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Giving Day from Students’ Perspectives

Giving Day from Students’ Perspectives

Today, WOU is celebrating our annual Giving Day, a day dedicated to raising funds for the university. On this day, the WOU community gathers together to support WOU students, staff, and faculty in the form of financial contributions. I have been lucky enough to...

It’s Giving Day!

It’s Giving Day!

Today is our annual Giving Day, and we hope you’ll join us by Howling from the Heart wherever you are. Giving Day is Western Oregon University’s most impactful annual tradition that celebrates the power of the Wolves community and what we can do when we...

WOU Student Adam Dryden Selected PAVE Team Leader of the Month

WOU Student Adam Dryden Selected PAVE Team Leader of the Month

  WOU student Adam Dryden was selected as the January Team Leader of the Month for Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE). Dryden, who will be graduating this year, is an Exercise Science major from Salem, with a minor in Health Education. We spoke to Dryden...

Howl from the Heart: Isaiah Abraham

Howl from the Heart: Isaiah Abraham

Giving Day 2021 is just around the corner (March 2!), and we’re hoping you’ll join us in supporting WOU students’ success. During 2020, each of us has adapted, adjusted and created new realities for ourselves; Western Oregon University was no different. As...

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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.

WOU Women’s Soccer Adds Assistant Coach

WOU Women’s Soccer Adds Assistant Coach

By the Polk County Itemizer-Observer MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University’s women’s soccer team will import an assistant coach from the University of Oregon for the new season this fall. Maryn Beutler, most recently a University of Oregon graduate assistant coach, will join the Wolves. Head coach Kacey Bingham said she’s eager to have Beutler to join her staff, according to a WOU news release. “I’ve known and been able to...

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Hailey Verhaalen: Someday When This Is Over

Hailey Verhaalen: Someday When This Is Over

By Bren Swogger at Vortex Oregon native Hailey Verhaalen has seen a lot change in the past year. A singer-songwriter from Oregon City and graduate of Western Oregon University, Verhaalen made her way to Nashville in 2016 to pursue her dreams in country music. Since then, she’s spent the years avidly pursuing her passions, writing three songs a week, collaborating with artists in the Nashville scene and trying to keep her...

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Isle Royale National Park Has New Superintendent

By the Keweenaw Report Isle Royale National Park has a new superintendent. This from a press release from Bert Frost, Regional Director of the National Park Service. Denice Swanke, will take over, effective August 16th. Frost said this about Swanke. “Her honesty and integrity will help continue and develop strong relationships that will position her for success through innovation and meaningful collaboration.” Currently,...

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