September 10, 2019

8:30 to 10 a.m.  Club Level, Reser Stadium
Provost's Welcome Breakfast for all new employees
By invitation only

All new employees hired after September 15, 2018 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 Kayleen.Eng@oregonstate.edu.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The LaSells Stewart Center
GET CONNECTED Open House

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 a.m. to 12 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium
Keynote Session
  • Welcome Remarks by Faculty Senate President, Mina Carson
  • Remarks by President Edward J. Ray
  • 2019 Faculty and Staff Awards Recognition
  • Keynote presentation by Dr. Diana Natalicio, President Emerita, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Panel Discussion with Presidents Ed Ray and Diana Natalicio
  • Prize Drawing
12 to 2 p.m. 26th Street in front of the CH2M Hill Alumni Center (weather permitting)
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 26th Street in front of the CH2M HILL Alumni Center (weather permitting). 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.

2 to 5 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium
"UNLIKELY" documentary screening and panel discussion

A feature documentary from Three Frame Media filmmakers Jaye & Adam Fenderson, "UNLIKELY" investigates America’s college dropout crisis and the barriers students face in their pursuit of an education and meaningful career. Set in the cities of Akron, Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles, five individuals navigate the college journey, fighting for a second chance at opportunity. Screening will follow with a panel discussion regarding OSU's initiatives to address student success.