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Nov. 9, 2021: Oregon State University sees record fall enrollment (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Nov. 9, 2021: Record number of students enroll at Oregon State University (The Associated Press)

Nov. 9, 2021: OSU enrollment: University passes 34,000 for first time; Ecampus up 14% (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 9, 2021: Oregon State fall enrollment sets record, driven by in-person and online offerings (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 8, 2021: Does financial need and aid differ for online and on-campus students? (WCET Frontiers)

Sept. 9, 2021: Enhancing quality in digital learning (WCET Frontiers)

Aug. 10, 2021: Oregon State University, Guild Education offer online programs (Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

Aug. 10, 2021: Oregon State working with Guild to expand access to online degrees (The College Post)

Aug. 9, 2021: Oregon State, Guild Education create affordable pathway to degrees and certificates online for America’s workforce (OSU News & Research Communications; also in Cascade Business News)

Aug. 4, 2021: Target to pay 100% of college tuition and textbooks in bid to attract workers (CNBC)

June 10, 2021: Oregon State will award record number of diplomas this weekend (KLCC-NPR)

June 7, 2021: 2021 summa cum laude graduates share their stories, look forward to future plans (The Daily Barometer)

June 7, 2021: Oregon State will graduate a record number of students on June 12 (OSU News & Research Communications)

May 14, 2021: How social scientists can contribute to online teaching and learning: Research, teaching, and mentorship (WCET Frontiers)

May 5, 2021: Workers at these 10 companies can earn a college degree for free (or close to it) (Money)

May 4, 2021: New center to advance online engineering education at Oregon State (OSU News & Research Communications)

May 3, 2021: Evaluating online teaching: Interviewing instructors with 10+ years experience (UPCEA)

April 8, 2021: Chipotle to offer free degrees in agriculture, culinary, and hospitality to employees (PR Newswire)

March 31, 2021: Lessons learned from bringing physics instruction online at Oregon State (eCampus News)

March 30, 2021: How physics instruction moved online at Oregon State University (eCampus News)

March 14, 2021: Researchers study public comments on orca conservation to aid future protection efforts (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

March 8, 2021: Oregon State University ranked No. 4 in nation for online education (The Daily Barometer)

Jan. 26, 2021: Oregon State earns four top-five rankings for online education (KTVZ-TV Bend)

Jan. 26, 2021: OSU earns four top-five rankings for online education from U.S. News & World Report (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 20, 2021: Pandemic pause has Canadian Football League players knocking down Academy doors (Toronto Sun)

Jan. 4, 2021: OSU President F. King Alexander reflects on 2020, looks forward to 2021 (The Corvallis Advocate)

Jan. 2, 2021: Oregon State University instructor brings statics to life (American Society of Civil Engineers)


December 2020: Flexibility and Ecampus serve him well (The Oregon Stater)

December 2020: OSU hits enrollment record despite COVID (The Oregon Stater)

Nov. 17, 2020: Podcast: How Oregon State uses tech and ingenuity to engage physics students remotely (Campus Technology)

Nov. 17, 2020: Remote learning impacts teacher-student connections (The Daily Barometer)

Nov. 17, 2020: Canadian Football League taps Oregon State as its exclusive U.S. provider of online education (OSU News & Research Communications)

Nov. 15, 2020: Roses and raspberries (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 13, 2020: Oregon State enrollment up amidst COVID-19 pandemic (Corvallis Advocate)

Nov. 10, 2020: OSU enrollment passes 33,000 despite pandemic (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 10, 2020: Oregon State enrollment sets another record despite COVID-19 pandemic (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 30, 2020: Exemplars in the fight against syndicate cheating (WCET Frontiers)

Oct. 15, 2020: Emergency funds receive widespread support at Oregon State University (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 13, 2020: Grant seeks to make college more accessible to Oregon’s Indigenous youth (OSU Extension Service)

Oct. 6, 2020: Online Learning Consortium announces 2020 award winners for outstanding work in online and blended education (PR Newswire)

Oct. 1, 2020: New to teaching online? Avoid reinventing the wheel: Interview results from experienced online instructors (University Professional and Continuing Education Association — UPCEA)

Sept. 24, 2020: Why continue to teach online? Interview results from experienced online instructors (WCET Frontiers)

Sept. 24, 2020: Oregon State honored for third straight year with national diversity and inclusion award (My Central Oregon)

Sept. 9, 2020: Presentation and choice fuel accessibility – in-person or remote (Education Dive)

September 2020: Ecampus helps students cope with COVID (The Oregon Stater)

Aug. 24, 2020: Zoom outage affects Bay Area schools (San Francisco Chronicle)

Aug. 17, 2020: Seven Oregon State University students receive Gilman Scholarships to study abroad (OSU News & Research Communications)

Aug. 10, 2020: Online learning requires different strategies by both teachers and students (WRAL-TV Raleigh-Durham)

Aug. 6, 2020: Your questions about hybrid teaching, answered (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

July 7, 2020: Ed Ray steps down as Oregon State University president, but plans to stay at the school (KGW-TV Eugene)

July 1, 2020: Higher education leader Alexander assumes presidency at Oregon State (OSU News & Research Communications)

June 30, 2020: Q&A: OSU President Ed Ray stepping down (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

June 29, 2020: Oregon State President Ed Ray leaves a legacy of leadership and transformation (OSU News & Research Communications)

