Oregon State University's Oregon Open Campus spearheads Juntos ("together" in Spanish), working in partnership with Madras High School with the support of several other community organizations. This after-school program aims to prepare Latino high school students and their families for college.
Oregon State University's second annual Natural Resources Leadership Academy will be held June 17-21 and June 24-28 in Corvallis. NRLA is sponsored by the Division of University Outreach and Engagement, with leadership from OSU Summer Session and OSU Professional and Noncredit Education.
Registration is now open for the 14th annual conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium. The theme for this year's conference is Boundary Spanning and it will be held in Lubbock, TX Oct. 8 & 9 with a pre-conference on Oct 6 & 7. Oregon State is one of the host institutions.
The 2013 State of the Division address was held on Jan. 15. Division leadership gave an overview of highlights from the past year, and looked forward to the year ahead. Questions were welcomed from in-person attendees, as well as those attending online.
This year 21 Oregon State faculty and staff members will be recognized for work that has significantly advanced the mission of outreach and engagement. Award recipients will be honored at a luncheon on Oct. 29.
Research and outreach associated with Latinos and Latinas in Oregon has a new platform at Oregon State University. The Center for Latino/Latina Studies and Engagement, or CL@SE, promotes education about the contributions of the state’s Hispanic population, and is a resource for future leaders.
A public forum on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Tillamook will explore the current and potential future impacts of two emerging phenomena along the Oregon coast – increasing ocean acidity and seasonal incidence of low-oxygen waters, or “hypoxia.”
OSU’s new Center for Latin@ Studies and Engagement, or CL@SE, will celebrate its arrival with a week of events Oct. 8-11. CL@SE is designed to meet the research and outreach needs relating to Oregon’s Latino population, which accounted for nearly half of the state’s growth over the last decade.
Dave King, associate provost for Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University, has been awarded the 2012 Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) Professional Award—the highest award conferred by ACE.