September 11th, 2013
Hello future Beavs!
I would like to take the time to introduce myself. My name is Sara Buswell and I am one of the two newest Admission Advisers to join the Oregon State University team. I come to Oregon State as a recent graduate with a Philosophy degree. I actually started college in the pursuit of Pharmacy school, but changed my mind after a few ethics classes and an admissions job on campus as a tour guide and phone counselor. Working with students, parents, and faculty who were interested in the overall goals and success of higher education is where I really found a passion and work that I enjoyed.
Myself on the coast of Ireland during a spring break visit!
During my undergraduate years I made sure to participate in quite a few activities, as well. Because of Women’s Crew, a Greek sorority membership, an on campus job, and many different clubs I feel that I offer a great overview of the many options available for students to get involved with.
This fall I will be traveling to the Oregon Coast, Southern Oregon, and Central Oregon. For a large number of students, I can relate to the difficult transition from a small town to a large university or making such a long trek to attend school. Growing up I lived in a very small town and went to school about 325 miles away from my own home.
I look forward to sharing my experiences and the wonderful opportunities that Oregon State University is able to offer its students. Hope to see you on the road!
September 3rd, 2013
California seniors and their families are invited to a general information session in your area called Explore OSU! This reception will introduce you and your family to our university. Information that will be presented during Explore OSU include our academic programss, advanced credit opportunities for AP or IB, scholarships and aid, student life, research opportunities, study abroad programs and much more!
Here a list of programs occurring all throughout California:
- Los Angeles – Sunday, September 8th [1:00pm and 4:00pm]
- San Diego – Sunday, September 29th [4:30pm]
- Sacramento – Sunday, September 29th [2:00pm]
- Silicon Valley – Thursday, October 3rd [7:00pm]
- Orange County – Sunday, October 6th [3:00pm]
- Bay Area – Sunday, October 6th [1:00pm]
- Santa Rosa Area – Sunday, October 20th [2:00pm]
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. You can find more detailed information on program locations, dates and times on the Explore OSU RSVP page. We hope to see you and your family there – we look forward to sharing Beaver Nation with you!
September 3rd, 2013
Hello Beaver Nation!
My name is Ben Wreath and I am one of the newest Admissions Advisers here at Oregon State. I will be joining the other Advisers to help recruit bright new students that will join the Class of 2018. Working in the OSU Office of Admissions has always been a goal of mine, and I’m really excited to remain a part of the Beaver community.
I am an Oregon State alumnus. I earned my Bachelor of Science from the College of Liberal Arts in Speech Communication. In my time as an undergraduate I was very involved through clubs and organizations, and I held many on-campus jobs. I had the opportunity to be a part of new student orientation for three years, where I welcomed new students to our University. I was also able to show my school pride by being a member of the OSU Cheer Team.
This year I will be in the states of Colorado and Utah spreading the word about the opportunities here at Oregon State. I look forward to the next academic year.
Photo courtesy of Louie Paul Photography
August 27th, 2013
The temperatures in Corvallis have been slowly cooling down, new banners have been put up in front of Reser Stadium, and students have begun to get their tickets for Saturdays game. The Football season opener is this Saturday against Eastern Washington University. There are going to be a lot of firsts this weekend, besides from being the first game of the season. This is the first time we are going to see the new uniforms in action since their debut this last spring. The new bookstore, which is located across from Gill, will be open for fans get purchase new gear for the season. And this is the first football game we will see with the power of the new Beaver logo.
For those that need a refresher on parking, regulations, or pre-game festivities I have included a link below address all of the game day info. Have fun out there and GO BEAVS!
Game Day Info
August 22nd, 2013
The application for admission for the entering class of Fall 2014 will open in just a few weeks, on September 3rd. Please be sure to visit the Office of Admissions for more information on the admissions process, requirements, and deadlines. Also be sure to check out who your Admissions Adviser is for any questions you may have and to assist you through the process. You can also check out if we will be in your area this fall to learn more about Oregon State!
