April 29 - May 4, 2018
Help us celebrate the contributions made by graduate students to our university all week long.
Students can enter prize raffles, have lunch with the Dean, compete in trivia night and more. See the full schedule below.
Thank you for being such an awesome grad student! Complete this survey for the chance to win cool prizes, including Amazon gift cards. Survey closes Friday, May 4 at 12pm. Winners will be selected and notified that same day.
Eligibility: Must be a current graduate student to win.
Limit: One entry per person.
GRADx replay on Inspiration Dissemination
Tune in to the award winning radio program, Inspiration Dissemination, on Sunday April 29 for a kickoff to Grad Appreciation Week. This week, Inspiration Dissemination will be broadcasting the recording from GRADx - Ideas in Action. GRADx was held on February 22 and hosted 6 graduate student speakers. Speakers will share the questions and motivations framing their research, and present the diverse, human element of graduate research that is often hidden from public view. GRADx will provoke conversations that matter. Check it out at 7PM Pacific Standard Time on KBVR Corvallis, 88.7FM.
GSSC open house with treats and swag
Graduate students, come kick off Graduate Student Appreciation Week at the GSSC, noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, April 30. Enjoy free pastries, swag gifts, and meet with your fellow students. Take a break from the rigours of graduate school and enjoy some well deserved you time!
Lunch with the Dean in Corvallis
The Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, Dr. Jennifer Brown, invites all graduate students for an appreciation luncheon during Grad Appreciation Week! Dean Brown will be sharing updates and answering questions about the graduate student experience at Oregon State University. Join us for this special event on Tuesday, May 1, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in MU 109. Lunch will be provided and registration is required. Please register.
Flat Tail trivia with special prizes for grad students
Which fictional character lived at 221b Baker Street? Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales — what was his first name? What are the four types of teeth?
Do you know the answer to any of these questions? If so, then head down to Flat Tail Brewery in Downtown Corvallis for Trivia Night with special prizes for graduate students. No need to get your name on the list or show up early, just register your team (up to 6 players) or just yourself and we will put you on a team, and show up to Flat tail by 7:30 pm to get your table. Flat tail has yummy food, great drink specials and awesome prizes. The graduate school will also throw in a few prizes just for the graduate student teams to compete for. No need to be a trivia star, the questions cover various topics and also include pop culture and name that tune. Wednesday Trivia Night at Flat Tail is a Corvallis institution. Register your team at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0U24QC7pqiQe6Ff.
Pizza at OSU-Cacades
Graduate students in Bend are having a free pizza party!
Family bowling night
Have a few extra hours to SPARE? Bring your family and friends to the final event of Grad Appreciation Week; Bowling Night! Hosted in the GUTTERS (basement) of the Memorial Union, this event is FREE, including shoe rentals, to all graduate students and their families. STRIKE up a new conversation with your fellow students, prove that you are the KINGPIN of OSU, or SPLIT some snacks with friends. This event will be a BALL, and the final hour will be a COSMIC BOWLING extravaganza. Join us! 6 to 8 p.m.