Archive for August, 2008

Craig Robinson at the DNC Follow Up

Monday, August 25th, 2008

After I posted some photos of OSU Men’s Basketball Coach Craig Robinson introducing his sister, Michele Obama, at the DNC, I caught a replay of his introduction on cable and he gave a shout-out to Beaver Nation! Be sure to take a look! It’s at mark 3:02. (There’s even a glimpse of vice-presidential candidate Joe […]

Photos of OSU Head Basketball Coach Craig Robinson at DNC

Monday, August 25th, 2008

UPDATE: Video footage of Craig Robinson introducing his sister, Michele Obama, and giving a “Go Beavers” shout-out. Here’s some photos of OSU Head Basketball Coach Craig Robinson introducing his sister, Michele Obama, at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver. Check out that Beaver-Orange tie! Good call, Coach! Check out the video clip of Michele’s […]

At Long Last *Follow Up*

Monday, August 25th, 2008

As a follow up to the Honorary Degrees that OSU awarded to Japanese Americans who had been uprooted from the university and interned during WWII. The Times Picayune (New Orleans) ran a great story on Tommy Ouchida who participated in the June Ceremony. A 1942 presidential order forced Ouchida, his family and more than 100,000 […]

OSU On Fire

Monday, August 18th, 2008

You may have read JM’s posting on how OSU is currently a construction zone. This morning, that progressed into a fire hazard as people were forced to evacuate Kerr Administration Building. No word on the official cause of the alarm, but it made for an interesting first day of work for Lindsay Mitchell, the newest […]

OSU Construction Zone…Ahem…Campus

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Happy Friday, Dear Readers! If you have been on campus recently, you have probably noticed some big changes. Everywhere you look, there are buildings being renovated, streets being torn up and concrete being poured. Thanks to kightp for the photo! Besides posing a GIGANTIC obstacle for MKO and I on the way to grab coffee […]

OSU Hoops Coach, Craig Robinson, to Speak at DNC

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

UPDATE: Video footage of Craig Robinson introducing his sister, Michele Obama, and giving a “Go Beavers” shout-out. Exciting news off the AP Wire this morning! OSU Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Craig Robinson, will introduce his sister, Michelle Obama, at the Democratic National Convention on August 25th. DENVER (AP) ― Michelle Obama and House Speaker Nancy […]

College of Liberal Arts Names Larry Rodgers as Dean

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Exciting news just off the presses! The OSU College of Liberal Arts has named their new Dean, Larry Rodgers , currently of Kansas State University. From the official press release: CORVALLIS, Ore. – Lawrence R. Rodgers, an associate dean at Kansas State University with a track record of liberal arts advocacy, fundraising, and creating new […]

Transfer Coursework: Is it Accredited?

Monday, August 11th, 2008

I stumbled across a fascinating article from the Idaho Statesman today about Canyon College (ID) courses and degrees not being accepted in transfer or by employers. Janet Killen invested $5,500 and four years of her life getting what she thought was a master’s degree in nursing education from a Caldwell online college. When she presented […]

OSU alums give $1.4 million to student scholarships

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Hello, dear readers! Checking in with a quick story about Jim and Judith Atwood Youde who recently pledged $1.4 million dollars to support student scholarships. From oregonlive.com: CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Two graduates of Oregon State University have committed $1.4 million to the school, most for scholarships for students in business and agricultural science. The […]

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