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The rock climbing area within McAlexander Fieldhouse on the OSU campus on April 23, 2024. Access to Recreational Sports facilities such as McAlexander Fieldhouse will be free for families during OSUs Spring Family Weekend.

Families invited to OSU for Spring Family Weekend

Jonathon Leland, News Contributor
May 2, 2024

Family members of Oregon State University students are invited to the Spring Family Weekend, with many events going on throughout the weekend of May 3-5. Events range from the Naval Reserve Officers...

Executive Director of Corvallis’ Arts Center Cynthia Spencer-Hadlock (she/her) poses with wooden birdhouses on April 21 at the Corvallis Arts Center. These wooden birdhouses were donated by local woodworkers and will be put on sale at the 2023 Spring Garden Festival.

Spring festivities come near downtown Corvallis to support sustainable gardening

David Li, News Contributor
May 1, 2023

Oregon State University’s Spring Family Weekend is coming up, but the OSU campus isn’t the only part of town celebrating. In downtown Corvallis, the Arts Center Plaza is also set to be filled with...

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Spring Family Weekend provides opportunity to bring people together

Jaycee Kalama, News Reporter
April 29, 2019

The 2019 Spring Family Weekend, hosted this coming weekend by the Oregon State University Program Council, is a weekend dedicated to students and their families.Spring Family Weekend kicks off on Friday...

Associate Professor Carolyn Mendez-Luck specializes in Family Sciences within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. According to her departmental profile, Mendez-Luck focuses on the caregiver role in families, and how that can be expressed in aging and developing Latinx families.

Redefining family

Austin Schaeffer, Practicum Contributor
April 30, 2018

Weekend aims to reach all, recognizes different family dynamics.Many different kinds of structures and dynamics make up a family. With Oregon State University’s Spring Family Weekend coming up, the Beaver...

Students enjoy the spring weather near the OSU brick mall, looking south at the Student Experience Center Plaza, on Thursday, April 26.

Spring Family Weekend fosters inclusivity

Stefanie Gamboa, Practicum Contributor
April 30, 2018

Several events provided for students, families to explore campus.Oregon State University’s 94th iteration of Spring Family Weekend kicks off May 4.The tradition began in 1924 as a day dedicated solely...

The Hilton Hotel on 2500 SW 26th and SW Western Blvd is one of ten hotels and motels in the Corvallis area. The Hilton is across the street from Reser Stadium and walking distance to campus, taken April of 2018.

Spring Family Weekend brings increased revenue to Corvallis businesses

Joe Wolf, Engagement Editor
April 30, 2018

Hotels, restaurants in particular expect to see large influx.In 2017 alone, individuals visiting the Corvallis campus and Bend added $42 million to the Oregon economy in purchases relating to lodging,...

Weatherford Hall, surrounded by green trees and colorful flowers, awaiting visitation during the upcoming Family Weekend at Oregon State. 

Welcoming families

Katie Darke, News Contributor
May 1, 2017

Spring Family Weekend features over sixty events, activitiesWhether you’re across the country or just 20 minutes from home, the hustle and bustle of college life can make you miss your family and friends....

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