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OSU RECEIVES STARS “GOLD” DESIGNATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS!

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Oregon State continues to lead in sustainability efforts among universities after receiving their sixth Gold star designation. STARS, otherwise known as the Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment and Rating System uses the four categories academics, engagement, operations, planning and administration as well as one additional innovation category to gauge campus sustainability. Gold is the second highest rating that a university can […]

OSU Identified As A Top Performer In Grounds & Campus Engagement

Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has recently released their STARS annual review, which recognizes top-performing institutions in categories involving sustainability.  This year, Oregon State University was highlighted in the Sustainable Campus Index for being a top performer in both the grounds and campus engagement categories. The grounds category spotlights institutions who […]

OSU Ranked in List of Greenest Universities

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

BestColleges.com recently released a 2015 list of Greenest Colleges, where Oregon State was ranked #10! Our campus was listed among schools such as Stanford, Colorado State, and even our fellow Pac-12 school, Arizona State. The ranking was based on several criteria, including our already existing STARS rating. Our STARS rating is a reflection of OSU’s excellence […]

Portland to host this year's annual aashe conference

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

This year the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education will be holding their annual Conference and Expo in our very own Portland, Oregon. With nearly 2,000 participants, AASHE’s annual conference is the largest gathering of higher education sustainability professionals and students in North America. What is AASHE you ask? AASHE is an […]

OSU Featured In STARS Annual Review

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Oregon State University is well known for its strong focus in sustainability, from our LEED Platinum rated Energy Center to our Student Sustainability Initiative. But what features matter the most and what actions will make the biggest difference?  Who decides how sustainable we actually are and whether we are moving in the right direction? The […]

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