Its time for the Great Move Out!
Last year during our Res. Hall Donation Drive we diverted more than 35,000 pounds of goods and materials from the landfill and donated them to local nonprofits. This year, we will be working both on-campus and off-campus again to divert and donate even more materials! Each year our amazing volunteers help us to keep those materials […]
While bookwork in the classroom is the core of a college education, experiential learning outside of the classroom is also necessary to inspire students and truly prepare them for entering the workforce. It should be no surprise that many college graduates lack confidence as they transition from college to careers, because they have been working […]
Beyond Earth Day: A Week in Summary
Last week, from April 20th to the 27th, ASOSU, CCE, SSI, Campus Recycling, and the Sustainability Office hosted Beyond Earth Day, an annual celebration put on by OSU and the greater Corvallis community. The program hoped to offer engaging events focused on “sustainable earth ecosystems, social progress and justice, and a healthy economy”, with a diverse group […]
Register now for WOHESC!
The Sustainability Office and Student Sustainability Initiative have sponsored OSU’s co-host status of the Washington-Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference, happening Feb. 6-8 at Portland State University. This cost-effective sustainability conference is a great balance of size and relevance, with its broad sustainability topics, but focus on Pacific Northwest higher education. Check out the full program […]
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 […]
2017 Bicycle Parking Survey Volunteers – We Need Your Help!
Bike Parking Utilization Survey Volunteer Request University Land Use Planning seeks volunteers to help conduct the 2017 Bike Parking Utilization Survey this fall. The survey is used internally to monitor and guide the management and development of new bike parking infrastructure. The results of the surveys are also reported publicly to the City of Corvallis, […]
The Great Move Out is coming. Here’s how you can make it a success.
Last year the Res Hall Move Out Donation Drive diverted 23,000 pounds of material from landfills and donated to non-profits during move out. This year, for the first time, OSU will work both on-campus and in the Corvallis community to divert even more materials! Your help is needed on this effort to improve our neighborhoods, […]
Ready for move out? Help OSU reach its 2017 goal during the end of the year Move Out Donation Drive!
Did you know that last year we diverted about 23,000 lbs of material from the landfill and gave it to local non-profits? This year we’re hoping to reach 28,000 lbs, and you can help!
Alternative Spring Break: Spaces Remain!
Applications are still available for Alternative Spring Break trips! Apply now while a handful of spaces still remain. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all trips are filled. Looking to spend your spring break (March 25th-April 1st) doing something meaningful and making a positive impact? The location with the most space available […]
MLK Day of Service 1.14.2017
2017 MLK Day of Service, Saturday January 14th Start the year 2017 working to strengthen the greater Corvallis community! Registration for the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service on Saturday January 14th is open and plenty of spaces remain available! Students, faculty, staff, and their partners and children are all invited to participate […]