May 26, 2020: Long-term instructors share most valuable skills for online teaching (OSU Center for Teaching and Learning)

May 18, 2020: OSU provides free reference guides to support teachers, parents with e-learning (KLCC-NPR)

May 5, 2020: OSU Ecampus publishes resources to help K-12 teachers, parents with remote instruction (OSU News & Research Communication)

April 17, 2020: Staying behind: COVID-19 has chased most students from campus, but a hardy few remain at OSU (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

April 15, 2020: Student-centered remote teaching: Lessons learned from online education (Educause)

April 13, 2020: Online teaching is not harder or easier than in-person instruction, it’s ‘just very different’ (The Daily Barometer)

April 7, 2020: Fostering student success outside of online classes (Inside Higher Ed)

April 6, 2020: Oregon State University online education tips for student-centered remote teaching (OSU Center for Teaching and Learning)

April 2020: Ecampus booms in the Ray years (Oregon Stater)

April 2020: Spread the word: Take a bow – OSU at the top once more (Oregon Stater)

March 28, 2020: Online classes pose new expectations for students (Beaver’s Digest)

March 27, 2020: Free, online pandemics course offered by OSU (The Corvallis Advocate)

March 26, 2020: OSU offers ‘Punch Through Pandemics’ spring course for students, public (Newport News Times)

Feb. 19, 2020: Congratulations to Quality Matters members recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 2020 (PR Underground)

Feb. 11, 2020: OSU president calls for increased attention to mental health, basic needs of students (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 24, 2020: Oregon State Board of Trustees approve 10-year business forecast (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 17, 2020: OSU in top 5 online educators (Corvallis Advocate)

Jan. 14, 2020: OSU’s online Ecampus scores high nationally (KTVZ-TV Bend)

Jan. 14, 2020: Faculty excellence helps OSU earn another top-5 national ranking for online education (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 14, 2020: U.S. News releases its rankings of the best online college programs for 2020 (Forbes)


Dec. 12, 2019: Creating a supportive online learning environment with emotional design (Online Learning Consortium)

Dec. 9, 2019: Regional conference on affordability for online students coming to OSU (Life at OSU)

Dec. 9, 2019: Measuring success: An introduction to affordability metrics (Online Learning Consortium)

Dec. 2, 2019: Keeping online education affordable and high-quality (Online Learning Consortium)

December 2019: Inspired to learn: An urge to be more useful led him to OSU Ecampus (Oregon Stater)

December 2019: Ecampus, vets, students of color help break enrollment record (Oregon Stater)

December 2019: Spread the word (Oregon Stater)

Nov. 27, 2019:  Oregon State’s fisheries and wildlife online program earns national award (OSU News & Research Communications)

Nov. 18, 2019: ASOSU passes land acknowledgement bill (The Daily Barometer)

Nov. 11, 2019: How to give your students better feedback with technology (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Nov. 7, 2019: Oregon State enrollment grows online and at Bend campus (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 30, 2019: Professors’ slow, steady acceptance of online learning: A survey (Inside Higher Ed)

Oct. 16, 2019: Daily Scoop: A Native American tribal voice in a global classroom (Squaxin Island Tribe)

Sept. 17, 2019: Oregon State University receives $1.8 million to improve worker training in manufacturing (Cascade Business News)

Sept. 16, 2019: Oregon State University receives $1.8 million to improve worker training in manufacturing (OSU News & Communications Research)

Sept. 11, 2019: OSU celebrates University Day 2019 (Life at OSU)

Sept. 9, 2019: Oregon State University ranked 33rd in nation, tops in Northwest, for innovation (OSU News & Research Communications)

September 2019: Her NASA career is in ascent (Oregon Stater)

September 2019: Spread the word (Oregon Stater)

Aug. 13, 2019: 10 big mistakes online students make (U.S. News & World Report)

July 29, 2019: Ranger unlimited (National Park Service)

June 19, 2019: Oregon State becomes exclusive provider of online education for pro hockey association (OSU News & Research Communications)

June 11, 2019: OSU celebrates 150th commencement with record number of graduates (OSU News & Research Communications)

June 10, 2019: Largest graduating class in 10 years sees 24% first-generation student (The Daily Barometer)

May 28, 2019: OSU Ecampus adds new tools for Native American students (KLCC-FM)

May 24, 2019: OSU extends hand to Native students (The Corvallis Advocate)

May 22, 2019: Augmented reality adventures in teaching horticulture (WCET Frontiers)

May 21, 2019: Oregon State offering enhanced support services to help Native American students earn degrees online (OSU News & Research Communications)

May 16, 2019: OSU to host first academic conference devoted to rock band Phish (The Daily Barometer)

April 5, 2019: Announcing 10 tips for report writers (WCET Frontiers)

April 2019: Radiation health physics student represents U.S. nuclear policy overseas (Momentum: OSU College of Engineering)

April 2019: NFL legend helps drive OSU forward (Oregon Stater)

April 2019: Oregon State’s online program fits military lifestyle (Oregon Stater)

April 2019: Secrets to success: OSU Ecampus consistently earns national rankings. How? (Oregon Stater)

April 2019: Spread the word (Oregon Stater)

March 29, 2019: OSU-Cascades hospitality management courses go online (Bend Bulletin)

March 29, 2019: Online education – the forgotten frontier in student affairs (Inside Higher Ed)

