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Two prominent OSU alums to be honored at spring celebration

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Two prominent awards are being presented to Oregon State University alumni next month during the Oregon State Alumni Association’s Spring Awards Celebration.

Rockne “Rocky” Freitas, chancellor of the University of Hawai‘i at West O‘ahu, has been named 2014 recipient of the E.B. Lemon Distinguished Alumni Award. Penny Yano Atkins of Caldwell, Idaho, is the recipient of the Jean & C.H. “Scram” Graham Leadership Award.

The Lemon award honors alumni “who make significant contributions to society and whose accomplishments and careers bring acclaim to the university.” It is the highest recognition granted by the association.

Freitas is a Beaver football and National Football League great who graduated from OSU in 1968 with a bachelor’s in animal science. He went on to earn master’s and doctoral degrees in education from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and then built a distinguished second career in higher education.

Before being named chancellor of the West O’ahu campus, he was vice president for student affairs and university and community relations for the University of Hawai‘i System. He also was vice president and executive director of the Ke Ali‘i Pauahi Foundation; held leadership positions at Kamehameha Schools and was a trustee for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. He is in the Hawai‘i Sports Hall of Fame and the OSU Sports Hall of Fame.

Named for a former alumni director and his wife – who worked and volunteered on behalf of the association and OSU for almost their entire lives – the Jean & C.H. “Scram” Graham Leadership Award honors individuals who give exemplary service to the alumni association.

Atkins, ’79, is a member of the OSU Foundation Board of Trustees, is a College of Business graduate who served on the alumni association’s board of directors from 2003-13, including terms in the crucial positions of treasurer and president.

Contributing in many ways, she established a benchmark for service during her decade on the OSUAA volunteer leadership board. Since stepping down and moving on to her position as an OSU Foundation trustee, she has continued to help the association serve OSU friends and alumni in and around Boise, Idaho.

She and her husband, Gary Atkins, live in Caldwell and are members of the A.L. Strand Society.

Freitas and Atkins will be recognized at the alumni association’s Spring Awards Celebration on April 25 at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center on campus. Tickets are available at www.osualum.com/springawards2014.

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Kate Sanders, 541-737-6220

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Noted researcher to speak at OSU commencement in June

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Ann A. Kiessling, director of the independent Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation and a leader in both stem cell research and reproductive biology, will give the commencement address at Oregon State University’s graduation ceremony this spring.

Kiessling also will receive an honorary doctorate from the university at its 145th commencement, which begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, in Reser Stadium.

“Ann Kiessling is a nationally recognized researcher and pioneer whose work in cutting-edge fields of stem cell research and the HIV virus should make for an enlightening talk for our graduates,” said Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray. “She has had a remarkable career that launched at Oregon State, where she earned her Ph.D.”

Kiessling, who has a doctorate in biochemistry and biophysics from Oregon State, joined the faculty of Harvard University in 1985, specializing in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology, and working in the Department of Surgery. In the early 1990s, she pioneered reproductive options for couples living with the HIV disease and hepatitis C – techniques that led to the successful births of 121 children free of those diseases.

The Bedford Research Foundation was founded in 1996 as a Massachusetts public charity to support research. By the year 2000, the foundation’s research laboratory expanded to include human stem cell research. To date, the foundation has collaborated with more than 60 clinics globally to find treatment for infectious diseases and spinal cord injuries. Foundation officials say their belief is that international scientific collaboration is fundamentally important to rapid biomedical advances.

Kiessling’s book, “Human Embryonic Stem Cells: An Introduction to the Science and Therapeutic Potential,” published in 2003 and re-released in 2006, is the first textbook on the topic.

Before joining the Harvard University faculty, Kiessling had a faculty appointment at Oregon Health & Science University, where she worked from 1977-85.

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Oregon Senate confirms nominations of 14 OSU trustees

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon Senate has formally approved the nominations of 14 members of the first Board of Trustees at Oregon State University.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber previously had announced their nominations over the summer. Establishment of institutional governing boards at three of Oregon’s public universities was authorized with the passage of Senate Bill 270 during the 2013 legislative session.

