September 11, 2018

8:30 - 10:00 am  Club Level, Reser Stadium
Provost's Welcome Breakfast for all new employees

All new employees hired after September 15, 2017 are invited to join Provost and Executive Vice President Ed Feser, President Ed Ray and others for this event held on the Club Level of Reser Stadium. The Welcome Breakfast is a great way for new employees to meet colleagues and learn about the university community and to kick off University festivities. Seating is limited and registration by September 3 is required. Note that if you do not yet have an OSU ID, it is not required to complete the registration for breakfast. Questions regarding the New Employee Welcome Breakfast may be directed to Kayleen Eng at

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. The LaSells Stewart Center

The Oregon State University community is invited to, GET CONNECTED, an open house brought to you by The LaSells Stewart Center, OSU Conference Services, CH2M HILL Alumni Center and University Catering.  This is an opportunity to enjoy a delightful treat, accompanied with a beverage, while exploring ideas on how to GET CONNECTED for your next event.

10:30 am – 12:00 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium
Keynote Session
  • Welcome Remarks by Faculty Senate President, Jon Dorbolo
  • Keynote presentation, Michelle Kuo, author of “Reading with Patrick,” a true story of race, inequality and the power of literature
  • Remarks by President Edward J. Ray
  • 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards Recognition
  • Presentation of 2018 Beaver Champion Award
  • Prize Drawing
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. CH2M Hill Alumni Center Patio
Lunch and University Day Expo

Did someone say: “Free lunch?” A free lunch is a great time to take a break; enjoy diverse and tasty luncheon fare; and meet friends. Lunch will be served on on the CH2M HILL Alumni Center Patio. Then, visit the OSU Expo in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center where booths and displays representing academic and business units from throughout OSU will be featured.

Food service will also be available for expo vendors and Emeriti Faculty at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center (credentials required).