Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray will deliver his annual State of the University Address on May 6 in Bend.
The address will highlight Oregon State’s efforts to serve learners and help address challenges throughout Central Oregon, the state and globally. Ray also will discuss Oregon State’s accomplishments during the past year, the university’s goals for the future, and its vision for OSU-Cascades to increase its contributions to Bend and the Central Oregon community.
Nearly 400 Central Oregon residents, business leaders and Oregon State and OSU-Cascades alumni are anticipated to attend. OSU-Cascades Vice President Becky Johnson and students will join Ray following his address for a question-and-answer session.
The event will take place at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes. Doors open at 6 p.m. for networking and the program begins at 7 p.m.
Individual registration is $25 and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and a dessert reception. Table sponsorship opportunities are available. To register, visit www.osualum.com/soubend or contact 877-678-2837 or OSUalum@osualum.com.
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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, 30 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.