Farmer’s Market Outreach 2018

Interested in sharing your research with the public? Do you typically attend the Corvallis Farmer‘s Market anyways? Need more outreach experience and/or Broader Impacts? GSC annually organizes the CEOAS Farmer‘s Market booth and we’re looking for volunteers to run the booth and chat about their awesome research with the Corvallis community!
Currently, we’re seeking four different people/lab groups to run the booth on one of the following Saturdays: April 14April 28May 12, and May 26If you’re at all interested, please let me know and we can discuss what’s involved. You do not need to have prepared outreach activities to have a successful booth!
Cedric Hagen
GSC Outreach Chair
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Cider and Donuts Oct 31st!

GSC is hosting a fall gathering with Cider and Donuts at Dawes House on October 31st, from 1-3pm, for CEOAS graduate Students, faculty, and staff.

We’ll have apple cider, donuts from Benny’s donuts (incl vegan/gf), and coffee. See you there! Contact Laura Hempel ( with questions.

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Welcome New CEOAS Grad Students!

Welcome to CEOAS!

We are the Graduate Student Committee, our primary function is to serve as a liaison between the faculty/administration and graduate students, but we also do a bunch of other things like fund student travel reimbursements, sell CEOAS merchandise, host social events, and coordinate outreach efforts; all of which you can read more about here on our website!

You may want to check out our incoming Student Survival Guide for tips and tricks on grad student life.

We always have available spots on the Graduate Student Committee, if you are interested in joining or have questions, contact us at


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GSConnection Newsletter Winter 2017 is Here!

The second edition of GSC’s own newsletter, GSConnection, is hot off the press! The GSConnection is one of the outlets we use to communicate our activities with YOU, so check it out to stay informed on grad student issues and events at the College level.

Here’s the**Winter 2017** edition and see the GSConnection webpage for back issues.

The Winter 2017 edition includes:

  • GSC Update from Chair Ben Murphy
  • Update from the new and exciting Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee
  • 3 Questions with Abby Metzger, the CEOAS Research, Publishing, and Outreach Manager
  • Upcoming Events, and lastly. . .
  • Recent GSC Activities

**Read the newsletter to discover the origin of this sweet pic**

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Snow Weekend 2017

Hello all!

Fall term is on its way out and that means WINTER IS HERE.  Don’t forget to sign up for snowweekend at Mount Bachelor January 27 – 29.  The sheet is at the front desk of grad student services (WILK 104).  Only about a dozen have signed up so far, and I need to get a good estimate of how many are coming before the end of the term, so sign up this week!  And remind your friends.  Once again, here is the FB page with a bit more info:

Any questions, let me know!

– Peter

Peter Davidson | Ph.D. Graduate Student
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences | Oregon State University
024 Wilkinson Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA | Cell: (507) 301 5710

Snow Weekend 2014

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Custom Gear Sales Due Nov 2nd!

GSC is excited to announce the return of our custom merchandise sale!


We are offering sweatshirts, shirts, hats, scarves, and blankets, with several style, color, and logo options! Now is your chance to design your own CEOAS apparel! Pick up some gifts for family and friends!

How it works:

See the attached flyer to view all available items, logos, pricing, and details. Select an item (shirt, hat, etc.), choose your color and size, choose a logo (Design? Color? Print or embroidery?), and you have your own unique CEOAS gear! Please note that the total price will include the base price of the item, the price of logo(s), and the large sizing price, if applicable.

Order form submission:

Orders are due either as a hard copy to the GSC mailbox in CEOAS Admin or as an email to us ( by 5 PM ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2. A check for the full amount (made out to OSU Foundation) must be included with your order. FOR THIS CUSTOM SALE, WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING PREORDERS. Late orders will not be accepted. If you are away from campus, please submit your order form by email, and give your check time to reach us before the deadline next week.

Please email us ( with any questions. Remember, the proceeds from this sale support the GSC Student Travel Award fund, which in turn supports students as we share our research at conferences!

Please feel free to forward this email to anyone you know who would like to order CEOAS merchandise.

Thanks, and happy shopping!

Michelle, Hannah, and Katharine

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CEOAS at the Fall Farmer’s Market!

GSC has organized a CEOAS information and demonstration booth at the Saturday Farmer’s Market downtown. In the spring and fall, students from different discipline groups have set up hands-on demonstrations about soil, rock, water, and more! Besides communicating basic scientific concepts, student at the booth have also answered questions from the community about the College and our research.

Go support fellow students at the Farmer’s Market booth this season on October 1st, 22nd, and 29th! Check out some photos of our awesome grad students below!


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Spring Design Contest

We are looking for a new design to showcase on our CEOAS/GSC merchandise, and we want your help! Send us your sketches by Friday, April 1st. Keep in mind that we will be placing the design on short-sleeve shirts, long-sleeve shirts, and sweatshirts, and give us your ideas on sizing and placement of your proposed design.

Feel free to email us with questions and submissions at


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Order Your CEOAS Trucker Hats!

By popular request and in preparation for spring and summer, we will soon be offering CEOAS trucker hats! We hope to offer two styles in multiple colors and logos, but first, we need your feedback! Check out the images of the two styles and two logos available (below), and follow the links to view details and images of the other colors. If you would like to view a physical sample of each hat, visit Biana in CEOAS Admin. Please provide your feedback by Friday, March 18 using our survey!

Please note that we will only be accepting orders and payment in advance for this sale. Order forms with the most popular options will be available after we receive feedback. (If we receive enough orders, we may order extra hats, but please do not count on this!)

Remember, the proceeds from GSC merchandise sales support the GSC Travel Reimbursement Award Fund, which in turn supports students as we share our research at conferences!

Feel free to email us with questions at

Available Styles and Colors


Single-Tone: $15HatStyles_SingleTone

– Navy with white logo

– Black with white logo

-Black with orange logo



Tri-Tone: $20HatStyles_TriTone

– Chrome/New Navy/Charcoal with black logo

– Sandstone/Charcoal/Black with black logo




Available Logos:

HatLogos_Wave                HatLogos_Fish

NOTE: We can offer both of these logos, but only if there is sufficient interest in each of them.


Merchandise Sales

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CEOAS Day of Service- April 2nd

Please join the Graduate Student Committee for our annual Day of Service.  This year we will be volunteering with Corvallis Parks and Res to construct a new trail to the summit of Bald Hill!

Date: April 2, 2016

Time: 9:30 – 1:20

Where: Bald Hill (Reservoir Ave Entrance)

Join us at 9 in the Reservoir Ave. parking lot for coffee and donuts and a day of volunteering!  Children and families are welcome to join!

Also note that there is Poison Oak at Bald Hill, although we will take precautions to avoid it, please wear long pants and a long-sleeve shirt to the event!

There is a 30 person limit so please sign up via the Doodle Poll below so we have a headcount.


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