The OSU board members reflect the university’s broad teaching and research disciplines, as well as its statewide presence. Kitzhaber selected members who represent the state’s diverse geographic regions as well as its significant economic sectors.

“The most important factor in guiding Oregon State’s future is to have a board that understands the unique role that the university plays in the state, nation and world,” said Oregon State President Edward J. Ray.

Among the responsibilities of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees will be establishing policies for all aspects of the university’s operations; overseeing tuition and fees; guiding academic programs; approving the university’s budget for submission to the state; and appointing and employing OSU’s president in consultation with the governor.

The board members include:

Mark Baldwin, of Albany, Ore., is an analyst and programmer in OSU’s Information Services division. He has had a long and successful career in information systems and technology in higher education and the private sector. Prior to joining the OSU staff, he worked at Western Oregon University and a number of private sector firms. As specified in SB 270, he represents the staff at Oregon State.

Patricia Bedient, of Sammamish, Wash., has been executive vice president and chief financial officer of Weyerhaeuser Company since 2007. She began her career and worked for 27 years with Arthur Andersen LLP, becoming partner in 1987. She serves on the boards of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and has served two terms on the OSU Foundation Board of Trustees. She also is on the World Forestry Center board.

Rani Borkar, of Portland, Ore., is corporate vice president and general manager of the Intel Architecture Development Group for Intel Corporation. She leads numerous global engineering teams that are responsible for the development of a full range of processors for server, client, and handheld devices. She has been with Intel since 1988 and earned the Intel Achievement Award in 2002.

Darald “Darry” Callahan, of San Rafael, Calif., is former president of Chevron Chemical Company, and served as executive vice president of Power, Chemicals and Technology for ChevronTexaco Corp. from 2001 until his retirement in 2003. He also has served as president of Chevron Oil Bahamas Limited and president of Warren Petroleum Company. He is a former chair of the OSU Foundation Board of Trustees.

Michele Longo Eder, of Newport, Ore., is an attorney whose practice includes an emphasis in marine and fisheries law.  In partnership with her husband, Bob Eder, she is a shareholder in Argos Inc. and is president of Eder Fish Company, a wholesale fish dealer for domestic and foreign buyers. She is a member of the NOAA Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee and former commissioner of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission. 

Elson Floyd, of Pullman, Wash., has been president of Washington State University since 2007. He was president of the University of Missouri from 2003-07, and Western Michigan University from 1998 to 2003. He began his career at University of North Carolina, where he held several executive positions. He is on numerous national boards including the Washington STEM Center Board, Association of Public Land Grant Universities Board, and the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics.

Orcilia Zúñiga Forbes, of Portland, was appointed to the State Board of Higher Education in July 2012; her term expires in 2014. She retired from OSU in 2004 as vice president of University Advancement, and has served as a trustee for the Meyer Memorial Trust since 1999. She is also serving on the boards of the Chalkboard Project and the University of New Mexico Foundation.

Paul Kelly, of Portland, Ore., was named to the Oregon State Board of Higher Education in 2007 and served as president from 2008-11. He recently retired from the law firm Garvey Schubert Barer. From 1987 to 2005, he served in several positions at Nike, Inc., including general counsel and global director of public affairs. He is on the Oregon School Funding Defense Foundation board and Legal Aid Services of Oregon board, among others.

Brenda McComb, of Philomath, Ore., is dean of the OSU Graduate School and a former forest habitat researcher. Before being named dean of the graduate school in April of 2011, she led the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society in the College of Forestry. Her research has focused on the effects of land management practices on animals and natural habitats. As specified in SB 270, she represents the faculty at Oregon State.

Laura Naumes, of Medford, Ore., is vice president of Naumes Inc. The company has orchards in California, Oregon and Washington and is a leading producer of pears. It also produces several varieties of apples, along with cherries, Asian pears and persimmons. She is a former member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco advisory council and began her first term as trustee on the OSU Foundation Board in 2012.

