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The Student Experience Center is designed to take learning outside of the classroom and houses programs such as Student Leadership and Involvement, Diversity and Cultural Engagement and the Center for Civic Engagement.

First-generation students construct their own path

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
September 14, 2018

Oregon State University is home to almost 32,000 students on its Corvallis campus, some who are the first in their family to attend college. First-generation student and President of Oregon State University...

Bryan Rojas talks about his experiences in education and activism throughout his college career in the Native American Longhouse, May 15 2018.

Search for sanctuary: “Here to Stay” fights for undocumented student support.

Erica Baldwin, News Contributor
May 21, 2018

Judge John D. Bates of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia ruled April 24 that the protections of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, otherwise known as DACA, would...

TRiO peer mentor Phuong Uyen Nguyen, and TRiO peer tutors Michael Siddel and Phuong Hentry Nguyen study at TRiO Student Support Services, located on the third floor of Waldo Hall. TRiO SSS features computers students can utilize for academic projects and activities

Historically underrepresented students receive aid

Angel Xuan Le, News Contributor
April 23, 2018

Student support programs assist students academically, financially.Phuong Uyen Nguyen, a fourth-year bio-health sciences, psychology and human development and family sciences student, was one year old...

Of the 903 students who completed the Food Assistance application in Fall 2017, nearly all of them met the USDA’s definition of being food insecure in the past year. 82% reported having very low food security. 10% reported having low food security. 8% reported being food secure. Information gathered as part of the OSU Fall 2017 FoodAssistance Application managed by the Human Services Resource Center. 

Mealbux provides low-income students with food assistance

Angel Xuan Le, Practicum Contributor
November 6, 2017

Human Services Resource Center helps eliminate student financial burdensWith a 17-credit course load coupled with an online class, students such as Justine Boringot, a senior at Oregon State University...

Priscila Narcio and Dianne Farrell sit outside Farrell’s home in Corvallis. Farrell was inspired to help Narcio realize her goal of attending OSU and is assisting her with tuition and living situation. This fall is Narcio’s first term at OSU. She is studying human development and family sciences.

Trump administration’s termination of DACA program sees local impact

Riley Youngman, News Producer
October 3, 2017

Editor's Note: This story was published before the Oct. 5 deadline for DACA renewal for individuals already in the program. However, Student Legal Services is still available to students with questions...

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