lopez, Tech Register February 19, 2020 Nyssa schools and farm fields helped form Gustavo Balderas. Now the superintendent of the Eugene School District, last week Balderas was named the national superintendent of the year. Balderas has led the Eugene School District since 2015. The award, given by the national School Supertintendents Association, honors school leaders across the country who are influencing students’...

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Five Benicia High athletes sign letters of intent to play in college, 2 Signing with WOU

Five Benicia High athletes sign letters of intent to play in college, 2 Signing with WOU

By THOMAS GASE | tgase@timesheraldonline.com | Vallejo Times Herald PUBLISHED: February 13, 2020 at 5:47 p.m. | UPDATED: February 14, 2020 at 3:19 p.m. Five Benicia High student-athletes recently found their true north and their decisions were celebrated at a Thursday ceremony where they signed their letters of intent for college. While golfer Angel Antonio will remain in the North Bay by attending Dominican, Benicia High...

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