The SMILE program (Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences) was created at OSU in 1988. SMILE seeks to promote interest in the STEM fields among Oregon's minority and under-served youth, and to encourage these students to attend college, by involving them in science- and math-based extracurricular activities.
Bobby Hill, president of the Black Student Union, and University President Robert MacVicar prepare to cut the ribbon, officially opening OSU's Black Cultural Center. Looking on is Betty Griffin, assistant professor of education and chairperson of the Black Cultural Advisory Board. Photo was in the Oregon Stater issue, June 1975, vol.9 no.4, p. 4.