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Precollege Programs

Schedule your group’s visit to OSU! The Office of Precollege Programs annually hosts over 5,000 students, teachers and parents for a day at Oregon State University through our Campus Field Trips program.

The Office of Precollege Programs supports and oversees a wide range of youth outreach activities designed to increase college access and academic preparation for Oregon’s youth. Academic programs and youth camps provide a pipeline to higher education and offer opportunities to enhance physical and mental well-being.

Precollege Blog

Volunteer with ASPIRE

Nov 14, 2014

“Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” – Rita Pierson The ASPIRE program is looking for volunteers in the Milwuakie, OR area. Consider becoming an ASPIRE volunteer at Rex Putnam […] Read full story.

LEGO 3D Chocolate Printer

Oct 27, 2014

Some high school students spend their summers hanging with friends or enjoying the summer sun. One particular high school student in Corvallis spent it designing a 3D printer that creates structures made of chocolate.   Albert Cai, a student at Crescent Valley High School, spent the summer participating in an internship program with Dr. Skip […] Read full story.

High School Students Genotype Wheat Varieties in OSU Summer Camp

Sep 16, 2014

In a collaborative effort between the Gramene project, Plant Ontology Project, and our very own STEM Academy at OSU, twelve 9th-12th grade students participated in a DNA Biology Camp. During the camp they heard lectures, used hands-on models, and conducted laboratory experiments. By using DNA model kits, students were able to create a DNA sequence, its […] Read full story.

East Meets West

Jul 24, 2014

Some 7th and 8th graders in our TAG Programs’ Outside the Box learned about the Chinese culture in the program “East Meets West.” More on what the students did can be seen, including a few YouTube videos, on the http://blog.huayuworld.org/huahuafun. Read full story.

Newsfeed

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New software will help OSU patrons access millions of books, articles

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Nov 11, 2014

Oregon State University Libraries and Press will make it easier for patrons to utilize resources in academic libraries in… Read full story.

OSU News Release

“Eyespots” in butterflies shown to distract predatory attack

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Nov 11, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research has demonstrated with some of the first experimental evidence that coloration or patterns can be… Read full story.

OSU News Release

“Antibiogram” use in nursing facilities could help improve antibiotic use, effectiveness

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Nov 10, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. – Use of “antibiograms” in skilled nursing facilities could improve antibiotic effectiveness and help address problems with… Read full story.

OSU professor helps develop promising Ebola drug

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Nov 10, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As the Ebola crisis in Africa continues and concern ramps up in the United States, a… Read full story.

Contact Info

Precollege Programs
239 Covell Hall
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
phone: 541-737-6422
Email: precollege@oregonstate.edu
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Disclaimer

Each year, Oregon State University publishes an Annual Security Report to comply with the requirements of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings

or property owned or controlled by Oregon State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. This year's report is available in printed form by

contacting the Oregon State University, Department of Public Safety, which is located in room 200, Cascade Hall, 601 SW 17th Street, Corvallis, OR 97331. The report may also be found on the University's Department of Public Safety website.