Donors to the Austin Entrepreneurship Program are inspiring Michael Williams to launch his own company that helps college football teams get a bird’s-eye view of practices, helping identify and correct players’ mistakes on the field. learn more

A donor-funded Presidential Scholarship prompted Nathan Hinkle of Portland to choose OSU over two other very good schools. Now, he’s heading OSU’s Sustainable Energy Initiative to educate students and the community about renewable energy research learn more

College of Agricultural Sciences donors are supporting career-shaping research experiences for students like Alejandra Márquez Loza, a member of MANRRS, (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences), a student-run professional development group. learn more


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