Science Lecture

Your success is our success: Your connection to the College of Science inspires our students to tackle some of today's most pressing problems. It gives them the tools they need to succeed and flourish, personally, academically and professionally. Your contributions are visible everywhere – in the scholarships, programs and internships you support for our students, to the international and research experiences that help them apply their classroom learning and knowledge to achieve their goals. Your success is our success. Our students look to you as an example of how to contribute in a meaningful way and become a leader in science. 

We welcome you to engage with our students and faculty--whether it's coming to campus for an event, providing career advice to a student, delivering a presentation about your career path in science or giving back through philanthropy. Your support is invaluable. We would love to hear from you.

Alumni Awards

Recognizing excellence among our alumni and friends

The College of Science is proud to publicly recognize and honor our alumni and friends for their distinguished personal and career accomplishments and for exemplary contributions to society that brought credit to the College and to Oregon State University and has made a lasting impact in our communities and our lives.

Our alumni awards are the highest honors presented by the College to our alumni on an annual basis. We are very proud to claim our alumni as part of our OneScience community.

The College of Science launched its 2015-2020 strategic plan aimed at building a diverse and inclusive science community of excellence; serving as a global leader in scientific research and scholarship; and excelling in outreach, engagement, visibility and economic development. Our distinguished alumni embody these goals and are dedicated to advancing science and to supporting the next generation of leaders in science.

Our alumni are a testament that a science degree can transform lives and lead to personal and professional success to address some of the most pressing problems facing society. They inspire us all!

Learn more about these prestigious awards or nominate someone.

2015 Alumni Award recipients

2014 Alumni Award recipients

2013 Alumni Award recipient

Donor Spotlight

Read how retired dentist Ken Johnson shows students the magic of helping others.


Contact Information 

To discuss how you can support the College of Science, please contact Anne Murphy, the Director of Development for the College.

     Anne Murphy

     Director of Development

     Phone: 541-737-3603