HSRC in the Media

ASOSU Congress approves next year’s student fee levels, excluding HSRC in attempt to provide more funding for center

The Daily BarometerJan 25, 2018

The approved fee levels for all units excluding the HSRC, which include Diversity and Cultural Engagement, student tickets to Beaver athletic events and the ASOSU itself, will be sent to the ASOSU President Simon Brundage. Brundage will have the option to sign or veto Congress’ recommendations, …


Full Plate Fund program initiated to aid students in need

The Daily BarometerJan 29, 2018

The Full Plate Fund is a simple program; students donate their unused dining dollars to directly support other students on campus, according to the program’s page on the UHDS website. At the end of the term, students can use any cash register in the dining centers to donate to the fund.

Homelessness and Food Insecurity

Beaver’s Digest, Winter 2018
Written by Brock Hulse, Photography by Brian Nguyen
Published by OrangeMediaNetwork

Thanksgiving Day meals offered for those staying in Corvallis

The Daily BarometerNov 20, 2017

OSU’s Human Services Resource Center is offering emergency food boxes, according to Kevin Schultz, a graduate teaching assistant at the HSRC. Although the HSRC will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving, students are able to pick up these emergency …


Mealbux provides low-income students with food assistance

The Daily BarometerNov 6, 2017

Within the application, various personal questions are asked in order to try and understand why and how a student has become food-insecure, according to Chesher. In this way, HSRC can better determine how to provide resources to students. “Previously, Mealbux was a paper application that required …


OSU, community provides nontraditional students with support

The Daily BarometerDec 4, 2017

The HSRC works to help many different kinds of nontraditional students, including students returning to college after a prolonged absence, students who are parents, military students and students who did not begin attending college directly after high school, according to Carmen Wilson, a graduate …


Report: Homelessness on Rise for Community College Students

Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationJul 3, 2017

… insecurity in higher education,” the report noted. The study offered several recommendations for community colleges to incorporate on their campuses and highlighted the University of California, Berkley and a Human Services ResourceCenter at Oregon State University for working to address the issue.



Pacific StandardJul 6, 2017
Cady calls Oregon State’s Human Services Resource Center a “model program.” A part of the Student Life Office, it offers not only a food pantry but also assistance in applying for SNAP, a website of recipes, cooking classes, resources to find free food on campus, and opportunities to participate in ..
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