Feb. 27, 2019: What to expect in an online engineering degree program (U.S. News & World Report)

Feb. 25, 2019: First-generation students forge their own path (The Daily Barometer)

Feb. 21, 2019: A Q&A with alt-ac Katie Linder (Inside Higher Ed)

Feb. 7, 2019: OSU president calls for state investment in higher education, invites Oregonians to envision state’s future (OSU News & Research Communications)

Feb. 4, 2019: OSU Portland Center opens (The Daily Barometer)

Jan. 18, 2019: Announcing the Report Reader Checklist: Your newest research resource (WCET Frontiers)

Jan. 16, 2019: How to identify high-quality research (Inside Higher Ed)

Jan. 15, 2019: OSU’s Ecampus online bachelor’s program ranked No. 3 in US (KTVZ-TV Bend)

Jan. 15, 2019: Oregon State online bachelor’s programs ranked 3rd in the nation by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 14, 2019: OSU opens Portland Center in downtown’s Meier & Frank building (KATU-TV Portland)

Jan. 14, 2019: OSU debuts new hub at Meier & Frank building in downtown Portland (KPTV-TV Beaverton)

Jan. 14, 2019: Hundreds attend open house at new OSU Portland Center (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 7, 2019: OSU-Cascades, COCC partner on ‘seamless’ four-year degrees (KTVZ-TV Bend)


December 2018: Ecampus alumna had help to overcome obstacles (The Oregon Stater)

December 2018: It’s a virtual greenhouse (The Oregon Stater)

December 2018: Spread the word: Top academic rankings abound (The Oregon Stater)

Dec. 12, 2018: Reflecting on 2018, and (tentatively) projecting the future (Inside Higher Ed)

Dec. 10, 2018: OSU offers high quality education (Telangana Today)

Nov. 13, 2018: OSU helps veterans transition to college (The Daily Barometer)

Nov. 9, 2018: Enrollment continues to decline at Oregon colleges, universities (OPB)

Nov. 8, 2018: OSU-Cascades reports largest first-year class (

Nov. 7, 2018: How will unresolved research questions get answered? (Inside Higher Ed)

Nov. 6, 2018: OSU overall enrollment grows with expanded offerings (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 25, 2018: Leading by example: Going back to school as a parent (PDX Parent)

Oct. 4, 2018: Oregon State University solves degree completion issue for online biology students (Virtually Inspired)

Sept. 12, 2018: Oregon State taps into big data with new online bachelor’s program in geography & geospatial science (PRWeb)

September 2018: OSU steps it up in the city (The Oregon Stater)

September 2018: Ed Said: President takes a peek over the horizon at university’s future (The Oregon Stater)

September 2018: Commencement 2018 (The Oregon Stater)

September 2018: Back to India for his OSU degree (The Oregon Stater)

July 31, 2018: Fully online nursing program planned for OSU (KBND-AM/FM)

July 17, 2018: Seeing double: Dual degree agriculture students pursue their passion (Herald and News)

June 12, 2018: Student device preferences for online course access and multimedia learning (WCET Frontiers)

June 7, 2018: UDL in action in college online courses (WCET Frontiers)

May 16, 2018: How to break into instructional design (Inside Higher Ed)

May 13, 2018: Carson Kelly’s (college) degree of difficulty different than most (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

April 2018: Spread the word: Top rankings don’t get boring (The Oregon Stater)

April 2018: Ed Said: It’s time for higher education to get better at telling its story (The Oregon Stater)

April 2018: Going the distance (The Oregon Stater)

March 19, 2018: Ecampus ranked top ten online degree program (The Daily Barometer)

March 15, 2018: Pick the right online computer science degree (U.S. News & World Report)

March 14, 2018: Overcoming faculty resistance – or not (Inside Higher Ed)

March 2, 2018: Growing services – online and in the city (Oregon Business)

Feb. 14, 2018: Canvas used by majority of the top 25 online bachelor’s degree programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report (Canvas)

Feb. 8, 2018: OUTspoken: Trinidad woman’s project raises awareness of bisexual invisibility (Eureka Times Standard)

Feb. 1, 2018: OSU president calls for efforts to address nation’s educational achievement gap, shares Portland region expansion plans (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 29, 2018: Navigate an online course’s learning management system (U.S. News & World Report)

Jan. 10, 2018: Career, motherhood and school – it’s possible! (Seattle’s Child)

Jan. 10, 2018: Magazine honors OSU’s online education (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Jan. 9, 2018: OSU’s online bachelor’s programs earn fourth straight top 10 ranking from U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 6, 2018: Gadget would ease phone use for outdoor enthusiasts (Centennial Citizen)


Dec. 8, 2017: Online learning changing higher education (Oregon Stater)

Dec. 8, 2017: Guiding workplace conversations (Oregon Stater)

Dec. 8, 2017: On the right track: Hard work and online learning with OSU help this family to a better life (Oregon Stater; see cover photo)

Dec. 8, 2017: Enrollment reaches another record (Oregon Stater)

Nov. 30, 2017: Introducing the Online Learning Efficacy Research Database (WCET Frontiers)

Nov. 14, 2017: Dr. Kathryn Linder discusses online learning efficacy and OSU’s new database (eLearning Inside News)

Nov. 11, 2017: Oregon State University Ecampus just launched an eLearning database to help professors take their courses online (eLearning Inside News)

Nov. 10, 2017: Online learning research database launched (Inside Higher Ed)

