Archive for May, 2008

OSU/LBCC 10 year celebration

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

Over at our DPP blog, I’ve posted a video (thanks again JM) that was intended for the 10 year celebration ceremony. 10 years and counting….. -bv

OSU Gives Honorary Degrees to Japanese Americans

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

From the Gazette Times: OSU gives honorary degrees to Japanese-Americans By KYLE ODEGARD Gazette-Times reporter Students sent to internment camps recognized In the spring of 1942, Noboru Endow, then a sophomore studying chemistry at Oregon State University, received a letter from the government telling him he had to leave school in five days and board […]

Snow in the Quad? It’s 88 outside!

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

A cool post from Eric Stoller, our good friend over in HHS. The ‘Rail Jam’ looked like a pretty sweet event. Was out of town but the video is cool. Pics here. -bv

SMILE Program Turns 20

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

The Science and Math Investigative Learning Experience (SMILE) program celebrated its 20th birthday today. The SMILE Program is a partnership between Oregon State University and 14 Oregon school districts — mostly rural — to provide science and math enrichment for underrepresented and other educationally underserved students in grades 4-12. Part of OSU’s College of Education, […]

Admissions Recruit Team: THRILLER!!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

At this year’s all Student Affairs Luncheon, the OSU Admissions Recruit Team did its version of “Thriller” by Michael Jackson with Carl doing a solo “Billie Jean” to kick the performance off. Watch us strut our stuff: Big kudos to Carl Thomas who played the part of MJ…The rest of the team: Alicia Ortega, Matt […]

Oregon: Get Out and Vote!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

It’s Tuesday, May 20th, and Oregon is holding its primary elections. This is a friendly reminder to everyone to be sure to drop off your ballot by 8pm at an official ballot dropsite! It is too late to send it through the mail. For a few laughs, check out these Saturday Night Live clips on […]

Response to Comment: Bridge to Success

Monday, May 19th, 2008

We received a lengthy comment from Chamroeun Lim on our first post describing the Bridge to Success Program. Does it make sense for incoming freshmen to take out more than $5,000 in Parent Direct Loan with high interest to come to college without the support of Perkin Loan and Institutional Based Aid? – I don’t […]

Bridge to Success Program Follow Up

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Since OSU unveiled its Bridge to Success Program last month we have been receiving great feedback here on the blog and from counselors all over the State of Oregon. Today, the Statesman Journal featured an Op-Ed video narrated by our President, Dr. Ed Ray, that details what the Bridge to Success Program will mean to […]

Busy Month on the Campaign Trail

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

It has been an incredibly busy month in the State of Oregon and here in Corvallis with respect to the political campaigns. Both the Democrats have visited the Corvallis/Albany area within the last couple of weeks and John McCain was in Portland within that time frame as well. Here are some images and video from […]

Native American Student Orgs prepare for Salmon Bake & Pow Wow

Monday, May 12th, 2008

This is going to be a busy week of events sponsored by the various Native American student orgs on campus. This Wednesday, the annual Salmon Bake will take place in the MU Quad starting at 12:30 pm. There is a cool article in the GT that features some of our Native American students collecting camas, […]

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