Students Make Videos to Say 'Thanks'
OSU’s Student Philanthropy Council recently held a video contest to encourage students to say ‘thank you’ to donors to The Campaign for OSU. The top entries will be featured on The Campaign for OSU website. The results show just how talented — and appreciative — OSU’s students are. The contest was judged by Pixar Art Director Harley Jessup '76, OSU Director of Student Media Julia Sandidge, and Bob Johnson '62 and Rick Johnson, owners of Fluid Images.
Bob’s Red Mill Founders Create Academic Center on Whole Grains
A $5 million gift from one of the world’s most prominent advocates for whole grains and healthy eating will launch a new academic center at Oregon State University focused on whole foods nutrition. The gift from Bob and Charlee Moore, founders of Bob’s Red Mill, will establish the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition, and Preventive Health in OSU’s College of Health and Human Sciences. Read more.
Gift Benefits Forensics Students & Honors Jeanne Popovich '41
Milosh Popovich, a 1939 OSU alumnus and former OSU administrator, has created an endowment that will support the forensics team with travel and scholarships. The gift recognizes his late wife, Jeanne, who was a standout performer in speech and debate. Read more.
OSU Announces New
Sports Performance Center
OSU has secured nearly $7 million in support of a practice facility for its men's and women's basketball teams. Planned as a 34,500-square-foot facility, the four-story building will house two regulation basketball courts occupying the first and third floors of the building, along with locker rooms, satellite training/medical areas, and administrative spaces for coaches, trainers, and staff. The project is estimated at $15 million. Read more.
OSU Celebrates Outstanding Alumni
At the 11th annual Destination OSU event in Palm Springs, Calif., four alumni were honored with OSU's most prestigious awards. Click below to view the video tributes created to recognize these special people.
Other Destination OSU activities included a poolside cocktail reception, a golf tournament, and presentations by OSU faculty on the ecology and management of forest fires and on the benefits of young adults delaying adulthood.
Visit the Destination OSU website to sign up for information about next year's event and to view photos of this year's event.
As of February 28, 2011
Michael Yee '11
A senior in the University Honors College majoring in Business Administration, Michael Yee of Honolulu is currently working on his honors thesis, which explores marketing to Baby Boomers as they enter their senior years. He works in the UHC Student Learning Center, was a counselor in South Korea through the Camp Adventure program, and has received scholarship support through the UHC unrestricted fund.
"I have full belief that OSU makes a positive impact on our state and the nation. Supporting OSU is just giving back for all I received from such a great University."
— Keith K.
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DONATIONS AT WORK
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Connect with other OSU supporters at these upcoming events.
OSU Night at the Oregon Symphony: April 2, Portland
Student Success Center Groundbreaking: May 31,
1:30 p.m., Corvallis
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