Posts Tagged ‘Volunteer’

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Rachel Tholl

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Name: Rachel Tholl
Title: Membership Chairwoman
Degree: Bachelors in Education and French
Year: Second
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
Fall term of 2013.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I really like the Repair Fairs. I always have at least one thing that could use fixing, and I [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Walker Holden

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Name: Walker Holden
Title: Star Volunteer
Degree: Environmental Science
Year: Freshman
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I began volunteering at the beginning of Fall term.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I love the Repair Fair that we hold twice a term. It’s great that we do this [...]

SSI Travel Grantee: Amy Kordosky

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Amy Kordosky received an SSI Travel Grant of $250 to travel to Costa Rica during OSU’s Spring break and participate in a construction & renovation project in San Jose. She wrote up a blog post for the Ecologue to describe her experience and provided a few pictures.
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Ten engineers from Oregon State University, including myself, went [...]

Volunteer with the Waste Watchers in winter 2014! Here are 3 ways.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Who are the Waste Watchers?

Waste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at OSU by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action, and empowerment of future leaders.

Meet some of our members in these other blog posts. You [...]

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 [...]

Volunteer with the Waste Watchers! Here’s how.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Who are the Waste Watchers?

Waste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at OSU by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action, and empowerment of future leaders.

Meet some of our members in these other blog posts. You [...]

Come to the Waste Watchers’ Meet ‘n’ Eat: Oct. 2, 5:30-6:30 pm

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Learn about the Waste Watchers, a joint volunteer group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative, at our first event of the year – the Meet ‘n’ Eat.
The mission of the Waste Watchers is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at OSU by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action, and [...]

You can help OSU donate 22,000 lbs. during res. hall move-out

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Did you know that in 2012 over 20,000 pounds of material was diverted from the landfill and given to local non-profits as residents moved out of their res. halls? Our goal this year is 22,000 pounds, and you can help,…whether or not you live in a hall!
How You Can Help
LIVE IN A RESIDENCE [...]

Global Warming: Changing Course discussion group starts April 2

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Northwest Earth Institute discussion courses are a popular way to engage in locally-relevant conversations about the topics of our time.  More than 130,000 people worldwide have participated in their discussion courses!
Beginning April 2, a Global Warming: Changing Course discussion group is starting in Corvallis at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall, NW Circle and 29t St.  Course [...]

Join the plastic jellyfish sculpture construction party Thursday

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Want a break from your busy schedule, and a chance to do something hands-on and fun with others who are interested in recycling?
Come to our Jellyfish Sculpture Construction Party this Thursday, January 17 at 5:00-7:30 pm in the OSU recycling warehouse!
There you can lend a hand building a trio of giant jellyfish out of film [...]