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Student Organization

Purpose/Focus Email
2fortytwo @ NW Hills The purpose of this organization is to increase Christian Fellowship through regular opportunities to study and discuss the Bible, worship, pray, fellowship and encourage spiritual development among its members, and to serve the OSU community whenever possible. NWHillsFellowship@oregonstate.edu
Adelphos Echelon  
Adelphos Echelon is a leadership focused voluntary organization at Oregon State University. Our mission to uphold the foundation of brotherhood and develop leaders that will positively benefit society. Through community and social interaction we will create a positive environment for networking and character development.
Baha'I Campus Association  
The Baha'i Campus Association promotes the spiritual principles as proclaimed in the Baha'i Faith by Baha'u'llah and encourages their application through social involvement focused on the betterment of the world, as well as fellowship and friendliness among all people regardless or race, religion, class or creed.
Black Student Union  
To foster, support, and promote the social, political, and educational growth of Black students. Also, to spread cultural awareness and compassion through the education of our peers and service to our community.
Blood Drive Association  
The purposes of this association is to facilitate blood drives on the Oregon State University Campus, publicize such drives, educate the community on blood donation and collection, and reward high participation via donating and volunteering in blood drives.
Botany and Plant Pathology Club  
Eduacational service activities related to plants
Camp Adventure @OSU  
Camp Adventure Youth Services program provides an extraordinary opportunity for university and college-age students to participate in a worthwhile and valuable service learning experience. We welcome your interest and participation in the Camp Adventure Youth Services program. We are a not-for-profit, educational organization. The Camp Adventure Youth Services program professional staff is made up of a number of caring, committed, and competent individuals dedicated in their service to children and youth. The Camp Adventure Youth Services program provides a wide array of opportunities to serve children and youth, integrate theory with practice, develop new knowledge, skills and competencies, as well as to be a part of a worthwhile endeavor. Camp Adventure Youth Services program is noted for its dynamism, zest, energy, and enthusiasm, as well as commitment to quality and excellence. Your participation in the Camp Adventure Youth Services program can make a difference in the lives of others, and to help you discover your inner talents and abilities. We hope that you find the opportunity to participate in Camp Adventure Youth Services a valuable one, and look forward to you involvement!
Circle K International  
Circle K is a Community Service Club dedicated to Service, Leadership, and Fellowship. We volunteer mostly around the community of Corvallis. Some places where we have volunteered include: Linn-Benton Food Share, Stone Soup Kitchen, Heartland Humane Society, HomeLife Inc., Relay For Life, Polar Plunge, English Language Institute, beach cleanup, Great Pumpkin Run and other races, etc. We are not limited to these activities, and are always looking for more places to volunteer. Circle K is the college equivalent of high school's Key Club, Builder's Club of middle schools, and elementary school's K-Kids. Our parent club is Kiwanis International.
Golden Z Club  
The Golden Z Club at OSU aims to advance the status of women worldwide and improve conditions locally and regionally through service projects. Members will work to develop leadership skills and gain an understanding of local, national, and international issues that affect communities.
Habitat for Humanity @OSU  
Serving by building houses for low income families, H4H is a community service based organization that volunteers with the Benton Habitat for Humanity chapter in Corvallis, OR to build sustainable houses for low income families. 
HMONG OSU is an organization created to: help increase the awareness of Hmong on the Oregon State University campus and the surrounding communities; provide support and services to members of HMONG, which include, but are not limited to the following: social skills; educational support; provide support and services to the community, which include, but are not limited to the following support and services similar to those available to members of HMONG; volunteer work.
Legacy Scholars  
Community Service and OSU resource accessibility
Mortar Board (SENIOR NHS)  
To recognize and celebrate outstanding scholarship, exemplary leadership and dedicated service among senior undergraduate students at OSU. Additionally, this organization shall strive to serve the campus and surrounding communities through various scholarship, leadership and service initiatives.
Orthodox Christian Fellowship  
To support fellowship on campus, to experience and witness the Orthodox Christian Church through community life, prayer, service to others and study of the Faith (Acts 2:42). Furthermore, OCF will work to nurture and strengthen love for Jesus Christ and His Church in its fullness at this most critical juncture of human life and offer an opportunity for Orthodox Christian students and those interested in the Orthodox Christian Church to become more fully acquainted with and informed about their Orthodox heritage.
Residence Hall Association  
Coordiante/Sponsor all matters relevant ro Res. Halls
Local and international service projects.
