Archive for August, 2014

Oregon State – Oregon’s Premiere Research Institution

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Washington Monthly has named Oregon State No.87 in the 2014 National Universities Rankings. They ranked schools based on the following categories: Social Mobility: recruiting and graduation low-income students Research: producing cutting edge scholarship and PhDs Service: encouraging students to give something back to their country The Oregonian highlights Oregon State as as “Oregon’s best big […]

Freshman 15? Oregon State says it’s a myth!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Have you heard of the phrase the “Freshman 15″? If not, this is a common phrase amongst college students implying that in your first year you will gain 15 pounds as you experience eating whatever you want, whenever you want! But a 2009 Oregon State study showed that the average first-year students puts on somewhere […]

OSU in Top 50 LGBT Friendly Colleges & Universities

Monday, August 18th, 2014

The group Campus Pride has ranked Oregon State as one of the top 50 LGBT Friendly colleges and universities in the U.S.! According to the The Oregonian, The group released its national rankings, which are based on campus policies and practices, including whether the school pays special attention to recruiting LGBT students, providing them with […]

Corvallis Ranked 10th Best College Town in America

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Best College Reviews has come out with a new list ranking of the U.S.’s best college towns and Corvallis (home to Oregon State University) came in at the #10 best college town in America. These rankings considered livability, student-to-resident ratio, cultural offerings, school presence, and larger employers. Here is was Best College Reviews had to […]

OSU, Top Campus Worth Traveling for

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Oregon State University was recently featured on a TripAdvisor’s website FlipKey. The FlipKey blog mentioned OSU in an article titiled, “50 States Series: Top Campuses Worth Traveling For.” They compiled a list of one college or university per state that is a must-see. For the state of Oregon, OSU was featured as the highlighted university […]

Girls in technology fields

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

ChickTech, a non-profit organization in Portland that fosters a more inviting culture for women in engineering, is hosting a workshop at OSU. ChickTeck with be at Oregon State University on August 23-24 to encourage high school girls to enter computing and technical fields. The event culminates with a show on Sunday, Aug. 24, that’s free […]

Transcripts and Test Scores Reminder

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Greetings recent graduates! Don’t forget, we need your official final high school transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions! Be sure to do this as soon as possible before you arrive to campus next month if you haven’t done so already. If you plan to earn any academic credits through AP and IB exams or […]

Conservation & Wildlife at OSU

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Oregon State University has proven to be a leader in campus sustainability for many years. The OSU Energy Center, the nation’s first LEED Platinum-rated power facility, became fully operational in June 2010. The Energy Center provides for the University’s energy needs through a co-generation process, allowing OSU to capture the waste heat from electricity producing […]

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