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Going the distance

Ecampus anthropology student Victoria Keenan is investing time and travel into her education, pursuing internship opportunities on the Oregon State campus, despite the distance.

OSU graduates have the confidence to say ‘good enough’ is never good enough

Jessica Nguyen-Ventura knows firsthand what it’s like to be a minority student, to be tagged as unlikely to succeed. Not only has she defied that label, she has made it her career to ensure all children in Oregon have an equal opportunity for success.

It’s time to take control of your future. Just like Eric Broadfoot did.

“I decided to go back to school to earn my degree because my wife, Courtney, and I got married and we were having a child, and I wanted to move up in the company I was working for,” says economics alum Eric Broadfoot. “Given all of those aspects, I knew it was very important to finish my education.”

Hard conversations make Beavers stronger

Initiating a difficult conversation in the workplace takes boldness and skill. And Kriya Sadhana has been doing it for years. While earning a degree online in women, gender and sexuality studies, Kriya co-founded Trans Affirming Spaces, a training program that seeks to foster a respectful and inclusive work environment for transgender employees.

It was an ambitious dream. But Beavers like a challenge.

Oregon State Ecampus Sociology Alumna Sarah Brown is among a small group of current and former students across the world who have earned a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2017-18 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Ecampus ranked #1 in U.S. for online liberal arts education

Oregon State is the best university in the nation when it comes to delivering a high-quality liberal arts education online, according to a new ranking released last month. Oregon State’s College of Liberal Arts offers 11 bachelor’s degrees and two master’s programs online through OSU Ecampus, the university’s distance education division.

As long as you have the will, it’s never too late to find your way to a degree.

Oregon State University’s oldest graduate, 74-year-old Jerry Kight, earned his degree in liberal studies online through Oregon State Ecampus. “I’m proud of myself and my wife for helping me do this and encouraging me to do it, and my kids, also,” Jerry says.

Behind the scenes with Katherine Hubler, history instructor, OSU Ecampus coordinator

“I enjoy working with a diverse array of students from different age groups, geographic locations and cultural backgrounds in my online classes,” says OSU Ecampus History Instructor Katherine Hubler. “The fact that the student population is typically quite varied allows for interesting class assignments.”

OSU’s new online college student services administration master’s degree rooted in social justice

At a time when issues of social justice and equity are on the rise nationally, higher education professionals need to be equipped with the knowledge and tools to successfully navigate sensitive issues on the front lines, experts say, and this novel new online CSSA program addresses those needs.

Behind the scenes with Loren Chavarría-Bechtel, Spanish senior instructor II

“My personal experience as an immigrant in this country highlighted the importance the Spanish language plays in my cultural identity. I wanted to share the joy of being bilingual or multilingual with my new community in the United States,” says Ecampus Spanish Senior Instructor Loren Chavarría-Bechtel.