Patricia “Pat” Reser, of Beaverton, Ore., is board chair of Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc., a family-owned fresh refrigerated food company. She previously served as corporate secretary for 13 years, and is a retired employee of the Beaverton School District. She is one of three co-chairs of OSU’s Capital Campaign Steering Committee and is serving her third term as an OSU Foundation Trustee.

Taylor Sarman, of Corvallis, Ore., is a sophomore majoring in political science at Oregon State and is executive director of government affairs for the Associated Students of OSU. In that role, he oversees ASOSU’s local, state and federal lobbying efforts. The graduate of Union High School in eastern Oregon served as an intern during the 2013 Oregon Legislative session, and is a past president of the national Future Business Leaders of America. As specified in SB 270, he represents the students of OSU.

Kirk Schueler, of Bend, Ore., is chief administrative officer for St. Charles Health System. Previously, he was president of Brooks Resources Corporation, a real estate development firm in Bend.  He was appointed to the State Board of Higher Education in 2009; his term expires in 2013. He serves on the boards of the Bend Foundation, Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation, and the Jeld-Wen Tradition Foundation.

John Turner, of Pendleton, Ore., retired as president of Blue Mountain Community College in June. He joined the college in 2003 as executive vice president and provost, becoming president in 2005. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps as a colonel with more than 28 years of service, including a stint as president of the Marine Corps War College in Quantico, Va.  He serves as a commissioner of the Port of Umatilla.

OSU’s President Ray will serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the board. More information on Oregon State‘s Board of Trustees is available at: http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees,

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Steve Clark, 541-737-3808; steve.clark@oregonstate.edu

Recent OSU grad touted for creativity to speak on campus Friday

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Darrin Crescenzi, a 2007 Oregon State University design graduate named by Fast Company magazine as one of the 100 most creative people in business, will return to OSU this weekend for a free presentation Friday on how “design thinking” opens the door to a wide variety of fields.

The former Nike designer gained notice for an array of work including the initials-and-crown personal logo of NBA superstar LeBron James, the uniforms worn by the American men’s Olympic basketball team in London in 2012, and a wildly popular poster he produced of the sigils (family seals) for the fictional Houses of Westeros in the book and TV hit “Game of Thrones.”

Crescenzi graduated from high school in tiny Gilchrist, Ore., in a class of 14, and is now senior designer in the Manhattan offices of Prophet, a worldwide brand and marketing firm. Joining him in the presentation will be his longtime partner Erin Mintun, also a former Nike designer and a 2007 OSU design graduate. She has special expertise in the role of color in consumer choices, and now works as a style forecaster for companies that must anticipate fashion trends.

Both will show examples of their work. The two designers were featured in the most recent issue of the OSU alumni magazine, the Oregon Stater. That story is available at http://j.mp/crescenzi.

The free public presentation, sponsored by the School of Design and Human Environment in OSU’s College of Business, will run from noon until 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, in the Willamette Room of the CH2M HILL Alumni Center, which is across 26th Street from Reser Stadium. Crescenzi will be in town to accept the OSU Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award at a ceremony that night at the alumni center, where he will be joined by six fellow alumni who will be honored as OSUAA Alumni Fellows.

The alumni fellow honorees include:

  • The Honorable Jack R. Borsting, College of Science;
  • Martin Goebel, College of Forestry.
  • Sandra Henderson, College of Science;
  • Debra Nelson, College of Veterinary Medicine;
  • Carol Hill Pickard, College of Home Economics;
  • James E. Womack, College of Agricultural Sciences.

Reservations are required to attend the awards gala, which starts at 6 p.m. For more information on this and other Homecoming events, visit www.osualum.com/homecoming.

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OSU names Ohio State executive to direct its Alumni Association

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Kathy Bickel, vice president for outreach with The Ohio State University’s Alumni Association, has been named executive director of the Oregon State University Alumni Association. She also will serve as vice president of alumni relations at Oregon State.

Bickel succeeds Scott Greenwood, who resigned last year for a position at Duke University. Christi Kasten, the OSU Alumni Association’s senior associate executive director, has since served as interim director.

