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Monique Lanier is a graduate of Oregon State’s religious studies online bachelor’s program, and the experience profoundly impacted her — academically and in myriad other ways. And her alma mater helped pave her path to one of the world’s most prestigious institutions. Read more »

Oregon State Everywhere: Geospatial technology, natural resources make a perfect pair online

I was not a typical grad student. For years I’ve wanted to go back to school and get my master’s degree, but due to a number of life circumstances it just didn’t happen. Then, when I was about to turn 50 (yes, 50!) the opportunity came.

Distance learning, remote working bring a new mom’s tech dreams closer

Ravonne was nearly 30 and had a newborn. Was it too late to start a tech career? The answer: no. Now she’s in Oregon State’s postbaccalaureate online computer science program, learning a suite of skills as part of a large community of students, and it’s been a perfect fit.

OSU faculty, staff to receive awards from Ecampus for dedication to student experience

The 2022 Ecampus Awards celebrate OSU faculty and staff excellence and commitment to student success through superior online experiences.

Amazon collaboration

Amazon teams with Oregon State to offer statewide employees tuition benefit to learn on campus, online

Oregon State University formed a collaboration that enables Amazon hourly employees in Oregon to pursue a college degree by enrolling in OSU courses on campus and online. Amazon workers in Oregon will benefit from tuition assistance to pursue more than 200 Oregon State programs on the Corvallis campus or at OSU-Cascades in Bend, as well as 90-plus programs through OSU Ecampus.

Learn online with Oregon State and receive unmatched student support

Without the constant support of her academic advisor, Ashley Hatleberg said she would have quit school. It’s as simple as that. But while pursuing her natural resources degree online with Oregon State, quitting was never a real option. That’s because her academic advisor was with her every step of the way — helping Hatleberg to manage her academic plans, overcome obstacles and connect with a variety of student resources.

What is instructional design? An inside look at Oregon State’s online certificate

Oregon State is a national leader in developing online courses and programs. And OSU’s expertise is benefiting a new generation of education professionals through its online Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. It’s a 20-credit, hands-on program that teaches students how to thoughtfully construct material to help guide a student’s learning from start to finish.

Computer science student earns Department of Defense SMART scholarship

Vidhi Kadakia, a second-year undergraduate in OSU’s College of Engineering, has been selected for the Department of Defense’s Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation scholarship program, known as SMART. A computer science student who learns online with OSU Ecampus, Kadakia is eligible for up to five years of full tuition as well as mentorship, summer internships, a stipend and full-time employment with the DOD upon graduation.

Two students talk while walking down a pathway. Oregon State is committed to affordable learning for students.

Textbooks are way too expensive, and Oregon State is creating change

College textbooks are way too expensive, and Oregon State — with its faculty leading the way — is on a mission to make college more affordable and accessible for students. With the support of the OSU Open Educational Resources Unit, an increasing number of OSU instructors are adopting, adapting and authoring no-cost and low-cost course materials.

Former NFL standout Steven Jackson creates greater diversity for a stronger OSU

Former Oregon State and NFL running back Steven Jackson — who now serves as an OSU Foundation Trustee and on the advisory board for OSU’s director of athletics — made a gift to create the Jackson Family Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fund. It aims to help Oregon State pilot a new program designed to help the university recruit underrepresented faculty and staff.

A photo of Fiona Wylde holding a paddleboard and paddle. Fiona is a geography and geospatial science student

Winning on the water and in the online classroom

Fiona Wylde needed a rigorous degree program that would allow her to further her education while offering the flexibility to sustain her career as a world champion stand-up paddleboarder and windsurfer. She found everything she needed online with Oregon State.

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