Archive for October, 2007

Doggone Good Costume

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

On my visit to Columbia River High School today in Vancouver, Washington, I was greeted by Cindy Harrington, a counselor at the high school and alumni of the university, and her golden lab, Dixie. The dog was dressed for Halloween in orange and black and showing true ‘Beaver Believer’ spirit. Way to represent, Dixie! Benny […]

Fall 2008 Scholarships deadline update; UHC unchanged

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will only be processing scholarship applications once the February 1 application deadline has passed. Previously, the office awarded scholarships beginning on November 1 and then again after February 1. To reiterate, scholarships will be processed and awarded after the February 1, 2008 application deadline. The University Honors College […]

Sen. Margaret Carter honored

Monday, October 29th, 2007

OSU alumnae Senator Margaret Carter was honored by Portland Community College last week. From the press release: The Skill Center will now be called the Margaret Carter Skill Center. The program takes a hands-on approach to learning and applied skill training. Programs include classes in life-skill education, technology and computer literacy, employment exploration concepts and […]

OSU student one of ‘Top 100 Filipinas’

Monday, October 29th, 2007

See the G-T article. I have had the opportunity to personally work with Claire Oliveros since she has been at Portland Community College. She does a great job and is a tireless worker for her students. Congrats, Claire! -bv For those getting the feed, I mistakenly identified Claire as an alumnus. I got ahead of […]

Former O-State baller gets World Series ring

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Jacoby Ellsbury became an integral part of the Boston Red Sox run to the Major League Baseball World Series. Ellsbury became known for his amazing speed, hot bat, and unflappable demeanor as he took over center field duties for the slumping Coco Crisp. Ellsbury, whose speed and leadoff prowess were well known by Beaver Nation, […]

Charlene McGee Featured in The Oregonian

Friday, October 26th, 2007

If you haven’t heard of Charlene McGee, you should and you will. An OSU Alumni and former Admissions Advisor, McGee is doing great things in the NAACP serving as the youngest NAACP branch president in the nation. Be sure to read this very touching, impressive and inspiring article in The Oregonian. You can also read […]

OSU’s Director of Admissions Named VP of AACRAO

Friday, October 26th, 2007

You may have read about Michele Sandlin’s accomplishments in the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) before on this blog. She has been recognized for developing a holistic admissions policy and for her service in the organization. Now, Michele has been named the Vice President of AACRAO. From all of us here […]

Winter term orientation set

Friday, October 26th, 2007

I know it’s only the middle of Fall term, but this is for those that are planning to enroll Winter term 2008 (starts January 7, 2008). Find information about registration and orientation for Winter term 2008. -bv

Oregon State a leader in campus sustainability

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

The College Sustainability Report Card for 2008 has Oregon State University listed as one of the Top 25 leaders in campus sustainability. This annual report is published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. From their Executive Summary: The College Sustainability Report Card is the only comparative evaluation of campus and endowment sustainability activities at colleges and […]

OSU Offers Nation’s First Ecological Engineering Degree

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

OSU Engineering is again leading the way. Ron Adams, dean of the College of Engineering, announced that OSU will offer that nation’s first ecological engineering degree See the article in the GT.

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