Archive for February, 2009

Cielo Vista Elementary: Future Beaver All Stars!

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Students at Cielo Vista Elementary are getting ready for college and it’s never too early start! I thought I would share some photos that were passed along my way from Jennifer Geyer at CVE who have taken “College Colors Fridays” to a whole new level. Special thanks and a job well done goes out to […]

Corvallis Named One of the Best Eco Friendly Towns

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

From Sunset.com. CORVALLIS, OR Beautiful, earnest, and very, very green Population: 51,388  The vibe: As small towns go, you don’t get much greener than Corvallis. This Willamette Valley town happily took up the Corvallis Energy Challenge, where residents strive to use the lowest amount of energy in their homes. With two LEED-certified buildings and more […]

Beavers Back in Detroit!

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Beaver Nation is growing. With improved environmental clean up of the Detroit River, the area has seen the first sign of a beaver in about 75 years. Congrats Detroit! Click here to read the full article in USA Today. Here’s an excerpt: Beavers have returned to Detroit for the first time in 75 years, The […]

Voice of the Beavers Named Broadcaster of the Year

Friday, February 20th, 2009

From OSUBeavers.com. “Touchdown Beavers.â€? “The Beavers are the National Champions.â€? Oregon State University Athletics is proud to announce that the “voice of the Beaversâ€? Mike Parker has been named for the fifth time the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Oregon Broadcaster of the Year. “I’m honored to be recognized by my peers and continue to […]

OSU students exercise their ‘power’

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

In a great article in the Oregonian, OSU students that work out on specially retro-fitted elliptical machines are returning electricity to the campus power grid. Is there any question that Oregon State University is leading the way in sustainability??? (the answer is ‘no’ BTW) Some article snips: Thousands of college students regularly hit the cardio […]

Chinese New Year Celebration Student Report

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

The following blog post is from current OSU student Stanley Yu. Excellent work, Stanley, and thanks for the report! — mko Gung Hei Fat Choy everybody! My name is Stanley Yu and I am one of the student workers in the Office of Admissions at Oregon State University. Currently, I am a senior majoring in […]

College of Liberal Arts Scholarship applications are online

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

I was notified that CLA now has their scholarship page online and the applications available. http://oregonstate.edu/cla/student_opp/scholarships The deadline for all applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2009. The scholarship committee would appreciate your assistance in getting the word about the scholarships. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Thank you. […]

Orange and Black are the New Green

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Don’t let our school colors fool you. Yet again, it seems the Orange and Black can ‘go green’ better than anyone else. Read this article from the Associated Press: Corvallis leads nation in green power use The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A report by the Environmental Protection Agency says Corvallis buys more renewable […]

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