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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

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.

Inside Outside the Box

Jul 24, 2014

One class of 7th and 8th graders in our Outside the Box program created a blog of their own called “Inside Outside the Box”. The students wrote stories, posted pictures, and hosted interviews capturing a glimpse into the other Outside the Box classes. Take a look! http://otbblog2014.weebly.com/ Read full story.

SESEY 2014

Jul 24, 2014

The Precollege Programs’ Summer Experience in Science and Engineering for Youth (SESEY) is a program primarily for high school girls and ethnic minorities traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering. Students are paired with a faculty mentor in engineering to conduct a mini-research project. 2014, its 17th year at Oregon State University, SESEY had around 60 […] Read full story.

Newsfeed

A child’s poor decision-making skills can predict later behavior problems, research shows

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Oct 20, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Children who show poor decision-making skills at age 10 or 11 may be more likely to… Read full story.

OSU News Release

Board hears report on student policies, sexual misconduct, OSU programs

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Oct 20, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday heard a report outlining extensive efforts by… Read full story.

Former OSU forestry dean Hal Salwasser dies at 69

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Oct 16, 2014

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Harold J. “Hal” Salwasser, former dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, died… Read full story.

OSU News Release

OSU’s Lubchenco honored for science communication efforts

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Oct 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO - Climate One at The Commonwealth Club today announced that Jane Lubchenco, the University Distinguished Professor and… 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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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.