Faculty members from Oregon State University have developed a film series focused on social justice and the struggle for equality and the inaugural event on May 17 will feature OSU basketball coach Craig Robinson and former coach Paul Valenti as part of a panel discussion.
This free public event begins at 5 p.m. in the Founders Loge at Reser Stadium (second floor, east side entrance).
Created by the Association of Faculty for the Advancement of People of Color at OSU, the “Power of One Film Series” will feature films based on individuals who have had an impact in changing society through their struggle to bring about social justice.
The first film in the series is “Glory Road,” based on the true story of Don Haskins, the head coach at Texas Western College in El Paso in the mid-1960s. Haskins was the first Division One basketball coach to recruit and play a full team of African American athletes against white athletes in a major tournament. Haskins broke an unwritten code of team segregation that had existed since basketball became a major sport on colleges across the United States and his desegregated team won the NCAA championship in his first year of coaching.
As a student at Oregon State University, I always look forward to the campus wide events like Dad’s Weekend, Homecoming, Career Fairs and of course the annual SNOW IN THE QUAD event! Last year the Campus Rail Jam Tour came to Oregon State University. Snowboarders and Skiers performed for a large crowd of students, faculty and staff.
This year, Memorial Union Program Council is coordinating an incredible day full of fresh powder, tons of give-aways and an amazing show! To see the promo video by University Marketing, click here
Visit Campus Rail Jam’s website to learn more about the event!
Looking forward to seeing you all out in 70-some-odd-degree weather to cheer on the off-the-wall snowboarders and skiers!!
This week is OSU’s pride week! There will be various keynote speakers, shows, informative talks, drag show, and more on campus this week. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about campus pride within the LGBT community.
Pride Week, organized by the OSU Pride Center, aims to bring the community together to better understand LGBT issues. Also, Pride Week exposes students to many resources that are available on campus.
Pride week will run May 8-13 and feature many events, most of which are free to the public.
Check out the link below to find more information about what is happening during Pride Week at OSU!