E-News - Winter 2008

OSU Enews

Published by: OSU Extended Campus
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon; Vol. 10, #1
Winter Edition - January 2, 2008

Announcements and calendar

View the Academic Calendar for winter term 2008 university dates, registration deadlines and holidays.

The New Year is also time to keep in mind many upcoming deadlines.  2008 graduatates can view Graduation Information to make sure their graduation application is submitted on time.  Continuing students can find help with filing their FAFSA on our Financial Aid page.

Community college and prospective students can have their questions answered about completing their degree online at one of our upcoming Community College Visits and Transfer Fairs in early 2008. 

Sarah Van MiddlesworthEcampus grad career profile

2006 Ecampus graduate Sarah Van Middlesworth became an Environmental Scientist after completing her bachelor's degree online. Let Sarah share her story about how her Ecampus degree helped to prepare her for this career.  Read more...


Online Soils StudentEcampus instructor helps students get down and dirty

Instructor Ron Reuter created an at-home lab component for his online introductory soils course, and was featured in the Journal of Natural Resources and Life Science Education. Here, he shares his motivation for getting Ecampus students out in the field to gain a hands-on experience.  Read more...

Enrollment Increase

Ecampus enrollment highest to date 

OSU Extended Campus has seen a significant enrollment increase this term with an 18 percent increase in online-exclusive, degree-seeking undergraduate students. Read more about how Ecampus has grown this fall. Read more...

Test ProctoringRelief for stressful test proctoring

While final exams are the least of your worries right now, being familiar with the exam proctoring process can help make the experience easier down the road. View the Ecampus Student Services Exams and Proctoring page to see the details of setting up a proctor in your area.  Read more...


Saving Documents

Quick technology tips

Are your professors having difficulties opening your Microsoft Office 2007 documents?  Are you looking for an inexpensive way to create PDF documents?  Let us show you some easy fixes to these problems, with the help of OSU Technology Support Services.  Read more...

Winter CoursesChallenge yourself in 2008

If you are looking for a course to round out your schedule winter term, a new subject area may be a great way to expand your interests.  Some appealing lower division courses include PHL 121 Reasoning and Writing, HST 202 History of the United States and WS 224 Personal and Social Change.  Upperclassmen can look into FW 620 Ecological Policy, ES 544 Native American Law and MUS 493 Basic Recording Techniques.  Degree-seeking undergraduates can access winter 2008 Bacc Core courses here.


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