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O’Shea received notification last week that she has completed all requirements for her online MBA degree from the SOU School of Business, after earning her bachelor’s degree in business administration from SOU in 2019. She has reached those academic milestones while working – first with a local nonprofit and for the past year in her “dream job” as a project manager at the Dutch Bros. headquarters in Grants Pass.

Jesse Williamson Alumni English Program Stories Southern Oregon University cover

SOU alumni, Jesse Williamson, graduated in 1999 with an interdisciplinary B.S. in English and Computer Science, and then again in 2018 with an M.S. in Mathematical and Computer Sciences.

Emily Perry English Program Stories Southern Oregon University cover

Looking for a great read over the summer? In this post, some of our majors share some of their favorite books and authors of all-time.

Precious Yamaguchi Helps SOU Link Technology Read More

A few years ago, the economic value of watching other people play videogames might have seemed like a losing proposition. But the global esports market exceeded $1 billion in 2019, and by some accounts is expected to grow at an average rate of 24 percent for the rest of the decade.

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The English program at SOU would like to recognize the outstanding scholarship of three English majors: Michael Surgeon, MeKenzie Brock, and Taylor Madden. All three students recently submitted papers to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University Richard Macksey Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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Dr. Jordy Rosenberg is a professor at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. His first novel, Confessions of the Fox, features a trans protagonist in the 18th century who must balance his revelations of gender, desire, and liberation.

The Scholastic Art and Writing awards have left a lasting impression on English majors at SOU. Since 2016, the scholastic juror position has quickly been filled by English majors who are eager to read and judge the works of young writers across America.

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SOU alumni, Michael Kerr, graduated Summa Cum Laude Laude with a degree in English and Writing from SOU in 2009. After graduation, Kerr ventured into the writing world and has written for dozens of publications including VentureBeat, Portland Business Journal, Forbes, and the Financial Times.

Tyler Jasper 10th Anniversary Alumni Spotlight EMDA Stories SOU Cover

I was late to the party! I didn’t decide to pursue an EMDA minor until my final year at SOU, but I’m so glad I did. The instructors helped me learn interactive media skills that mesh well with my Business degree. After I graduated and landed a job, my manager even told me I was chosen based on my experience with interactive media.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sarah Gadon in Belle Film by Misan Sagay Digital Cinema Stories DCIN399 Screenwriting SOU Cover

In the wake of a year of national protest grounded in issues of equity and diversity, the Digital Cinema faculty at Southern Oregon University took an opportunity to quickly respond to current events and launch an innovative course on Black screenwriting in Fall 2020.