@CVOBikes @oregonstatealum February 27


My daily post theme for 2017 is on Colleges and Universities.

The plan for starting my blog back in 2014 was at the urging of fellow coaching colleagues to share posts on leadership and/or motivation. Somehow that idea got derailed and  turned into daily posts on one theme for an entire year.

In 2014 my daily posts were on the “Beer of the Day”, 2015 it was “A Friend of a Friend”, 2016 I wrote about “North Carolina”, and for 2017 I will focus on “Colleges and Universities”.

I have been associated with colleges since I was 18 and I love them. I have coached/worked at four different universities and in my professional and personal travels visited 100’s more. Each college has something in its history that I want to share that to me make it unique or personal.

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Name of University: Oregon State University

Location: Corvallis, Oregon

Today many people are stuck in their cars trying to commute to a university. They are either driving to attend class or get to work at their respective college. One college in the Northwest has people rely on other forms of transportation to get to the university. That campus is Oregon State.

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If you prefer riding a bike everywhere over driving a car then you will admire Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, as it is one of the most bike friendly cities in the country, where 97% of the roads have bike lanes.

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In a town considered to be populated by the most bike commuters in the country, 40% of the faculty and staff at OSU take the bus, walk, or ride their bikes, and over 30% of the students bike to class. At OSU there are over 600 parking spaces for cyclists around campus.

Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state’s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea, Space, and Sun Grant designations.

Like many colleges Oregon State has traditions. One is that of a bonfire during Homecoming.  The tallest bonfires were during the 1930s when the fire reached heights of 70 feet.

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