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Overall Score 72.78
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date April 30, 2015
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Oregon State University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Brandon Trelstad
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Linn Benton Master Recycler Class
A once weekly, eight-week non-credit course offered each winter by OSU Campus Recycling and Republic Services of Corvallis. The course covers landfill science, composting, waste reduction and reuse, in-depth recycling how-to’s, hazardous waste, and OSU and community sustainability. After the final class, participants are asked to complete 30 hours of volunteer service to use and spread what they learned.

Craft Brewery Startup Workshop
Growing Farms: Hybrid Course for Beginning Farmers
Growing Small Fruits and Berries
Hemp: From Field to Fabric
Integrated Pest Management Pays Financial Dividends
Introduction to WaterWise Gardening
Landscaping With Native Plants
Living Cemetery Field Workshop 1
Maintaining the Health of Native Forest Remnants
Managing Weed Control to Prevent Herbicide Resistance
Master Gardener Online
Master Gardener Online Short Course Series
Master Interpretive Guide Professional Certificate
Natural Resources Leadership Academy
Online Advanced Permaculture Design Practicum
Oregon Master Naturalist Online
Oregon's Natural History
Permaculture Design Certificate Online
Pesticide Formulation Options for Increased Safety and Effectiveness
Recipe to Market Online
Recipe to Market: Brand and Market Planning
Recipe to Market: Development and Production
Recycling 101
Recycling 101: Build a Sustainable World: Personal Steps to Empower Your Community
Recycling 101: How Recycling Works
Recycling 101: Managing Food Scraps and Yard Debris
Recycling 101: Managing Hazardous Waste
Recycling 101: Overview
Recycling 101: Sustainable Materials Management
Recycling 101: Thoughtful Consumption
Recycling 101: Waste Reduction at Work and Play
Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing
Soil Science for Wastewater Installers
Wastewater Installer Online
WaterWise Gardening: Choosing the Right Plants
WRAP Workshop

Descriptions are available at https://pace.oregonstate.edu/catalog

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program:

OSU E-Campus (our online presence) offers the certificate in Sustainable Natural Resources.

This 18-credit online certificate is designed for all students, especially company, industry or agency employees who desire training in solving complex sustainability problems.

Students complete an integrated course of study in a dynamic learning community, under the mentorship of professionals, to design workable solutions for complex natural resource issues of local, state, regional, national and international importance.

Oregon State University is proud to be part of the Natural Resources Distance Learning Consortium (NRDLC), which promotes online learning from several accredited universities in natural resources-related fields.

Year the certificate program was created:

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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