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Bioneers Conference 2016 Reflection

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

The Bioneers Conference is an annual gathering of social and environmental activists from all over the world which provides many kinds of opportunities for its participants to engage in the idea of sustainability, and what it means to create a “sustainable” world.  The conference achieves this by offering many types of lectures and activities, including […]

2016-2017 Sustainability Fellowships **Deadline Extended to Oct 14th

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Need internship credit, a job, or something to fill up your time? The deadline is approaching for the 2016-17 Sustainability Fellowships starting this Fall! Read about the options below and apply now. There are five sustainability fellowships available through the Student Sustainability Initiative. The students will be hired as employees through SSI, but will work […]

Update from the Inside by Micco Emeson

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Micco Emeson is the SSI Landscape Coordinator and part of the Growing Food Security initiative team. Here is a little peek at what’s been happening: It’s Spring, and lots of stuff is happening in the realm of sustainability. Some highlights from the sustainable landscaping side of things at the Student Sustainability Initiative include: Establishing a pollinator […]

Beyond Earth Day is Coming!

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Forty-six years ago, the first Earth Day celebration began. On that day at OSU, students put together a series of events, participating in this landmark date. While Earth Day-related festivities have not occurred every year since, our annual celebration has been going strong for what will be the 16th consecutive year this year! Beyond Earth Day […]

Burying Winter Term by Micco Emeson

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

OSU students at the Corvallis campus are eligible for up to $500 per academic year to participate in professional development opportunities. The Student Sustainability Initiative are seeking proposals that benefit OSU students and the SSI’s mission of “Advancing student efforts to create a culture of sustainability at OSU through opportunity, education, and action” are preferred. This […]

Sustainability Alumni Profile: Colette Conover

Friday, February 12th, 2016

This quarter, the Sustainability Office introduces a new series on the Ecologue, highlighting alumni who were involved with sustainability efforts during their time as students. Through our Alumni Profiles Project, you’ll see what a difference our incredible alumni make in solving global challenges!   Our first profile is Colette Conover, a 2014 Environmental Science and Leadership […]

SSI Fee Board Member Applications Due Tomorrow!

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Interested in getting involved with the Student Sustainability Initiative? Consider applying for the SSI Fee Board! The fee board is an important part of SSI and their duties include: Approving SSI’s annual budget Managing SSI’s grant programs Managing the Sustainable Energy Revolving Loan Fund program Strategic planning to support OSU’s student sustainability efforts Assist in […]

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 […]

Student Sustainability Initiative Accepting Applications for Grants and Fellowships

Friday, September 25th, 2015

The Student Sustainability Initiative is now accepting applications for Sustainability Project, Research, and Professional Development Grants & Fellowships!   The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) believes our campus can be a model living laboratory for sustainability. The Sustainability Grant Program was established to provide students with opportunities to create a more sustainable institution and take an active […]

SSI now accepting applications for Sustainability Project, Research & Professional Development Grants

Friday, August 21st, 2015

The Student Sustainability Initiative is now accepting applications for Sustainability Project, Research and Professional Development Grants! SSI believes our campus can be a model living laboratory for sustainability. We established the Sustainability Grant Program to provide students opportunities to create a more sustainable institution and take an active role in promoting social change. In-line with […]

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