ECMC Foundation continues its support for the Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference

MONMOUTH, Ore. – The ECMC Foundation has awarded Western Oregon University a $25,000 grant to support the 22nd annual Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference, which will be held at WOU on Friday, March 9, 2012. The conference is the premier statewide developmental event for Latino high school students. The event has a dual focus on … Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences / Creative Arts

Thoroughly Modern Millie to premiere at WOU

MONMOUTH, – Western Oregon University Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to present “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The production is directed and choreographed by Sharon Oberst, professor of dance, with musical direction by Solveig Holmquist, former professor of music.  “Thoroughly Modern Millie” runs March 1 through 10 at Rice Auditorium on the WOU Campus. “Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a high-spirited … Continue reading

Creative Arts

Jessica Burke and Gwenn Seemel to exhibit paintings at Western Oregon University

MONMOUTH – The Cannon Gallery of Art at Western Oregon University is pleased to present the artwork of Jessica Burke and Gwenn Seemel. The exhibit, “Image, Identity, Allegory: Portraits by Jessica Burke and Gwenn Seemel,” includes drawings and paintings and will be on view at the Cannon Gallery from February 22 to March 23, 2012. … Continue reading

annual fund

Mission 1856 campaign launched to raise scholarship funds and alumni involvement

MONMOUTH – Western Oregon University’s Annual Fund has embarked on a new campaign to improve alumni involvement and improve scholarships: Mission 1856. WOU is looking for 1,856 donors, in honor of the university’s founding year, to give back this fiscal year for the continued success of Western and its students. The Annual Fund is looking … Continue reading