Nov. 9, 2017: Oregon State’s new research database responds to faculty skepticism of online, hybrid learning (Oregon State Ecampus)

Nov. 8, 2017: Under the (virtual) microscope (Inside Higher Ed)

Nov. 6, 2017: OSU overall enrollment up 1.9 percent, Corvallis campus increases less than 1 percent (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 20, 2017: Umatilla County OSU alums preserved in oral history (East Oregonian)

Oct. 9, 2017: Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference draws 600 educators to UMSL (University of Missouri-St. Louis Daily)

Sept. 22, 2017: OSU nabs national award for first-ever 3D virtual microscope for online biology courses (iMPACT Magazine, OSU College of Science)

Sept. 21, 2017: WOW Award: Oregon State University’s virtual microscope for distance students (WCET Frontiers)

Sept. 20, 2017: Instructional designers, looking to be heard (Inside Higher Ed)

Sept. 19, 2017: Assess your goals to select an online bachelor’s degree (U.S. News & World Report)

Sept. 14, 2017: WCET’s WOW awardees transform the college learning experience with innovative, tech-based solutions (WCET)

Sept. 1, 2017: Commencement sends forth another record class (Oregon Stater)

Sept. 1, 2017: Spread the word: Peet’s partners for employee degrees (Oregon Stater)

Sept. 1 2017: Life lessons: Higher education prepares graduates for the working world (Alaska Beyond; pages 49-53)

Aug. 28, 2017: A rising tide: How closed captions can benefit all students (Educause Review)

July 30, 2017: Oregon State Ecampus classes go higher-tech (Capital Press)

July 19, 2017: Oregon State U. to create adaptive chemistry lab situations (Campus Technology)

July 19, 2017: Oregon State collaborates with Smart Sparrow for online labs (Inside Higher Ed)

July 19, 2017: OSU Ecampus to enhance online chemistry lab courses with adaptive learning (Oregon State Ecampus News)

July 13, 2017: Ecampus ranked #1 in U.S. for online liberal arts education (Oregon State Ecampus News)

June 21, 2017: Experience, education fueled Brown’s quest for Fulbright award (Methow Valley News)

June 15, 2017: College Choice releases 2017 ranking of the 25 Best Online Liberal Arts Colleges (PR Newswire)

June 14, 2017: OSU Ecampus class of 2017 spans the nation, world (Oregon State Ecampus News)

June 5, 2017: College student services administration master’s degree comes to OSU Ecampus (The Daily Barometer)

June 5, 2017: Assess online programs as a new, soon-to-be parent (U.S. News & World Report)

June 5, 2017: Peetniks will earn degrees while serving coffee (The Daily Barometer)

May 18, 2017: OSU’s new online college student services administration master’s degree rooted in social justice (OSU News & Research Communications)

May 12, 2017: Online learning course improves student performance in math (iMPACT Magazine, OSU College of Science)

May 11, 2017: Peet’s Coffee offers tuition reimbursement at Oregon State (Cappex)

May 10, 2017: The latest in coffee-college partnerships (Inside Higher Ed)

May 9, 2017: Oregon State, Peet’s Coffee collaborate to give employees a new pathway to a college degree (OSU News & Research Communications)

April 25, 2017: Accelerating the College of Engineering at Oregon State University (Campus Technology)

April 19, 2017: Six from OSU receive Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards (LIFE@OSU)

April 14, 2017: Spread the word: OSU Ecampus top-ranked again (Oregon Stater)

April 14, 2017: Ecampus counselors: Partners for success (Oregon Stater)

April 12, 2017: Instructing instructional designers (Inside Higher Ed)

March 9, 2017: OSU looks to Ecampus to train future agronomists (Capital Press)

Feb. 28, 2017: OSU names Lisa L. Templeton associate provost for Division of Extended Campus (OSU News & Research Communications)

Feb. 16, 2017: Ask 4 questions about accessing online courses on mobile (U.S. News & World Report)

Feb. 9, 2017: OSU president Ray notes concerns, triumphs (The Register-Guard)

Feb. 1, 2017: Learning while you earn (Oregon Business)

Jan. 27, 2017: New $2.5 million grant will support training for Oregon teachers of English learners (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 26, 2017: 6 ways to sample an online degree program (U.S. News & World Report)

Jan. 25, 2017: Actively engaging students in asynchronous online classes (IDEA Education)

Jan. 10, 2017: OSU online program ranked top 10 nationally (KEZI-TV Eugene)

Jan. 10, 2017: OSU’s online bachelor’s, engineering programs top-ranked nationally by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)


Dec. 14, 2016: Do closed captions help students learn? (WCET)

Dec. 7, 2016: Lack of awareness, budget are key barriers to captioning videos (Campus Technology)

December 2016: Alumna helps Ecampus students find success (Oregon Stater)

December 2016: Ecampus ranked best in the U.S. (Oregon Stater)

Nov. 14, 2016: The multiple roles of instructional designers (Teaching Online Podcast | University of Central Florida)

Nov. 8, 2016: OSU enrollment continues to rise (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 7, 2016: OSU overall enrollment up 2.9 percent, Corvallis campus increases less than 1 percent (OSU News & Research Communications; see also LIFE@OSU)

Nov. 7, 2016: Do closed captions impact student learning? (eCampus News)

Nov. 2, 2016: Report: Video captions benefit virtually all students (Campus Technology)

