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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.

Record-setting 1,384 Oregon State students earn their degrees online

The members of the Oregon State Ecampus graduating Class of 2021 hail from 47 states and 15 countries including Canada, England, India, South Africa, South Korea and Switzerland. The 1,384 graduates account for 18.7% of all Oregon State graduates this year.

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Oregon State earns four top-five rankings for online education from U.S. News & World Report

Oregon State University is ranked No. 4 and is among the nation’s top 10 providers of online undergraduate education for the seventh straight year in a list published today by U.S. News & World Report. The No. 4 ranking of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs also puts Oregon State in the top five for the fourth time since 2015, a feat no other institution in the Western U.S. can claim.

A black football helmet and a white football helmet, each bearing the logo for the Canadian Football League Players' Association, rest on a table. The CFLPA and Oregon State formed a collaboration to help professional football players earn their degrees online.

Canadian Football League Players’ Association taps Oregon State as its exclusive U.S. provider of online education

Oregon State University and the Canadian Football League Players’ Association have announced a collaboration that provides CFLPA members access to the university’s top-ranked online education with support from a tuition benefit program. The agreement gives hundreds of active CFL players the opportunity to advance their education in one of more than 80 degree and certificate programs delivered online by OSU Ecampus.

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

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.

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OSU Ecampus publishes resources to help K-12 teachers, parents with remote instruction

Oregon State University’s nationally ranked online Ecampus program has published a collection of resource guides to assist K-12 teachers, administrators and parents in helping students learn remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collection of quick reference guides is available to the public online and was developed by the Oregon State Ecampus course development and training team.

Faculty excellence helps OSU earn another top-5 national ranking for online education

For the third time in six years, Oregon State University is ranked as one of America’s five best providers of online education by U.S. News & World Report. In the rankings released today, Oregon State Ecampus is No. 5 out of more than 350 institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. OSU was ranked third last year and has placed in the national top 10 every year since 2015.