OSU-Cascades and its expansion are the result of a 30-year, regional, grassroots effort to bring a four-year university to Central Oregon. OSU-Cascades will launch freshman and sophomore level classes in fall 2015, growing from just under 1,000 students today to 3,000 to 5,000 students by 2025.

Expanding OSU-Cascades will allow students from Central Oregon and beyond to earn an Oregon State University degree in Bend, provide a skilled workforce, promote economic growth in the region and contribute to a vibrant local arts and culture scene.

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December 5, 2014

CEAC effort engaged 108 community members, leaders and experts
In the final meeting of the Oregon State University Cascades Campus Expansion Advisory Committee today, members of the committee and its task forces will be recognized for their 17-month collaborative effort to advise the branch campus as it plans for a physical campus that meets the diverse needs of the surrounding community, and attracts and serves current and future students and faculty. Read more...

November 25, 2014

OSU-Cascades Campus Expansion Advisory Committee to Meet
The final official meeting of the Oregon State University - Cascades Campus Expansion Advisory Committee will take place on Friday, Dec. 5 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Cascades Hall, Rm. 118 on College Way in Bend. Read more...

November 4, 2014

OSU-Cascades responds to community housing task forces, adopts 21 of 25 recommendations
In a meeting of the Campus Expansion Advisory Committee, Oregon State University - Cascades responded to formal recommendations from a community task force that focused on housing considerations for the future campus. The branch campus  adopted 21 of a slate of 25 recommendations. Read more ...

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