Nov. 1, 2016: Study shows closed captions, transcripts aid most students (KEZI-TV Eugene)

Nov. 1, 2016: Study: Students see benefit of video captioning (Inside Higher Ed)

Nov. 1, 2016: Closed captions, transcripts aid learning for almost all students (

Oct. 27, 2016: Four reasons to consider a local online degree program (U.S. News & World Report)

Oct. 1, 2016: Oregon State’s new programs to address data scientist shortage (Amstat News)

Sept. 22, 2016: OSU’s Ecampus named best online value in nation (KEZI-TV Eugene)

Sept. 22, 2016: OSU Ecampus named nation’s best value in online education (OSU News & Research Communications)

September 2016: 15,000 learners gain ‘new perspective’ in OSU’s regenerative land design course online (Oregon Stater)

September 2016: Virtual career fair leads to real job (Oregon Stater)

September 2016: Ecampus just part of her journey (Oregon Stater)

September 2016: Oregon State Ecampus celebrates graduates (Oregon Stater)

Aug. 29, 2016: Portland makes business sense for OSU (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Aug. 18, 2016: Calling the shots (Military Times)

Aug. 11, 2016: Oregon State University’s new Master of Public Policy online program aims to create future policy leaders (PRWeb)

Aug. 1, 2016: What grad schools think of your online bachelor’s degree (U.S. News & World Report)

August 2016: Innovating so students save money on textbooks (The Messenger | OSU Libraries)

July 19, 2016: Oregon State’s new online programs in data analytics aim to address national shortage (PRWeb)

July 12, 2016: Cultural knowledge, authentic language key to OSU’s new online French bachelor’s program (PRWeb)

June 15, 2016: When two bachelor’s degrees are better than one (Education Advisory Board)

June 11, 2016: Self-starter: OSU graduate launches business while earning a degree (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

June 8, 2016: Career success a theme among OSU’s record number of online graduates (LIFE@OSU)

May 30, 2016: 5 steps for veterans to choose an online bachelor’s program (U.S. News & World Report)

April 28, 2016: Oregon State Ecampus launches podcast on research literacy in higher education (OSU News & Research Communications)

April 2016: OSU offers free, massive online course in sustainable landscape design (Oregon Stater)

April 2016: Biology in 3D: Online labs meet same learning outcomes as OSU’s on-campus labs (Oregon Stater)

April 13, 2016: OSU, Beaverton School District develop new hybrid teacher licensure program (OSU News & Research Communications)

April 2016: OSU Ecampus can make dreams come true in computer science (Oregon Stater)

March 29, 2016: Connecting local agriculture with education (Tillamook Headlight Herald)

March 26, 2016: Free online permaculture course at OSU: Design sustainable landscapes (The Oregonian)

March 17, 2016: Oregon State University launches free permaculture introductory course (Permaculture Magazine)

March 7, 2016: Funding increases for innovative program to improve college success, retention (OSU News & Research Communications)

Feb. 16, 2016: OSU Ecampus ranked among top 10 online degrees in the U.S. (The Daily Barometer)

Feb. 12, 2016: Oregon State sees its future far beyond Corvallis (Oregonian)

Feb. 1, 2016: Raising the bar in online education (Oregon Business)

Jan. 26, 2016: Evaluate career services in an online education program (U.S. News & World Report)

Jan. 13, 2016: OSU in top 10 for online ed (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Jan. 12, 2016: OSU online bachelor’s programs ranked top 10 nationally by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)

Jan. 6, 2016: OSU opens research unit for online teaching, learning (OSU News & Research Communications)


Nov. 10, 2015: Slow growth at OSU good news for Corvallis (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 9, 2015: OSU enrollment up 2.4 percent; Corvallis campus about same size (OSU News & Research Communications)

Oct. 29, 2015: Check out library services as an online student (U.S. News & World Report)

Oct. 26, 2015: Movers and shakers: German professor wins award (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Sept. 28, 2015: Online program earns OSU German professor top teaching prize (OSU News & Research Communications)

Sept. 24, 2015: Online education in 2015: Six cases of innovation (Eduventures)

Aug. 19, 2015: MBA in Executive Leadership caters to Portland professionals (Beaver Nation PDX)

Aug. 13, 2015: Climate change program provides vital training online (PRWeb)

July 30, 2015: Oregon State launches graduate business analytics programs in Portland (Oregon State Ecampus)

June 25, 2015: Oregon State’s new online business degree meets high consumer demand (PRWeb)

June 10, 2015: Military students highlight Oregon State’s record number of online graduates (Oregon State Ecampus)

June 9, 2015: OSU to hold 146th commencement on Saturday in Reser Stadium (OSU News & Research Communications)

June 1, 2015: OSU’s online bachelors programs ranked #4 for veterans (LIFE@OSU)

May 27, 2015: Mollie Holmes: True to herself (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

May 21, 2015: Oregon State’s Ecampus is kind of a big deal (Beaver Nation PDX)

May 18, 2015: Discover four unusual online bachelor’s degrees (U.S. News & World Report)

April 28, 2015: Ecampus clears a path that leads to graduation, a better future (Synergies | College of Public Health and Human Sciences)

March 20, 2015: Engaging a global audience through online education (O&E Magazine)

March 18, 2015: Kim Janci: devoted mother and Ecampus alumna (Beaver Nation PDX)

