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WOHESC OSU Events

The Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is, self described, “a platform for inspiring change, facilitating action, and promoting collaboration related to sustainability within the region’s higher education institutions”. Each year WOHESC hosts a number of conversations, workshops, and networking opportunities to help facilitate better environmental practices in Oregon and Washington State institutions for higher […]

Meet the Waste Watchers Club at their upcoming Meet ‘n’ Eat!

Become a hero and join the league of the Waste Watchers! The OSU Waste Watchers club will be holding their termly Meet ‘n’ Eat where you are encouraged to stop by, eat pizza and meet people who share your interests in sustainability, while learning about the group and ways you can get involved to reduce […]

Squashing Food Insecurity! Make A Difference Day

On Friday, October 27th, volunteers gathered ~860 pounds of raw squash. Those helping gathered together to cut, puree, and cook all the squash that was then donated to the Human Service Resource Center here at Oregon State. Among the volunteers were members of The Organic Growers Club, Food for Sustainability course students, and the Student Sustainability Initiative. The project […]

Make a Difference Day, October 28

Join Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement for this year’s Make a Difference Day 2017, happening on Saturday, October 28! Make a Difference Day is a nationally recognized day of service where thousands of people across the country work to improve their community. Join us to learn about and contribute to […]

2018 WOHESC Keynote Speakers

Oregon State University is a hosting sponsor for the Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC). We have exciting news: the keynote speakers for WOHESC have been announced! Jessica Finn Coven is Director of the City of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability & Environment. Kim Malek is the founder of Salt & Straw, an ice cream […]

Street Fair: Celebrating Sustainability

What an eventful day at the Sustainability Street Fair yesterday! Thanks to everyone who braved the stormy weather and came by our booth to learn about sustainability and try out our new bike generator!

Street Fair: Celebrating Sustainability

Join Campus Recycling, the Student Sustainability Initiative, the Sustainability Office and others today at the Street Fair: Celebrating Sustainability.  Our annual event this time takes place in the Brick Mall just north of the SEC Plaza.  Take a stroll through the Fair and celebrate sustainability with us between 12 and 4pm. Come meet your local […]

Now Hiring Eco-Representatives!

Attention resident students! Want to get paid for doing sustainability outreach and education in your residence hall?  This is a one of a kind employment opportunity!  Prior experience great, but not required. University Housing & Dining Services, Campus Recycling, the Student Sustainability Initiative and the OSU Sustainability Office are currently recruiting this year’s Eco-Reps.  Eco-Reps […]

OSUsed Store Back to School Sale September 19

In celebration of school starting, the OSUsed Store’s evening sale will offer special merchandise such as extra bicycles, extra student desks, and 50% off bed riser sets. Stop by on Tuesday, September 19th between 5:30 – 7:30 pm! The OSUsed Store is located at 644 SW 13th St. in Corvallis.

Fall into Service Registration is Open!

Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement are thrilled to announce that registration for Fall into Service on Saturday September 23rd is now open! Please help spread the word to students about the Center for Civic Engagement’s first day of service of the year during Welcome Week. Faculty, staff, and students and […]