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We hope you will enjoy reading the latest news from Southern Oregon University. This year we have increased our outreach to many more alumni and friends, raised the level of awareness of the importance of philanthropy and worked to continue to build our local, regional, national and international reputation as the public liberal arts university in the West. Thank you for being a part of our journey.   

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Sylvia Kelley, Vice President for Development


Raiders Come From Behind for 31-28 Homecoming Win Over Simon Fraser
Southern Oregon scored a late touchdown and picked up an interception in the final minute to pull out a 31-28 comeback win over Simon Fraser Saturday afternoon at Raider Stadium.
  With the win, SOU improves to 4-4 on the season. Simon Fraser falls to 2-6 with the loss. Southern Oregon returns to action next weekend, when the Raiders travel to California to face No. 8 Azusa Pacific at 6 p.m. Read More


SOU is Top Oregon Public University on Sierra Club "Coolest Schools" List
Full Circle RecyclingSouthern Oregon University (SOU) jumped 61 places in this year's Sierra magazine "Coolest Schools" list, ranking #38 out of 118.
  According to Sierra magazine's web site, the rankings are based on surveys that track energy supply, efficiency, food, academics, purchasing, transportation, waste management, administration, financial investments, and a catch-all called "other initiatives." 
  SOU's Other Initiatives submission mentioned recent funding for the remodeling of an existing campus building into a waste sorting facility as well as funding for new recycling and waste bins on campus. The waste sorting facility is currently under construction and is scheduled to go into operation next month. Read More 

Students awarded National Science Foundation Research Scholarships
Environmental Studies majors Paula Richter and Sarah Rudeen have both been selected as recipients of the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarships. Read More


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In This Issue
Raider Football
SOU on Sierra Club's "Coolest Schools" list
NSF Research Scholarships
Education Scholarships
Campus Events
Education Scholarships
Suellen (Sirvetter) Lussier '94, and Ron Lussier made a substantial bequest to create an endowed scholarship in the School of Education this year. "SOU helped me become a teacher," says Suellen. "Kids have always been a part of my life, and this is a way to leave a legacy to people who help kids." Geoff Mills, Dean of the School of Education couldn't agree more. Read More




Fostering Civility in Youth
Campus Theme Program



Alumni After Hours
Portland, OR Networking Event 



Dog Sees God 

Opening night 



Distinguished Lecture Series
Dr. Diana Maltz



The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Opening night



Raider Club Auction 



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