E-News - Spring 2009

OSU Enews

Published by: OSU Extended Campus
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon; Vol. 11, #2
Spring Edition - March 18, 2009

Announcements and calendar

View the Academic Calendar for spring term 2009 to read details about upcoming deadlines, events and university holidays.

Spring term 2009 begins Monday, March 30. You still have time to register. Visit the Ecampus Schedule of Classes to search courses and subjects.

Graduating in June? Be sure to apply for graduation and RSVP if you're planning to participate in Commencement. Ecampus graduates are also invited to a graduation reception before the ceremony on campus in the Memorial Union. Visit our Graduation Information page for more info.

Ecampus Grad Travel AwardEnter to win our Graduation Travel Award

If you completed your OSU degree through an Ecampus program during this academic year (fall 2008 to summer 2009) and plan to attend the Commencement ceremony on June 13, be sure to apply for our Graduation Travel Award by May 1. Ecampus graduates who live more than 30 miles from the Corvallis campus may be eligible to win reimbursement to help with travel expenses.  Apply online now.

Ed.M. Online

Customizable master's degree for practicing teachers

The Ed.M. Online is perfect for today's K-12 educators who need a master's program that can fit into their busy schedules. Watch our video interview with Ed.M Online Program Leader Sue Helback and learn more about the program's research-based teaching techniques and goals.  View program details.



SNR Grad Kyle Smith

Sustainable Natural Resources grad jumps into field with new views

Kyle Smith, our first graduate of the online Sustainable Natural Resources graduate certificate, currently works in sustainable forestry and forest restoration for The Nature Conservancy's Ellsworth Creek Preserve. Find out what Kyle liked best about the online program and how he's applying skills he learned in the program to his current job position.  Read the interview.


OSU Disability Access Services

Disability access services for online students

Ecampus provides support and ultimate flexibility to online students with disabilities through OSU's Disability Access Services. Discover the resources available, including alternative learning methods and testing options.  View student service details.



OSU Summer Session

Look ahead to summer course options

OSU Summer Session provides both online and on-site opportunities for students to complete prerequisites and other required courses for their degree programs. Be sure to become a fan of OSU Summer Session on Facebook by April 13 and be instantly entered to win a $50 gift certificate to the OSU Bookstore.  Visit OSU Summer Session.


The economy and your educationImprove your skills and credentials for today's tough job market

In our increasingly competitive job market, continuing your education through an online degree program is the perfect way to stand out in the crowd. OSU Ecampus not only provides accredited learning opportunities, but understands the kinds of degree programs that fit your lifestyle as you continue with your job, family and other commitments. View this article on "The Recession and Your Education" to learn more about online learning and what kind of program will help you be most successful.  View all Ecampus online and distance degrees.

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