Past Events

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  Provost's Lecture Series with Robin Chase
March 8, 2017
Transportation entrepreneur Robin Chase, co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, spoke to a crowd of over 200 in Corvallis as part of the OSU Provost’s Lecture Series.

  Destination OSU 2017
March 2-3, 2017
Destination OSU 2017 gathered alumni and friends in Dana Point, California, to celebrate Oregon State University’s growing impact and honor four outstanding volunteer leaders.

  A Conversation with How To Raise An Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims
February 9, 2017
Portland-area Oregon State University parents, alumni, and friends gathered at Vernier Software for a conversation and reception with Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of The New York Times best-selling book How to Raise an Adult.


Andy Warhol at the Portland Art Museum
November 30, 2016
OSU alumni and friends with a passion for art gathered at the Portland Art Museum Nov. 30 for a special viewing of Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation.


Faculty Staff Donor Reception 2016
November 29, 2016
At the celebration, we launched OSU Loyal, a donor recognition program that honors faculty and staff who have given to OSU for multiple years.


Forest Science Complex Launch
October 29, 2016
It was an honor to host Gov. Kate Brown and a genuine "who’s who" of forest industry leaders when Oregon State University celebrated the start of construction of the Oregon Forest Science Complex on October 29.


OSU President's Dinner
October 1, 2016
On October 1, the Oregon State community welcomed 18 new members to the Milton Harris Society at this year's President Dinner at The Nines Hotel in Portland.


Johnson Hall Grand Opening
September 23, 2016
The Oregon State community celebrated the grand opening of the College of Engineering's newest building, Johnson Hall.


OSU-Cascades Tykeson Hall Opening
September 13, 2016
A New Era for Education in Central Oregon: With the opening of Tykeson Hall at OSU-Cascades, the state of Oregon has its first new four-year university campus in more than 50 years.


Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade Viewing Party
June 11, 2016
The Oregon State community celebrated Portland's Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade with a viewing party on June 11 at the OSU Portland Center.


Recognizing Faculty Excellence
May 25, 2016
Oregon State leadership, faculty, and donors came together on May 25 to celebrate OSU’s legacy of outstanding faculty and the donors who support them.


Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement honoring Rita Dove
April 14 & 15, 2016
The Oregon State community honored Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove on April 14 in Corvallis and April 15 in Portland with the Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement.


OSU Night at the Oregon Symphony
April 2, 2016
The OSU community celebrated what would have been Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday in Portland at the Oregon Symphony featuring platinum-selling artist, Curtis Stigers.


Destination OSU
March 3-5, 2016
Beavers from across the country traveled to Southern California, home to more than 6,500 alumni, for a weekend of OSU activities at a gorgeous beach-side resort.


OSU's Provost's Lecture Series with Ruth Reichl
February 16 & 17, 2016
Ruth Reichl, renowned food writer and chef, visited with Oregon's top chefs and food innovators at OSU's Food Innovation Center on Tuesday, February 16, before traveling to Corvallis to spend time with students and faculty and delivering a public lecture on Wednesday.


State of the University Address
February 12, 2016
Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray today announced a new “Student Success Initiative” in his annual State of the University address in Portland, calling on the university within four years to make an OSU degree an affordable reality for every qualified Oregonian.


A Conversation with Tracy Daugherty
December 2, 2015
OSU emeritus professor of English, Tracy Daugherty, shared his New York Times best-selling biography of Joan Didion, The Last Love Song, with the Oregon State community.


OSU Provost's Lecture Series with Michael Beschloss
November 10, 2015
Historian Michael Beschloss gave an insightful presentation on presidential politics of past and present as part of the Provost's Lecture Series.


OSU President's Dinner
November 5, 2015
At the 2015 President's Dinner, Oregon State University welcomed 38 new members to the Milton Harris Society, honoring their extraordinary lifetime commitments of $1 million or more.