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The 2022 Oregon State University Commencement on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Reser Stadium.

‘An amazing accomplishment:’ thousands gather in rain for Oregon State’s 153rd Commencement

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
June 12, 2022

7,574 degrees were awarded during Oregon State University’s 2022 Commencement ceremony on June 11 at Reser Stadium, with over 4,000 students attending the rain-soaked event in person. This was the...

OSU senior Lily Noling poses in front of the Oregon State sign in her regalia attire on May 26. Noling will be graduating June 11 with a Bachelor of Science in the College of Business, majoring in marketing.

Soon-to-be OSU graduates look towards future as commencement approaches

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

With Oregon State University’s Commencement taking place in-person again this year, students voice their appreciation for the years they spent gaining valuable experience in college. Soon-to-be graduated...

Matthew Miller, a senior fisheries and wildlife science major at Oregon State University, sits in front of Weatherford Hall on March 10. OSU seniors will be able to attend commencement ceremony on June 12 at Reser Stadium on the Corvallis, Ore. campus or at the Oval Green on the Bend, Ore. campus.

OSU to host in-person graduation Commencement in June for first time in two years

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
April 14, 2022

In June, Oregon State University’s campuses will host their Commencement ceremonies in person for the first time in more than two years. OSU’s Corvallis, Ore. campus will hold its 153rd Commencement...

An illustration of three graduating high schoolers. The Corvallis School District, beginning with the class of 2025, will be changing the way it recognizes its high school graduates at commencement.

Corvallis School District changing graduation recognition in line with ‘core values’

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
December 22, 2021

The Corvallis School District is set to do away with traditional recognitions for graduating seniors as they move to expand new measures of success, beginning with the class of 2025.  Families were...

Oregon State University students gather for an in-person graduation ceremony and walk together into their next steps. Graduates for both the classes of 2020 and 2021 were invited to walk together through the OSU Corvallis, Ore. campus to Reser Stadium after last year’s Commencement ceremony was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

OSU hosts in-person processional for 2020 and 2021 graduates

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
June 12, 2021

Oregon State University 2020 and 2021 graduates gathered on the Corvallis, Ore. campus on Friday for an in-person processional to celebrate their accomplishments. Prior to May 24, the university planned...

2021 summa cum laude graduates share their stories, look forward to future plans

Angela Tam, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Oregon State University student Max Peterson is one of many who have been forced to decide whether to follow his planned degree path or make sacrifices for the sake of experiencing the graduation he’s...

Kristen Travers graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering, a minor in aerospace engineering and will be working at Boeing as a systems engineer. Travers is among many Oregon State University students who have received the summa cum laude honor.

2021 summa cum laude graduates share their stories, look forward to future plans

Angela Tam, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Three students—Kristen Travers, Mahal Miles and Kristina Tucker—are among many Oregon State University students that have received the highest Latin distinction of summa cum laude.At OSU, summa cum...

Simon Date, the CEO and President of the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce outside the Chamber of Commerce building in Corvallis, Ore. Because the 2021 Commencement ceremony will be held virtually, many local businesses are expecting lower revenue than usual during the weekend it is held.

OSU virtual Commencement has effects on local businesses

Angela Tam, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

With Oregon State University’s Commencement being held with virtual and in-person counterparts, the usual traffic that Corvallis, Ore. receives from students’ families and friends in an entirely in-person...

Julia Zavala poses in front of the Memorial Union on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus in her graduation cap. Zavala is one of OSU’s first generation college graduates, and has earned an Honors undergraduate degree with a biology major and pre-medicine option. 

First-generation college graduates reflect on time at OSU, offer advice to incoming students

McKenzie Moore, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Julia Zavala is a first-generation college student graduating this spring from Oregon State University. When reflecting on her experience, Zavala stressed that being the first in her family to go to college...

A photo illustrating one of the processes one must complete when applying to graduate school, writing a statement of purpose. Many applicants over the last year have experienced the changes in the programs due to an increase in applicants, and by proxy, competition.

Graduate school applicants facing increased competition, fewer opportunities

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Oregon State University fourth-year bioengineering student Jacob Buckner had plans to pursue graduate school immediately after completing his bachelor’s degree, but COVID- 19 unexpectedly contributed...

This illustration shows a woman handing her business card to another professional in her industry. Networking is a critical step to infiltrating the job market.

Job market after COVID-19 looks hopeful, graduating students prepare

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

Oregon State University students starting their careers are preparing for rapid changes in the job market as businesses around Corvallis, Ore. hire graduates towards the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.In...

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OSU announces in-person Commencement activities for Corvallis graduates

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
May 25, 2021

Oregon State University will host an in-person celebratory processional for the Corvallis graduates of the class of 2020 and 2021 on June 11.The event will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m., before the virtual...

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