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Category Archives: Ecampus Students

Maria Reading, Spanish graduate from Oregon State University Ecampus

Online Spanish studies help alum take her career to a higher degree

Maria Reading was a young child when she moved with her family from Mexico to Southern California. Spanish was her first language. But as she and her nine siblings began school, their world became immersed in English. While working with students many years later, Reading realized she still wanted to fulfill a lifelong dream to earn a college degree and reclaim her native language.

Oregon State University Ecampus psychology student Tracey Campion sits next to her dog, Poppy.

Oregon State Everywhere: Taking the road less traveled

“My Ecampus success coach, Bethany Ulman, became my sounding board and ally, and the concept began to fall into place. A bachelor’s degree in psychology could not be a more fitting education for a coach, and I am so appreciative that the OSU Ecampus program was available for me to return to school online as an older, working student from outside the country.” – Tracey Campion

Joe Peters, Oregon State Ecampus Master of Natural Resources graduate

A Native American tribal voice in a global online classroom

After earning a graduate certificate online with OSU Ecampus, Joe Peters enrolled in OSU’s Master of Natural Resources degree program. The Class of 2019 graduate says the online program became an opportunity for him to advance his career and offer a local Native American perspective to a virtual classroom of students worldwide.

Photo of Anousha Farshid, an Oregon State University Ecampus student who studies computer science online

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘Combining computer science and music is my passion’

Ecampus student shares her experience enhancing music and performance with code By Anousha Farshid OSU Ecampus computer science student Sept. 16, 2019 I moved to Austria with the goal of earning a master’s degree in piano performance. While there, I took some computer music courses and worked on some projects that involved a bit of […]

Striking a balance between student and staff sergeant

With a career in the U.S. Air Force, Chris Burke has worked at odd hours, been deployed overseas and mastered the art of balancing a job and raising three children. That’s why when he was looking into online bachelor’s degree programs a few years ago, he searched for one that was both flexible and veteran-friendly. He found Oregon State University, and through OSU Ecampus he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration 100% online.

Taniah Johnson, a human development family sciences graduate of Oregon State University Ecampus

With her diploma in hand, military sergeant puts self-doubt to rest

Taniah Johnson didn’t think she was smart enough for college. Just the thought of applying to learn online with Oregon State University Ecampus intimidated her. But she had something to prove – to herself and everyone else. Now she’s an Oregon State graduate, active duty in the U.S. Air Force and an aspiring school counselor.

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘I longed for a new chapter in my vocation’

“After searching for Buddhist and Hindu scholars across colleges in Oregon, I came across Oregon State University Ecampus and a class on Gandhi and non-violence, a topic not only captivating, but relevant to our times. Since that first class, I have framed my life around completing my undergraduate degree in liberal studies,” says Ecampus student Diana Hulet.

Engineering management master’s degree propels NASA pro to new heights

“NASA is constantly trying to get the best and the brightest, which is why I got my master’s to remain competitive with my peers,” says M.Eng. alumna Amanda Kniepkamp.

Military spouse juggles full-time job, relocation and a family while earning a master’s degree long-distance

Robin Webster knew she wanted to earn a master’s degree. But she had a full-time job, is the mother of two daughters, and, as a military spouse, had to move to a new part of the country every couple of years. She found Oregon State University’s Master of Education in Adult and Higher Education (Ed.M.) online degree program.

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘The mountains are my classroom’

“I never thought I would have the opportunity to learn outside of a classroom. Ecampus learning opens up doors for flexibility,” says business administration OSU Ecampus student Chris Clarke.