Archive for April, 2008

OSU 4th in EPA College & University Green Power Challenge

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

In the recurring sustainability theme here at OSU, the EPA just released its College and University Green Power Challenge results. OSU came in fourth in the nation overall and first in the Pac-10. This last year, OSU purchased 66,680,400 kilowatt hours (kWh) of green/sustainable energy, good for 74% of our total power usage. OSU student […]

Oregon Voter Registration Deadline April 29th

Monday, April 28th, 2008

The Oregon Voter Registration Deadline is Tuesday, April 29th. Be sure to register! You may register to vote in Oregon if: 1. You are a resident of Oregon. 2. You are a citizen of the United States of America. 3. You are at least 17 years of age. Note: If you are 17 years of […]

Kaleidoscope of Colleges and Cultures a Huge Success!

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Last Friday and Saturday high school students from all four corners of Oregon converged on campus for a program called Kaleidoscope of Colleges and Cultures (KCC). The program is aimed primarily at underrepresented minorities and first generation students. Students got to hear an uplifting keynote address by Javier Cervantes, attend Roadmap to College sessions, learn […]

OSU Marching Band Adds Feature Twirler

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Updated: Kailey just notified us that we mixed up her hometown with her high school. She is actually from Hesperia, CA and attends Sultana High School. Our apologies, Kailey! Thanks for reading! A great story came across the wire this morning about The Oregon State University Marching Band’s new Feature Twirler, Kailey Taylor, from Hesperia, […]

Oregon NAME Conference set for May 6th, 2008

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Just got an email from Dr. Terryl Ross, Director of the Office of Community and Diversity, announcing the 2008 NAME (National Association for Multicultural Education) Conference. From their flier: This conference provides a forum for discussion by teachers, teacher educators and school administrators on the subjects of diversity, culture, equity and justice. Keynote addresses, presentations, […]

OSU Mountain Climbing Club on Everest

Monday, April 21st, 2008

The Albany Democrat Herald has a great story today about the OSU Mountain Climbing Club’s famous alumni history of climbing Mount Everest. The article talks about Willi Unsoeld becoming the 14th person to summit Everest: When a British expedition put the first two men on the summit of Mount Everest in 1953, their achievement fired […]

OSU Launches Oregon’s Largest Commitment to Financial Aid and Access for Oregonians

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Exciting news on campus this morning! The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has announced the Bridge to Success Program. The new program will aim to fund 1,500 of OSU’s most needy in state students. Those students will not have to pay tuition and fees. From the Gazette Times: Oregon State University is leveraging state […]

Campus safety discussion one year after Virginia Tech

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

In honor of the one year anniversary of the shootings at Virginia Tech, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) did a segment on campus safety. Jackie Balzer, dean of Student Life at OSU, was a guest on the segment to discuss how OSU is prepared to respond to safety issues. -bv Update 4/18/2008: OSU has taken another […]

OSU Explore, Sacramento Set for May 8th

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Just got done chatting with our California Regional Representative, Karly Nelson, and she mentioned that we are hosting a program called “OSU Explore” at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West. In case you aren’t aware, OSU Explore is a program where you can get all your OSU related questions answered. If you are interested in attending […]

Chelsea Clinton Makes Stop at OSU

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton, made a stop at Oregon State University and spoke in the Memorial Union Main Lounge on Saturday. To a large crowd of mostly OSU students, faculty, staff and members of the Corvallis and various other communities, Chelsea answered a number of questions from the audience […]

  • Recent Posts

  • Categories

  • Archives