Upcoming Events in Corvallis

DEC Friends,
The events and exciting opportunities listed below are happening in Corvallis and through leadership from Oregon State University’s disability community. Please take note, join, and support as you can! Thanks!

Disabled Students Lounge—OPEN NOW!

After much advocacy work, disabled students and ASOSU have successfully opened a pilot disability cultural center, the Disabled Students Lounge

LOCATION: Snell Hall in the Military Veteran Resource Center Suite 150.
HOURS OPEN: Weekdays from 8-5PM, and staff will be on-site Wednesdays and Fridays 1-5 PM.

Stop by and say hello or chill and study!

Disabled Night Out!

Join us for a community hangout! Calling all students, faculty, and community members. The Disabled Students Union (DSU), Disabled Students Lounge, and DEC (Disability Equity Center) will be hanging out after hours at Bombs Away Cafe. This is a great opportunity to get off of campus for a while and connect with community.

Community nights out will be on the first Tuesday of each month. 

Disabled Night Out May

DATE: Tuesday, May 2
TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
LOCATION: Bomb’s Away Cafe (2527 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis)

Disability Etiquette Conference

DSU is hosting its second annual Disability Etiquette Conference. There will also be a delicious hot meal with variety to suit dietary restrictions and preferences. This event will be hybrid and also open to the public. 

DATE: Thursday, May 25
TIME: 5:00 – 8:00 pm
LOCATION: Oregon State University MU 109

Ideas Matter: Subverting Ableism with Disability Pride

Thursday, June 8, 5-7PM at the Biere Library, Downtown Corvallis

Dr. Stephanie Jenkins will be interviewing Dr. Kathleen Bogart about disability, pride, and ableism. Come join the conversation and enjoy great food and drinks! 

DATE: Thursday, June 8
TIME: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Biere Library (151 NW Monroe Ave. Corvallis)

Please contact Dr. Kathleen Bogart for more information:

Kathleen Bogart, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Oregon State University

Psychology Today Blog
Co-Founder, DARN, Disability Advocacy and Research Network for disabled psychologists and allies
Associate Editor, Personality and Social Psychology Review
Associate Editor, Rehabilitation Psychology

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