Archive for October, 2008

OSU Alum, Don Pettit, To Make Second Trip to Outer Space

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Quick hitter from KGW News about OSU Alumnus, Don Pettit. Don has already been to space once. He represents the second OSU alumnus in three years to make the journey out of Earth’s atmosphere. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An astronaut from Oregon has been scheduled to make his second trip into space. Don Pettit, a […]

The Times Changin’…Follow Up

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Just received a comment from “Matt” on our Times They Are A Changin’ post. It is quite long so I’ll post an excerpt here. You can get Matt’s entire comment by clicking the link below. It is readily apparent that lesser universities are against the SAT primarily because it is an objective measure of the […]

Applying to Oregon State’s Engineering Professional Program

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Applications for the Oregon State University College of Engineering professional program are now available at: http://engr.oregonstate.edu/students/apps/ The application will be available until November 3 at 11:59 p.m. The wording on the application page is noted below: Applying to the Engineering Professional Program Are you ready to apply? 1. Will you have completed the required pre-engineering […]

The Times They Are A Changin’

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

There has been considerable buzz in the higher ed world the last couple of weeks about the way standardized tests are used in university admissions. Basically, the talk for years has been that the College Board’s “SAT” and ACT Organization’s “ACT” are out of touch with their core purpose of measuring a students readiness for […]

Greetings From Anchorage!

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

From the Hotel Captain Cook: Anchorage… Howsit, dear readers! Greetings from chilly Anchorage. It has been a busy few days for me up here, a new hotel and flight every day. So far I’ve been to Ketchikan, Sitka and Juneau for college fairs. The fairs themselves have been wonderful; I’ve met so many wonderful students. […]

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