Entries by Sean Glassford

, Faculty Focus: Melissa Matthewson Book Launch

Communication program instructor Melissa Matthewson celebrated the release of her new book, Tracing the Desire Line, with readings in Jacksonville and Ashland earlier this month.

, Student Travels: Exploring the Yucatan

In January of this year, I departed Ashland, Oregon to live and work in Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico. I had two main objectives. First, I wanted to improve my Spanish language skills through long-term immersion. Second, I wanted to work with local research groups to better understand the impacts of a major environmental problem in the region. In late June, my colleague, Leslie Eldridge, arrived with 14 outstanding SOU students to learn more about the culture and environment of the Yucatan region of Mexico.

, Digital Cinema: Promo Makes it to Silver Screen

A video created by SOU students to promote the university’s new Digital Cinema degree program will screen before films at Coming Attractions Theatre locations across Oregon, northern California, Washington and Alaska.

Dutch Bros: SOU Alumni Are Changing the World!

Let’s Pack the SU Rogue River Room for Travis Boersma, Co-Founder & CEO of Dutch Bros Coffee.

, Faculty Focus: Jess Columbo Teaches Strategic Social Media

The Communication program at Southern Oregon University has offered a course in Strategic Social Media since 2015, but our section of COMM323 in the Spring of 2019 added a new twist: prominent Portland-based social media strategist Jess Columbo joined our faculty to teach an online version of the popular course.

, Ryan Brim: Last Few Turns Before Last Few Finals

Winter is over for most students here at SOU but for two students Ryan Brim and Jared Seiders, they were not willing to accept this fact. Instead, they trekked deep into Mount Lassen National park to find the last few turns they could before returning to take the last few finals they would ever have to take in their college careers.

Creative Entrepreneurship: COMM424

Here’s what Southern Oregon University’s course in Creative Entrepreneurship boils down to, nurturing passionate and creative entrepreneurs who want to make a difference.

2nd Annual: Reconnect & Share, BCE Student and Alumni Social

SOU’s Business, Communication, and Environmental Science and Policy Division is hosting its second annual Reconnect & Share, BCE Student, and Alumni Social. There’ll be a variety of opportunities to network and develop connections, free food and drinks, a photo booth, prizes, and a lot of fun games!

, Communication Studies Minor Degree: Now Offered Fully Online!

Starting in 2019, SOU students can complete a minor in Communication Studies fully online! These online courses provide flexibility as you complete your SOU degree, while also helping you to navigate your career and family life.

SOU School of Business: Spring 2019 Events

Learn more about how to build marketing, computer technology, design, and multimedia skills to succeed in Internet marketing and e-commerce at the CIMeC Panel discussion featuring speakers Randy Sparks, Oscar Castro, and Todd Bushman.