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Important Dates

  • No School – Thanksgiving Break: November 28 & 29, 2019
  • Phase II Winter Term Registration Begins: December 5, 2019
  • Fall Term Finals Week begins: December 9, 2019
  • Winter Break: December 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020
  • First Day of Winter Term: January 6, 2020


Scholarship Opportunity

The Margaret Dowell- Gravatt, MD, Scholarship is to encourage and support ethnic minority graduate women enrolled in the College of Science and pursuing a BA or BS degree in Biology, Zoology, Microbiology, or any of the following Pre-Health program: Medical Technology, Medicine, Nursing, Physical and/or Occupational Therapy. Students must be enrolled full-time at the Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level, have a GPA of 2.5 overall, and a 3.0 GPA in science courses required in the major field or Pre-Health curriculum in which the student is enrolled. The deadline is January 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Apply today!

Do you love to travel?

Calling all travel enthusiasts. Do you want to make a difference in Health Promotion and Health Education? Do you want to travel and see different parts of the world while helping communities learn more about healthy living? Do you have time to finish an application in less than two weeks? Super, this is for you: Check out One Heart Source for more information on how to get involved and apply for the Health Development program mentoring students in South Africa. For more information contact Slade Thackeray, the Kinesiology Experiential Learning Coordinator.

KIN Winter Term Internship & Job Opportunities

Are you a Kinesiology student looking for hands on experience? Consider the following programs that will look great on a resume! IMPACT Internship Program: IMPACT is back and is ready to accept 20 students to serve as interns for winter term. Students will register for KIN 406 and receive one credit. Apply online or contact Laynie Case for more information. Physical Activity and Active Living Program: Join a dynamic group of researchers and practitioners in the field of physical activity and active living. Current positions are for internship credit only, but some students may stay on as paid assistants. Contact Slade Thackeray for more information and how to apply. Elementary School Physical Activity Program Coordinator (Intern): Work winter term with a member of the OSU faculty, along with a local educator form the Corvallis School District, designing and leading a physical activity event(s) that will occur during spring term. This internship can span over winter and spring term, with 1 credit earned from winter and 1-3 credits earned in the spring. Contact Jennifer Beamer for more information.

Ethnic Studies 101: With an Emphasis on Ohana/Radical Kinship

This interdisciplinary course focuses on the ethnic group experience in the United States with emphasis on African Americans, Native Americans, Chi-canos/as, Latinos/as, and Asian Americans. ES 101 satisfies CPCD, LACS, and specific subject standards within the College of Education’s Double Degree Program. This course will be offered Winter Term on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-3:20 pm in Furman 101.

Call for Poster Proposals: Oregon Parenting Educators Conference

The Oregon Parenting Educators Conference is inviting undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and the greater parenting education community to present and share posters at their annual conference on May 18, 2020. Posters will be displayed by their authors for 45 minutes from 88:45 am on the day of the conference. Posters should focus on parenting, parenting education, early childhood education, child development, families, and related to the Parenting Education Core Areas. The due date for Poster Proposals is February 5, 2020 by email to Shauna Tominey.

OSU Women’s Giving Circle Grant

The OSU Women’s Giving Circle grant is now accepting applications for 2020. Founded in the spring of 2003 by a group of OSU alumnae and friends, the Women’s Giving Circle has awarded nearly $1,000,000 in grants to more than 140 projects that enhance the undergraduate experience, directly impact as many OSU students as possible, and improve student retention. Last year, the Women’s Giving Circle awarded more than $74,000 to eleven OSU programs. Apply for a grant by Monday, January 13, 2020 by 9:00 am. Grants will be awarded in May 2020.

Youth Basketball Coaches Needed

Corvallis Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteer youth basketball coaches for winter 2020! Coaches needed for COED teams for grades K-8. Practices begin January 6, 2020 and will go through Mid March. It only takes four hours a week made up of one practice during the week and one game on Saturdays. To learn more and sign up contact Robert Thornberg with Parks and Rec!

Advocate Social Justice Education at OSU

Join one, or more, of OSU’s social justice retreats: Racial Aikido, Multiracial Aikido, Examining White Identity, and International Student Social Justice Retreat. These are all weekend long retreats that promote campus dialogues about race and racism through active exploration of how both of these concepts influence our lived experiences and interactions. Priority deadline is December 1st, 2019, so apply today!

Society of Healthcare Executives and Administrators

The Society of Healthcare Executives and Administrators is a student run organization for undergraduate and graduate students at OSU. The club is dedicated to student’s professional development by providing education, networking, and volunteering opportunities. Contact the club president, Taylor Fleming, for more information!

Wellness Nook at OSU

The Wellness Nook is a welcoming and comfortable place to learn, ask questions, and connect to resources for well-being. Stop by Monday-Thursday in the MU, Room 62. The Wellness Nook is available for students to drop-in and meet with peers to find resources that will best fit their individual needs. Check out their website, and stop by today!

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