Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.21
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2017
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Oregon State University
EN-12: 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?:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:

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

A list and brief description 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.

A Systematic Approach to Plant Disease Diagnosis
An Introduction to WaterWise Gardening
Childhood Food Insecurity
Craft Brewery Startup Workshop: The Business of Beer
Craft Cidery Startup Workshop
Cultural Causes of Plant Problems
Environmental Causes of Plant Problems
Free Basic Botany Course (Master Gardener Series)
Free Phytophthora Training Course for Nursery Growers
Free Recycling 101 Course
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management
Hemp: From Field to Fabric
Integrated Pest Management (Master Gardener Series)
Integrated Pest Management Pays Financial Dividends
Introduction to Entomology (Master Gardener Series)
Know Your Enemies: Insects and Other Pests
Landscaping with Native Plants
Maintaining the Health of Native Forest Remnants
Managing Weed Control to Prevent Herbicide Resistance
Master Gardener Online
Master Gardener Online Short Course Series
Mastery of Aging Well
Natural Resources Leadership Academy
Online Advanced Permaculture Design Practicum
Online Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management
Oregon Master Naturalist Online
Permaculture Design Certificate Online
Personal Protective Equipment
Pest Damage
Pesticide Applicator Course Series
Pesticide Formulation Options for Increased Safety and Effectiveness
Pesticide Labels and Formulations
Plant Pathology (Master Gardener Series)
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
Soil Quality and Nutritional Problems
Soils and Compost (Master Gardener Series)
Sustainable Landscaping Online Course
Understanding Pesticides (Master Gardener Series)
Vegetable Gardening (Master Gardener Series)
Wastewater Installer Online
WaterWise Gardening: Choosing the Right Plants for a Low-Water Garden
Wood-Based Composite Science Short Course Series
Woody Landscape Plants (Master Gardener Series)

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

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

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(s), including the year the program was created:

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.

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