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We’re Hiring a Digital Marketing and Outreach Intern!

Are you interested in working to make OSU a more sustainable and equitable community? You’re in luck, because we’re hiring! Join a fun and committed team to learn new skills and make a difference. The OSU Sustainability Office seeks an enthusiastic student to coordinate event planning and deliver marketing and outreach material via the web, social media […]

The OSU Sustainability Office is Hiring!

Did you hear? The Sustainability Office is hiring a Student Policy Coordinator! The window to apply for this position is now closed. We are still recruiting for a Digital Marketing and Outreach Intern- more info here. We’re looking for a part-time student employee to work with campus stakeholders to support policies and actions that reduce […]

WOHESC was a Success!

The first fully virtual Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) was a huge success! Our student, sustainability leadership, faculty and operations attendees walked away with inspiration to drive forward sustainability, resiliency and social justice action in higher education for the future. OSU had the second highest attendance of any school, with 49 attendees. Lets […]

The Applied Economics Department gets Silver Certified!

Congratulations to the Applied Economics Department for earning the Silver-level Green Office Certification! The Sustainability Office is excited to share some of the amazing progress made by the Applied Economics Department in making their office space more sustainable. Some highlights from their results include: Always using Campus Recycling’s event recycling service when coordinating events Providing […]

The OSU-Cascades Office of Student Life wins Gold!

Congratulations to the OSU-Cascades Office of Student Life on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! The Sustainability Office has been working with the Office of Student Life on Cascades campus to make their office space more sustainable, and they’ve made some awesome progress! Some highlights from their results include: Ensuring that all electronic devices are […]

Sustainability Alumni Profile: Brandon Larrabee

In 2021, the Sustainability Office will be reviving an old Ecologue series- highlighting Alumni who were involved with sustainability during their time at OSU. Meet Brandon Larrabee, a 2019 graduate in Geology with a certificate in Geographic Information Systems. With the GIS certificate, Brandon has been able to use mapping technology to support his Tribe’s […]

We’re Hiring!

The OSU Sustainability Office is now recruiting for a Sustainability Software Engineer! Join a committed team by applying for this coveted student worker position that helps make OSU more sustainable – both behind the scenes and front and center! Position Description: The Student Software Engineer helps develop and maintain web applications for sustainability projects at […]

Waste Watchers Winter Term Meetings

Become a hero and join the league of the Waste Watchers! Winter term meetings begin January 15th! Starting at 2:30 PM and going until 4:00 PM on Zoom, our meetings will happen every-other-Friday in even weeks of the term until March 12th. Join the club to meet fellow heroes who share your interest in sustainability, & […]

Carbon Neutral OSU: what you can do!

This January, the Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the OSU Carbon Commitment and the Sustainability Office will host a climate forum to discuss OSU’s carbon neutral commitment, what progress has been made towards this goal, and what action still needs to be taken to reduce the university’s carbon footprint. Four key speakers will report […]

University Events gets Silver!

Congratulations to University Events on earning the copper-level Green Office Certification! This is the second time University Events has been certified, and it’s really awesome to see them continuing to make their space more sustainable and working to improve their score! Some of the changes made since their last certification include: Tracking personal carbon footprints […]