“Ohio State University has been considered one of the premier alumni associations in the country by its peers,” said Joth Ricci, past president of the Oregon State Alumni Association, and a 1991 OSU graduate. “Kathy will bring a proven skill set of working with leaders across campus on continued development of University Alumni Relations and outreach to our growing and diverse domestic and international alumni.”

Bickel, who describes herself as a “strong team player,” has been with The Ohio State University’s Alumni Association since 1994. She previously served for six years as that university’s assistant registrar. She will begin her new duties at Oregon State on Aug. 26.

As vice president for outreach, Bickel led the Ohio State association’s operation, budgeting and strategic planning for many of the organization’s events, student programs, career management, conference services, travel program and student recruitment. Ohio State’s active alumni program includes more than 100 active clubs, 49 active societies and 2,500 volunteers. These volunteers attended more than 200 college fairs where more than 100,000 students interacted with an alumnus.

“The experience Kathy has acquired in building and sustaining relationships and outreach activities at Ohio State will be immensely helpful in her leadership role here at Oregon State University,” said OSU President Edward J. Ray, who was on the Ohio State faculty for more than 30 years.

“Kathy is a high-energy, results-oriented leader who will help us connect with alumni throughout Oregon, the nation and the world, and insure that the Oregon State Alumni Association reaches new heights,” Ray added.

Bickel has a master’s degree in labor and human resource management and a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Ohio State.

The Oregon State University Alumni Association is a member-based, nonprofit organization that promotes OSU and engages alumni. Its programs include a web site for alumni, the Oregon Stater magazine, an e-mail newsletter, regional activities, faculty lecture series, travel opportunities and other events. It is located in the CH2M-Hill Alumni Center, which also serves as a conference center.

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Women’s group surpasses $500,000 milestone in monies raised for OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Just what can a gift of $500 really accomplish?

At Oregon State University, participants in the Women’s Giving Circle not only know how their gifts make an impact – they get to decide how their dollars are spent through an annual voting process. Over the years, these gifts have added up in a big way.

In May, the group awarded more than $63,000 to seven university programs and surpassed the $500,000 milestone in total funds awarded since its founding in 2003.

Each year, members of the Women’s Giving Circle make individual gifts of $500 or more to the group and then invite program leaders at Oregon State University to apply for the pooled funds.

“The Women’s Giving Circle is a grassroots giving community,” said Lake Oswego resident Ruth Beyer, a 1977 OSU graduate who serves as co-chair of the OSU Women’s Giving Circle. “The program allows donors to be very involved in selecting how their philanthropic dollars are spent while witnessing directly how much every gift to the university matters.”

During its 10-year history, the Women’s Giving Circle has grown to more than 100 members and has supported more than 60 OSU programs, including:

  • A support program for women students older than 25;
  • An orientation program for female engineering students that was so successful, it is now offered annually to all new students;
  • OSU’s Mealbux program, which helps students in poverty make ends meet by providing them with meals on campus;
  • Commissions of an original choral composition performed May 12 at the Lincoln Center in New York and the West Coast premiere of a play about Gerty Cori, the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine;
  • Production of a second exercise DVD for use in elementary school classrooms (watch the trailer for the first DVD, called “Brain Breaks”).

In addition, the group made a five-year, $125,000 commitment to help fund the construction of OSU’s Student Success Center, a facility which opened in September 2012 to provide services to help all Oregon State students achieve their full potential – student-athletes as well as the general student population.

“Oregon State is fortunate have to strong, visionary women like Ruth Beyer and Pat Reser in philanthropic leadership roles throughout the university, as well as in the Women’s Giving Circle,” said J. Michael Goodwin, president & CEO of the OSU Foundation. “They are powerful role models and contribute enormously through their service as well as their gifts.”

Beyer was appointed chair of the OSU Foundation’s Board of Trustees, effective July 1. Reser, a 1960 graduate who lives in Beaverton, Ore., serves as co-chair for The Campaign for OSU and is a member of the Women’s Giving Circle.

"Women have always understood that the greatest impact can be made when working together,” Beyer said. “We find that participants in the Women’s Giving Circle really want to get the most out of their charitable dollars to benefit the university we love.”

