Archive for June, 2008


Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Good morning, friends! I got this email from Director of New Student Programs & Family Outreach, Kris Winter, reminding us of this year’s START dates. If you are planning to attend this fall as an incoming first year or transfer student, you MUST register for and attend a START session. Remember, you need to have […]

¡Si Se Pudo Celebración! Felicidades Clase de 2008!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

On Saturday, June 14, 2008, Oregon State University held it’s 6th annual “Si Se Pudoâ€? graduation ceremony, an event honoring Latino/a students who completed their degree. Along with Javier Cervantes, our very own Lizbeth Campos presided over the event and assisted with the ceremony. Watch the videos for footage of the new graduates, including Omán […]

At Long Last: Japanese American WWII-era OSU Students Receive Honorary Degrees

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Former Oregon State University students were recipients of Honorary Degrees for the university’s 139th commencement ceremony. So a little history here: after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in December 1941, the United States Executive Order 9066 in was signed in the spring of 1942 and over 120,000 ethnic Japanese people were uprooted and were held in […]

OSU is THE research university in Oregon

Monday, June 16th, 2008

A few more examples of how OSU is THE research university in Oregon. OSU students win Mars Rover Challenge From OSU researchers capture underwater volcanic activity OSU Wine Institute close to fruition From Finding answers before making drastic changes. From Forbes: HP and OSU’s co-development of super-efficient solar energy system. From OPB: OSU […]

Oregon State Engineers Win 2008 Mars Rover Challenge

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

The Mars Society which lists its mission as: To further the goal of the exploration and settlement of the Red Planet. This will be done by: 1. Broad public outreach to instill the vision of pioneering Mars. 2. Support of ever more aggressive government funded Mars exploration programs around the world. 3. Conducting Mars exploration […]

Recruit Team Says Farewell to Alvin Wang

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Over the last two years the OSU Admissions Office Recruit Team has come to depend on our faithful student worker, Alvin Wang. When Alvin came to us, he had no idea what he was in for. Through two years of travel bag packing, basement inventories, packet stuffing and whatever wildly random task we had for […]

Dozens from Hawaii graduate at Oregon State

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Staying with the theme of our graduates of which we are so proud. The Honolulu Advertiser has a listing of the dozens of students from the Great State of Hawaii who will graduate from OSU next weekend. From the Honolulu Advertiser: CORVALLIS, Ore. – The 2008 graduating class from Oregon State University is one of […]

BMCC/OSU Degree Partnership Program now taking applications!

Friday, June 6th, 2008

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OSU to graduate largest class in school history

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Oregon State University will graduate the largest class in the school’s 139 year history on June 15th, 2008. From the OSU press release: The class of 2008 will include a record 4,365 students receiving 4,586 degrees, according to OSU Registrar Kent Kuo. Several special awards and degrees also will be presented by OSU President Ed […]

Canadian Students Headed to OSU

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

I visited the British Columbia area in Canada earlier this spring and had the privilege of visiting several secondary schools as well as holding individual appointments to meet with students and their families. One such student who I met with was Jonnie Motomochi, a twelfth-year student at Sands Secondary School. Jonnie will be attending OSU […]

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