News and impact

4-H youth explore nature and learn a healthy activity in new hiking club

Youths in the fourth through sixth grades gained a better understanding of how to enjoy hiking safely, while at the same time they experienced a lifelong activity that promotes a healthy and active lifestyle

Chris Branam | Nov 18, 2020 | News story

Grant seeks to make college more accessible to Oregon's Indigenous youth

The project will focus on outreach to pre-college Indigenous youth to improve access and understanding of steps toward college entry and tuition and remove systematic barriers to community college and university completion.

Adrian Gallo | Oct 13, 2020 | News story

Extension awareness campaign celebrates Global Handwashing Day

High Speed Hand Washing can help children and adults avoid getting COVID-19 or sick during the upcoming flu and cold season.

Chris Branam | Oct 9, 2020 | News story

Emergency response fulfills Extension's mission to serve all Oregonians

The OSU Extension Service has a defined role in federal, state and local emergency plans.

Chris Branam | Sep 18, 2020 | News story

Extension babysitting training fulfills a need in Oregon's child care 'deserts'

OSU Extension babysitting and child care training is meeting the needs of families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chris Branam | Sep 4, 2020 | News story