Archive for May, 2006

OSU Represents in OUS Diversity Newsletter

Friday, May 26th, 2006

“Lift Every Voice” is a newsletter published by the Oregon University System (OUS) that addresses diversity and multicultural issues amongst the seven OUS campuses. The most recent newsletter features some excellent articles by a few of our current and former OSU staffers and faculty (Phyllis Lee, Sho Shigeoka, Sandy Tsuneyoshi, Janet Nishihara).

OSU Faculty Report on Immigration Issues Through Student Experiences

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

A group of faculty members at OSU have just recently published a report surrounding the path of Mexican immigrant students into higher education. ONE-AND-A-HALF GENERATION MEXICAN YOUTH IN OREGON: PURSUING THE MOBILITY DREAM follows a group of twelve one-and-a-half generation Mexican youth whose experiences were recorded through interviews in 2001 and 2002. The life history […]

1st START session is full; START Bilinque upcoming

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

The SOAR office made this announcement: “….the First START program, (June 25-26) is now closed. We will accept mail-in requests for that program through Monday and will place participants in their second request after Monday.” START gives new students starting classes in the fall an opportunity to come to campus, attend academic presentations, meet other […]

2006 Degree Partnership Summit convened

Friday, May 19th, 2006

The Degree Partnership Summit conference was held on May 18-19, 2006 at Oregon State University. This is the fourth annual Summit held at OSU. The Summit is useful to anyone involved in developing and implementing enrollment partnerships among universities, community colleges, and high schools. This year’s conference included attendees from 10 states and British Columbia. […]

Blogging at PNACAC

Friday, May 19th, 2006

This is a test post of how to blog for the PNACAC Conference in Salem, OR. The audience is captivated by the expert presenting skills of Dan and Blake. Mike Willis tries to figure out how to blog to middle schoolers… Thanks for all that attended our presentation at PNACAC in Salem, OR. Below is […]

Summer financial aid policies

Thursday, May 11th, 2006

For those students that will be taking summer term courses, the Financial Aid and Scholarships office has published on their website a downloadable guide to summer aid simply called, 2006-2007 Summer Term Information. Since summer term is an odd term with regards to financial aid, this guide should help with questions you may have concerning […]

Response to ATD and other comments

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

After sorting through a number of spam comments, I found the following from this post: # Katie Says: “I was just wondering if there was a possibility to transfer late and when the transfer deadline was.” The official deadline was May 1, however, we still take applications on a rolling basis, i.e. we will process […]

Biology at OSU

Monday, May 1st, 2006

(This posting is the third of a series of articles highlighting different programs at Oregon State.) Many students aren’t sure what science area they want to pursue, but most recall their high school biology courses as being interesting and fun. Oregon State offers many majors in the sciences with the biology major being one of […]

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