Feb. 11, 2015: Study a foreign language online (U.S. News & World Report)

Feb. 8, 2015: Keeping track: OSU Ecampus named fifth best program in the nation (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Jan. 30, 2015: OSU President Ed Ray challenges state to improve access to higher education (LIFE@OSU)

Jan. 8, 2015: OSU 5th best Ecampus in nation (KEZI)

Jan. 7, 2015: OSU online undergrad programs rank 5th in nation (The Daily Barometer)

Jan. 7, 2015: OSU online bachelor’s programs ranked fifth nationally by U.S. News (OSU News & Research Communications)


December 2014: Considering going back to school? Hop on the virtual school bus. (MOM Magazine)

Nov. 27, 2014: OSU, KCC, KBREC partner for a unique path through college (Herald and News)

Nov. 17, 2014: Colleges encourage graduates to seek second bachelor’s degrees (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Nov. 13, 2014: OSU course helps teachers with online lab science classes (Campus Technology; see also Denver Business Journal)

Nov. 6, 2014: OSU enrollment hits record mark (Corvallis Gazette-Times; see also Eugene Register-Guard)

Nov. 5, 2014: Oregon State U. launches online certificate for higher ed professionals (Campus Technology; see also WLTZ)

Oct. 24, 2014: Oregon School Counselor of the Year: Forest Grove’s Marinda Peters of Fern Hill Elementary (The Oregonian)

Oct. 17, 2014: Ecampus receives award for excellence (LIFE@OSU)

Oct. 13, 2014: OSU grows with top-rated Ecampus (Jefferson Public Radio | NPR)

Oct. 13, 2014: OSU’s first massive open online course (KEZI)

Oct. 11, 2014: Extension cord: Fall brings change, transition … and learning (The Dalles Chronicle)

Oct. 10, 2014: OSU’s online program judged best in the state (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Oct. 10, 2014: OSU president outlines a decade of accomplishments, new challenges for future (Albany Tribune)

Sept. 30, 2014: OSU Ecampus ranks best in state (The Daily Barometer)

Sept. 26, 2014: OSU Ecampus named best online education program in Oregon (OSU News & Research Communications)

Aug. 11, 2014: Meeting the institutional growth imperative during a downturn (The EvoLLLution)

Aug. 1, 2014: Oregon State launches new online master’s program in engineering management (PR Web)

June 25, 2014: Oregon State University offers first free MOOC (Education News)

June 24, 2014: OSU launches online graduate program in urban forestry (Alliance for Community Trees | Treebune News; see also PR Web )

June 22, 2014: OSU to offer MOOC class this fall (KLCC-FM Eugene NPR)

June 18, 2014: OSU to offer first free ‘massive’ online course (KTVZ-Bend)

June 17, 2014: Oregon State U. to offer MOOC for K-12 educators (The Journal)

June 16, 2014: Grady Britton, Green Rising score big at Portland marketing awards gala (Portland Business Journal)

June 14, 2014: Student, mother earns OSU bachelor’s degree at KCC (Herald and News)

June 13, 2014: Oregon State to graduate record number of online students (

June 11, 2014: ‘Philosophy of Phish’: Oregon State offers online course tied to band’s summer tour (Billboard)

June 11, 2014: Finding a new direction (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

May 12, 2014: Shannon Riggs named ‘Our Hero’ (LIFE@OSU)

April 14, 2014: Vice Provost Awards for Excellence winners announced (LIFE@OSU)

April 10, 2014: OSU Libraries offer open access e-textbooks to students (Library Journal)

April 2014: Learning to talk the talk – online (Military Advanced Education)

April 2014: Coast to coast | Ecampus graduate Colby Mangini (G.I. Jobs Magazine)

March 28, 2014: University considers new office to provide support for online courses (The Daily Emerald, University of Oregon)

March 12, 2014: Top 30 best online colleges for 2014 (; see also GoLocalPDX)

Feb. 18, 2014: Free textbook movement (KEZI; see also OSU News & Communications)

Jan. 29, 2014: Shortage of computer science grads (KEZI)


Dec. 17, 2013: Software and engineering enrollment spikes at Oregon universities (Universities News)

Nov. 25, 2013: MOOCs could be a sea change (The Register-Guard)

Nov. 25, 2013: Online classes require new quality controls (The Register-Guard)

Nov. 25, 2013: Oregon universities follow different courses into the e-future (The Register-Guard; see also Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Oct. 2, 2013: Going to college online popular at OSU (News Radio KEX 1190 Portland)

Oct. 1, 2013: Click your way towards a college degree (Portland Family)

July 14, 2013: Oregon State University focused on expanding Ecampus (

July 3, 2013: Ecampus provides alternative course experience (The Daily Barometer)

June 13, 2013: Graduates are a distinct example of OSU’s global impact (Oregon State Ecampus)

June 10, 2013: History in the making (OSU College of Liberal Arts)

May 22, 2013: Online and face-to-face: Active learning combines technology and teamwork (Terra)

April 5, 2013: Ecampus adapts OSU courses (The Daily Barometer)

March 29, 2013: Educational partnership offers seamless link to future (Klamath Falls Herald and News)

March 15, 2013: WAHS alum earns honor (Albany Democrat-Herald)

March 4, 2013: Once homeless and a teen mom, OSU grad named nation’s outstanding adult degree-earner (The Oregonian; see also Albany Tribune)

