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Mental health resources for online students

Knowing where to go for support is essential for a student’s holistic wellness, and without a physical campus location to visit, Oregon State’s online learners thankfully have a clear-cut path to important resources for stress management. Read three tips to prioritize wellness and find support while earning your degree from a distance.

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Oregon State Everywhere: Grateful after a 20-year battle

“At the time of the stroke, I was enrolled in the local community college, just about to graduate and start nursing school. I even considered becoming a doctor. As I started to recover, I found out none of my plans were possible. Among other things, I had lost the ability to comprehend written words. … It took 20 years to get here, and I don’t mind a bit. I’m just grateful for the chance and the people at Oregon State who are making it possible.” – Monique Lanier, religious studies student

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OSU Ecampus earns national recognition for online student support services

Students who learn online at Oregon State University receive the highest level of academic support according to a new distinction earned by the school. The Quality Matters organization, regarded as the nation’s leading evaluator of high-quality teaching and learning experiences in online education, recently honored Oregon State with its Online Learner Support Certification.

Get help managing mental health as an online student

Without a physical campus location to visit, Oregon State’s online learners needed a clear-cut path to important mental health resources, so Ecampus faculty and staff partnered with Counseling and Psychological Services and the Student Care Team to lay the foundation.

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Students say closed captions, transcripts aid learning, Oregon State study finds

Most college and university students who use closed captions and transcripts on video and multimedia find them helpful as a learning tool, despite them not regularly being made available, according to new research from Oregon State University.