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An aerial photo of a rainforest in Borneo. Online fisheries and wildlife

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.

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.

Experiential opportunities transform learning for Oregon State’s online students

Oregon State University Ecampus students don’t just learn their course material — they live it. Through experiential learning opportunities such as field trips, internships, research and study abroad, online students connect with people and places that enhance their learning and career prospects.

Emily Critelli, a student in the Human Development and Family Sciences program, leans against a cement wall with London's Tower Bridge and the River Thames in the background.

If they can do it, so can you

“Studying abroad is a life-changing experience,” says HDFS Ecampus student Emily Critelli. “As a distance student, studying abroad offers you the opportunity to collaborate with peers that you would likely not meet in any other situation. It truly enriches your collegiate experience and contributes to your own personal development.”

A shared destination. A unique path to get there.

Whether they’re at home, commuting to work or crossing the globe, Oregon State Ecampus students are able to pick up their classroom and carry it with them to the next adventure. So when Adrianna Gordon received an email from her academic advisor about a faculty-led study abroad trip to Vancouver, Canada, she was ready to pack her bags.

Four students stand with The Shard and other London buildings and skyscrapers in the background.

Honors students bring their classroom to London during OSU Summer Session

The goal of the trip was to offer students a unique honors experience during which they connect with faculty, build community with other students and learn about topics, such as Newton or early modern English literature, that have strong and specific ties to the city of London and its resources.