Archive for December, 2010

OSU’s Continual Committment to Sustainability

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

President Ed Ray’s 2010 President’s Report shares a decade of accomplishments here at Oregon State University. OSU is committed to sustainability as seen through the collaborative efforts and actions of students, faculty, and staff. Currently OSU is ranked 7th in the nation among universities for using renewable energy by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA […]

Corvallis Ranked Top 10 Safest Small Cities in the United States!

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

In a recent report by Farmers Insurance Group has recently ranked Corvallis as the 9th safest small town, and one of the most secure in the United States. Cities are ranked based on their “crime statistics, weather risks, environmental quality, health and life expectancy, and economic stability.” Corvallis was ranked as the safest small city […]

Meet Current Student Sara King

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Today I had the opportunity to interview a current student at Oregon State University. Sara King a junior in accounting from Portland, Oregon took some time out of her relaxing holiday break to share her experience being a Beaver Believer. Check out what she said… Why did you choose Oregon State University? I wanted to […]

Rally in Pioneer Courthouse Square to Denounce Violence

Monday, December 20th, 2010

  On Sunday, Muslim students from Oregon State University and other supports gathered in Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland to denounce violence.  Mohamed Kassim, a senior at OSU stated that some misconceptions about the Muslim community needed to be clarified.  About 150 people gathered in the square to listen to Muslim, Christian and Jewish […]

Best Campus Tour Around!

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Here in Admissions, we hear inspirational coming to college stories and why students are jazzed about Oregon State University.  I’ve heard that students are excited about OSU’s competitive majors, research opportunities and countless resources available for their success.  For some, what sealed the deal was a visit to our beautiful campus.  Prospective students are learning […]

OSU Professor to Join National Science Foundation

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Kelly Falkner an OSU professor in the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences will begin a new chapter in her career as she moves to a leadership position with the National Science Foundation. She will take a position with the Office of Polar Programs, which oversees research and funding in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. […]

STEM transfer student scholarships

Friday, December 10th, 2010

DOWNLOAD the S-STEM Scholarship_Poster To our Community College Partners: I want to bring to your attention a scholarship opportunity for students transferring from a Community College in Oregon to the University Honors College at Oregon State University. This opportunity is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant supports students in the […]

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