OSU to host event for prospective students of color


CORVALLIS - Oregon State University will host a "Kaleidoscope of Colleges and Cultures" on Saturday, Jan. 19, to give university-bound students of color a chance to experience the academic and cultural atmosphere of the OSU campus.

All activities are free to prospective students.

For details on the daylong event, including registration information and a schedule of activities, call the OSU Office of Admission and Orientation at 541-737-2626 or 800-291-4192. Many school counseling and agency offices also have information.

Presentations will highlight the university's academic colleges and their diversity. Other sessions will include seminars focusing on financial aid, admission requirements and support services, as well as leadership and internship opportunities for students.

Resources such as OSU's Minority Education Office, as well as campus cultural organizations and events will be highlighted and there will be opportunities to learn from the experiences of OSU faculty and students of color.