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OHESC Proposal Submission Deadline Extended

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

The deadline for proposals for the Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference has been extended to Friday, November 6 by the end of the day. As posted earlier, Lane Community College is hosting the 2nd Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (OHESC) on February 4-5, 2016. The conference is set out to create change and action in terms […]

2-Night Sale at the OSUsed Store

Friday, October 30th, 2015

The OSUsed Store is open for its monthly evening public sale on Wednesday plus a bonus evening sale on Thursday, both at 5:30-7:30 pm. At both sales, spin our wheel for a chance to win a prize or in-store coupon! While supplies last. Join this event on Facebook for updates. Available merchandise will include computers […]

American Fisheries Society National Conference by Rachael Davee

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Attending the American Fisheries Society meeting in Portland was an amazing experience for many reasons. I am grateful to The Student Sustainability Initiative for giving me the opportunity to attend. This meeting brought together a great diversity of professionals who shared their work through presentations and posters. My primary interest was attending a session addressing […]

Get Involved with the Waste Watchers and Start Losing Waste Today!

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Are you interested in volunteering with a student group on campus? Do you enjoy encouraging and educating others about waste reduction and recycling? The Waste Watchers student group may be the right fit for you. Check out these ways to get plugged in: Fall Repair Fair Our second Repair Fair of the term will take […]

Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference Call for Proposals

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Lane Community College is hosting the 2nd Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (OHESC) on February 4-5, 2016. The conference is set out to create change and action in terms of sustainability within Oregon’s institutions of higher education. For the conference, OHESC invites you to propose any of the following: Posters: visual presentation of a topic allowing viewers to learn […]

Are you ready to become a master? Master Recycler class reg. open!

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Now’s the time to sign-up for the 2016 Linn and Benton Master Recycler class offered by Republic Services and OSU Campus Recycling – act soon to secure your spot! When: 8 required classes on Tuesday nights, January 13th through March 3rd at 6:15-9:00 pm plus 2 required Saturday field trips (tentatively scheduled for January 23rd […]

Get Your Fix at the Repair Fair!

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Bring those broken or damaged items to the Student Edition of the Repair Fair on Wednesday, October 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. This time, the event will be held at the Student Experience Center Plaza (2251 SW Jefferson Way) located between the Student Experience Center and the MU Quad. Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend […]

Applications Now Available for Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Steering Committee!

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Interested in having a leadership role? Want to help make Corvallis a more sustainable place? Then look no further! The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is currently looking to recruit new members for their Steering Committee for a 2-year term.  The mission of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is to promote an ecologically, socially, and economically healthy city […]

Let’s watch our waste together!

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Interested in volunteering on campus? Gaining leadership skills? Making an impact on sustainability? If any of these describe you, the Waste Watchers club may be the right fit for you! Drop by our weekly meetings Mondays from 6:30 – 8:00 PM in room 206 of the Student Experience Center (home to the SSI) to contribute ideas, plan events, meet like-minded individuals, […]

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