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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 faculty honored for online teaching engagement, innovations

The annual Ecampus Awards honor outstanding faculty partners who go the extra mile to develop meaningful and innovative online learning environments for Oregon State’s distance students.

Brenda Contreras is kneeling next to a student in the elementary school classroom where she teaches as part of Oregon State's Master of Arts in Teaching program. The child wears a blue denim jacket and has long, dark and curly hair. Both are looking at a learning tablet that the student is holding.

Opportunities in action

By Cody Bowie July 26, 2018 If you ask Brenda Contreras what her time at Oregon State has provided her, she’ll answer in one word: opportunities. Opportunities such as scholarships, a chance to teach near her hometown and experience in a dual-language classroom. The Oregon State psychology graduate is now finishing her first year in […]

When it comes to making research actionable, Oregon State Ecampus is leading the charge

Oregon State University Ecampus knows that as leaders in the field of higher education, there is a responsibility that comes with it: stay on top of the research. And what better way to do so than by being the ones to conduct the research?

Counseling Academic Unit program chair and professor of counseling education , Kok-Mun Ng. He is seated and smiling while talking to a person seated across from him.

Behind the scenes with Kok-Mun Ng, Counseling Academic Unit program chair

Kok-Mun Ng believes that a counselor never stops learning. As the Counseling Academic Unit program chair and a professor of counseling education, he has modeled constant growth for Oregon State students since 2013.

A teacher sits at a long table while four elementary-age students stand in pairs on either side.

Breaking the mold

What if part of your teacher education included an intensive, 2-year residency inside a public school where you co-taught with – and were mentored by – a seasoned teacher from day one? (Think medical school residencies, but in schools instead of hospitals.) A newly-launched, graduate program is doing this, and more.

Rayne Vieger collaborates with Kok-Mun Ng, an Ecampus faculty member in the College of Education. The two sit together at a table with a silver laptop open in front of them.

Getting to know Rayne Vieger

While studying to be an academic librarian at the University of North Texas, Rayne Vieger enrolled in an online class that changed the course of her career forever. Desiring more from her learning experience, Rayne made connecting the dots between instruction and learning her focus, and ultimately, her passion.

OSU College of Education counseling program coordinator Gene Eakin is presented the 2017 Leona Tyler award.

Thick skin and soft heart earn OSU counseling program coordinator prestigious award

A counselor known for his own empathy toward others, Gene Eakin was honored as the recipient of the 2017 Leona Tyler award.

A photo of the Oregon State University campus with a text overlay that reads "100 years of counselor education."

100 years of making an impact

One hundred years. A full century. That’s how long Oregon State University has made a commitment to training students to become world-class counselors who make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Veronica Garcia, graduate of the doctorate in Adult and Higher Education - Community College Leadership online program delivered by Oregon State Ecampus.

Veronica Garcia was told college wasn’t for her. Four degrees later, she’s the president of one.

As the newly hired president of Northeast Lakeview College, a community college in San Antonio, Texas, Veronica is on a mission to help as many people as possible find a path to a college education. She doesn’t want anyone to believe they can’t.