E-News - Summer 2008
Published by: OSU Extended Campus
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon; Vol. 10, #5
Summer Edition - June 25, 2008
View the Academic Calendar for summer term 2008 university dates, registration deadlines and holidays.
Order your textbooks online from the OSU Bookstore.
Record-breaking number of Ecampus grads
Ecampus graduated 131 students during the 2007-08 year, a significant growth from last year's 87 graduates. Over 30 Ecampus grads made the trip on June 15 to participate in the commencement ceremony on the OSU main campus in Corvallis. They share their experiences with online learning in our 2008 Ecampus Grad Profiles. Read their stories.
Program in Water Conflict Management debuts
Ecampus, along with the Department of Geosciences and The Institute for Water and Watersheds (IWW), is premiering a new online graduate certificate in Water Conflict Management and Transformation. The program is geared toward students and professionals in the water management field to provide them with the necessary skills to tackle global issues of water resource and conflict management. View program details.
Become an OSU Master Gardener online
Starting in September 2008, Ecampus and OSU Extension Service will offer the popular Master Gardener basic training online. After successfully completing the online course, participants will have the option to receive a Certificate of Home Horticulture, or earn a Master Gardener badge with additional training and volunteering at a county Extension office. Get more info.
Ecampus summer courses
It's not too late to take a class this summer! Along with a variety of course offerings and sessions on campus during OSU Summer Session, there are also online courses available. The Ecampus Schedule of Classes can help you find a class that fits into your summer.
Organize your schedule for fall
Starting a new academic year is the perfect time for Ecampus undergraduates to organize their schedules and course requirements. Don't forget that a new minor in Business & Entrepreneurship kicks off this fall, a perfect addition to any of our four online undergraduate degrees. If you need to fulfill a science requirement, take a look at our Online Chemistry & Lab Courses. Also, be sure to check out upcoming fall online Bacc Core courses.
Looking for a career in education? View our online and distance graduate programs in Adult Education, Community College Leadership and Elementary Education.
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