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Honors College Raises Over $50,000 for Scholarships on 2022 ‘Dam Proud Day’

April 27, 2022, was Oregon State University’s third annual Day of Giving, “Dam Proud Day,” and the Honors College raised $51,839, the eighth most on campus among the more than 50 participating units. Eighty-nine donors made gifts, exceeding the college’s goal of 75 for the day, and the total contributions surpassed the money raised in […]

State of the Honors College 2022

Honors College Dean Toni Doolen delivered the fourth annual State of the Honors College address on March 10, 2022, to a Zoom audience of about 65 alumni, faculty and staff, family members and current students. As in past years, Toni organized her presentation around the priorities outlined in the 2020-2025 Honors College Strategic Plan (linked […]

Honors College Again in Top Ten on Dam Proud Day

After ranking in the top ten for dollars raised and number of donors two years ago in the first Dam Proud Day, the Oregon State University Day of Giving, the Honors College surpassed previous giving totals in the 2021 Dam Proud Day, with $38,987.50 in contributions*. This was the eighth highest total among the 58 […]

State of the Honors College 2021

Above: Honors College Dean Toni Doolen delivers the 2018 State of the Honors College address. Photo taken before the pandemic. Please practice social distancing and wear face coverings. On February 16, 2021, Honors College Dean Toni Doolen gave the annual State of the Honors College address via Zoom. Nearly 100 people attended the event, more […]

Honors College Scholarships Transform Students’ Experiences

Every student comes to the Honors College with their own unique perspectives, talents and interests, ready to develop and explore. They share experiences through classes, research, the honors thesis and other activities while forging their individual paths. But their financial situations are their own. This year in the Honors College, about 36% of students have […]

State of the Honors College 2020

On February 19, 2020, Dean Toni Doolen gave her second annual State of the Honors College address, providing updates and insights to honors alumni, current students, family members and supporters of the college. In it, she portrayed a college that is serving more and more students each year by remaining grounded in its core values […]

Honors College Ranked in Top Ten on OSU Day of Giving

On the first annual OSU Day of Giving, the Honors College raised over $31,000 from gifts made by 139 donors. These numbers ranked in the top ten for all OSU units participating in the Day of Giving.   “The Day of Giving was a tremendous, inspiring success for the Honors College and for our entire […]

State of the College 2019

On February 22, Honors College Dean Toni Doolen shared a State of the College address with an audience of students, staff, parents and alumni.   Toni and Associate Dean Tara Williams described the work of the Honors College in several areas, emphasizing progress made in supporting first-year students during their transition into the college, enrollment […]