The grants awarded by the OSU Women’s Giving Circle are from gifts that are part of The Campaign for OSU, the university’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign. Guided by OSU’s strategic plan, the campaign has raised more than $925 million of its $1 billion goal to provide opportunities for students, strengthen Oregon communities, and conduct research that changes the world.

To learn more about the Women’s Giving Circle, and to see a full list of programs supported, visit: campaignforosu.org/wgc.

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Michelle Williams, 541-737-6126

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About the OSU Alumni Association: The association is a member-based, nonprofit organization that promotes OSU and engages alumni. Its programs include a Web site for alumni, the Oregon Stater magazine, an e-mail newsletter, regional activities, faculty lecture series, travel opportunities and tailgate parties. It is located in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center, which also serves as a conference center.

OSU Beavers in five states gear up for service

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Don't be alarmed if you're out and about early Saturday and come upon a large group of people in orange and black, wielding shovels, pitchforks and other sharp and not-so-sharp implements. They will have come in peace to spruce up your community.

The morning of May 21 marks the third annual Oregon State University Community Day of Service. At 22 locations in five states, OSU alumni and friends will gather to spend a few hours restoring natural areas, rehabilitating neglected city parks, making a streambed more friendly for native species, sorting donations at food banks, painting an information center and completing myriad other tasks.

The growing event is sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association in an effort to help Beavers everywhere celebrate the good deeds and community service so many of them perform all the time in their hometowns, and to honor the essential spirit of OSU's land grant heritage.

“At Oregon State, we inspire our students to make the world a better place," said Christi Kasten, a 1986 graduate and interim director of the association. "Every day our students and alumni are in service to their communities around the world. On May 21 we get to do it together. That’s pretty special and a lot of fun.”

Oregon events are scheduled for Albany; Ashland; two sites in Corvallis; Dallas; Eugene; Medford; Newport; four sites in Portland; Prineville; Stayton and Vale. Other events are set for Honolulu; Meridian, Idaho; San Francisco and San Jose, Calif.; and three sites in Seattle.

Details on each are available at www.osualum.com/service. Signups are still welcome at many sites, while others have already reached capacity.

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Friend to OSU Al Reser passes away after lifetime of service, leadership

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Al Reser will long be remembered as one of the most generous alumni and longstanding supporters in the history of Oregon State University, OSU leaders said Tuesday as they mourned his overnight passage. Mr. Reser was 74.

Along with his wife, Pat, Mr. Reser served in numerous volunteer leadership capacities for OSU over the past 40-plus years and supported a long list of major university projects, including Reser Stadium and the $62.5-million Linus Pauling Science Center, which is under construction with completion projected for early 2011.

He was honored many times by his alma mater, most recently last Saturday night with the E.B. Lemon Distinguished Alumni Award at the Orange and Black Evening in Portland. The Lemon Award is the highest honor the university bestows on any alumnus, and Mr. Reser’s son, Marty, accepted it on his behalf. (A video tribute shown at the event is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8dvEOADPCY.)

Mr. Reser earned his B.S. in business administration in 1960 from Oregon State University, where he also met his wife, who earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education the same year. Together, the couple grew Reser’s Fine Foods, a family-owned fresh refrigerated food company based in Beaverton, Ore., into an $800-million domestic and international business that today employs more than 2,000 workers, half of them in Oregon.

Despite the demands of a thriving business and family – the Resers have five grown children, four of whom graduated from OSU – Mr. Reser always found time to give of himself and his treasure to OSU. Throughout the years, he served on the OSU Foundation Board of Trustees and the Beaver Athletic Student Fund Board of Directors. Pat Reser currently co-chairs the $625-million Campaign for OSU, to which she and her husband gave $10.65 million in support of the Pauling Science Center. They made other gifts to the Linus Pauling Institute and the colleges of Science and Business, as well.

“Al Reser was one of the most successful and most caring people I have ever known. He and Pat fashioned a remarkably successful business and a wonderful family,” said OSU President Ed Ray. “Al loved Beaver Nation, and he was loved in return. In recent years, Al received numerous honors in recognition of his philanthropy and service to others.

