In the News


Use the links below to find out where Oregon State Ecampus is making the news. Media sources include OSU press releases, articles from local and regional newspapers and other pertinent news outlets. (Note: Links that connect to outside websites may not be available at all times.)

Recent OSU Ecampus news coverage

Feb. 1, 2016: Raising the bar in online education (Oregon Business)

Jan. 26, 2016: Evaluate career services in an online education program (U.S. News & World Report)

Jan. 13, 2016: OSU in top 10 for online ed (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Jan. 12, 2016: OSU online bachelor's programs ranked top 10 nationally by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)


Nov. 10, 2015: Slow growth at OSU good news for Corvallis (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 9, 2015: OSU enrollment up 2.4 percent; Corvallis campus about same size (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 29, 2015: Check out library services as an online student (U.S. News & World Report)

Oct. 26, 2015: Movers and shakers: German professor wins award (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Sept. 28, 2015: Online program earns OSU German professor top teaching prize (OSU News & Research Communications)

Sept. 24, 2015: Online education in 2015: Six cases of innovation (Eduventures)

Aug. 19, 2015: MBA in Executive Leadership caters to Portland professionals (Beaver Nation PDX)

Aug. 13, 2015: Climate change program provides vital training online (PRWeb)

July 30, 2015: Oregon State launches graduate business analytics programs in Portland (Oregon State Ecampus)

June 25, 2015: Oregon State's new online business degree meets high consumer demand (PRWeb)

June 10, 2015: Military students highlight Oregon State’s record number of online graduates (Oregon State Ecampus)

June 9, 2015: OSU to hold 146th commencement on Saturday in Reser Stadium (OSU News & Research Communications)

June 1, 2015: OSU’s online bachelors programs ranked #4 for veterans (LIFE@OSU)

May 27, 2015: Mollie Holmes: True to herself (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

May 21, 2015: Oregon State's Ecampus is kind of a big deal (Beaver Nation PDX)

May 18, 2015: Discover four unusual online bachelor's degrees (U.S. News & World Report)

April 28, 2015: Ecampus clears a path that leads to graduation, a better future (Synergies | College of Public Health and Human Sciences)

March 20, 2015: Engaging a global audience through online education (O&E Magazine)

March 18, 2015: Kim Janci: devoted mother and Ecampus alumna (Beaver Nation PDX)

Feb. 11, 2015: Study a foreign language online (U.S. News & World Report)

Feb. 8, 2015: Keeping track: OSU Ecampus named fifth best program in the nation (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Jan. 30, 2015: OSU President Ed Ray challenges state to improve access to higher education (LIFE@OSU)

Jan. 8, 2015: OSU 5th best Ecampus in nation (KEZI)

Jan. 7, 2015: OSU online undergrad programs rank 5th in nation (The Daily Barometer)

Jan. 7, 2015: OSU online bachelor’s programs ranked fifth nationally by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)


December 2014: Considering going back to school? Hop on the virtual school bus. (MOM Magazine)

Nov. 27, 2014: OSU, KCC, KBREC partner for a unique path through college (Herald and News)

Nov. 17, 2014: Colleges encourage graduates to seek second bachelor's degrees (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Nov. 13, 2014: OSU course helps teachers with online lab science classes (Campus Technology; see also Denver Business Journal)

Nov. 6, 2014: OSU enrollment hits record mark (Corvallis Gazette-Times; see also Eugene Register-Guard)

Nov. 5, 2014: Oregon State U. launches online certificate for higher ed professionals (Campus Technology; see also WLTZ)

Oct. 24, 2014: Oregon School Counselor of the Year: Forest Grove's Marinda Peters of Fern Hill Elementary (The Oregonian)

Oct. 17, 2014: Ecampus receives award for excellence (LIFE@OSU)

Oct. 13, 2014: OSU grows with top-rated Ecampus (Jefferson Public Radio | NPR)

Oct. 13, 2014: OSU's first massive open online course (KEZI)

Oct. 11, 2014: Extension cord: Fall brings change, transition ... and learning (The Dalles Chronicle)

