Community Engagement

College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Champions of change

We believe in local solutions and are committed to our land grant mission of hands-on service to communities across the state. Our faculty work hand in hand with our neighbors in every Oregon county to address challenges affecting health and well-being, our students engage in learning beyond the classroom, and researchers partner with communities and share discoveries that improve health for all.

Faculty Staff Fitness

Faculty Staff Fitness provides physical activity classes for faculty and staff across campus.

Family and Community Health, OSU Extension Service

Housed on campus and in communities across the state, CPHHS faculty funded by OSU Extension Family and Community Health deliver a variety of proactive health programming across Oregon.

Go Baby Go

Go Baby Go is a national, community-based research, design and outreach program that provides modified ride-on cars to children birth to age 3 who experience limited mobility.

IMPACT

IMPACT is a motor skills fitness program for children with special needs and is open to youth 6 months to 21 years of age.

IMPACT for Life

IMPACT for Life provides safe and effective community-based physical activity opportunities to adults with disabilities through collaboration with various community-based facilities.

LIFE Registry

Any adult age 50 or over, living in the state of Oregon, can sign up on the LIFE Registry as a human volunteer for research conducted by the Center for Healthy Aging Research.

MS Exercise Program

The MS Exercise Program provides a quality, supportive and individualized exercise program for people with multiple sclerosis.

OSU Child Development Center

The OSU Child Development Center (located in Bates Hall) is dedicated to discovering and communicating knowledge that contributes to the optimal development and well-being of young children and their families.

Physical Activity Course (PAC) Program

The Physical Activity Course (PAC) Program provides all Oregon State University students with the knowledge and experience to make intelligent decisions regarding present and future physically active lifestyles.

Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program

The Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program provides statewide training, education and outreach for riders of all levels of experience and riding ability.

Well Water Program

The Well Water Program helps Oregonians protect the groundwater that supplies their drinking water through education.

Youth Development: 4-H and KidSpirit

Our faculty and students help unlock the potential of young people through youth development research and outreach, including 4-H Youth Development and KidSpirit. Learn more about the 4-H Thriving Model developed by Professor Mary Arnold.