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Inclusivity

Inclusivity at Oregon State isn’t up for debate. It’s a commitment.

As a way to continue to promote positive engagement and experiences among our students, Oregon State is now requiring new students to complete a course, Creating an Inclusive Community, that focuses on diversity and inclusion.

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Oregon State Ecampus study finds instructional designers are underutilized, face barriers when conducting research on teaching and learning

While instructional designers in higher education are well-positioned to conduct research on teaching and learning, a majority of them lack confidence, time and preparedness to do so, according to new research from the OSU Ecampus Research Unit.

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Getting to know Kaylyn Hymes

Division of Extended Campus Office Specialist Kaylyn Hymes holds many hats, including helping applicants navigate the hiring process.

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Join the OSU community. We’ll join yours, too.

“Working through Tillamook Bay Community College, as well as Oregon State, I was able to feel connected to my local community as well as a greater community,” says Christiania Jefferies, OSU Ecampus psychology student.

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Behind the scenes with Brian Sidlauskas

“It is a real privilege to be able to reach such a diverse student population and to be able to share the awesomeness of fishes with people who would otherwise lack access to the brick-and-mortar version of my classes,” says Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences Associate Professor Brian Sidlauskas.

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Through an artist’s lens

“It is great to have your vision and art chosen to represent our university during summer. That is the point of photography to me – to touch everybody with the feeling and the moment frozen in one frame, and I think I achieved that with this photo,” says Lucas Kopecky Bobadilla, the 2017 #myOSUsummer photo contest grand prize winner.

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Getting started at OSU Ecampus

We know returning to school is a big decision. There are a lot of things to consider before deciding to apply. If you choose to move forward with applying to Oregon State Ecampus, there are several key steps to take care of after you are admitted.

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It was an ambitious dream. But Beavers like a challenge.

Oregon State Ecampus Sociology Alumna Sarah Brown is among a small group of current and former students across the world who have earned a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2017-18 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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Getting to know Melissa Whitney

“I get excited to be a part of someone’s decision to go back to school. I know personally how difficult of a decision that can be, so it is awesome to work with people who are motivated to complete the degree they started five, 10, maybe even 30 years ago! It’s inspirational to hear the reasons they want to finish what they started,” says OSU Ecampus Enrollment Services Specialist Melissa Whitney.