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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...

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...

This illustration depicts an option for students graduating in spring 2021 to drive through in-person or attend virtual celebration events. This event is for students from the Oregon State University Cascades campus in Bend, Ore.

OSU-Cascades campus prepares for hybrid Commencement celebrations

Quentin Comus, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
June 7, 2021

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to push college Commencement ceremonies across the country online, Oregon State University’s Cascades campus in Bend, Ore. is preparing for a hybrid approach.“Last...

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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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OSU’s 2020 Commencement ceremonies canceled, graduates invited to 2021 ceremonies

The Baro staff
July 31, 2020

Oregon State University’s Bend and Corvallis, Ore. campuses will no longer hold their rescheduled 2020 Commencement ceremonies in the fall, according to the university President F. King Alexander. Due...

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Seniors on the Internet: How do you feel about having a remote final exhibition?

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 10, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 graduation issue. Graduation is when a student completes their degree program, whereas, Commencement is an optional ceremony to celebrate graduating students. The...

Graduates of Oregon State University’s Class of 2020 are finding themselves entering the job market amidst a global pandemic and an economic recession.

2020 graduates enter job market amidst pandemic, economic recession

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
July 8, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 graduation issue. Graduation is when a student completes their degree program, whereas, Commencement is an optional ceremony to celebrate graduating students. The...

Bennys Business Closet, located on the Oregon State University Corvallis, Ore. campus, offers students affordable business attire.

Recent graduates look to join the workforce, others have plans to build their skills, portfolio over summer

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
July 5, 2020

Editor's Note: This article is a part of the 2020 graduation issue. Graduation is when a student completes their degree program, whereas, Commencement is an optional ceremony to celebrate graduating students. The...

2018 Graduating students associated with DamDiverse pose under the Weatherford Hall arch for a photo.

Update: Oregon State University hosts online Commencement celebration

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
June 15, 2020

As the on-site Commencement ceremony planned for June 13 has been postponed to a later date, Oregon State University updated its Commencement website to function as a temporary graduation celebration for...

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Seniors on the Internet: What is your opinion on commencement being postponed?

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
April 26, 2020

Diana SantiagoEthnic Studies & Sociology “Being first generation, this is what I was really looking forward to, especially my family because this would be the second graduation they’ve ever been...

2018 Graduating students associated with DamDiverse pose under the Weatherford Hall arch for a photo.

OSU commencement ceremony rescheduled, Alumni Association aims to support seniors

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
April 14, 2020

Oregon State University’s 2020 graduating seniors have voted to reschedule the spring commencement ceremonies to fall 2020 for both the Corvallis and Bend, Ore. campuses. Moving forward there are a...

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Largest graduating class in 10 years sees 24% first-generation students

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
June 10, 2019

The graduating class of 2019 is Oregon State University’s 150th graduating class, and  its largest class in a decade, including students receiveing bachelor’s, master’s and doctorates. The students...

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