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Carly Johansen

Carly Johansen is a writer for Oregon State University Ecampus. She specifically writes pieces for those who are considering pursuing their degree online in the hopes to answer questions that they may have along the way. Her writing style and subject area expertise come from personal experience with online education and curiosity about how to improve the student experience. Carly has been at OSU since early 2020, coming from a position in Iowa State University's Department of World Languages and Cultures. Originally from Iowa, Carly landed at Oregon State Ecampus through a love for higher education and an interest in the growing field of online education. She also has an enthusiasm for data and a passion for creating a more accessible and just world. Carly has a master's in strategic communications which she completed online from the University of Iowa and a bachelor's degree in Spanish and linguistics from Iowa State University.
A person with painted nails, holding a box full of desk item hands over a written resignation.

Use this checklist before you quit your job

Deciding whether or not to quit your job is never an easy task. This piece takes a look at some preliminary steps you can take before you take the plunge. From improving professional skills to networking, more preparation for your next career move than you think can be done through online education.

A black and white photo of a flooded community taken from above showcases the extent of the Vanport disaster.

Intersectional education at work

Lynette de Silva is co-director of Oregon State’s water conflict management and transformation program. She is one of many expert OSU faculty members looking at history through a new lens, asking important questions about things like how race played a part in disasters. Read about de Silva’s research into the 1948 Vanport flood.

A group of four women stand together, smiling. From left to right, the women include Carolyn Breece, Melissa Milhollin, Velda Hendricks (Ecampus graduate) and Deanna Lloyd.

Ecampus grads share their advice on returning to college online

Oregon State Ecampus grads know all too well how hard returning to college can be when juggling it with life and work. Here, they share their tips for success and self-motivation through thick and thin.

Corporate education combats the great resignation

Oregon State Ecampus is founded on the belief that everyone who wants to learn should be able to do so. With a focus on high-quality online learning experiences and affordability, we create innovative pathways to success for anyone who wants to learn, especially working professionals. One of the ways we work toward this goal is through the Ecampus Corporate Education Unit’s collaborations with organizations looking to help their employees grow their professional repertoire.

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.

5 ways success coaches support online computer science students

At Oregon State Ecampus, student success comes first. In the case of our computer science programs, a major part of that is success coaching – one-on-one guidance from a pro, customized to what you need, when you need it.