Apr 08, 2021

The Oregon State University - Cascades Advocacy and Advisory Board will receive updates on ongoing  legislative advocacy work for a future Student Success Center and on the campus’s strategic planning initiative at its April 12 meeting.

The meeting will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. It is open to the public and will be held virtually in keeping with OSU, state and local public health guidance.

Additional topics include reports from campus leaders on enrollment and recruiting, student needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and fundraising. Board members will also hear an update from Taha Elwafati, the president of the Associated Students of Cascades Campus.     

Melinda Knapp, a senior instructor and coordinator of the Master of Arts in Teaching elementary education program, will share information on the program and its partnerships with Central Oregon school districts.

To participate in the meeting or for accommodations for disabilities, contact info@osucascades.edu or 541-322-3100.

The Advocacy and Advisory Board is made up of community members who provide advice and support to OSU-Cascades Vice President Becky Johnson. For more information, visit OSUcascades.edu/board-advisors.

About OSU-Cascades: Oregon State University’s campus in Bend, Ore. features outstanding faculty in degree programs that reflect Central Oregon’s vibrant economy and abundant natural resources. Nearly 20 undergraduate majors, 35 minors and options, and three graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism, recreation and adventure leadership. OSU-Cascades expanded to a four-year university in 2015; its new campus opened in 2016.