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Important Dates

  • No School: November 22 and November 23
  • Last Day to Withdraw from the Fall Term: November 30
  • Fall Term Finals Week begins: December 3
  • Fall Term Ends: December 7


Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFAT)

It’s easy to tell when someone is having a heart attack, is choking or can’t breathe. But what does depression look like? Anxiety? Would you know how to respond if someone says they are considering suicide? Public Safety is hosting a FREE 8-hour training in Waldo 400 on Wednesday, Dec 5,  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MHFAT is an evidence-based program that will increase our knowledge and understanding about mental health problems, in order to help us recognize symptoms and reduce stigma. Click here to register! Register soon as this training is limited to 35 people!

If you want to learn more about Mental Health First Aid before committing, visit the Samaritan Health Services MHFAT website.

Career Development Bootcamp

Friday, November 16 from 10am to 1pm in Kidder 128

  • Seats are limited. RSVP now! Lunch will be served.
  • If you are less than 1 year away from graduation, this bootcamp gives you everything you need to start preparing for your job search. The sooner you get started, the more time you will have to perfect your job search skills.

Interested? Register via Handshake.

Information Session on Faculty-Led Study Abroad

This week is International Education Week! Check out this upcoming opportunity:

Faculty panel: CPHHS Faculty-Led Study Abroad programs

Please join us to learn more about:

  • Different types of faculty led program offerings abroad (faculty led study, exchange programs, internships)
  • Available locations such as Taiwan, Botswana, Ecuador and UK
  • How and when to apply
  • Funding considerations

Our faculty program leaders will be on hand to discuss their programs and answer your questions. We hope to see you there!

When? November 19th, 2018 at 4-5 pm

Where? Hallie Ford, Room 115

RSVP here

Poverty Action Week

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This week is Poverty Action Week! Please join them as they create awareness, education, understanding, and community surrounding issues of hunger, homelessness, food insecurity, and poverty as it affects those in our community and world.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 | Food Packing with Linn Benton Food Share | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM | Meet at the SEC 206| Registration Link

Help package boxes of food for distribution during the Linn Benton Food Share Holiday Food Drive. This drive aims to provide a traditional Thanksgiving food box for low income residents of Benton County. They rely solely on the community for monetary donations, food and volunteers.

Friday, November 16, 2018 | Street Outreach Resource Team | 8:30 AM-11:30 AM | Meet at SEC 206| Registration Link

The Street Outreach Resource Team (SORT) meets every Friday morning to distribute items to people experiencing homlessness. Participants will travel in pairs, with a trained leader, to help provide these items to those who need it.

Friday, November 16, 2018 | Housing Security Nonprofit Trek| 9:00 AM-4:00 PM | Kerr Lobby Registration Link

Join the OSU Career Development Center and the Center for Civic Engagement to visit local employers who are working to support those experiencing housing insecurity. Transportation and lunch provided!

For more events, check out the attachment above!

Student Project Opportunity

WellSuite® IV is an evidence-based health risk assessment (HRA), developed by Wellsource®, and is used to assess an individual’s level of wellness. The aim of this study is to assess the validity of WellSuite® IV using validated instruments and determine the reliability of WellSuite® IV using a test-retest method. Wellsource is looking for a student—on a volunteer basis—to lead this project in collaboration with Wellsource’s Director of Health and Research. Activities will include developing the methods, submitting for IRB review and approval, recruiting participants, collecting participant information and HRAs, analyzing data using appropriate statistical methods, and drafting a manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal article. The final deliverable for this project is a peer-reviewed journal article with the student as the lead author.

Questions? Email Brittany U. Carter, DHSc, MPH.

The Oregon Academy of Science (OAS)

The Oregon Academy of Science (OAS) will host their annual conference on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Linfield College in McMinville, OR. The 1-day conference will last from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The conference fee is a modest $20.00 for students, which includes conference registration, breakfast and lunch during the conference, and a 1-year membership in the OAS. Along with all other sections (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Math), the 2019 conference will have a section devoted to Health Science and Kinesiology. To learn more, click here! To join the OAS, click here!

Society of Healthcare Executives (SHE)

The Society of Healthcare Executives (SHE) is a student run organization for undergraduate and graduate Healthcare Management and Policy students attending Oregon State University. S.H.E. is dedicated to the student’s professional development by providing education, networking and volunteering opportunities. S.H.E. is focused on connecting students with industry professionals, faculty and other students within the Health Management and Policy Program. S.H.E. is the student’s premier resource within the Healthcare Management and Policy major.

The Society of Healthcare Executives is associated with The Oregon Society of Healthcare Executives (OSHE).  The Oregon Society of Healthcare Executives is American College of Healthcare Executive’s (ACHE) professional society in Oregon.

SHE works closely with ACHCA, the student organization that focuses specifically on the long term care industry. Dual membership in both SHE and ACHCA is common for HMP majors.

Questions? Contact club president Ryley Martin.


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