Narrators: A-C

Alcena Boozer Oral History Interview (2 of 2)

Rev. Alcena Boozer

  • George Abed, bachelor's in General Social Science (1962), founder of the Palestine Welfare Association and former head of the Palestine Monetary Fund
  • Alan Acock, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Science (1990-2009)
  • Kevin Ahern, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, co-author of Biochemistry Free and Easy
  • Alice (Endo) Aikens, program coordinator in the instruction department of the Eugene 4-J School District, leader of the Eugene Japanese-American Memorial Committee, organizer of the annual Day of Remembrance
  • Sami Al-AbdRabbuh, Ph.D. student in Industrial Engineering, active in state and local politics
  • Jacq Allen, member of SOL, the LGBTQ+ Multicultural Network
  • Lisa Allen, brewer at Heater Allen Brewing in McMinnville
  • Rick Allen, owner and head brewer at Heater Allen Brewing in McMinnville
  • Tom Allen, Professor of Botany, Artist-in-residence for the College of Agriculture (1962-1991)
  • Stacy Allison, OSU student in Nutrition (1976), first woman to summit Mt. Everest
  • C. Kyle Almlie, graduate student in Chemistry, gluten-free home brewer
  • Nadia Alradhi, undergraduate in Public Health, Activities Coordinator at the Native American Longhouse, Secretary of the Native American Student Association, member of the Karuk Tribe
  • Justine Anaya, student in Environmental Economics and Policy, member of SOL
  • Betty Lu Anderson, bachelor's in Home Economics (1945), editor of The Barometer during World War II
  • Ed Anderson, USDA Forest Service - Blue River District Ranger
  • Roberta Anderson, Family Life Specialist with the OSU Extension Service (1959-1974)
  • Roy Arnold, master's (1965) and doctorate in Food Science (1967), dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences (1987-1991), provost and executive vice-president of OSU (1991-2000)
  • George Arscott, bachelor's in Poultry Husbandry (1949), professor of Poultry Science (1953-1987)
  • Tana Atchley, master's in College Student Services Administration (2005), Modoc, Paiute and Karuk member of the Klamath tribes
  • Ken Austin, bachelor's in Industrial Engineering (1953), first Benny the Beaver mascot, founder of the Austin Dental Equipment Company (A-dec)
  • Dominique Bachelet, Professor of Agricultural Engineering, researcher in climate change and vegetation growth modeling
  • Terry Baker, bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering (1963), OSU football and basketball player (1959-1963), winner of the 1962 Heisman trophy
  • Eric Ball, bachelor's in Mechanial Engineering (1986), Senior Vice President at Orenco Systems, Inc.
  • Jeff Ball, bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering (1987), Senior Vice President at Orenco Systems, Inc.
  • Judy Ball, healthcare worker, member of the Corvallis LGBTQ+ community
  • Katy Barber, bachelor's in American Studies (1992), Professor of History at Portland State University
  • K.B. (Kedo Baye), graduate student in Public Health, member of the Corvallis LGBTQ+ community
  • Range Bayer, master's in Zoology (1976), former employee of the Hatfield Marine Science Center
  • Joe Beckman, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Principal Investigator at the Linus Pauling Institute, leading researcher on ALS
  • Mike Beilstein, bachelor's in Biochemistry & Biophysics (1973), research assistant in Agricultural Chemistry, Animal Sciences, and Pharmacy (1978-2007), six-term Corvallis City Council member
  • David Bella, Professor of Civil Engineering (1968-1998), systems theorist and environmental activist
  • Julie Bentz, bachelor's in Radiological Health (1986), United States Army Major General
  • Sivai Bennet, teacher at Harold Oliver Elementary in Portland, secretary for the board of directors at the Samoa Pacific Development Corporation
  • Helen Berg, retired Statistics and Agricultural Experiment Station staff, and past director of the Oregon State Survey Research Center (1963-1973, 1986-1993); alumna (master's in Statistics, 1973); former city council member (1991-1994) and mayor of Corvallis (1995-2006)
  • Yvenson Bernard, bachelor's in Merchandising Management (2007), football running back (2003-2007)
  • Jeff Bethel, Professor in the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, assesses health risks associated with climate change
  • Eldurkar Bhaskar, master's degree in Electrical Engineering (1971), Hewlett-Packard engineer
  • Larry Bielenberg, bachelor's in Health and Human Performance (1978), OSU wrestling team (1974-1977), national champion heavyweight wrestler (1975)
  • Laverne Bilyeu, bachelor's in Home Economics (1955), wife of Rollie Bilyeu
  • Rollie Bilyeu, bachelor's in Business Administration (1955), husband of Laverne Bilyeu
  • Stanley Bishoprick, bachelor's in Forestry (1934), former Vice President of Dant and Russell Lumber Company
  • Harold Black, bachelor's in Farm Crops (1947), 4-H Extension agent (1947-1980)
  • Gary Blanchard, bachelor's in Forest Management (1961), long-time employee of Starker Forests
  • Andy Blaustein, Distinguished Professor of Zoology, leading researcher of amphibian deformities and population decline
  • John Bliss, Starker Chair in Private and Family Forestry (1998-2012)
