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.
This year's tour will be held Sept. 15-16 and will head to Newport/Tillamook. A tour itinerary will be posted when the details have been finalized.
Monday, September 14th
Pre-bus tour “Engagement” Workshop
-Scott Reed - Welcome / Open Discussion
-Susana Rivera-Mills - What is Engagement?
-Allison Davis-White Eyes - Diversity & Cultural Engagment
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
-Shelby Walker on Marine Study Initiative
-Roger Rennekamp on Health & Nutrition
Round Table Discussion
-Table Hosts: Shawn, Kaety, Bill & Pat
Accommodations are reserved at the Hallmark
-Debrief with Community Members
-Bonfire planned right outside Sunset Room
Wednesday September 16 (Tillamook)
Fun Run with Jeff Sherman (optional)
Leave to Tillamook
Arrive at Tillamook
Lunch at the Tillamook Bay Community College
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.