Changing Gears, Transforming Lives

Choosing to go to college wasn’t easy for Liz and Rich Grotsky. But at the end of 2016, both will have earned their degrees at OSU-Cascades. And along the way, a nonprofit called Empowering Youth Bicycle Program started to roll. Hundreds of bikes – and people – are being transformed, thanks to higher education and its supporters.

The Path to a Better Future, via Oregon State University

Candalynn Johnson’s journey to OSU had to cover two separate distances. The first was simply miles, but the second was much farther: a journey away from poverty and toward a future of smoothing the path for others. With help from a generous College of Liberal Arts alumnus, the political science major traveled all the way to Cuba last summer.

Students Succeed Thanks to Amazing Generosity

Oregon State donors make the difference - providing support that builds buildings, creates programs, attracts top faculty - all to ensure our students have the very best opportunities for success in college and in life.

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.

Forest Science Complex Construction Begins

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.

2016 Year-End Giving

As you consider your final gifts of the 2016 tax year, thank you for remembering Oregon State University! Every gift helps create a better future for our students, our state, and our world. Make your year-end gift today.
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2016 Year-End Giving

2016 Year-End Giving

As you consider your final gifts of the 2016 tax year, thank you for remembering Oregon State University! Every gift helps create a better future for our students, our state, and our world. Make your year-end gift today.

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.

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16
Dam City Classic Basketball Tournament

OSU Alumni Association Reception
Men's Basketball vs Long Beach State
Moda Center, Portland, Ore.

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02
Destination OSU 2017

A weekend celebrating the university’s growing impact and honoring its outstanding volunteer leaders
Dana Point, Calif.
Open to the public

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