Oregon State University

Alumni & Friends

Geology at 100 evening celebration

CEOAS is a community of researchers, teachers, students and staff—past, present and future. Together our alumni and friends represent far-reaching successes in the earth system sciences. Whether you are a graduate, avid supporter, lifelong friend or interested citizen, we invite you to explore what's going on at CEOAS, renew connections and extend your professional network.


If you're considering the gift of time or money, your contribution is deeply appreciated. It means a student can attend college, present at a research conference, gain hands-on experience in the field, develop valuable real-world skills or participate in any number of experiences that prepare him or her for life after college. Your gift may also support a research program or help endow a professorship. If you would like to make a gift, or would like assistance as you consider making a gift, please contact:

Doug Brusa
CEOAS Director of Development

OSU Foundation Funds for CEOAS

Or go directly to the OSU Foundation to make a gift online: make a gift

ARCS Scholar and Ph.D. student Brendan Reilly probes deep into the Earth's sediment, looking for magnetic minerals and other markers that provide a record of our planet's geologic history.
With generous support from the Mamie Markham award, Ph.D. student Iria Gimenez Calvo is exploring the intricate relationship between bivalves, ocean acidification, and the health of important marine resources.