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 […]

Paige Sedgwick – HC Student Spotlight

She may only be finishing her second year at OSU, but Paige Sedgwick has already earned a reputation as someone who enjoys helping others. As a campus tour guide, she gets to help students through one of the biggest decisions of their lives – where to go to college. For her, it’s the best job […]

Rylie Tiffin – HC Student Spotlight

Rylie Tiffin first became interested in healthcare management during her junior year in high school, after a research project on employee engagement in hospitals led her to discover that burnout among healthcare workers resulted in lower quality patient care. This insight stuck with her, inspiring Rylie – now a third-year Honors College student – to […]

An Unconventional Path to Uncommon Success – HC Student Spotlight

There was nothing conventional about Dylan Gregory’s path to the Oregon State University Honors College. There’s been nothing conventional about his research accomplishments since he arrived, either. A first-generation and low-income student, Dylan initially planned to study visual communications, enrolling in the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, Indiana after high school. Financial […]