Oregon State University

About ISS

Intercultural Students Services

What we are about:

Academic and Personal Success

Critical Inquiry

developing intellectual “freedom Fighters”

  • Culture of critical thinking
  • Culture of academic success

Academic Success

empowering students from diverse backgrounds

  • Culture of scholarship
  • Culture of intellectual engagement
  • Equalize and “normalize” intellectual and academic achievement

Transformative Learning

“the true focus of revolutionary change is never merely the oppressive situations which we seek to escape, but that piece of the oppressor which is planted deep within each of us”— Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider (1984)

  • Experiential learning as pedagogy
  • Understanding differences in power and privilege
  • Coalesce around common causes—common solutions
  • Building empathy



Contact Info

Intercultural Student Services
A150 Kerr Admin
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: 541-737-9030 | E-mail: iss@oregonstate.edu

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