It’s Week 7! Two reminders from the Office of Student Success this week:

  • S/U forms are due TOMORROW, Friday, May 16… bring them in to the Office of Student Success before 4pm to get them signed by your advisor, and drop them off to the Office of the Registrar in Kerr Administration Building by 5pm.
  • For those who applied to ScholarDollars scholarships, make sure to check your emails for scholarship decisions and respond by May 19th.

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Important Dates

  • 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


CPHHS 2019 Commencement Information

Commencement is right around the corner– mark your calendars for these upcoming events! A reception for all CPHHS graduates and their guests will be held on Friday, June 14 at HFC, 1pm-2:30pm. There will be a photo booth and gifts for graduates, and free Kona Ice for graduates and their guests.

The CPHHS Hooding Ceremony for master’s and PhD students will take place at 3pm on Friday, June 14 in Linc 128.  The ceremony will be addressed by OSU Women’s Basketball coach and CPHHS alumnus Scott Rueck. The 2019 Commencement ceremony for all graduates will begin at 10:30am on Saturday, June 15. President Ray invites graduates and members of their families and guests to a reception at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Ballroom immediately following the ceremony.

OSU 2019 Commencement

Day of Caring at OSU

The annual Day of Caring invites Oregon State students, staff, faculty, and their children/dependents to contribute to community through service projects focused on environmental restoration, food security, health and well being, youth development, and more! The 2019 Day of Caring is co-sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association and United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties. This event is offered in conjunction with the OSU Alumni Association’s Community Day of Service which has nationwide projects for OSU Alumni. The Day of Caring will take place Saturday, May 18th, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Student Experience Center Plaza.

Participate in the Healthy Aging Club Annual Photo Contest

Join Healthy Aging Club for their first annual Photo Contest Event this month! This year’s theme will be Aging and Music. Up to two entries can be made per person, and must include a caption and include an older adult with a younger individual in a music-related activity. Entries must be sent to OSU Healthy Aging Club with a signed release form, which can be found on the club website. Photo submissions will be accepted until May 27th, and winners will be decided at a tabling event later in the term. The 1st place winner will receive a $50 OSU bookstore giftcard, 2nd place will win a MU-style hydro flask and 3rd place will win a OSU Healthy Aging Club t-shirt. See the flyer below or the club website for more information on the club or how to participate.

OSU HAC Photo Contest

“Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” Workshop

Did you know that childhood trauma has been shown to predict 7 out of 10 of the leading causes of death? Join Nadia King and Dr. Shauna Tominey from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences for a viewing and discussion of the film “Resilience: the Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope”. The workshop will include an exploration of the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences, the effects of stress in everyday life, and strategies for building resilience and supporting one another. The event will take place on Monday, May 20th from 6-8pm in Hallie Ford Center 115. Free American Dream Pizza will be provided!

Resilience Documentary Viewing

Job Opportunity with OSU Center for Health Innovation

Interested in pursuing a full-time professional faculty position with CPHHS? The OSU Center for Health Innovation is hiring a Community Health Worker Training Program Coordinator & Instructor. This position will be responsible for all aspects of the Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Program, including its delivery, development, and management. This position is housed in the OSU Center for Health Innovation in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, and reports to the Director of the Center. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Human Sciences or related field, certification as a Community Health Worker by the Oregon Health Authority or organization, and at least 3 months of experience working as a Community Health Worker. To see a full list of qualifications or apply, see the OSU job posting for this position.

Internship Opportunities in CPHHS Nutrition Lab

Are you an  undergraduate student looking for research or internship experience? Check out internship opportunities through Dr. David Dallas’ lab in the CPHHS Nutrition program. This internship program is designed to train students to learn laboratory techniques (including cell culture, real-time PCR, western-blot, HPLC, mass spectrometry, etc.) through participating in various research projects. Dr. Dallas’ lab is interested in identifying novel bioactive peptides, glycopeptides, and immunoglobulins in human and bovine milk, with an overall goal of improving health outcomes for infants and adults. One project will be focused on determining the extent of digestion of anternatual vaccine-specific immunoglobulins within milk, gastric, intestinal and stool samples. Another project will aim to study the enterocyte proliferation-enhancing, tight junction-promoting and barrier permeability-decreasing activity of identified peptides in different human intestinal cell lines including Caco-2 cells and FHs 74 Int cells. Interested? Send your resume and OSU transcripts to Dr. Ningjian Liang by May 30th, 2019.

Political Science Course Offering for Summer 2019

Still looking for summer courses to take? Public Health majors and students interested in learning about American politics are encouraged to check out the one-week Political Science 201 (4) course being offered during Session 6 (June 17-21) of summer termThis course will educate students on the core principles in American politics through an examination of the U.S. Constitution, major political institutions, elections, political behavior, the media, civil rights and liberties and the politics of underrepresented groups. Students will learn the fundamental tenets of American politics in part through numerous active learning assignments including modified-rules monopoly and battleship, congressional and Supreme Court simulations, as well mock elections. See the flyer below for more information and register through myOSU.

Political Science 201 Course Offering (Summer 2019)

Volunteer with BEavers HERE NOW

Are you an OSU student interested in mindfulness and helping others? Consider joining the BEavers HERE NOW team as a meditation facilitator! BEavers HERE NOW is a peer-led, guided , mindfulness meditation program. Peer volunteers facilitate 15 minute guided meditation sessions Monday – Friday at 1 p.m. in the Craft Center. The benefits of mindfulness include: stress reduction, better sleep, sharper concentration, anxiety management and happier relationships. Interested? Attend the upcoming training on Friday, May 10th from 3:30-5pm in MU 215 to learn about mindfulness, meditation and explore volunteer options with BEavers HERE NOW. No previous meditation experience necessary.

Spring 2019 Career Development Events

Interested in learning about budgeting, credit scores, paying off debt and more? Check out the Career Development Workshop “Money Tips that College Students Should Know.” The event will take place on Thursday, May 23 from 12-1pm at Hallie Ford Center room 115. Looking for more 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.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps participants identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. OSU will be holding a training on Friday, May 24 from 8am to 5pm. Availability is on a first come, first served basis and is limited to the first 30 participants who RSVP. If you are one of the first 30 participants to register, you will receive a confirmation email with the location of the training. Lunch will be provided at the event. To RSVP, see this website.  Questions? Contact Tess Webster-Henry.

Nutrition and Dietetics Club

The Nutrition & Dietetics Club is a student run organization on the Oregon State University campus. The club provides students interested in nutrition opportunities to: learn more about a career in dietetics, volunteer in the community, and educate the public about better health and nutrition. The purpose is to provide a framework for meaningful student involvement and to stimulate interest in the profession of dietetics.

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