Maya Livni – HC Student Spotlight

Second-year honors biochemistry and molecular biology student Maya Livni (at left above) hasn’t let the pandemic stop her from doing what she loves most: learning, connecting with peers and volunteering in her community. Maya, originally from Ashland, Oregon, came to Oregon State University for its strong science programs. She knew she would need a solid […]

Alanna Celaya – HC Student Spotlight

First-year honors kinesiology student Alanna Celaya gained a reputation as a caring person after just one term at Oregon State University. Since starting at OSU, Alanna has been an Honors X service chair and has participated in various community service events on- and off-campus. Honors X is a student-run offshoot of the Honors College Student […]

Patrick Callagy – HC Student Spotlight

Before coming to Oregon State University, honors biology major Patrick Callagy lacked confidence in his social, academic, and professional skills. After nearly four years at Oregon State, Patrick’s skills and confidence have grown dramatically, and he has worked to inspire those around him to grow as well. Taking advantage of every opportunity that came his […]

Dylan Perfect – HC Student Spotlight

Though fourth-year political science student Dylan Perfect considers himself a fairly “average” student, his work for the Oregon State University community has proven to be exceptional. A native of Albany, Oregon, a town less than 15 miles from Corvallis, Dylan applied for the HC primarily because of its diverse opportunities for students. “I decided to […]

Sukhjot Sal – HC Student Spotlight

Second-year honors English student Sukhjot Sal has only experienced Oregon State University in-person for two terms due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but despite the obstacles of remote learning, she has made the most of her time at college so far. “For that time, it was just amazing — it was everything I thought that […]

Jax Richards – HC Student Spotlight

Jax Richards is only going into his second year at Oregon State University, but he is already a leading advocate for change on campus. Jax, an economics and public policy major, is the founder of Safeguard Youth, a non-profit that seeks to create a platform for youth and survivors of child abuse to advocate for […]

Gabe Reitzes – HC Student Spotlight

Choosing your major can be hard, especially when you have a variety of interests spanning a wide range of subjects. Honors sophomore Gabe Reitzes has learned this first-hand. Since arriving at Oregon State two years ago, Gabe has been an English and an environmental sciences major, and he has considered many others. He has settled […]

Leon Linebarger – HC Student Spotlight

Third-year honors student Leon Linebarger has a passion for astronomy, a passion he wants to share with the universe. A physics major, Leon came to Oregon State because of the university’s great physics program and its strong affiliation with NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “I’ve always wanted to join NASA because of the […]

Caitlin Reid – Honors College Class of 2020

Caitlin Reid arrived at Oregon State University knowing she wanted to do something in science. She’s leaving with a job in hand at one of the most prominent biotech companies in the world. Caitlin graduated at the end of winter term 2020 with her Honors Bachelor of Science in bioengineering. She then immediately started a […]

Lauren Lippman – HC Student Spotlight

Honors College junior Lauren Lippman came to Oregon State University from her hometown of Phoenix, Arizona for a change of scenery — and for the multitude of resources and opportunities to expand and explore her interests. Of all the colleges she considered attending, OSU and the Honors College stood out for their commitment to student […]