Southern Oregon University

SOU reverses decision on vaccine requirements

ASHLAND, Ore. – Students attending Southern Oregon University this fall will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Just last month, SOU leadership said vaccines wouldn’t be required. However, the Ashland-based university issued the following statement on Thursday, May 13: Southern Oregon …

Former SOU President Mary Cullinan dies

CHENEY, Wash. – A former Southern Oregon University president passed away. Dr. Mary Cullinan took the helm at SOU in 2006 and stepped down in 2014, moving on to serve as Eastern Washington University’s first female president. She resigned from that position …

SOU students can return to in-person learning this fall

ASHLAND, Ore. — Students attending Southern Oregon University this coming fall can expect to return to physical classrooms. On Wednesday, SOU President Linda Schott announced the Ashland-based college will return to primarily in-person classes and student activities for the start of the …

Beloved former SOU football coach passes away

ASHLAND, Ore. – A beloved former Southern Oregon University coach who is considered one of the founding fathers of American football in Japan passed away. SOU said Chuck Mills took over the university’s then-floundering football program in 1980 and immediately turned the …