“Perhaps one could not expect to have enough time to celebrate him fully and properly but this loss is much, much too soon. We can best honor him by following his example of love and dedicated service to others.”

“Al and Pat’s vision and generosity will make a difference for generations of students and scientists who will learn and study at the Linus Pauling Science Center,” said Science Dean Sherman Bloomer. “We’ll be forever grateful for Al’s friendship and for the legacy he leaves behind.”

The Resers gave gifts totaling more than $14 million to support the renovation and expansion of the OSU football stadium, subsequently named in their honor. On Tuesday, OSU athletics leaders remembered Al’s friendship and generosity fondly.

“On behalf of Beaver Nation and the entire athletic department our thoughts and prayers go out to the Reser Family on their loss of Al. He is a great friend of this department and his support is truly evident in athletics, as well as the rest of campus,” said Bob De Carolis, director of Intercollegiate Athletics. “I will sorely miss those lunch meetings at his plant or watching him scoot around the stadium with a huge smile on his face. He and his family are the architects of whatever success this department has enjoyed. While he may be gone from this earth, his legacy and spirit will be with us for a long time.”

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Al Reser. He was a good friend, and our hearts go out to his great family,” said OSU head football coach Mike Riley. “We’ll miss him, and will always be proud to play our games in the stadium so fittingly named after him.”

Mr. Reser served on the OSU Foundation Board of Trustees from 1994 to 1997, served as an honorary trustee and was a former member of the Beaver Athletic Student Fund (BASF) Board of Directors.  He was inducted into the College of Business (COB) Hall of Fame in 2006; he also received the COB Dean’s Award and was named one of the college's top 10 alumni, both in 2008.  Al and Pat Reser were named the President’s Club Most Honored Members in 2003, and they received the Martin Chaves Lifetime Achievement Award for their contributions to OSU Athletics in 2008. They were also recognized with the 2008 Vollum Award for Lifetime Philanthropic Achievement from the Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Mr. Reser was named the Oregon Entrepreneur of the Year by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Forum in 2000 and received the 2006 Governor’s Gold Award. The Portland Business Journal named Reser’s Fine Foods the Most Admired Company in 2008, and last January, Mr. Reser received the Les Schwab Friends of Sports Award at the Oregon Sports Awards ceremony.

Mr. Reser’s memoirs, “No Small Potatoes,” are soon to be published in conjunction with the OSU Press and the OSU Alumni Association.

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Civil War events kick off early Dec. 3 with rally at Pioneer Square

PORTLAND, Ore. – Beaver fans are encouraged to show that they are Powered by Orange at downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square on Dec. 3, as KGW News Channel 8 hosts a “pep rally” from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. in honor of the Civil War football game that night between Oregon State University and University of Oregon.

The rally will be held outside the station’s Studio on the Square. KGW’s Drew Carney will lead the crowd in several fun, competitive Civil War segments, which will be televised live. Beaver Nation is expected to be out in force, with members wearing OSU orange and black.

OSU fans planning to attend are asked to send a confirmation e-mail to Cathy Marshall, OSU Alumni Association regional director for Portland and Seattle programs, at cathy.marshall@oregonstate.edu.

In addition to the rally, several other Civil War opportunities exist for Beavers fans in Portland, and party-goers can do more than just watch the big event: OSU fans are encouraged to bring an unwrapped, new toy to each of the locations below in support of the Portland Fire and Rescue Toy & Joy Drive. Each party begins at 6 p.m.

Jimmy Mak’s, 221 NW 10th Ave.

Family friendly with buffet and giveaways

Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

(503) 295-6542

Hayden’s Lakefront Grill, 8187 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road, Tualatin

Hosted by OSU basketball great Charlie Sitton

Family friendly

(503) 885-9292

McMenamin’s locations (all 21 and older):

-- Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan

-- Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside

-- Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne

-- St. John's Theater, 8203 N. Ivanhoe

A growing list of game watch parties at locations throughout Oregon and around the United States is available at http://www.osualum.com/s/359/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=1&pgid=892. Thirty-three parties in 12 states and the District of Columbia are on the schedule thus far.

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Cathy Marshall, 503-553-3431