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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode 9

January 22, 2024 – They’re back! Episode 9 of “Raider Up with President Rick” is available wherever you get your podcasts. Topics for SOU President Rick Bailey and student host Kai Pace include SOU exchange programs, Environmental Science, Policy & Sustainability, a vision of SOU in 10 years and the advice President Bailey would give himself when he came aboard two years ago.

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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode 8

December 14, 2023 – SOU President Rick Bailey and student podcast host Kai Pace are back for another episode of “Raider Up with President Rick.” This month’s topics include what happens on campus during winter break, SOU’s Theatre program, status of construction projects, SOU’s upward trajectory and more!

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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode 7

November 14, 2023 – SOU President Rick Bailey is back for another season of the Raider Up podcast, this year hosted by student podcaster Kai Pace. President Rick answers questions about students’ questions about what excites him most about SOU’s future, his favorite places on campus, fire alarms and more.

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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode 6

May 30, 2023 – SOU President Rick Bailey is back for another Raider Up podcast, answering students’ questions about what tuition pays for, the state of housing in Ashland, the Theatre Program, accessibility on campus, how decisions are made about adding academic programs and more.

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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode 5

February 20, 2022 – SOU President Rick Bailey returns to the Raider Up podcast with answers to students’ questions about what SOU has to offer for out-of-state students, parking availability for students, how students may be affected by SOU’s financial realignment and more.

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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode #4

July 26, 2022 – SOU president Rick Bailey uses episode #4 of his podcast to answer student questions about SOU’s commitment to students from rural areas, whether he may at some point teach military history or other courses, his musical preferences and some favorite moments from his first academic year at SOU.

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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode #3

June 22, 2022 – SOU president Rick Bailey is back behind the mic with podcast host Nash Bennett, addressing questions that have been submitted by students. Topics this month range from cookies and the president’s favorite campus tree, to the cost of housing and ensuring that the university reflects the region’s diverse values.

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Listen: Raider Up with President Rick, Episode #2

May 3, 2022 – SOU president Rick Bailey continues his conversation with students, responding to their questions about his childhood expectations of college, advice for those seeking graduate school opportunities, the universities approach to managing tuition costs and his goals for the coming year.

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Listen: SOU President Launches Podcast for Ongoing Conversation with Students

April 5, 2022 – Southern Oregon University President Rick Bailey is committed to finding new ways to connect with students and maintaining a productive conversation about their academic needs and experiences, and this month marks another step in that direction with the introduction of his “Raider Up with President Rick” podcast.