United Campus Ministry at Westminster House  
WestM offers a safe, inclusive gathering place where students can make friends, explore your faith and make a difference in the world. We understand our mission in the words of Micah 6:8: "..to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with our God."
Real Life Ministries  
Reaching college students of all nations with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and equipping them to follow Him.
Shelter Medicine Club  
Our goal is to improve shelter medicine by acting as ambassadors for homeless animals, educating the public on current issues involving shelter medicine, and providing students with opportunities to become involved in shelter medicine as well as their community.
Silver Wings  
Silver Wings is a national, co-ed, professional organization dedicated to creating proactive, knowledgeable, and effective civic leaders through community service and education about national defense.
Society for Conservation Biology  
Promote biodiversity conservation through service
Human Development and Family Sciences Student Club  
The purpose of this organization is: 1. To provide networking and professional development opportunities to those who wish to participate in the fields of human service and/or early childhood development and education. 2. To develop and maintain high standards for university honor through recognition of human services and early childhood efforts accomplished without regards to race, sex, creed, age, national origin, or mental or physical disabilities.
Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF)  
This organization will strive to promote leadership skills in a variety of ways. They will demonstrate consistent initiative to reveal the capacity and worth of each student to positively affect any environment they interact with. They will host local service projects and travelling service trips, as well as provide opportunities for students to get involved on campus.
Suburban Christian Church Collegiate Ministries  
Suburban Collegiate Ministries exists to prepare and equip students spiritually and practically for their university life, and life after graduation--including marriage, family relationships, working world, and ministry. Our activities help students Experience God, Real People, True Community, and engage in Compassionate Service.
Supporters of Special Olympics @ OSU  
The purpose of this group is to raise awareness for Special Olumpics Oregon; to educate the OSU community on public activities, and to connect students with Special Olympics Communities in the form of volunteer efforts and coaches.
Team of Construction Volunteers @ OSU  
Construction Volunteering projects locally and internationally
The Branch  
Develop a gospel centered community of students who are followers of Christ Jesus • Provide discipleship, mentoring and spiritual growth opportunities for students • Offer students avenues of service through leadership roles, in our community through service projects and abroad through mission trips
University Scholars Student Association  
The purpose of this group is to unite scholars, promote academic excellence, and develop leadership skills. Student involvement through community service is our main focus. The University Scholars Student Association will facilitate instructive programs, serve our community and school, and bring new scholars to Oregon State University. Every Oregon State student is welcome to join.
Beavs Helping Kids  
Beavs Helping Kids is student run philanthropic organization that raises money for the local Children's Miracle Network hospital. As one of three of Oregon's Children's Miracle Network hospitals, Sacred Heart Hospital treats all children regardless of the family's ability to pay. At the end of the year-long fundraising efforts a dance marathon is put on to celebrate our success and dance for those kids who can't. As a new student organization we hope to engage Oregon State students in this nation-wide philanthropy that over 150 schools participate in across the nation.
Feel Good @ OSU  
Who We Are: OSU FeelGood is a non-profit organization that transforms college students into inspired global citizens and empowered social entrepreneurs – a.k.a. “changemakers.” Their mission: Ending world hunger, one grilled cheese at a time. FeelGood is a gourmet Grilled Cheese movement across US universities. Like FeelGood World, OSU FeelGood exists to raise money and awareness for the end of world hunger. We will be educating our future leaders while at the same time raising substantial resources for organizations that have a sustainable approach to the end of hunger. We believe hunger can be ended in our lifetime and we want to communicate to our fellow students that it is our responsibility to make sure it happens by getting involved. At OSU FeelGood Deli, nothing will have a price. We believe in the innate goodness of people and we will only accept donations. To show our appreciation to our fellow students and faculty, we are going to “give away” gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. Product And Service: Our main product is gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches sold for a donation. We also sell low-production and local snacks, and FeelGood apparel. Our main service is providing a simple opportunity for students and faculty to give back and to create an awareness of social responsibility in a friendly atmosphere.
Enactus, OSU  
OSU Enactus creates real-world change in the areas of national hunger relief, micro-finance programs in Guatemala and providing assistance to local businesses. Enactus also has a dedicated focus in leadership and professional development.
Collegiate 4-H  
The purpose of this organization is to engage in service projects that emphasize 4-H Youth Development Programs at the state and local levels.
Collegiate FFA  
To provide a media through which members may experience cooperation, citizenship, scholarship and leadership.
