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IB World Conference UPDATE: Students Bike 1600 Miles to Get to OSU

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

I came across this news story and thought that it was very exciting! As faithful blog readers know, OSU is hosting the International Baccalaureate World Student Conference next week! We learned that six participants of the IB World Conference are planning to bike to get to campus and will be joined by the OSU Cycling […]

Ask Kegan, Week 1

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Cool new feature on Youtube and OSU’s Facebook page. Kegan Sims, OSU’s social networking guru is answering your questions via Youtube! If you would like to ask Kegan a question, pop on over to the Facebook page and hit him up! -JM

OSU Named a “Best Buy College”

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Oregon State University has been named a Best Buy School in the upcoming edition of “The Fiske Guide to Colleges” for 2011. The revised and updated 2011 edition features more than 300 colleges and universities, and names 45 institutions – 21 public and 24 private – as Best Buys. These institutions fall into the inexpensive […]

The Students Have Spoken…Student Experience Center Approved!

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

After years and years of students meeting, lobbying, blogging, discussing, proposing and campaigning for the Student Experience Center, the SEC officially passed late Thursday, May 27th.  The Student Experience Center was approved with a total of 2,056 “yes” votes which represents 69 percent of the total.  There has been much excitement bubbling around campus about […]

Preview the new OSU Homepage

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Should be rolled out in the next couple weeks as they finalize some details. Nice work by all involved at Web Communications, the Web Steering committee and the implementation team. -bv

OSU information system down for maintenance 9/5-9/8

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Oregon State will be transitioning to an updated version of our student information system (Banner) over Labor Day weekend. Since this is a pretty big update, we are expected to be without access to Banner until September 9th. This means that we will not be able to process, search, review or update any applicant information […]

New Students are Powered by Orange!

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Happy Friday, faithful readers! Back from a long blogging hiatus…Sorry for the silence. START, OSU’s new student orientation program, is in full swing right now. The newest members of Beaver Nation have been treated to some absolutely fabulous weather as the stroll the gorgeous OSU campus. Check out the video that’s been produced for new […]

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 […]

OSU Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Oregon State University students celebrated the Year of the Ox this week in honor of the Chinese New Year. The OSU Hong Kong Student Association hosted various events and activities in the Memorial Union Ballroom which included calligraphy, red envelope art, fortune telling and more (and yes, there was food!). In the video below, meet […]

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