Good News for Our Best Friends

A transformative commitment from a donor to OSU's veterinary college will dramatically increase its ability to provide life-saving clinical care, research, and education for future veterinarians. In recognition of the $50 million gift – the largest the university has ever received – the college is now known as the Gary R. Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine.

"Music Heals the World"

Lynne Detrick ’68 cared deeply about making the arts accessible to everyone. A generous gift in her honor will help OSU build a new concert hall at the Corvallis campus: an intimate, acoustically superior space that will become the university’s primary venue for public music performances.

Clean Water for Everyone

A new initiative at Oregon State University is tackling one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century – ensuring that everyone has access to clean water – thanks to a visionary $3.28 million gift to the College of Engineering.

Donors Love Funding the Transformation from Pupil to Practitioner

Larry and Caron Ogg had a vision for graduate students in the sciences when they approached the OSU Foundation and the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences about creating an endowed scholar award.

Celebrating 150 Years of Impact, With Your Help

The February 12-24 OSU150 Sea Grant Festival is part of a year-long celebration of OSU’s 150th anniversary. Visionary donors have partnered with us all along the way—and their investments in areas like marine studies promise even greater achievements in the future. Take a walk through time and see the powerful impact of philanthropy at Oregon State. 

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Opening Doors for Transfer Students

Opening Doors for Transfer Students

A California businessman who values the support he received as an OSU transfer student in the 1960s has made a first-of-its-kind gift to support new generations of transfer students.

Mental Health Resources Offer Brighter Future to 4-H Youth

Mental Health Resources Offer Brighter Future to 4-H Youth

In Oregon, 4-H leaders are important points of contact for children, particularly in rural areas. Equipping staff and volunteers to help children develop resiliency could make a huge impact. That’s the idea behind a generous planned estate gift supporting an emerging initiative at OSU.

The Unexpected Benefits of Scholarships

The Unexpected Benefits of Scholarships

A luncheon for scholarship recipients isn’t known as a good date spot, but sometimes the unexpected happens. Just ask President's Circle members Anne and Mike Goetze, who were among OSU's first Presidential Scholars.

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