Roads Scholar Engagement Tour

The Roads Scholar Engagement Tour is for new OSU faculty members (hired within the past three years) and/or faculty who want to expand their knowledge of local engagement possibilities to gain an understanding of Oregon State’s land grant mission and opportunities for community engagement.

2014 tour route announced

This year's tour will take place Sept. 15-16 and will explore engagement opportunities and projects in Woodburn, Portland, Clackamas and an overnight in Hood River. Applications will be accepted starting the week of July 21.

Contact Jeff Sherman with any questions.


Past tours

2013

  • Tillamook Bay Community College
  • Hatfield Marine Science Center (Newport)

2012

  • North Willamette Research and Extension Center (Aurora)
  • Oregon Food Bank (Portland)
  • Food Innovation Center (Portland)
  • WaterWise Demonstration Garden (Newberg)
  • PCUN Oregon's Farmworker Union (Woodburn)
  • Networking reception and dinner at the Oregon Garden

Past participant testimonials

“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.”