Archive for December, 2011

OSU Grad Pettit Returns to Space!

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Last Wednesday, December 21st a spacecraft took off from Russia on its way to the International Space Station. Among the three astronauts inside of the shuttle was Oregon grown Don Pettit. Don was raised in Silverton, Oregon and received a Chemical Engineering degree from Oregon State University. This is not Don’s first time in space; he has been part […]

Beavers Basketball Opens Pac-12 Play

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

This week, OSU Pac-12 play will begin against the state of Washington! The Women’s Basketball team will take on the University of Washington Huskies this Thursday (12/29) and the Washington State University Cougs on Saturday (12/21) home at Gill Coliseum while Craig Robinson and the Men’s team will travel to Seattle and Pullman on those […]

Happy Holidays from Oregon State University!

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

The holiday season is in full swing and here in Corvallis and we wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season! For all of the high school seniors on winter break, you now have ample time to apply, complete your application, or check on your application status! Remember, our priority application deadline is February 1st, […]

Welcome Beaver V.I.P.s!

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Welcome to all the BeaverVIPs that attended our #admitted day at Beaverton HS! More this week at Glencoe, Hillsboro, Benson and Roosevelt!! See our special Facebook tab for them!!

Hiring the Best and the Brightest

Friday, December 9th, 2011

We are excited to share that this year OSU has hired 80 faculty members that are the best and brightest.   They are coming from all over the nation and internationally from notable institutions.  The new tenure track faculty members have experience at prestigious universities and big impact companies.  Here’s the full story:  The rapid growth […]

Beaver Nation mourns

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Watch the video created for Fred Thompson’s Celebration of Life UPDATE (1/12/12): Celebration of Life today A “Celebration of Life” honoring the late Fred Thompson of the Oregon State University football team will be held Thurs., Jan. 12 at 3 p.m. in the Austin Auditorium at the LaSells Stewart Center on campus. The celebration is […]

Placement rates for OSU students

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Some numbers from the recent 2010-11 Annual Campus Report that are certainly interesting: Performance of OSU students continued to be excellent in professional certification exams: Engineering—93 percent on Fundamentals of Engineering exam (national average 79 percent) Exercise Science—67 percent on national athletic training association exam (national average 52 percent) Nutrition—92 percent on American Dietetic Association […]

President Obama Attends OSU Basketball Game

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Last weekend President Barack Obama and his family attended an OSU mens basketball game at Towson University near Baltimore, Maryland. Attending an Oregon State University basketball game has become a family tradition for the last 3 years for President Obama and his family. Head coach of our men’s basketball team Craig Robinson is brother to […]

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