Leveling The Playing Field: Honors College Champions Carol and Rich Pickard

The Honors College Champions are leading an unprecedented fundraising effort in honors by making gifts of $100,000 or more in support of the college. “The Honors College Champions are completely reshaping our future as a college and expanding our sense of what is possible,” says HC Dean Toni Doolen. “Never before have we seen giving […]

New Horizons: Honors College Champions Lead Unprecedented Fundraising Success

Donor support for scholarships, experiential learning, new programming and curriculum development has never been more important to the success of the Honors College. The economic challenges of the past months have made external funding even more critical for student success and retention, and Honors College supporters have risen to the occasion. Fundraising for honors has […]

Inspired and Inspiring: 2020 Alumni Fellow Pursues Her Calling

Dr. SreyRam Kuy, the 2020 Honors College Alumni Fellow, can pinpoint the exact moment she knew her calling was to be a doctor. Her mother was hurt, with massive abdominal injuries, and Kuy, just 2 years old, had sustained head trauma, her left ear partially torn off. Only weeks before, the family — Kuy, her […]

Michael Kupperman – Honors College Class of 2020

Michael Kupperman has immersed himself in the academic and research opportunities that Oregon State University and the Honors College have to offer. From taking a challenging STEM course load to writing a high-quality thesis, Michael has worked diligently to get the most out of his undergraduate experience.  Originally from Hillsboro, Oregon, Michael chose Oregon State […]

Amira Smith – Honors College Class of 2020

As an incoming freshman, Amira Smith was immediately amazed by what Oregon State University and the Honors College had to offer. Already sold by OSU’s incredible environmental science program, Amira became truly immersed in her new community when she jetted off for the London Study Abroad trip with the HC before even starting classes.  Now […]

Nathan Lausmann – Honors College Class of 2020

Honors senior Nathan Lausmann, an industrial engineering student and member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC), has been seeking out adventure since high school and hasn’t stopped since. Nathan took a leap after graduating high school and decided to take a gap year, using the time to backpack across six countries in […]

Victoria Houdeshell – Honors College Class of 2020

After countless visits to her grandparents’ home in Eugene growing up, northern California native Victoria Houdeshell knew she wanted to come to Oregon for college. Her campus tour and admission into the Honors College sold her on choosing Oregon State University to continue her education.  Victoria has loved math ever since she was young. That […]

Seth Thomas – Honors College Class of 2020

Senior Seth Thomas has left his mark on Oregon State University with commitment to his academics, contributions to scientific research, and engagement with the Oregon State and Honors College community. Through hard work, perseverance, and authenticity, Seth lived his undergraduate experience to the fullest, and is now graduating with a full set of skills and […]

Tucker Cochenour – Honors College Class of 2020

Tucker Cochenour, an honors political science and economics major, has been a dedicated and engaged Honors College student and community member since the beginning of his undergrad experience. Tucker has continued to shine in different sectors of the Oregon State community, passionately committed to his academics, thesis, and community during his time here. Tucker initially […]

Ammara Molvi – Honors College Class of 2020

Honors College senior Ammara Molvi’s commitment to community engagement has inspired her during her years at Oregon State University and will continues to motivate her as she looks to the future. A pre-med public health major, Ammara hopes to one day become a pediatric emergency room physician and work toward health equity locally and internationally.  […]