Memorial Union Quad
We look forward to your applications and becoming a part Beaver Nation!
August 22nd, 2013
A new ranking has been released touting OSU as the 11th top “Cool School” in the nation! Earlier this month, the Sierra Club released its rankings for most sustainable schools in the nation. Out of the 162 schools recognized, Oregon State came out as the highest ranking green campus in the state of Oregon. The rankings were based on how the campus is working to solve climate problems as well as if the campus is making significant efforts to operate sustainably.
“OSU has been honored for its efforts at supporting alternative transportation for students, faculty and staff living off campus, including ride sharing, a campus shuttle system, bike parking and lockers, utilization of Corvallis transit and WeCar sharing.”
OSU also offers green student groups, classes and study abroad programs that focus on sustainability and campus wide competitions that encourage students, staff and faculty to be greener by changing their daily behaviors.
Link to article: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/aug/osu-ranked-11th-nation-%E2%80%9Ccool-school%E2%80%9D-sierra-club-green-efforts
Link to Sierra Club rankings: http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/201309/coolschools/
August 8th, 2013
Monday, August 5th marked the first day of fall camp as off season for Beaver football is officially over. The Oregon State football team will spend this month on the fields of the Tommy Prothro Football Complex in preparation for their home opener against Eastern Washington University.
Just as in the spring, a live DJ has been brought back to add music to the practice atmosphere. Monday’s practice welcomed the addition of several invited walk-ons. Day 2, players got to enjoy a midday break for popsicles courtesy of Coach Riley. And yesterday kicked-off the first interactions between the offense and defense. Practices are open to the public, so come and see what day 4 and the rest of the month have in store as Beaver Nation counts down to August 31st!
OSU Football Fall Camp 2013
August 6th, 2013
First off, congratulations and well done on finishing out your senior year of High School and for being ready to take on the next big step in your life (College). This is just a friendly reminder that if you haven’t done so yet, you will need to submit your Final High School Transcripts, Transcripts of any College work you have done and any IB/AP Test Scores!
These documents need to be requested and sent to the Office of Admissions at Oregon State as soon as possible.
If you cant remember if you have sent anything in or not, follow this link to check your admissions status: http://oregonstate.edu/admissions/main/information-your-admission-status-2
Hope you are having a great summer and are excited to attend OSU this fall.
August 5th, 2013
Come one, come all to this year’s presentation of Shakespeare’s classic Comedy of Errors! presented by Oregon State University’s Theatre Arts community. Our annual Bard in the Quad event will be happening August 8th-11th and 15th-18th beginning at 7:30pm.
This year Oregon State performers will transform Shakespeare’s timeless play by giving it a “Jersey Shore” make-over. To find out how this modern twist plays out be sure to attend the outdoor summer series in the Memorial Union Quad at OSU.
For ticket information and further questions about this non-profit organization please visit their Facebook page or contact Elizabeth Helman at Elizabeth.email@example.com.
July 23rd, 2013
Anyone who has visited Oregon State University this summer has probably noticed a different kind of orange all over campus, construction orange. This is an exciting time for our campus as we as are making great additions to provide a quality experience for our students. A combination of private donors, state funds, Campaign OSU, and students fees it totals to nearly $300 million in projects across campus.
The New Student Experience Center will be going up in the center of campus and will house a lot of the student programs we have. The most requested addition from students was a “A rain-protected, outdoor space…” A plaza between the Memorial Union and New Student Experience Center will have a 8,000 square foot canopy. Back in February we broke ground on Austin Hall which is going to be the new home for the College of Business and will be close to Weatherford Hall where the Austin Entrepreneur Program is housed in. This summer we started the construction of a new residence hall that will be located on the east side of campus and is scheduled to open September 2014 and will house 324 students.
For more information click on the link below to read the full article and see the whole list of projects.
Construction Booming on OSU campus – and more is on the way