Mediators Beyond Borders, OSU  
As the OSU Chapter of MBB International, our overarching objective is to build conflict resolution capacity on campus, in our local community, and on approved national and international projects. Our student members represent diverse disciplines on campus, including geography, communication studies, environmental studies, peace studies, forest ecosystems and society, water policy and management, water sciences, health and human sciences and public policy. We welcome all students who have an interest in alternative dispute resolution. Mediators Beyond Borders meets every other week during the term. We host a conflict resolution speaker series, subsidized mediation training, conflict resolution workshops and access to very interesting and meaningful projects at the national and international level.
Engineers Without Borders (EWB)  
The purpose of EWB-OSU shall reflect and support the values and mission of Engineers Without Borders-USA: to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through implementation of environmentally sound and economically sustainable engineering projects, while developing internationally responsible engineering students.
 Students for Radical Social Change
To raise awareness about institutional social ills such as racism, sexism, classism, able-ism, ageism, gender-ism, as well as any other type of ism, and in addition, being a student organization dedicated to taking action to solve these problems and act in solidarity with other student and community groups taking similar actions to raise awareness and address said social ills.
 Reproductive Justice of OSU
Reproductive Justice of Oregon State University (RJOSU) is a student-led, student-driven network of students, faculty, staff and community members who promote reproductive justice. The mission of RJOSU is to educate, organize, and supports students to ensure that a new generation of advocates will be prepared to protect and expand reproductive and sexual rights as basic civil and human rights. We seek active involvement from our members with diverse backgrounds and experiences who are interested in advancing reproductive justice in their local communities and throughout the world. We strive for a diverse advocacy network with regard to race, sex, ethnicity, nationality, immigration status, religion, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, age, gender identity, marital status, and political affiliation. We believe that successful movements for reproductive rights, both in the United States and internationally, include the priorities and concerns of poor and marginalized communities. We urge our members to ensure that our advocacy reflects the needs, concerns, and priorities of marginalized groups.
 Food Group, OSU
The OSU Food Group is a student organization with interests in a wide variety of issues all related to food. Activities and events focus on the enjoyment, sustainability, and access to food. We aim to provide a forum for discussion of food issues on campus, in the community and around the world. We also aim to facilitate the connections on campus and in the community necessary to address such issues.
 Road to Responsible Industry
We want to provide an environment in which socially-aware student and faculty can further educate themselves and stimulate proactive change through our unity. Through our unity, we will… • Act as a resource to encourage students’ curiosity • Explore career opportunities and stay current with relevant business trends • Challenge industry standards and cultivate change within • Connect and collaborate with industry professionals to expand our network of socially-conscious decision-makers
 Soil Science Club
To educate students about soil properties and the skill-sets associated with careers in the field of soil science
 International Health Club
Provide a forum for students to discuss International health issues, promote awareness of international health issues on campus, and engage in professional development by bringing international health professional to campus for presentations and interactions.
 Public Health Brigades @ OSU
Public Health Brigade volunteers empower under resourced communities in the developing world to decrease life threatening diseases by improving home infrastructure and providing public health education. Working side-by-side with community members, volunteers improve the overall infrastructure within the home through the construction of four projects: eco-stoves, latrines, water storage units and concrete floors. The four projects were chosen based on observations of medical brigade patient records, which illustrated high levels of respiratory, chagas and other preventable diseases caused by poor in-home health infrastructure. Between brigades the in-country team provides follow-up to ensure the maintenance of the structures and work to find funding that will complement the health goals of the community to perpetuate future construction.
 Public Health Club
The OSU Public Health Club is an academic student run organization that provides students, faculty, staff, and community members interested in Public Health the opportunity to engage in professional and student development activities; community service; and social activities.
 Rural and Minority Healthcare Advocates @ OSU
We strive to educate students and members of the community of the many disparities in healthcare today. Our mission is to shed light on issues involving minority groups and those living in rural parts currently receiving inadequate healthcare due to access and other obstacles. Members are invited to participate in local volunteer activities, attend lectures given by professionals in the field, and are presented with scholarship and internship opportunities in order to promote diversity and equality in healthcare.
 Sexual Health Club
The purpose of this organization is to educate students of Oregon State University and the greater community about sexual health, responsibility, and pleasure.
 Sustainable Energy Initative (SEI)
To promote sustainable energy awareness on campus and in the local and global community through group activities including guest speakers from industry and research, trips to renewable energy facilities, and community outreach and education.
 Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences
The mission statement of the national MANRRS organization is: "Promoting academic and professional advancement by empowering minorities in agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences". The OSU-MANRRS chapter takes part in this mission by supporting and enhancing diversity within our college and surrounding community. We provide mentoring and networking opportunities, connect students to available resources, conduct workshops for professional development to help students define and achieve their goals, provide community service opportunities to promote active citizenship, and support College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) in meeting its diversity related goals. The OSU-MANRRS chapter maintains the tradition of quality, excellence and inclusion and we welcome participation by all dedicated individuals.
 Nutrition and Dietetics Club (SDA)
The purpose of the Nutrition and Dietetics Club shall be to provide a framework for meaningful student involvement and to foster student interest food, nutrition, and dietetics.
 Vegetarians and Vegans at OSU
To bring together individuals who share common diet values, exchange vital knowledge and know-how pertaining to a Vegan or Vegetarian lifestyle. Inform and raise awareness throughout the community about the source and production of our food, as well as the negative consequence it has on animals and the environment. Expose the Corvallis community to alternative diet choices that could help their health and well being. To be a reliable on-campus resource for students who would like to educate themselves on modern day food practices and what it could mean for them. To aid students in achieving healthier lifestyles through diet choice. To help improve the OSU and Corvallis community by becoming involved in various projects throughout the year.
 Active Minds
Increase awareness and erase stigmas of mental health issues; provide information and resources regarding mental health and mental illnesses; encourage students to seek help as soon as it is needed; serve as a liaison between students and the mental health community. Work closely with CAPS to provide mental health awareness and resources on campus. Our meetings are every other Monday at 5:00pm on the 5th floor of Snell Hall starting week 1 of the term.
Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@s de Aztlán (MEChA) is a student-led organization that promotes higher education, cultura, and historia. MEChA was founded on the principles of self-determination for the liberation of our people. We believe that political involvement and education is the avenue for change in our society. MEChA also works closely with the community & addresses issues affecting Chican@s at OSU, state & nation.
 Rainbow Continuum
The Rainbow Continuum is a student-fee funded organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQQI) students, and our allies at Oregon State University. As a social and educational group the Rainbow Continuum strives to create a welcoming and safe space for diverse communities to interact with and relate to one another; educate OSU about the experiences of the LGBTQQIA community; and refer students to the network of support structures and resources available to the LGBTQQIA community at OSU.
 rainbowcontinuum@oregonstate.edu; rcosu@oregonstate.edu
 Face Aids
OSU FACE AIDS is dedicated to spreading awareness of worldwide AIDS as well as fundraising to help fight AIDS in Rwanda. The Oregon State University branch of FACE AIDS hopes to unite our community in awareness that AIDS is not simply a health-related issue but also an issue of social class and economic struggle. Through selling pins made by people whose lives were changed by AIDS, funds will be raised to help fight AIDS in rural Rwanda. All funds raised selling pins is directly sent to Partners In Health to help our pin makers. The funds will be matched by private organizations, effectively doubling our contribution to Partners In Health. By joining our cause, you will be helping to increase public knowledge in an issue that is affecting millions of people worldwide.
 Colleges Against Cancer (Relay for Life)
To fund raise, provide service, promote awareness, educate, and fight the battle against cancer.
 College Democrats
To provide information and incentive to create educated, enthusiastic, and informed voters on the OSU campus; provide information about Democratic party practices and legislature policy making.
The purposes of this group are to raise awareness about the importance of breast and cervical cancer screenings and early detection of breast and cervical cancer; to educate the OSU community on screening recommendations and other information related to breast and cervical cancer; to increase volunteer participation within the SCREEN group at OSU and for the Mid-Willamette Screening and Regional Education Network (SCREEN) events.
 Sociology Club
The OSU Sociology Club exists to promote student engagement within the Sociology Department and the OSU community. The club shall accomplish this purpose by providing opportunities for students for professional development, facilitating social interaction among students and faculty, empowering students to think critically, and educating students about sociological inquiry outside of the classroom.
 Women in Policy, OSU
Oregon State University's Women in Policy student group seeks to serve as a platform for increased collaboration and education for those interested in policy topics, which span all disciplines, including social and natural sciences. The group also aims to build a diverse member base, from casual interested observers to those who are actively pursuing careers in policy-making. Central to the group is to recognize and raise awareness among members and the broader community about historical and current under-representation of women in the policy process. WIP invites both undergraduate and graduate students of any gender to contribute towards this goal. Staff/faculty and community members are also encouraged to participate.
