Posts Tagged ‘Corvallis’

OSU students save a life…literally

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), three student employees of the Dixon Recreation Center and another student successfully resuscitated a heart attack victim who was using the Dixon facilities. More details here and here. Well done, Miles Dodge, Michael Tasman, Joey Jenkins and Ben Misley!!!

Corvallis Named One of the Best Eco Friendly Towns

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

From Sunset.com. CORVALLIS, OR Beautiful, earnest, and very, very green Population: 51,388  The vibe: As small towns go, you don’t get much greener than Corvallis. This Willamette Valley town happily took up the Corvallis Energy Challenge, where residents strive to use the lowest amount of energy in their homes. With two LEED-certified buildings and more […]

OSU Professor to Head NOAA

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Just found this on the internets (hat tip to Blue Oregon): Washington Post- Lubchenco Will Helm National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration By Juliet Eilperin President-elect Barack Obama has tapped Oregon State University professor Jane Lubchenco, one of the nation’s most prominent marine biologists, to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Lubchenco, a conservationist who […]

Budding Journalists Cover Corvallis, Oregon State

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Happy Monday, dear readers! Over the last week and a half or so the Oregon State Media Department has been hosting 18 high school students in conjunction with the Oregonian Newspaper for the Minority Journalism Camp. From the Oregonian Teen Blog: The Oregonian and Oregon State University have been conducting the Minority Journalism Camp on […]

At Long Last: Japanese American WWII-era OSU Students Receive Honorary Degrees

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Former Oregon State University students were recipients of Honorary Degrees for the university’s 139th commencement ceremony. So a little history here: after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in December 1941, the United States Executive Order 9066 in was signed in the spring of 1942 and over 120,000 ethnic Japanese people were uprooted and were held in […]

Kaleidoscope of Colleges and Cultures a Huge Success!

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Last Friday and Saturday high school students from all four corners of Oregon converged on campus for a program called Kaleidoscope of Colleges and Cultures (KCC). The program is aimed primarily at underrepresented minorities and first generation students. Students got to hear an uplifting keynote address by Javier Cervantes, attend Roadmap to College sessions, learn […]

More Accolades for Corvallis

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

It isn’t enough that Corvallis was recently ranked as one of the smartest cities in America. Now, more high praise for Corvallis. Country Home Magazine has named Corvallis as the “Best Green Place to Live in America”. NEW YORK -Country Home magazine announced today its second annual Best Green Places, the results of a nationwide […]

Corvallis Ranked 5th Smartest by Forbes

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Corvallis has been getting a lot of well deserved attention in the media in the past months. The most recent accolade has us feeling pretty proud. Forbes Magazine just ranked Corvallis as the 5th smartest city in America! It isn’t a secret, we love living in Corvallis and we don’t care who knows it. Nobody […]

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