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Submission Date March 4, 2016
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Oregon State University
EN-11: Continuing Education

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Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
36

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
89

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

List:
An Introduction to WaterWise Gardening
Childhood Food Insecurity
Free Recycling 101 Course
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management
Hemp: From Field to Fabric
Impact Statement Reporting
Integrated Pest Management (Master Gardener Series)
Integrated Pest Management Pays Financial Dividends
Introduction to Entomology (Master Gardener Series)
Landscaping with Native Plants
Maintaining the Health of Native Forest Remnants
Managing Weed Control to Prevent Herbicide Resistance
Master Gardener Online
Natural Resources Leadership Academy
Online Advanced Permaculture Design Practicum
Oregon Master Naturalist Online
Permaculture Design Certificate Online
Plant Pathology (Master Gardener Series)
Recipe to Market Online Certificate: Food Business
Recipe to Market: Brand and Market Planning Food Business Short Course
Recipe to Market: Business Planning, Legality and Financing
Recipe to Market: Development and Production
Recipe to Market: Logo & Label Design
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: Sustainable Materials Management
Recycling 101: Thoughtful Consumption
Recycling 101: Waste Reduction at Work and Play
Soils and Compost (Master Gardener Series)
Sustainable Landscaping Online Course
Understanding Pesticides (Master Gardener Series)
Vegetable Gardening (Master Gardener Series)
WaterWise Gardening: Choosing the Right Plants for a Low-Water Garden
Woody Landscape Plants (Master Gardener Series)

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?:
Yes

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:
2008

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

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