Oct. 10, 2014: OSU's online program judged best in the state (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Oct. 10, 2014: OSU president outlines a decade of accomplishments, new challenges for future (Albany Tribune)

Sept. 30, 2014: OSU Ecampus ranks best in state (The Daily Barometer)

Sept. 26, 2014: OSU Ecampus named best online education program in Oregon (OSU News & Research Communications)

Aug. 11, 2014: Meeting the institutional growth imperative during a downturn (The EvoLLLution)

Aug. 1, 2014: Oregon State launches new online master's program in engineering management (PR Web)

June 25, 2014: Oregon State University offers first free MOOC (Education News)

June 24, 2014: OSU launches online graduate program in urban forestry (Alliance for Community Trees | Treebune News; see also PR Web )

June 22, 2014: OSU to offer MOOC class this fall (KLCC-FM Eugene NPR)

June 18, 2014: OSU to offer first free 'massive' online course (KTVZ-Bend)

June 17, 2014: Oregon State U. to offer MOOC for K-12 educators (The Journal)

June 16, 2014: Grady Britton, Green Rising score big at Portland marketing awards gala (Portland Business Journal)

June 14, 2014: Student, mother earns OSU bachelor's degree at KCC (Herald and News)

June 13, 2014: Oregon State to graduate record number of online students (

June 11, 2014: 'Philosophy of Phish': Oregon State offers online course tied to band's summer tour (Billboard)

June 11, 2014: Finding a new direction (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

May 12, 2014: Shannon Riggs named 'Our Hero' (LIFE@OSU)

April 14, 2014: Vice Provost Awards for Excellence winners announced (LIFE@OSU)

April 10, 2014: OSU Libraries offer open access e-textbooks to students (Library Journal)

April 2014: Learning to talk the talk – online (Military Advanced Education)

April 2014: Coast to coast | Ecampus graduate Colby Mangini (G.I. Jobs Magazine)

March 28, 2014: University considers new office to provide support for online courses (The Daily Emerald, University of Oregon)

March 12, 2014: Top 30 best online colleges for 2014 (; see also GoLocalPDX)

Feb. 18, 2014: Free textbook movement (KEZI; see also OSU News & Communications)

Jan. 29, 2014: Shortage of computer science grads (KEZI)


Dec. 17, 2013: Software and engineering enrollment spikes at Oregon universities (Universities News)

Nov. 25, 2013: MOOCs could be a sea change (The Register-Guard)

Nov. 25, 2013: Online classes require new quality controls (The Register-Guard)

Nov. 25, 2013: Oregon universities follow different courses into the e-future (The Register-Guard; see also Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Oct. 2, 2013: Going to college online popular at OSU (News Radio KEX 1190 Portland)

Oct. 1, 2013: Click your way towards a college degree (Portland Family)

July 14, 2013: Oregon State University focused on expanding Ecampus (

July 3, 2013: Ecampus provides alternative course experience (The Daily Barometer)

June 13, 2013: Graduates are a distinct example of OSU's global impact (Oregon State Ecampus)

June 10, 2013: History in the making (OSU College of Liberal Arts)

May 22, 2013: Online and face-to-face: Active learning combines technology and teamwork (Terra)

April 5, 2013: Ecampus adapts OSU courses (The Daily Barometer)

March 29, 2013: Educational partnership offers seamless link to future (Klamath Falls Herald and News)

March 15, 2013: WAHS alum earns honor (Albany Democrat-Herald)

March 4, 2013: Once homeless and a teen mom, OSU grad named nation's outstanding adult degree-earner (The Oregonian; see also Albany Tribune)

March 1, 2013: Colleges shred business plans (Portland Business Journal)

Feb. 21, 2013: OSU to offer online class on industrial hemp (KMTR-TV; see also The Daily Barometer)

Feb. 8, 2013: Oregon State's Ecampus named eighth best in the nation (Corvallis Gazette-Times; see also Portland Business Journal)

Feb. 7, 2013: Oregon State's online degrees program rated in the nation's top 10 (The Oregonian; see also OSU News & Communications)

January 2013: Tenacious Tech | Ecampus graduate Kate Brinkley (G.I. Jobs Magazine)

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