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. This historic occasion was made possible through the advocacy and generosity of supporters like the Tykeson family, who provided critical funding for the campus development.

Surfer-Scholar Rides the Wave

Picture a competitive surfer.

Now be honest: You didn’t picture an Oregonian, right? And not the high-achieving recipient of OSU’s most prestigious merit scholarship.

That’s OK. Logan Weeks ’18, didn’t see this wave coming either.

Giving Circle Grants Turn Big Ideas into Reality

Thanks to the support of the OSU Women's Giving Circle, big dreamers, winners of a national social venture competition, and College of Business juniors Steven Miller and Moriah Shay are striving to spark creativity in youth around Oregon with their mobile makerspace – a trailer outfitted with tools, machinery, and hands-on learning activities focused on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Learn more.

New Scholarship Recognizes Humble Beginnings, Great Potential

A new OSU scholarship is taking a unique approach to solving a problem all universities face - freshman-to-sophomore retention - by looking at a student's potential instead of academic performance. The inaugural class of High Promise Scholarship recipients were honored at a celebration in May. Meet a few of the recipients.

Gifts Support Life-changing Experiences Overseas

Jocelyn Stokes’ internship in Malaysia focused on sun bear research: an extraordinary hands-on learning experience supported by the Global Experience Fund in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Donors are helping more and more students throughout the university participate in research and educational programs around the world.
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An Unforgettable Experience in the Developing World for Student-Athletes

An Unforgettable Experience in the Developing World for Student-Athletes

With help from CREATE Oregon State and the OSU Women’s Giving Circle, 13 student-athletes went to the Dominican Republic this June through Beavers without Borders. In a video, photos, and Q/A, football long snapper Connor Kelsey shares highlights from the eye-opening service-learning experience.

New Endowed Faculty Position Holders

New Endowed Faculty Position Holders

Endowed chairs and professorships support world-class faculty at Oregon State. Meet the newest holders of these positions, and learn more about the faculty and the donors whose generosity has permanently enhanced OSU's research and education enterprise.

Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Businesses

Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Businesses

Great ideas shouldn’t stay in the lab. Your gift to the University Venture Development Fund can help OSU research reach the marketplace – while you receive a 60 percent Oregon income tax credit. This opportunity won’t last long: tax credits are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Featured Events

Oct
01
OSU President's Dinner
The OSU President's Dinner to honor this year's new Harris Society members and highlight the incredible impact that philanthropy is having at Oregon State is returning to the Nines Hotel in Portland.
Oct
29
Oregon Forest Science Complex Groundbreaking
Join us as OSU's College of Forestry breaks ground on the Oregon Forest Science Complex. This complex will showcase innovative uses of wood in building design and allow the College of Forestry to help meet the world’s growing demand for energy efficient, tall buildings made from sustainable building products.

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