New EOU Programs Address Area Workforce Needs
16 Feb 2023
This article originally appeared on and was written for La Grande Economic Development by Golden Shovel Agency.
Workforce advancement is a multi-faceted endeavor to meet the needs of employees and employers alike. In rural communities like La Grande, developing a skilled workforce is critical to advancing the region’s economy. Educational institutions like La Grande’s Eastern Oregon University (EOU) can help promote that development. EOU is initiating two new programs this year to address local workforce needs - Agriculture Entrepreneurship and Healthcare Administration.
Read the complete article from Golden Shovel Agency here.
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