Tag Archives: OSU-Cascades

OSU-Cascades wants to produce as much energy as it uses

Bend campus has ‘Net Zero’ plan for campus expansion. Having an entire college campus produce as much energy as it uses may sound like a Herculean task, but engineers and design experts at Oregon State University-Cascades have a detailed plan of how to meet that goal. The university is calling its plan Net Zero, and […]
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OSU-Cascades’ online nursing program approved by OSU trustees

Further approval needed before program could start in fall 2019. Fewer nurses in Central Oregon have a bachelor’s degree in nursing than the rest of the state, but Oregon State University-Cascades is pushing for an online degree program to help the region catch up. The two-year-program would allow licensed registered nurses to earn a bachelor […]
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Bend professor awarded $2 million for drinking water project

Drinking-water project is awarded $2 million, the most in campus history. An Oregon State University-Cascades professor was recently awarded a $2 million federal grant to create a portable, solar-powered device that can roll up to an ocean shore and turn salt water into drinkable water. The U.S. Department of Energy grant, the largest award in […]
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OSU-Cascades Gets State Bond

The university beat its goal of raising $10 million from private donors. Oregon State University-Cascades will be growing. The university announced June 28 it received over $10 million in private gifts, exceeding the philanthropic match required for state bond money for the next academic building on the Bend campus. Source: OSU-Cascades Gets State Bond | […]
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OSU-Cascades raises $10 million for new building

Second academic building will house research. Oregon State University-Cascades raised $10 million toward a second academic building on its Bend campus, fulfilling a promise to state lawmakers who approved $39 million in bonds, the university announced Thursday. The building, which has not yet been named, will provide more research space with room for growth in campus […]
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OSU-Cascades tops fundraising goal for new building

Supporters of the expansion of Oregon State University–Cascades have contributed more than $10 million in private gifts, exceeding the philanthropic match required for state bonding for the next academic building on the Bend campus, the school announced Thursday. Source: OSU-Cascades tops fundraising goal for new building

State gives OSU-Cascades separate standing from Corvallis

Building budget will put Bend campus on par with state’s seven universities. Hoping to avoid the bruising budget battles of the past two years, the state has quietly listed Oregon State University-Cascades as a separate institution in the next round of construction funding. The new arrangement means the Bend campus will have its own priority […]
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OSU-Cascades hospitality management program graduates first class

Bend campus offers Oregon’s only four-year hospitality degree. When Tristin Sornson receives her diploma in a couple weeks, she will be among a select group of graduates from Oregon State University-­Cascade’s hospitality management degree program. As a member of the first graduating class, she and five others are part of a public-private partnership that created […]
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OSU computer science graduates find jobs in Bend

Cascades campus supplies fewer than 12 a year. After finishing an internship with a Bend startup company in October, Erin Peacock considered taking the winter off for snowboarding. But Yong Bakos, her former computer science instructor at Oregon State University-Cascades, persuaded her to take an interview at Systema USA, a German-­owned company that helps manufacturers […]
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Governor signs funding bill for OSU-Cascades

Gov. Kate Brown visited Oregon State University-Cascades on Wednesday to sign a bill approving $39 million for a new academic building on the Bend campus. The state funding, plus a $10 million match from private donors, will pay for a building for classes in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Source: Governor signs funding bill […]
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