The Roads Scholar Engagement Tour is for recently hiried OSU faculty members and/or those who want to gain a better understanding of Oregon State’s land grant mission and opportunities for community engagement.
The 2015 was held on Sept. 15-16 and hosted by Newport/Tillamook.
Monday, September 14th
Pre-bus tour “Engagement” Workshop
Tuesday, September 15 (Newport)
Depart Reser Stadium parking lot
-Pat Corcoran - Coast Host, Coastal Hazards on the bus
Arrive at the Confederate Siletz Tribe
-Tribal Health Center
Arrive at Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC)
Lunch at HMSC
Round Table Discussion
-Table Hosts: Kaety Jacobson
Accommodations are reserved at the Hallmark
-Debrief with Community Members
-Bonfire outside Sunset Room
Wednesday September 16 (Tillamook)
Fun Run (optional)
Leave to Tillamook
Arrive at Tillamook
Lunch at the Tillamook Bay Community College
-Presentation from President, Connie Green
-Emily Henry, PhD., OSU Open Campus, Tillamook
-Maydra Valencia, OSU Open Campus Juntos, Coast
-Troy Downing, OSU Dairy Specialist
Arrive in Corvallis
In preparation for the bus tour, it is recommended that participants read a selection of articles related to engagement. These articles can be found on our Resources for Faculty and Staff page.
“The tour helped me better appreciate the university and also think about potential partnerships.”
“It was a great opportunity to meet other OSU faculty and staff and to find out how outreach and engagement contributes to their work.”
“I met some really interesting people and am looking forward to finding opportunities to collaborate in the future.”
“I enjoyed the opportunity to visit sites and organizations where Oregon State has an engaged research connection.”
Click here to check out the FAQ for the Roads Scholar Engagement Tour
If you have have any questions, please contact Jeff Sherman.