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Oregon State’s 16th president Jayathi Y. Murthy at the Portland tailgate

New President Murthy graciously arrives at OSU

Oregon State’s 16th president, Jayathi Y. Murthy, has a message for Beaver Nation: Thank you for the warm welcome, and together, we will accomplish great things. Watch a short video message from President Murthy about her exciting and eventful first weeks at OSU, during which she has met with OSU students, faculty and stakeholders all across the state. You can also follow her on Twitter for regular updates.


OSU-Cascades hosts live debate tonight, Sept. 27

Tune in this evening at 6 p.m. to watch a livestreamed and televised debate among the three leading candidates for Oregon governor. Co-hosted by OSU-Cascades, it will be the only gubernatorial debate to take place in Central Oregon and will be televised from the campus.

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Modifying metabolism: Small choices, big results | Oct. 25 Online

Many factors influence your metabolic health, and that can make it confusing to understand. But it also means that a number of small changes can create positive outcomes that stack up! Join Sean Newsom and Matt Robinson from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences to discuss the ins and outs of metabolic health.



Surround yourself with friends at the multicultural tailgate | Oct. 15

Oregon State has a community as vibrant and unique as its beautiful campus — and you’re invited to come home to OSU and celebrate them both! Join the 6th Annual Multicultural Alumni and Friends Tailgate before the Homecoming game versus Washington State, a party joined by BIPOC vendors DJ Juggernaut, Uncle Troy’s BBQ and Churros Locos. The first drink is on us! Plus, you can pick up a free T-shirt!



Reconnect with your classmates | Oct. 13 - 15

Whether you’re coming back to celebrate your fifth or 50th class reunion, revisit your alma mater and catch up with classmates during Homecoming Week alumni reunions and sign your Class Memory Book. The honored Classes of 1970-72 will celebrate their 50th golden reunions, and all classes are invited to enjoy a fun slate of campus tours and events, including a ’70s decade-themed tailgate before the Homecoming football game against Washington State! Registration closes Oct. 7.


More events:

Member shopping event: Nike Company Store | Now – Oct. 23
Sprinkle some newness into your fall wardrobe by shopping at 40% off the retail price on most merchandise at the Nike Company Store. Not an OSUAA member? Join online to access this perk.

OSU Design Network Gathering: A Carol Caughey Tribute | Oct. 6
Join the OSU Design Network as they celebrate and pay tribute to professor emeritus, student success champion and mentor Carol Caughey.

OSU and The Reser Present American Strings: An Evening with Keb’ Mo’ | Oct. 7
Snag your tickets to the College of Liberal Arts’ conversation and live performance with five-time Grammy winning American blues artist Keb’ Mo’.

Member shopping event: adidas Employee Store | Oct. 7 – Nov. 10
Add confidence to your stride with the shopping pass that saves you 50% off the retail price of most items in the adidas Employee Store. Not an OSUAA member? Join online to access this perk.

Album Club: Harvest by Neil Young | Oct. 10
Join rock historian Bob Santelli, OSU’s Director of Popular Music and Performing Arts, with OSU student Colson Legras, to learn about Neil Young’s signature 1972 album.

College of Engineering Alumni Lunch | Oct. 14
Spend time with fellow graduates during Oregon State’s Homecoming and learn about exciting updates and innovative programs from the college.

Farm 2 Fork: Sensory Science – Where Does It Fit and How Do I Use It? | Oct. 21
Join the Department of Food Science and Technology to learn about sensory science and how it can help companies of all sizes develop products that consumers will love.

Walktober Challenge | Oct. 1 – Oct. 31
Join a 31-day health challenge designed to motivate and inspire the OSU community to become more active, anywhere you are. Cost: $5 for students and alumni, $10 for faculty and staff.

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Athletics boosted by record fundraising year

The Completing Reser Stadium project is on target for the 2023 football season, and it’s just one of the priorities fueling an increased show of philanthropic support for OSU Athletics. The department — along with the university — has seen a record-breaking two years of fundraising success.



Portland was orange as far as the eye can see

Oregon Staters everywhere are still on cloud nine after a historic football weekend in Portland, where more than 800 Beaver fans turned out to the OSUAA Tailgate Town party and My People’s Market. The Beavers eclipsed Montana State with a final score of 68-28, marking their first 3-0 start since the 2014 season — go Beavs! View the Tailgate Town photo album.



Tailgate with a splash of nostalgia

Continue to support our student-athletes by cheering loud at upcoming OSUAA Tailgate Town events, including fun decade-themed throwbacks at home games.

» Oct. 1 | Away vs. Utah – Register by tomorrow.

» Oct. 8 | Away vs. Stanford – Register by Oct. 6.

» Oct. 15 | Home vs. Washington State – Free, no registration required, 1970s-themed for Homecoming.

» Oct. 22 | Home vs. Colorado – Free, no registration required, 1980s-themed.

Students in front of Memorial Union on walk out

OSU honored with national DEI award

Oregon State aspires to advance equity and access. For the fifth straight year, Oregon State received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in recognition of the ongoing initiatives that make OSU a place of belonging for its students, educators and staff.

Ecampus student using Macbook in the SEC


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Thinking about going back to school?

Oregon State has the resources to help you get back to learning when you’re ready, whether you’re finishing what you started or diving into something new to advance your career. Get inspired for the educational journey ahead with back-to-school advice from OSU Ecampus students.


There are many ways that OSU can support your continuing education goals, including:

» OSU Ecampus microcredentials, a laser-focused, 8-12 credit series of courses that you can complete online in as little as 6 months.

» Free, on-demand webinars and courses and certificate programs with OSU Workspace, geared toward building professional skills.

» Career videos and live webcasts by and for alumni to help you navigate today’s job market.

» OSU College of Business trainings, courses and certificates (all OSU alumni receive 15% off with code ALUM15).

» The Oregon State MBA, which automatically offers a Beaver for Life scholarship to all OSU alumni upon enrollment.

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Make arts and crafts a total touchdown

Print one of our free downloadable Beaver Football coloring pages and add some orange pizzazz! Plus, show your Beaver spirit with game day-themed cell phone wallpapers and Zoom backgrounds.

Mother and daughter kneeling by wheel of a silver car while mother teaches daughter how to check tire pressue

You want great coverage at a great price. Farmers Insurance® has teamed up with the OSU community to share just that - coverage options that you can customize and lots of ways to save with discounts and Policy PerksSM. Farmers offers a broad range of product offerings including Home, Auto, Business, Life and Recreational insurance.

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