Scholarships Honor Family Legacy in Photography

Photojournalist David Gilkey ’89 was part of a family legacy in photography at OSU that began with his father, Richard Gilkey ’51, ’53. After David was killed in Afghanistan while on assignment for NPR, his family established two scholarships for students with a passion for photography.

First Person: Memory Lane of an Exceptionally Beautiful Campus

An endowment supporting landscaping enhancement will help keep OSU’s campus beautiful for generations to come. It honors the memory of Jack Byrne ’33, a devoted supporter of the university, and was funded through a Charitable Remainder Trust.

Diving into Research

Not many undergraduates spend their summers on a research vessel off the northern coast of Alaska. Last August, that’s exactly where Emmanuel Alegria, a junior in Biology and Earth Sciences, found himself. A video tells his story.

OSU students receive almost $40 million in scholarships

Generous donors are opening the doors of opportunity for thousands of OSU students, supporting scholarships and other areas known to promote success in the classroom and after graduation.

Getting Their Hands Dirty (and a Great Education)

Every summer, OSU geology students spend six weeks in central Oregon learning the fundamentals of field work. It’s a hot, dusty rite of passage supported by alumni who recognize that the experience formed the bedrock of their successful careers.
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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.

In Beaver Nation, We Look Out for Each Other

In Beaver Nation, We Look Out for Each Other

OSU’s Human Services Resource Center helps students meet their basic needs so they can pursue their education and their dreams. With help from donors, it offers a food pantry, textbook lending program, and more in a stigma-free environment. Watch one student's story on how the center has allowed him to focus on the things that matter.

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