A historic year for OSU!

At Oregon State University we are educators, innovators and leaders working together to solve Oregon and the world's most pressing problems. Our ambitions are not contained by classroom walls or computer screens – we are out there making a difference. None of this would be possible without the help of our visionary donors.  This year donors made OSU the go-to place for philanthropy (we had the best fundraising year in OSU history!) Thank you!

High Promise Scholars

Last year a generous donor made it possible for OSU to award $1,000 High Promise Scholarships to 100 first-year students considered at risk of not returning for their second year. In the fall, 95 of 100 returned – compared to a 70% return rate among their peers.

Today you can make a gift that changes the life of a vulnerable student – and makes a better future for us all. Learn more about the difference you can make.

OSU announces plans for arts and education complex

OSU has announced plans for a new arts and education complex on the Corvallis campus. The initiative will expand and enhance the LaSells Stewart Center, bringing together music, theater, digital communications programs and the visual arts to form a center of creativity infused with science and technology.

For the Love of Maude

Dachshunds are little dogs with big personalities. And tiny as she was, a rescue dog named Maude (and her best pal, Rebecca Camden) created a big legacy at OSU – including an endowed scholarship for veterinary medicine students with interest in shelter medicine.

Record-breaking Gift Supports New Bend Campus

The expansion of Oregon State University – Cascades received a huge boost this winter with the announcement of the largest gift commitment ever made to the Bend campus.


As we look to our next 150 years, we at Oregon State are determined to do even more to build a healthier, prosperous, and more sustainable future. That means, above all, doubling down on efforts to ensure the students who come to us make the most of their potential and graduate. 
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Hoffman Construction Leader Remembered

Hoffman Construction Leader Remembered

The Oregon State University community honors the memory of Cecil Drinkward, a pivotal leader of Hoffman Construction and a former president of the OSU Foundation Board of Trustees. He passed away July 10.

Dramatic Expansion

Dramatic Expansion

At OSU the arts and sciences are intertwined. Videos introduce two students who love them both. All students on campus will benefit from an anticipated $60 million initiative to create a new Arts and Education Complex.

Family Creates Scholarships to Honor Clean Air Advocate

Family Creates Scholarships to Honor Clean Air Advocate

In the 1940s, when Richard Hatchard was studying civil engineering at Oregon State, smog obscured Portlanders’ view of Mount Hood two-thirds of the time. We have Richard to thank for helping to clear the air.

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Featured Events

Mas Subramanian and the New Blue Pigment
August 6, 2017
The Mirabella, Willamette Hall
Portland, Ore.
Reception and John F. Kennedy Exhibit
August 10, 2017
Oregon Historical Society
Portland, Ore.
OSU President's Dinner
November 16, 2017
Portland Art Musuem
Portland, Ore.
​By invitation

Recent Online Gifts

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