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Garrett Rogers, MA '21

‘I always wanted to communicate’

An unexpected online connection leads to success for OSU graduate student in Speech Communication.

Garrett Rogers went from a series of satirical videos to a graduate student position in Oregon State University’s Speech Communication program. Now, he’s working as a communication executive with Yelp. read more >

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OSU’s Bob Santelli publishes book, curates NY exhibition on American Folk Legend Woody Guthrie

If you’ve attended or watched a few of the College of Liberal Arts’ American Strings programs and heard Oregon State’s Director of Popular Music and Performing Arts Bob Santelli interview the guests, you might have noticed a name that comes up time and time again in Santelli’s interviews: Woody Guthrie. read more >

 

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Visionary Donations Funding our Future: The Arts & Education Complex

“The arts and education complex will serve as a unique and dynamic education and performance center and will be a showcase destination for the visual, musical, theater and cultural arts for students, faculty, campus visitors and Oregonians,” said Larry Rodgers, dean of OSU’s College of Liberal Arts.

A lead gift of $25 million for the complex has been provided by an anonymous donor. Additional gifts include a $2 million commitment from the family of the late Lynne Detrick of West Linn to build a new 500-seat concert hall to offer a high-caliber venue for both listeners and performers, Rodgers said. The OSU Foundation continues to seek philanthropic support for the center, and OSU will also seek state bonding from the 2020 Oregon Legislature to help support the project. read more >

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