The Oregon Extension Fall 2015 Stipend
Once again, the Oregon Extension has been awarded a development grant for the fall of 2015 from the Clif Bar Family Foundation. Under the terms of the grant, any student who applies and is accepted for this coming fall will receive a $2,500 stipend for the semester. The stipend may be used to pay for room, board, activities fee, books, tuition, travel, or any expenses related to the semester, after the semester begins. This is a one-semester grant and applies only to the fall 2015 Oregon Extension program. Spaces for the fall are limited. The $2,500 stipend will be awarded to all fall students.
May Term Launch Postponed until 2016
The Oregon Extension regrets to announce that it is postponing the launch of its new May term in environmental studies, planned for May 27 through June 19, 2015, due to lower than expected enrollment. The 2015 May term had three excellent classes taught by outstanding guest faculty from Calvin College and Eastern Mennonite University, but recruiting for the courses fell short. We apologize to those students who were committed to taking one of the May term classes, and to the faculty who were committed to teaching them. The May term will be back in the future, so stay tuned.
What is the Oregon Extension?
The Oregon Extension offers a fall semester of accredited college studies for the student who wants a more down to earth, honest, lively and deeply engaged learning experience in an intentional community setting – the student who does not want to say, on graduation day, “It happened so fast. I know a lot of things, but I’m not clear on why they matter or what I can do about any of it.” Settle into our mountain hideaway in the southern Oregon Cascades for a four-month conversation with professors and peers who love to read books, ask big questions, and confront big ideas. Move out of the current where you can think about issues that tug at you, cultivate friendships, feel the touch of the breeze in the forest, listen to the stream in the canyon, and reach some understanding about what things mean and why they are worth caring about. Explore this unique alternative semester for Christian college students and other honest seekers.
The Oregon Extension is accredited through Eastern Mennonite University of Harrisonburg, VA.