Happy Week 8 ? Registration for Fall 2019 has officially started… check myOSU for your registration time and date, and don’t forget to get your registration pin! Midterms and finals week have you stressed? Here are five proven ways to manage short and long-term stress:

  • Take a break from the stressor
  • Exercise
  • Smile & laugh
  • Get social support
  • Meditate

See what works for you, and remember campus resources like the Mind Spa, Drop-in Meditations and BEavers HERE NOW that can support you too!

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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


Research Opportunity in CPHHS

The OSU Human-Animal Interactions Lab and the Children and Youth with Disabilities Lab are currently seeking volunteers to assist with an animal-assisted therapy research project on campus this summer.  This project involves working directly with dogs and youth with and without developmental disabilities (ages 8-17), helping teach the youth how to understand their dog’s body language and how to train and play with their dogs.  No prior experience necessary. This is a unique and highly rewarding experience for all involved!  This opportunity will require commitment between Monday, August 5 and Friday August 30th. Interested in getting involved? Email Shelby Wanser by June 5th.

Summer 2019 Course Offerings for Environmental and Occupational Health Students

Are you a student studying Environmental and Occupational Health, or interested in studying policy and science related to agriculture? Check out these course offerings!

ENSC 540:  Environmental Science Perspectives  on the Future of Food (CRN: 74568) is a four-credit ECampus course being offered from June 24-September 6. Students will holistically examine the provision of food through the links among soil, water, and the atmosphere and learn how emerging environmental science is providing important insights and innovative solutions to produce more food sustainably for growing populations. Students will also conduct individual research and share the results as a group.

PPOL 447/547: Integrated Policy Approaches to Food, Energy, Water, and Climate (CRN: 74685/74700) is a four-credit ECampus course being offered from June 24-September 6. This transdisciplinary course will examine emerging integrated policies concerning sustainable provision of food, energy, and water and their relationship to climate. Students will conduct an interdisciplinary analysis of contemporary environmental policy issues connecting food, energy, water, and climate, and end the course with a conference style series of presentations to share learning outcomes from the course.

Interested in these courses? See the flyers below or contact instructor Holly Campbell.

PPOL 447/547 Flyer

ENSC 540 Flyer

Hattie Redmond Women and Gender Center Clothing Swap

Pick up or drop off gently used clothing at Hattie Redmond Women & Gender Center! The Center is accepting clothing donations of all gender identities, ages, and sizes. The clothing swap will take place from 9-5pm on Wednesday, May 22 to Wednesday June 5.  

Heartsaver First Aid

Interested in learning how to treat a variety of injuries such as burns, wounds, head, neck and back injuries, and heat/cold related emergencies? Check out Heartsaver First Aid at Dixon Recreation Center on Friday, May 24 from 9 to 1:30pm. Participants will also learn how to manage sudden illnesses, stroke, seizure and poisonings. This course does not include information on rescue breathing and cardiac emergencies. Can’t make this in-person course? Visit the Rec Sports website to complete a hybrid course. Take an AHA online class, and then perform a Skills Check Session up to 60 days after online completion of Safety Class. 

OSU 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

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

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.

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.

Pre-Therapy and Allied Health Club

The Pre-Therapy and Allied Health (PTAH) Club supports students that are interested in the allied health fields, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, nursing, physician assistant studies and medical school. This club is here to provide students with the opportunity to advance their knowledge in a field of interest, connect with other students, provide volunteer and job opportunities, and raise awareness for individuals with disabilities through fundraising events.

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