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The Campaign for OSU Celebration

A Community Inspired. A University Transformed.

What can 105,000 donors accomplish at Oregon State University?

Nicholas Kristof

A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times and native of Yamhill, Oregon, Nicholas Kristof is an extraordinary thinker, human rights advocate, and chronicler of humanity.

Authors of the best-selling Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, he and his wife Sheryl WuDunn have written a new book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, highlighting people who are working to make the world a better place.

Join us on Friday, October 31, at 4 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center to celebrate, and see, the amazing impact campaign donors are making now and for future generations.

The exciting multimedia showcase, which is free and open to the public, will feature remarks by special guest Nicholas Kristof, an Oregon native and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. Let us know you are joining us by registering online.

You are also invited to other events on Friday and throughout Homecoming week. A few highlights are listed below; all are free and open to the public.

Some events may request that you register or confirm your attendance in advance. Please look for links to registration information.

Are you on Twitter or Instagram? Share your experience of the celebration day using #campaignforosu, #beavernation, #gobeavs, and/or #beaverhomecoming and we'll display your posts during the Campaign Celebration at 4 p.m.

 

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 31

Parking

Guest parking will be available in the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility lot, the north side of Kelley Engineering Center, and on the third and fourth floors of the Parking Structure all day.

Starting at 3:00 p.m., valet parking will be available outside the LaSells Stewart Center for the Campaign Celebration at 4:00 p.m.

If you have any questions about parking, please call the OSU Foundation Events Office at 877-280-9797.

CAMPUS OPEN HOUSE & TOURS
Various locations, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Download a tour map or pick one up at either the information desk in the Memorial Union or any open house site. Our mobile site gives more information about how your support has made a difference for OSU, its people, and programs.

View a schedule of the college and department specific events.

ACCREDITATION CEREMONY
Celebrate the College of Public Health and Human Sciences' recognition as the first accredited public health college in Oregon.

Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, 11:00 a.m.

AUSTIN HALL GRAND OPENING
Austin Hall, the new home of the College of Business, is one of more than two dozen facility projects made possible by campaign donors.

Austin Hall, 1:30 p.m.
SW Jefferson Way, between SW 26th and SW 30th Streets

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE & RECEPTION
John Sall, the co-founder and executive vice president of SAS, a leader in business analytics software and largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market, will address "From Big Data to Big Science."

Agricultural & Life Sciences Room 4001, 2:00 p.m.
Followed by a light reception in the Linus Pauling Science Center.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING LECTURE
Scott Ashford, Kearney Professor and dean of the College of Engineering, will share some insights from his research of recent earthquakes in: "Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes: Implications for Oregon."

Kearney Hall Room 112, 3:00 p.m.

CAMPAIGN CELEBRATION & RECEPTION
LaSells Stewart Center, 4:00 p.m.
Please register in advance.

Learn more about OSU Alumni Association events during Homecoming 2014.

For accommodation requests related to a specific disability, please contact Linzi Stolsig at 877-280-9797.

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