March 1, 2013: Colleges shred business plans (Portland Business Journal)

Feb. 21, 2013: OSU to offer online class on industrial hemp (KMTR-TV; see also The Daily Barometer)

Feb. 8, 2013: Oregon State’s Ecampus named eighth best in the nation (Corvallis Gazette-Times; see also Portland Business Journal)

Feb. 7, 2013: Oregon State’s online degrees program rated in the nation’s top 10 (The Oregonian; see also OSU News & Communications)

January 2013: Tenacious Tech | Ecampus graduate Kate Brinkley (G.I. Jobs Magazine)


Dec. 19, 2012: Accelerated computer science bachelor’s designed to pair with other degrees, expand opportunities (

Dec. 14, 2012: The Price of success (Oregon Stater alumni magazine, Winter 2013)

Dec. 3, 2012: Against all odds, OSU Ecampus alumna offers brighter future to her kids (

Dec. 2, 2012: ‘Learning differently’: OSU’s Ecampus grows (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 8, 2012: Continents apart, students turn thirst for learning into dynamic friendship (OSU Ecampus; see also, Meet the ‘Dynamic Beaver Chicks’, OSU College of Education)

Nov. 8, 2012: OSU president envisions statewide impact from new counseling program (OSU Ecampus)

Oct. 10, 2012: Alum wins award on heels of encounter with first lady (OSU Ecampus)

Sept. 17, 2012: G.I. Jobs magazine ranks Ecampus among nation’s Military Friendly Schools (OSU News & Communication)

Sept. 10, 2012: Oregon State program welcomes major exploration (

July 17, 2012: OSU’s latest online program is a remedy for public health workforce issues (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

June 14, 2012: New record of OSU online graduates (KEZI-TV Eugene)

June 14, 2012: Online OSU students graduate in record numbers (OSU News & Communication)

June 13, 2012: Online German degree bridges distance gap with ample face-to-face time (Houston Chronicle; see also Corvallis Gazette-Times)

June 12, 2012: Fisheries prof nabs national honor for teaching excellence (LIFE@OSU)

May 31, 2012: OSU’s Lisa Templeton appointed as chair of UPCEA’s management and innovation team 

April 27, 2012: OSU is in touch online (Portland Business Journal)

April 11, 2012: New online computer science degree amplifies career opportunities (The Boston Globe; see also OSU News & Communication)

Feb. 26, 2012: OSU’s cutting Edge (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Feb. 24, 2012: New summer academy grants access to OSU’s natural resources prestige (San Francisco Chronicle)

Jan. 31, 2012: OSU Ecampus ranked ninth in nation for distance education (OSU News & Communication; see also Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Jan. 25, 2012: OSU professor pushes her limits on ‘Amazing Race’ (LIFE@OSU; see also Albany Democrat-Herald)

Jan. 11, 2012: Program lets fisheries and wildlife professionals pursue a master’s online (San Diego Union-Tribune via PR Web)

Jan. 9, 2012: OSU online fisheries & wildlife bachelor’s degree enrollment surges (KEZI-TV Eugene; see also OSU News & Communication)


Dec. 7, 2011: Local mom awarded for academic achievement (KDLT-TV Sioux Falls, S.D.; also see related feature on

Sept. 22, 2011: Ecampus honored for commitment to military students (OSU News & Communication)

June 22, 2011: New degree program developed to analyze, impact environmental issues (OSU News & Communication)

June 11, 2011: OSU e-grads: Beavers from coast-to-coast (KVAL-TV Eugene)

June 11, 2011: Record number of OSU students graduate via online degree programs (Education News)

June 6, 2011: New approach to sociology possible in online program (OSU News & Communication)

May 26, 2011: Instructor gets up close and personal with new batch of online Hebrew courses (Digital Journal; also in the The Jewish Review)

April 6, 2011: Ecampus ranked 18th in the nation (, and also in LIFE@OSU and Corvallis Gazette-Times)


Jan. 29, 2010: OSU ‘Ecampus’ continues rapid growth, thanks to new programs(Also in The Daily Barometer and OSU News and Communication)

Dec. 17, 2009: Reinventing wildlife education to meet the needs of today’s students (The Wildlife Professional)

Sept. 7, 2009: Learning Chemistry Online: Despite a slow start, distance learning is gaining ground in chemistry education (Chemical & Engineering News)

Sept. 1, 2009: OSU offers online courses for gardening (Corvallis Gazette-Times; also in the Albany Democrat-Herald)

Aug. 25, 2009: Age Masters: Web-based program ffers training in Mastery of Aging Well (Medford Mail Tribune; also in Northwest Cable News)

July 21, 2009: Offline education (Opinion piece in Portland State University’s student newspaper, The Daily Vanguard, gives OSU Ecampus kudos for our expansive online course and degree offerings.)

