Latest Corvallis, Oregon Stories

2014-06-24 23:02:15

Oregon State University has become the first institution in the state to have an accredited school of public health. Corvallis, OR (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences was granted accreditation today, making it the first school of public health in Oregon to earn that recognition. The accreditation, from the Council on Education for Public Health, means OSU has the only accredited school of public health between San Francisco and...

2014-02-28 23:01:01

Global Food Exchange™ adds another world class individual to its Board of Managers. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Continuing her commitment to Colorado-based companies with benevolent visions, Nancy Tuor has joined the Board of Managers at Global Food Exchange™. Mrs. Tuor is an experienced senior executive who has served in numerous leadership positions, including Chief Operating Officer over her 32-year career at CH2M HILL, a worldwide leader that seeks to build a better...

2012-08-16 09:03:12

NASA has selected S&B Infrastructure Ltd. of Houston and CDM-CH2M Hill JV of Fairfax, Va., to provide architect and engineer services under indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contracts at the agency's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss. The awarded contracts will have a five-year ordering period from the date of award, with the total amount of all task orders under all contracts awarded not to exceed $45 million. For information about NASA and agency...

2012-02-24 14:00:00

Oregon State University´s first-ever Natural Resources Leadership Academy (NRLA) is scheduled for June, and it will deliver diverse instruction in the areas of conflict management, communication, sustainable natural resources and leadership. Corvallis, OR (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 Oregon State University, recognized nationally for its work in natural resources, is extending the expertise of its faculty this summer to professionals and graduate students in the field for a pair of...

2011-12-30 07:40:04

NASA has awarded CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc., of Englewood, Colo., a contract to provide logistics support services at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The firm-fixed price contract begins Feb. 1, 2012, with an eight-month base period, followed by four one-year options, and one four-month option that may be exercised at NASA's discretion. The performance period, including all options, has a total mission services contract value of $34 million with a maximum...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'