 Advocates for Freethought and Skepticism
The purposes of the organization shall be to 1) promote and practice the open, rational, and scientific examination of the universe and our place in it, 2) and that ethics and morality can be meaningfully based on rational and humanistic ideals and values, 3) promote skeptical inquiry, 4) provide community for atheists, agnostics, humanists, skeptics, naturalists and other freethinkers, 5) organize activities, such as forums for discussion, guest speakers, and debates that educate the people of Oregon State University and surrounding community, 6) foster acceptance of freethinkers, and 7) advocate for the separation between church and state.
 African Student Association
To foster closer friendly relationship among African Students of OSU and to promote better understanding between Americans and Africans.
 Asian and Pacific Islander American Student Union
APASU explores diversity within OSU and the Corvallis community through social and service activities. We work to inspire students and community members to become open-minded, culturally-aware, and understanding of Asian Pacific American (APA) and non-APA issues. APASU creates a welcoming and close-knit community for students and community members to network with APA and non-APA leaders.
 Polynesian Cultural Club at OSU
The Polynesian Culture Club staked here at Oregon State University is to foremost educate the public on cultures within Polynesia that are comprised within the attitudes, languages and faces of the club. The promotions of diversity through the recruitment and retention of Polynesian students will resonate clear of the mission: "It does not matter your cultural origin, location or knowledge; what binds us as a club is our cultural interest to understand, appreciate and relate to the cultures of beautiful, friendly and forever generous Polynesia. Represent this at all times." -Polynesian Cultural Club
 Japanese American Student Association
To teach students and the OSU community about the Japanese American culture and practices. Our mission is to promote a world that honors cultural diversity by respecting values of fairness, education, equality and social justice as well as securing and maintaining the civil rights of Japanese Americans and all others who are victimized by injustice.
 Japansese Student Association
The primary objective of this association is to promote the Japanese culture and heritage, and to build a network of Japanese students for mutual support.
 Students for a Sensible Drug Policy
Students for Sensible Drug Policy neither condones nor condemns drug use, rather we respect the right of individuals to make decisions about their own health and well-being. We encourage honest conversation about the realities of the drug war. We promote youth civic engagement as a critical tool in reforming drug policy. SSDP respects the diverse experiences and identities of our constituents. We develop leaders who advocate for policy changes based on justice, liberty, compassion and reason. Our key values are: Shared power and authority Youth-controlled agenda Collaboration and partnership Constituent-specific strategies Learning Diversity and inclusion
 Young Americans for Freedom at OSU
We are a student-run organization who promote conservative values and principles on campus, educate students on the political scale, and encourage activism on a campus where the left rules much of our classroom content and school-wide events.
 freedomfighters@oregonstate.edu; yafosu@gmail.com
 Alpha Lambda Delta
Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) is an honor society for students who have maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA and are in the top 20% of their class during their first year or term of higher education.
 Chinese Association of OSU
We, as an association will educate the public about Chinese cultures, traditions and customs. We are dedicated to bridging the gaps between the Chinese students community and rest of the student bodies.
 chineseassociation@oregonstate.edu; caofosu@gmail.com
 Greek Give
The purpose of GreekGive is to: a) Lead and organize an all-Greek effort to rid the Oregon State University campus of hunger. b) Raise funds and awareness in order to support the Human Services Resource Center’s Emergency Food Pantry at Oregon State University. c) Continuously promote a positive image of the Greek community of Oregon State University.
 Korean Student Association
 Provide cultural information
 Triangle Fraternity
The purpose of Triangle shall be to maintain a fraternity of engineers and scientists. It shall carry out this purpose by maintaining a chapter that develops balanced men who cultivate high moral character, foster lifelong friendships, and live their lives with integrity.
 Student Alumni Association
The OSU Student Alumni Association is a group committed to inspiring and bringing together the Beaver Community. Showing pride and loyalty in our school and its traditions, by sponsoring events, providing leadership opportunities, promoting networking, and creating life-long relationships with out community. We strive to define what it means to be a Beaver!
 Muslim Student Association
The Mission of this association are to promote and educate Muslims and Non-Muslims about the beauty of Islam. To dispel rumors and lies with factual proof about what Muslims believe and practice. This will be done through properly organized events that include the participation of people from Oregon State Student Body and from the local Corvallis community.
 Hillel OSU
The purpose of this student group is to provide opportunities for Jewish students to meet socially and interact in cultural and/or religious activities together. Our goal is to build a strong Jewish community at OSU. Any student may participate in the Hillel, no membership is required.

Contact Info

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