Honors College Donors Set New Record with 162 Gifts on Dam Proud Day 2024 

Dam Proud Day 2024 marked a milestone for the Honors College as our community set a record for the number of gifts given to the HC on the university’s annual day of giving. Including challenges, one hundred sixty-two donors contributed to support HC student scholarships, an eighteen percent increase over last year. Overall, donors contributed […]

Honors College Impact Scholars Program Opens New Paths for Students

The Oregon State University Honors College  inspires students to find and develop their passions, realize their unique potential and grow intellectually, and the Honors Impact Scholars Program is designed to make sure that this transformative opportunity is in reach of all eligible students. Created and recently endowed by Honors College Champions Patrick, ’74, and Vicki […]

Breaking Down Plastic in Plastics for Poets

Over the last half-century, plastics have become integral to everyday life. From car parts to food storage to the microplastics in clothes, plastics are everywhere – and, crucially, will remain everywhere, as they do not naturally break down. This is a modern dilemma that Dr. Skip Rochefort addressed head on in his honors colloquium Plastic […]

Playing with the Past in History of Commerce Through Board Games

When you walk by Dennis Adams’s classroom, it looks more like a group of friends hanging out, playing board games and getting a bit too competitive than a college class. It’s no surprise that the course, History of Commerce Through Board Games, has become one of the most popular Honors College colloquia. Adams, an instructor […]