Archive for the ‘Events and Outreach’ Category

Going Going Sold! To Bidder 70!

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Tim DeChristopher is famous for his disruption in an oil and gas land lease auction where he outbid the rest in order to protect fragile land in southern Utah.Soon after he was sentenced to two years in federal prison for what was considered a civil disobedient act. Tim has been out of prison for [...]

2014 Alternative Spring Break applications due Monday!

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

This year, the Center for Civic Engagement is offering three spring break trips from March 22 to March 29, 2014. This is a unique opportunity for students to bond, learn, and serve. Trips for 2014 include:

Hunger & Homelessness in San Francisco, California, Estimated Trip Cost: $435  (includes 4 dinners and breakfast)
Community & Cultural Engagement in [...]

Get FRESH with your FAUCET

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Fresh From the Faucet teamed up with the Student Sustainability Initiative at the beginning of the school year to encourage students to get reacquainted with their taste buds and their tap.
You might have seen this group distributing water bottles, holding blind water taste tests, or decorating the Fresh From the Faucet water bottles at the [...]

Local Eats Week 2013

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

In celebration of Local Eats Week, multiple restaurants in the local area are currently offering special $6 plates of delicious, locally-sourced food. From October 18 until the 24, restaurants will have a special dish available that is made with local ingredients from the six surrounding counties of Linn, Benton, Lane, Lincoln, Marion, and Polk. The [...]

Clean Plate Challenge, World Food Day

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

October 16th is World Food Day – a global effort to end world hunger. At OSU’s Student Sustainability Initiative, we’re focusing our efforts not on new modes of farming, but what we can do right now to have an impact. We came up with the Clean Plate Challenge to call attention to the food that [...]

New Opportunity to Win from Drive Less Connect!!!

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Hello Corvallis! Don’t forget to check out Benton County’s August in Motion publication, which offers fun ways to stay active and enjoy our city this month.  You can find the publication here.
Oregon Cascades West Council of Government is offering special prizes at www.DriveLessConnect.com to encourage you to walk, bike, carpool, or ride the bus to the Corvallis [...]

Volunteer as a member of the da Vinci Days Green Team

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Are you a waste reduction enthusiast?
Join the 2013 da Vinci Days Green Team and gain free admission to the 25th Annual da Vinci Days Festival running from July 19th to the 21st!
OSU Campus Recycling, in collaboration with the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Waste Reduction team, Republic Services, and da Vinci Days are coordinating recycling efforts [...]

Energize Corvallis introduces Going Ductless! Campaign

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Energize Corvallis recently launched a new initiative to increase local energy savings. Going Ductless! brings community members together to learn about the comfort and energy savings of ductless heating and cooling technology,  buy ductless heating and cooling systems, and enjoy the savings from their bulk purchasing power. In tandem with this outreach campaign, The Heat [...]

OSU Divest to host movie and pizza night

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

OSU Divest, the on campus campaign moving for Oregon State University to sell off its investments in fossil fuel industries, will be showing the movie “Do the Math” on Thursday, May 23rd at the Westminster House!
The movie is a 42-minute documentary on global warming and the fossil fuel industry. To see the trailer and learn [...]