  • Jerimiah Bonifer, bachelor's in Fisheries and Wildlife (2014), member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
  • Bradley Boovy, Professor of German and of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Bella Bose, Professor and Senior Associate School Head of the School Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Sue Borden, master's in Mathematics (1962), former director of Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences Program (1988-1999)
  • Adrian Borycki, undergraduate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Publications Coordinator for the OSU Pride Center
  • Hilary Boudet, Professor in the School of Public Policy, researches community response and decision-making processes related to energy siting projects
  • David Brauner, Professor of Anthropology, excavated mulitple Civil War-era military forts in western Oregon
  • Tammy Bray, Dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences (2002-2016)
  • Martha Brookes, editor at the USDA Forest Service and OSU College of Forestry
  • Geoffrey Brooks, bachelor's in Elementary Education (1973), member of the Black Student Union
  • George Brown, Master's (1962) and Ph.D (1967) in Forest Management; Professor of Forest Engineering and Dean of the College of Forestry (1964-1999)
  • Lynn Burditt, master's in Forest Engineering (1982), USDA Forest Service - Blue River District Ranger
  • Darry Callahan, bachelor's in Chemical Engineering (1964), forty-year career with Chevron
  • Monte Campbell, bachelor's in Physical Education (1953), member of the first class of women to receive a P.E. degree from Oregon State
  • Daniel Cárdenas, graduate student in College Student Services Administration, Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws
  • Mina Carson, Professor of History, musician and social worker
  • Margaret Carter, master's in Counseling (1974), first African-American woman to hold elected office in Oregon
  • Carl Casale, bachelor's in Agricultural Economics (1983), Chief Executive Officer and President of CHS, Inc.
  • Kim Casale, bachelor's in Agricultural Economics (1983), Area Director at Bristol-Myer Squibb
  • Pat Casey, head baseball coach, manager of the 2006, 2007 and 2018 National Champion OSU Beavers baseball team
  • Jo Casselberry, bachelor's in Interdisciplinary Studies (1979), grants and contracts technician, former Treasurer for LGBTQ+ rights group After 8
  • Susan Castillo, bachelor's in Communications (1981), first Hispanic woman elected to the Oregon state legislature, Superintendent of Public Instruction in the Oregon Department of Education (2003-2012)
  • Polo Catalani, former social worker with the Oregon Department of Human Resources, helped to establish the Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization, board member of the Asian Family Center and IRCO
  • Lee Po Cha, Associate Director of the Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization, helped to establish the Asian Family Center
  • Hongsa Chanthavong, former Business Specialist with the Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization, former director of the International Language Bank, community organizer of the Diversity and Civic Leadership Project
  • Ralph Cheek, bachelor's in Business (1952), CEO of IMCO Recycling
  • Ralph Cheek, bachelor's in Business (1952), CEO of IMCO Recycling
  • John Cissel, USDA Forest Service - Blue River Research Liaison
  • Peter Clark, Distinguished Professor of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, researches glacial history and climate change
  • Jeff Clawson, research brewery and food processing manager for the OSU Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Laura Cleaveland, master's in Innovation Management (1942) and retired Food Services Manager (1946-1970)
  • Lynne Clendenin, bachelor's in Theatre Arts (1990), vice president of programming for radio and television at Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • Dick Clinton, Professor Emeritus of Political Science (1976-2006), studying population dynamics and development in Latin America
  • Ralph Coleman, Jr., bachelor's in Business Administration (1954), son of OSU baseball coach Ralph Coleman
  • Derron Coles, master's (2003) and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (2007), mathematics program manager for the Educational Opportunities Program, founder of SOL
  • Brooke Collison, Professor Emeritus of Counselor Education (1989-2000), founding member of the Opening Doors Conference
  • Joe Cone, assistant director and communications leader at Oregon Sea Grant
  • Martha Cone, faculty research assistant in Microbiology and Pharmacy (1978-2002), involved with LGBTQ+ activism
  • Ted Cox, master's in Physical Education (1975), former OSU volleyball coach, owner of the Old World Deli
  • Chris Crabb, public relations director of the Oregon Brewers Festival and owner of public relations firm Crabbsoup
  • Kermit Cromack, Professor of Forest Ecosystems and Society (1974-2005), specialist in soil biology and carbon and nutrient dynamics
  • Georgia Crow, former teacher at the Voltage School, active in the Harney County community, daughter of an OAC orcharding instructor
  • Carlos Alexis Cruz, professor of theater at the University of North Carolina, actor at the Milagro Theatre