E-News - Fall 2009

OSU Enews

Published by: OSU Extended Campus
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon; Vol. 11, #5
Fall Edition - September 23, 2009

Announcements and calendar

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

Fall term 2009 begins September 28. You still have time to register for fall 2009 Ecampus online courses. Visit the Ecampus Schedule of Classes, but you better hurry.

Reminder: Ecampus courses are charged at a fixed, per-credit rate, separate from OSU on-campus tuition. Go to Ecampus Tuition & Fees for up-to-date rates.

For $30, Microsoft is offering a special preorder of Window 7 Home Premium to students with a legit university/college email address. Learn more...

Are you also attending community college in Oregon or Hawaii? If so, explore the benefits of the Degree Partnership Program while taking Ecampus classes. Coordinate your financial aid, advising and more!

GIScience Graduate CertificateEcampus launches new GIScience Graduate Certificate

Fall term, Ecampus and the Department of Geosciences will launch a new 19-credit online graduate certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIScience). The certificate is ideal for working professionals who wish to reinforce or upgrade their current skills in order to be more competitive in the rapidly changing field of GIScience. It is also intended for OSU graduate students from any department who are interested in the flexibility of pursuing these courses online. Read more about the GIScience Graduate Certificate...

OSU Beavers football

Enter to win Beaver football tickets to Oct. 31st game!

Interested in catching the excitement of a live Beavers football game on Halloween day? We've got a pair of outstanding Club Level tickets to give away to a lucky Ecampus student, alum, or fan for the OSU vs. UCLA homecoming game on October 31. Simply join our Ecampus fan page on Facebook by October 22 and post a picture that shows off your OSU spirit. In the caption, include "Beaver tickets" and why you're a fan of Ecampus. The winner will be notified on October 23. Post your picture and enter to win here...

Wind turbinesNew Resource Economics minor boosts employment opportunities

Looking for a minor? Consider one in Resource Economics. Recently, econphd.net ranked Oregon State in the top 10 in the world in resource and agricultural economics. Plus, there's an excellent job market in resource and environmental policy and analysis.
Read more about the Resource Economics minor...

TwitterFollow Ecampus on Twitter for tweets to help you succeed

Oregon State Ecampus is now on Twitter. By following us, you will get timely updates on registration, news, program updates, and more. Plus, we will also use Twitter to communicate contests and fun giveaways. If you would like more information about Twitter and how to use it, we recommend these Top 7 Twitter Tutorials on YouTube. Follow Ecampus on Twitter...

Military Friendly SchoolsNational military-friendly ranking granted to OSU Ecampus

We're excited to announce that OSU Ecampus was selected by GI Jobs for its 2010 list of Military Friendly Schools. Online classes are often an ideal solution for veterans and active military on the go. It's also perfect timing considering the new benefits available under the new GI Bill. Learn more...

Winter themeIt's not too early to start planning for winter term

Priority registration for winter term will start on November 15. Classes start January 4.

If you're thinking of applying for admission to an OSU Ecampus degree program, remember to do so at least 10 weeks prior to the start of the term. (That's before Halloween!)

Need to take a language class or sequence? Ecampus now offers all OSU first- and second-year language courses online, including Arabic, French, German, Italian, Russian Spanish, and first-year Catalan (LING 111). Languages are listed by subject in the Ecampus Schedule of Classes.

Last but not least, scroll through the many Bacc Core courses available winter 2010.

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