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Olivia Mercie Langley poses in a polka dot dress while smiling gently at the camera.

How to get ready for your next career move while you’re still earning your degree

Meet Olivia Mercie Langley, a digital communication arts graduate and a wealth of professional tips and tricks. Olivia shares four tips to help you prepare for your next career move while you’re earning your degree.

Building relationships with classmates was key to success for OSU Ecampus alumnus

Vaughan Schmidt gained many things in his time as a post-bacc student: experience in new platforms, project management knowledge and teamwork skills, just to name a few. The most valuable takeaway from his degree, though? The relationships he established with classmates and instructors.

Oregon State Ecampus radiation health physics master's student Rebecca Jaronski stands next to a horse as part of a Western dressage competition

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘One of the best decisions I ever made’

“My personal experience as an Ecampus student has made me a real believer in online education. I personally found that the online format helped me to make better connections with my professors and peers than I did as an undergraduate. The program’s flexibility and quality has made the entire experience amazing, and one of the best decisions I ever made.” — Rebecca Jaronksi, radiation health physics master’s student

An aerial photo of a rainforest in Borneo. Online fisheries and wildlife

Ecampus student 1 of 7 at OSU to earn scholarship to study abroad

Esmeralda Sanchez, an OSU Ecampus student in fisheries and wildlife sciences, will participate in a forest conservation program in Malaysian Borneo after being awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study internationally during the 2020-21 academic year. It’s part of a congressionally funded program designed to broaden U.S. participation in education abroad.

Photo of Meagan Consedine, a student in Oregon State University's Master of Public Policy online program.

Oregon State Everywhere: Public policy rekindles Army vet’s passion for service

“I was motivated to persist in my studies and motivated to graduate by a desire to get back into the workforce and serve in a capacity developing meaningful policies to address real-world problems. I know Oregon State program provided me the tools to do this.” – Meagan Consedine, online Master of Pubic Policy student

Headshot of Daniel Cisneros, a Ph.D. in Counseling hybrid student with Oregon State University Ecampus

Oregon State counseling Ph.D. student earns $20,000 national fellowship award

Daniel Cisneros, a student in Oregon State’s Ph.D. in Counseling online program, has been awarded a $20,000 counseling fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation to aid his research efforts and professional work that focus on serving LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented individuals.

Josh Griffie, a business administration online student with Oregon State University Ecampus, sits on a boardwalk.

Business administration online student ‘always dreaming’ of his next move

This is a story about Josh Griffie, whose life plans have been disrupted so frequently that he can only laugh when asked where he finds the strength to keep going. He’s finishing his Oregon State business administration bachelor’s degree online through OSU Ecampus, and he’s doing it while coping with chronic health issues, job loss and the general turmoil caused by COVID-19. “One of my biggest strengths is my ability to adapt, dream and persevere,” he says.

Photographer Jake Chamseddine sits on a rock atop a hill, holding a camera. Jake is a graduate of Oregon State University's digital communication arts bachelor's degree program.

Capturing music’s biggest stars on the world stage

In an era defined by letting others peek into our lives on social media, Jake Chamseddine is a lot like many millions of people. In other ways, well… he’s different. He spends his time in Australia, feeding kangaroos with Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco. Or he’s “currently running around Europe” with Marshmello. And he’s front and center with Taylor Swift and Urie at the Billboard Music Awards.

Carlee Sedgwick, a sustainability and sociology double major with Oregon State University Ecampus, stands with ocean cliffs behind her. She is in the environmental and natural resource option in the sociology bachelor's degree program.

Oregon State Everywhere: Prone to wanderlust, but at home with Ecampus

“I think my favorite part about Ecampus, besides the community and approachability of all the faculty, is the overall flexibility allowed through online classes. … When I graduate, I want to continue my education before pursuing a career that involves conservation, environmental justice or really anything to do with environmental sustainability.” – Carlee Sedgwick, sociology and sustainability double major