WOU welcomes family to campus for weekend of activities
Student services & organizations

WOU welcomes family to campus for weekend of activities

Western Oregon University will hold its annual Family Weekend from Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9. This year’s theme is WOU Modern Family: Taking Family to a Whole New Level. The weekend features a variety of activities and events for WOU students and their families to enjoy campus and the surrounding area. For more … Continue reading

WOU recognized for outstanding academic advising  for sixth consecutive year
Student services & organizations

WOU recognized for outstanding academic advising for sixth consecutive year

Western Oregon University is honored to have four NACADA The Global Community for Academic Advising awards, which marks six consecutive years of WOU’s faculty and staff receiving such honors. Dr. Karie Mize (associate professor of teacher education) has been awarded the Outstanding Certificate of Merit in the faculty advising category, Tamie Saffell (associate director of … Continue reading

Abby’s House to hold salary negotiation workshop
Student services & organizations

Abby’s House to hold salary negotiation workshop

Abby’s House and the Service Learning and Career Development Office at Western Oregon University, will hold a $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop on May 31 from 3 to 6 p.m. The free workshop will take place in the Werner University Center’s (WUC) Willamette Room. Registration forms are available at Abby’s House, which is located in room 108 of WUC. … Continue reading

Student services & organizations

WOU participates in National Day of Silence

Western Oregon University will participate in the National Day of Silence on Friday, April 19. The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network hosts this annual event to raise awareness about the impact bullying and harassment has on LGBTQ youth. On Friday, students nationwide will participate in the event by pledging their silence and representing the voices … Continue reading

Abby’s House hosts Sexual Assault Awareness Month events
Student services & organizations

Abby’s House hosts Sexual Assault Awareness Month events

Abby’s House at Western Oregon University is holding events throughout the month of April to increase public awareness about the prevalence and adverse effects of sexual assault, for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Abby’s House is a resource and referral center for a large variety of issues, and is available to persons of any gender. April … Continue reading

scholarships / Student services & organizations / University Advancement

Western Oregon University joins Maps Community Foundation to address financial literacy

MONMOUTH, Ore. – Western Oregon University (WOU) has created a unique partnership with Maps Community Foundation to address financial literacy for current students. As part of their relationship, Maps will invest $50,000 to fund scholarships for student peer mentors and the university will add financial literacy to the mentoring program’s curriculum. In addition, Maps Credit … Continue reading