Category Archives: Education

E::Space Labs Hosts Grand Opening Oct. 18

If you have an interest in engineering or a hardware product you’ve been wanting to create, then we’ve got just the place for you. E::Space Labs, a new membership-based engineering lab in Bend , is hosting an open house from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18. The lab provides hardware designers, inventors, entrepreneurs, startups […]

An Insider’s Look at BendPoly’s First Summer Session

For the students at BendPoly school has been in for summer. The inaugural class of 16 is about halfway through the summer digital marketing course. Following is a guest post (courtesy of Bluebird Strategies’ blog) from Alex Spearman, a senior from Hawaii Pacific and a BendPoly student, about what’s she’s learned so far. I recently […]

BendPoly Kicks Off Inaugural Class Today

Summer school is officially in session for the inaugural BendPoly class. Sixteen students, a mix of undergrads and graduate students from University of Oregon, OSU-Cascades, George Fox, Hawaii Pacific and Cornell, started a six-week deep dive into digital marketing today right here in the high desert. The idea is give them some practical skills that […]

Contact Legislators to Support OSU-Cascades Innovation Center Funding

Contributed by Now for Bend, a community coalition supporting OSU-Cascades Westside campus. Plans for the expansion of OSU-Cascades on Bend’s west side are moving forward with strong support from local supporters and advocates. However, this week marks another critical point for OSU-Cascades, as Oregon state legislators review $2 million in funding for the university’s proposed […]

Facebook Exec Headlines SearchFest Digital Marketing Conference

Jonathon Colman, Content Strategist at Facebook, will present the closing keynote at the ninth annual SearchFest in Portland next month. Kicking off the event this year is industry veteran Tim Mayer, President of Heddle Marketing and past Yahoo! executive. SearchFest presents multiple learning tracks, workshops, and panel sessions designed to provide direct insight into strategies and technological […]

10Barrel Founders to Present at PubTalk

People had a lot of feelings after the owners of 10Barrel Brewing announced the company’s sale to AB Inbev last November. At Thursday’s PubTalk you can hear from the founders themselves about growing a beer business in Bend and ask them all your burning questions (time permitted). Sponsored by EDCO, the first PubTalk of 2015 […]