OSU Sustainability Office Hiring for Three Student Worker Postions
Join the OSU Sustainability Office Team! The OSU Sustainability Office seeks outgoing and enthusiastic students to fill three different paid positions beginning in May 2014 and running through at least the 2015 school year. All positions are available to work study and non-work-study students. Applications are due midnight, April 27, 2014. Positions: Digital Media and Marketing […]
Campus Conservation Nationals 2014
Campus Conservation Nationals is the largest conservation competition for colleges and universities in the world! This friendly competition measures the percent reduction of electricity and water usage in the residence buildings on campuses. Last year, the competition saved over 2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and 1.5 million gallons of water! There are high hopes for […]
Oregon State Alums help outfit Team USA in Sochi
Two Oregon State Alums, Dan and Jeanne Carver, own Oregon’s Imperial Stock Farm located on 50 square miles of the High Desert. Dan graduated from the Corvallis Campus in 1956 with a degree in business administration and technology, while Jeanne obtained her masters in Physical Education in 1979. The pair, their son Blaine, and his […]
Transformation without Apocalypse: How to Live Well on an Altered Planet
The Spring Creek Project’s Winter Symposium kicks off tomorrow and runs through Saturday The College of Liberal Arts– Spring Creek Project, presents Transformation Without Apocalypse, a two-day event discussing climate change, alternative visions of the future, and community awareness. The event will take place in LaSelles Stewart Center, beginning Valentine’s Day and running until 7:30 […]
Going Going Sold! To Bidder 70!
Tim DeChristopher is famous for his disruption in an oil and gas land lease auction where he outbid the rest in order to protect fragile land in southern Utah.Soon after he was sentenced to two years in federal prison for what was considered a civil disobedient act. Tim has been out of prison for less […]
2014 Alternative Spring Break applications due Monday!
This year, the Center for Civic Engagement is offering three spring break trips from March 22 to March 29, 2014. This is a unique opportunity for students to bond, learn, and serve. Trips for 2014 include: Hunger & Homelessness in San Francisco, California, Estimated Trip Cost: $435 (includes 4 dinners and breakfast) Community & Cultural […]
Get FRESH with your FAUCET
Fresh From the Faucet teamed up with the Student Sustainability Initiative at the beginning of the school year to encourage students to get reacquainted with their taste buds and their tap. You might have seen this group distributing water bottles, holding blind water taste tests, or decorating the Fresh From the Faucet water bottles at […]
Local Eats Week 2013
In celebration of Local Eats Week, multiple restaurants in the local area are currently offering special $6 plates of delicious, locally-sourced food. From October 18 until the 24, restaurants will have a special dish available that is made with local ingredients from the six surrounding counties of Linn, Benton, Lane, Lincoln, Marion, and Polk. The […]
Clean Plate Challenge, World Food Day
October 16th is World Food Day – a global effort to end world hunger. At OSU’s Student Sustainability Initiative, we’re focusing our efforts not on new modes of farming, but what we can do right now to have an impact. We came up with the Clean Plate Challenge to call attention to the food that […]
New Opportunity to Win from Drive Less Connect!!!
Hello Corvallis! Don’t forget to check out Benton County’s August in Motion publication, which offers fun ways to stay active and enjoy our city this month. You can find the publication here. Oregon Cascades West Council of Government is offering special prizes at www.DriveLessConnect.com to encourage you to walk, bike, carpool, or ride the bus to the […]