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OSU Joins DOE’s EV Workplace Charging Challenge

Oregon State University is proud to demonstrate its leadership in workplace sustainability by supporting the development of the national plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging infrastructure. OSU is pursuing this goal as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge – a national partnership that aims to increase the number of employers offering workplace […]

Sustainability Office recruiting one full time position

A rare thing is happening in the OSU Sustainability Office: we are recruiting for a full time position! With the departure of Sonja Mae, who held the Sustainability Program Specialist position for about three years, available is an unparalleled opportunity to help make Oregon State a more sustainable university. This position will assist in the […]

OSU Sustainability Office Now Hiring!

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks outgoing and enthusiastic students to fill two different paid positions beginning in May 2015 and running through at least the end of the 2016 school year. Positions are available to both work-study and non-work-study students. Applications are due by 5PM, Thursday, April 30. Energy Project Student Technical Assistant $11.00/hr | 10-20 hrs/wk […]

APRIL. 23RD : MARION AND POLK COUNTIES CARPOOL/VANPOOL INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Do you commute from the Marion or Polk County areas to Corvallis? You’re invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting Thursday, April 23rd from 12-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Council Room 222 (2501 SW Jefferson Way). Free lunch will be provided! This meeting is targeted to OSU students, staff, and faculty who live in Salem […]

Help pick sustainability highlights and innovations!

The Sustainability Office is chugging through our Fiscal Year 2014 assessment for the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System and we need your help on two items! STARS Innovation credits Innovation credits report activities that are over and above what is otherwise captured by STARS.  For a full definition (nerd alert), check pages 308-310 (of […]

Earth Week kicks off tomorrow! Runs April 20-27.

At OSU, we have been celebrating Earth Day ever since the first one in 1970. But we’re too hardcore for just one day of observance of this amazing planet we live on, so we celebrate for a full week! Hence: Earth Week, a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and […]

OSU listed again in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

OSU received 98 points out of a possible 99 as a ‘green’ school in the latest edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.”  The Princeton Review analyzes data from the survey about the schools’ course offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation to measure their commitment to the environment and […]

Now Hiring: Digital Media + Outreach Intern (OSU Sustainability Office)

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks a student employee to deliver marketing and outreach material via the web, social media and in person. The OSU Sustainability Office seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic student to deliver marketing and outreach material via the web, social media and in person and support its staff in delivering various programs that promote […]

Sustainability Office Now Accepting Student Applications for Energy Project Technician

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks a student employee to scope and implement energy conservation projects and execute related programmatic tasks. The Sustainability Office is part of Campus Operations, the department responsible for development, construction and maintenance of OSU’s physical infrastructure. Work schedule can be somewhat flexible depending on the student’s needs, but must remain responsive […]