Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.23
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2018
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Oregon State University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Leticia Cavazos
Sustainability Program Specialist
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
226

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
57

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
25.22

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

List:
A Systematic Approach to Plant Disease Diagnosis
Advanced Permaculture Design Tools for Climate Resilience
Advancing Rural & Community Health Equity
Certified Northwest: A Speakers' Series on Essential and Timely Health Topics
Childhood Food Insecurity
Community Health Worker (Entry-Level) Certification Course - La Grande
Community Health Worker (Entry-Level) Certification Course - Sherman County
Community Health Worker (Entry-Level) Certification Course - Tillamook
Community Health Worker Continuing Education Course: Management of Chronic Health Conditions
Community Health Worker Continuing Education Course: Poverty and Related Social Determinants of Health
Craft Cidery Startup Workshop
Cultural Causes of Plant Problems
Environmental Causes of Plant Problems
Extension Health in All Policies (HiAP)
Faculty Staff Fitness Yoga Online
Free Phytophthora Training Course for Nursery Growers
Free Recycling 101 Course
Green Infrastructure Solutions Across the Urban to Rural Continuum
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management
Integrated Pest Management Pays Financial Dividends
Internet of Things
Know Your Enemies: Insects and Other Pests
Landscaping with Native Plants Online Course
Leading with Cultural Intelligence
Maintaining the Health of Native Forest Remnants
Master Gardener Online
Master Gardener Series: Basic Botany
Master Gardener Series: Herbaceous Ornamental Plants
Master Gardener Series: Integrated Pest Management
Master Gardener Series: Introduction to Entomology
Master Gardener Series: Oregon Master Gardener Program
Master Gardener Series: Pesticide Safety
Master Gardener Series: Plant Pathology
Master Gardener Series: Soils and Compost
Master Gardener Series: Sustainable Landscape Design
Master Gardener Series: Sustainable Landscape Maintenance
Master Gardener Series: Vegetable Gardening
Master Gardener Short Course Series
Master Interpretive Guide Professional Certificate
Mastery of Aging Well
Natural Resources Leadership Academy
Online Blueberry Physiology, Production Systems & Management
Oregon Master Naturalist Online
Permaculture Design Certificate
Personal Protective Equipment
Pest Damage
Pesticide Applicator Course Series
Pesticide Formulation Options for Increased Safety and Effectiveness
Pesticide Labels and Formulations
Plant Disease Diagnosis Series
Recycling 101 Certificate
Soil Quality and Nutritional Problems
Sustainable Landscaping Online Course
The Conscience of Hollywood: The Rise of Social Protest Cinema, 1932-1937
WaterWise Gardening
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?:
One

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(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.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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