July 10, 2009: Need for speed: Students seek accelerated courses (Portland Business Journal)

June 5, 2009: Ecampus online degree graduates top 150 for 2009 (Also in the Corvallis Gazette-Times and OSU News and Communication)

March 30, 2009: OSU Extended Campus honored with awards for Ecampus and Summer Session marketing efforts

Feb. 24, 2009: New online wood-based composite course series to provide easier access for industry professionals

Feb. 5, 2009: Bringing the digital world to the classroom (LIFE@OSU)


Dec. 3, 2008: OSU Ecampus Launches Spanish Language Version of Online Course for Nursery Growers (OSU News and Communication, Corvallis Gazette Times and Capital Press: The West’s Ag Website)

Nov. 12, 2008: OSU Extended Campus delivers record 51,000 student credit hours in 2007-08 – OSU Annual Campus Report (See #3 on list)

Sept. 19, 2008: Ecampus instructor Kevin Ahern among award winners at University Day 2008, named Beaver Champion (OSU News and Communication)

July 10, 2008: Ecampus expands online business course offerings (Also on OSU News and Communication and OSU College of Business News)

June 30, 2008: Summer session numbers heat up (Corvallis Gazette Times)

June 24, 2008: Ecampus graduates leave mark at Commencement 2008 (Ecampus Student Profiles)

June 13, 2008: OSU Ecampus To Offer OSU Extension’s Master Gardener Course Online (OSU News and Communication)

June 4, 2008: Ecampus graduate Colby Mangini featured in OSU News and Communication release: OSU to Graduate Largest Class, Honor Displaced WWII-era Students

June 4, 2008: Ecampus welcomes record-breaking numbers at graduation reception

May 8, 2008: Ecampus leaps ahead with firsts (The Daily Barometer)

April 22, 2008: OSU to Present Play by Former NEA Chairman; Noted Actor Stiers Joins Cast – Release announcing musical, “SPIN.” Music written by Ecampus instructor Sila Cevikce Shaman. (OSU News and Communication)

April 10, 2008: OSU Ecampus Launches Online Course to Combat Phytophthora Plant Disease in Nurseries

March 16, 2008: Learn On Insert: More colleges, students embrace online learning (The Oregonian)

March 5, 2008: New Online/On-Site Counseling Doctorate Perfect Combo for Working Professionals

Feb. 19, 2008: OSU Spreading Natural Resources Nationwide Through Online Consortium

Feb. 18, 2008: Getting a degree switches servers (The Daily Barometer)

Jan. 4, 2008: Oregon State University Homepage Headline News In the Spotlight –Teaching From Experience: OSU student teachers in Portland and Salem immerse themselves in the communities where they teach


Nov. 29, 2007: Ecampus Instructors Honored – Wright named professor of year (Corvallis Gazette-Times) and OSU instructor wins mentor award (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Nov. 21, 2007: OSU Extended Campus Reports Significant Online Degree Enrollment Increase (also on KVAL CBS 13 Eugene, OSU News and Communication and OSU Today)

Oct. 1, 2007: Student Spotlight: Teacher’s Pet PDF (GI Jobs)

Sept. 28, 2007: Off-campus students take advantage of online courses(The Daily Barometer)

Sept. 18, 2007: Accredited Online Colleges & Universities(BellaOnline)

Aug. 14, 2007: OSU Extended Campus Associate Dean Wins Leadership Position (also in OSU News and Communication, OSU Today and Corvallis Gazette-Times)

July 25, 2007: Distance MAT program trains future teachers in diversity through community involvement (also in OSU News and Communication)

July 19, 2007: Extended Campus Courses Help Siletz Academy Students Graduate (also in Newport News-Times)

July 12, 2007: 2007 Ecampus graduates largest class to date (also inCorvallis Gazette-Times)

June 28, 2007: Ecampus gives high schoolers taste of college in summer program (also onKVAL-TV Eugene)

April 25, 2007: Extended Campus, Former Dean Honored with National Awards

April 9, 2007: New Alignment Brings OSU Extension, Extended Campus Closer Together

March 23, 2007: “A Taste of College” registration opens for the two-week summer program (also in Bend Weekly)

Feb. 13, 2007: Graduate programs in education offered in Portland, Salem areas


Nov. 29, 2006: Ecampus Dean honored at retirement party

Nov. 15, 2006: OSU/Ecampus professor Bob Dziak travels to Antarctica to study earthquakes and whales (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Sept. 6, 2006: Ecampus plays role in reopening of high school in Siletz, Oregon (Newport News-Times)

July 10, 2006: Ecampus Dean Bill McCaughan announces his retirement, effective at the end of 2006

June 27, 2006: New OSU course in human resource training for pharmacists now offered online through Ecampus

May 30, 2006: Summer Session offers marine biology course series at Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport (also in the Lincoln City News Guard)

April 5, 2006: Sustainability/resource management program offered this summer in Wallowa County, OR

March 21, 2006: Extended Campus P-12 Outreach offers “A Taste of College” for high school students

Feb. 15, 2006: Siletz Valley School and Extended Campus partnership explained (The Newport News-Times)

Feb. 15, 2006: OSU K-12 Online signs agreement with the Siletz Valley Early College Academy

Jan. 25, 2006: Accreditation is received for OSU K-12 Online program

January 2006: Summer Session offers many learning opportunities


December 2005: Ecampus instructors link international students online

December 2005: OSU offers short, online courses for upgrading skills

Oct. 28, 2005: K-12 Online part of new program to assist middle school students

July 20, 2005: Health Care Administration program starts again fall 2005 in Central and Western Oregon

April 6, 2005: OSU Nuclear Engineering program rated 9th in the nation

March 31, 2005: Ecampus receives grant to offer special programs to high school students

March 17, 2005: Extended Campus wins six national marketing awards

March 16, 2005: Summer Session students can take courses at the Oregon Coast

Feb. 24, 2005: Ecampus graduate selected as National Outstanding Continuing Education Student for 2005