It’s Week 3! Nationally and at OSU, April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness month. The Survivor Advocacy Resource Center on campus is working with several campus partners to spread awareness on the impact of sexual violence around the community. Visit Student Health Services to learn about events, workshops, resources and how to play a role in creating a community where any form of violence is not tolerated.
- Summer Sessions Registration starts: April 14th, 2019
- No School, Memorial Day: May 27th, 2019
- Last day to register for Spring Term 2019 Commencement: June 2nd, 2019
- Spring Finals Week begins: June 10th, 2019
- Spring Term 2019 ends: June 14, 2019
- Commencement Day: June 15th, 2019
Take Back the Night Rally and March
Take Back the Night is a night to support survivors of violence. This is the largest event hosted by the Survivor and Advocacy Resource Center on campus, and will include a rally with speakers from campus and the Corvallis community, a march around campus, and a speakout for people to be able to share their stories or show their support for survivors. The event will take place on Thursday, April 25th from 7-10 pm in the SEC Plaza. To learn more about this event and other events in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), click here.
CPHHS Research Study Looking for Participants
The Sports Injury Prevention Research Group is seeking healthy and ACL reconstructed females to participate in a research study to understand the link between quadriceps function and ACL injury. Participation would be completed during a single testing session (2 hours and 40 minutes) at Oregon State University. Participants will receive $30 USD. Interested in learning more? Click here to learn more about the research project and see if you meet the qualifications.
Peace Corps Information Sessions
The Peace Corps is always in need of public health volunteers for its 27-month assignments abroad. Currently, there are 294 public health positions open in eight different countries (Ethiopia, South Africa, Ghana, Albania, Tanzania, Senegal, Guatemala and Peru) that depart between January and March of 2020. Peace Corps recruiter Scot Roskelley will be conducting two public health focused Peace Corps info sessions this spring at OSU: 12pm on Friday, April 26 and 12pm on Thursday, May 23 in Hallie Ford Room 225. He will discuss roles of public health volunteers in the Peace Corps, the types of backgrounds the Peace Corps is looking for from volunteers, and some of the perks of service that come along with being a Peace Corps volunteer. Students who are not able to attend the info session can schedule a one-on-one appointment with Scott via email.
A “Peace Corps Send-Off” meeting will also be held on Thursday, April 25 at 6pm in Strand 263. OSU students who are going into the Peace Corps will talk a little bit about where they’re going and why they decided to join the Peace Corps. In addition, the many Peace Corps alumni who work and teach at OSU will attend and tell a little bit about their service in the Peace Corps.
Interested in scheduling a one-on-one or have any questions? Contact Oregon Peace Corps Recruiter Scott Roskelley.
Summer 2019 Job Opportunities with the KidSpirit Program
Spend this summer with KidSpirit and help make a positive impact in the lives of children grades K-12! KidSpirit is now hiring students in all majors and with all levels of experience for a variety of positions at the KidSpirit Summer Day Camp from June 17th – August 30th. Positions include camp counselors, office administration and head instructors for sports & physical education, art, science, archery, gymnastics, culinary arts & nutrition and much more. Learn more about opportunities with KidSpirit here or apply for a summer position online. Questions? Stop by the KidSpirit office in Langton Hall 125, call 541-737-KIDS (5437) or send the KidSpirit team an email.
Pre-Nursing Club Upcoming Events
The Pre-Nursing Club has several upcoming events open to any students who are interested. On Tuesday, April 30th, Matthew Philpott will lead a training on bloodborne pathogens, sharps and personal protective equipment. On Tuesday, May 7th, Physician’s Assistant Heidi Wise will speak about myths relating to vaccinations. Interested in attending these events, or getting involved with Pre-Nursing Club? Send an email to club officers.
Participate in a Community 6K
The Oregon State Track and Field program and the Heart of the Valley (HOTV) Run Club have partnered up to offer a community 6K this month! The event will take place on Saturday, April 27, immediately prior to the Oregon State High Performance Meet. The 6K will begin at 8:15 am and finish at the Whyte Track and Field Center. Interested? Register here.
Study Abroad Opportunity for Fall 2019
Looking ahead for opportunities this fall? Join two CPHHS faculty members on a unique faculty-led study abroad program in Taiwan and India during Fall 2019. Students will combine classroom learning with community based learning for a total of 16 upper division Bacc Core and internship credits. This program will offer students an opportunity to be directly engaged with communities to develop culturally sensitive, locally appropriate, sustainable, and technologically innovative solutions to meet the needs of communities. Read more about the program online and apply now!
Join the CPHHS Team for the “Out of the Darkness” Walk
This year, the nationwide campaign “Out of the Darkness” will have its first walk at OSU to assist in suicide awareness and prevention. Students, staff, faculty and alumni in CPHHS are invited to join the College of Public Health and Human Sciences team in an effort to come together and support this cause. The goals of this event are to reduce stigma, educate on resources, support loss survivors, and raise money for local and national suicide prevention efforts. The walk will take place on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 from 11-1pm starting in the SEC Plaza (2251 Jefferson Way). Check-in and registration will begin at 10am. To register to walk on the day of the event, click “Join the CPHHS Team” and create a profile. To support this program financially, use the “Donate” button. All donations are tax deductible. Questions? Reach out to CPHHS Director of Student Engagement, Amy Riley.
Spring 2019 Career Development Calendar of Events
Looking for career development opportunities this term? Check out the spring 2019 College of Public Health and Human Sciences/College of Science career development flyer and calendar from the Career Development Center here.
Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence Showcase
Share your research or other scholarly work, gain presentation experience and add an extra skill to your résumé by participating in this annual showcase. Current undergraduates in all years of study, all academic disciplines and all stages of research or creative work are eligible to present. This event is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Education and the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and the Arts, and will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 9am-12pm in the MU Ballroom.
OSU Health Professions Fair 2019
The Health Professions Fair is a great way for students in all years and majors to learn about education and careers in health care. Admissions representatives from more than 50 health professions schools in Oregon and across the country will be on campus to speak with students. Students can visit any school’s table to pick up informational materials and speak with admissions representatives. The event is free and will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 10am-2pm in the MU Ballroom. No registration is required. Check out the website to see the list of participating schools and more details on what to expect or how to prepare. Questions? Contact BioHealth Science Advisor Alex Beck.
Children’s Adaptive Resources for Social Mobility
The Children’s Adaptive Resources for Social Mobility (CARS) undergraduate club designs, builds and distributes cost-effective models of toy-based technology, including ride-on cars, to allow for non-discriminatory access and availability to children with disabilities.
CARS also contributes effort to the Go Baby Go (GBG) program. GBG is a community-based outreach program that works with families, clinicians and industry to provide pediatric equipment to children with disabilities for movement, mobility and socialization. The primary mission of GBG is to provide modified ride-on cars to children with disabilities to use as a powered mobility device for fun, function, and exploration.
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