SSI Fee Board Member Applications Due Tomorrow!
Interested in getting involved with the Student Sustainability Initiative? Consider applying for the SSI Fee Board! The fee board is an important part of SSI and their duties include: Approving SSI’s annual budget Managing SSI’s grant programs Managing the Sustainable Energy Revolving Loan Fund program Strategic planning to support OSU’s student sustainability efforts Assist in […]
Join the Student Sustainability Initiative Fee Board
Be a voice for sustainability at OSU! Apply for a Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) Fee Board Chair or Member position for 2015-2016! Develop your leadership skills and make decisions that have a direct impact on campus infrastructure and student involvement in sustainability. The Student Sustainability Initiative Fee Board is composed of five voting student members […]
SSI Professional Development Grantee: Emily Boyer
Emily Boyer received funding to attend the annual conference for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) on October 26. She wrote an Ecologue post about her experience: ____________________________________________ There are many things that drive my desire to do good, on the Oregon State campus, in my larger community in Oregon, […]
SSI Travel Grantee: Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey
Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey, a graduate student in the Masters of Public Policy program at OSU, received a graduate travel award of $500 to travel to and participate in the 2014 meeting of the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society (WDAFS) held April 6-11 in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. I have been fortunate to present at dozens […]
SSI Travel Grantee: Tyler McFadden
Tyler McFadden received a $500 SSI travel grant to attend the International Symposium on Mangroves as Fish Habitat in Mazatlan, Mexico. Tyler wrote an Ecologue post about his experience and what he learned from it. __________________________________ Mangroves are coastal forested wetlands that occur in throughout the tropical intertidal zone. Renowned for their ecosystem services, mangroves […]
SSI Travel Grantee: Lexa McAllister
Lexa McAllister was awarded a $50 SSI Travel Grant to travel to San Francisco, California to attend the Divestment Convergence in April of 2014. She wrote a blog post for the Ecologue to describe her experience. __________________________________________ Students Engaging Tomorrow traveled to San Francisco to attend the Divestment Convergence at San Francisco State University. This […]
SSI Travel Grantee: Casey Taylor
SSI Travel Grantee Casey Taylor writes about her experience at the Ecological Society of America’s Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota in August of 2013.
SSI Travel Grantee: Allison Marshall
Allison Marshall is an SSI Travel Grantee from November 2013. This is her blog post about her travel to the American Water Resources Association Annual Conference.
Student Sustainability Initiative seeks Fee Board Members
OSU’s Student Sustainability Initiative is currently recruiting for Fee Board members! Members are volunteer voting members who are collectively responsible for the advancement, effectiveness, health, and longevity of the SSI. As the governing body of the SSI, the Board is charged with responsible expenditure of student fee funds and strategic planning of the organization. They […]
Student Sustainability Initiative Accepting Grant Applications for Student Projects!
The Student Sustainability Initiative is now accepting grant applications for student projects pursued during the 2011-2012 school year. There is $26,000 available in grants this year, and a single project may apply for up to $6,000 dollars. Projects which support student efforts to create a sustainable community at OSU through opportunity, education, and action are […]