Happy Week Seven, Beavs! As midterms come to an end, enjoy some down time this weekend before the craziness of finals comes. We hope you are having a great term so far, and end just as strong as you started!

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Important Dates

  • Last Day to Change Grading Basis of Fall Term course: November 15, 2019
  • Winter Priority Registration Begins (Phase I): November 17, 2019
  • No School – Thanksgiving Break: November 28 & 29, 2019
  • Fall Term Finals Week begins: December 9, 2019


Winter Term Registration

Winter Term Registration is right around the corner! Have you met with your advisor to plan classes for the term? If not, make your appointment today! Also, check your priority registration day in your MyOSU account. Phase I begins November 17th and Phase II begins December 5th. You can also use Scheduler in the Registration Tools box in MyOSU to make finding the right schedule for you easy!

NUTR 299: Healthy Meal Planning

Apply healthy eating guidelines and meal planning techniques using hands on learning activities in NUTR 299. If you want to talk about food, learn about meal planning, and practice preparing and eating healthy meals and snacks, this class is for you! Prerequisities include HHS 231, and NUTR 225 or NUTR 240. The CRN is 38397 and will meet every other Friday, 10-11:50 am during Winter Term.

Book Talk: Bearing Witness

In his recent book, Dr. Campbell draws on his experience as a teacher, scholar, and a bioethics consultant to propose an innovative interpretation of the significance of religious values and traditions for bioethics and health care. Join him Wednesday, November 13 at 4:00 pm in MU 208: La Raza for his Bearing Witness book talk.

H 494/594: Applied Ergonomics

Learn about ergonomics for managing optimal worker performance and well-being. This course will have various hands-on activities in and outside of the classroom, covering various ergonomics assessment tools and applications ranging from semi-trucks to computer user interfaces. This course will be offered Winter Term on Mondays, 4-6:50 pm in Waldo 329, with Dr. Jay Kim.

The Truth About Vaping

Join the ASOSU, the CPHHS, Benton County Health Department, and Student Health Services to learn from researchers and health professionals in an informational panel discussing the risks and realities of vaping. This event will be on Tuesday, November 19th, from 4-5:00 pm in SEC 112. Free food provided!

International Education Week

On Thursday, November 14th, all students are welcome to the ILLC U There. This is an opportunity to explore the student-led Global Cultures Fair, enjoy Speed Friending, learn enrollment trends, and get some free food! This event will take place from 3-5:00 pm at the International Living-Learning Center.

A Dialogue on Gun Violence

The Fall Community Dialogue series presents A Dialogue on Gun Violence: How can we prevent mass shootings in our communities? This will allow students, faculty, and all Corvallis community members to explore multiple perspectives on the ways to reduce gun violence and mass shootings in the United States. This dialogue will take place on Thursday, November 14th, from 6-8:00 pm in the MU Horizon Room.

Fall Etiquette Dinner & Networking Event

There are still spots available for the 2019 Fall Etiquette Dinner and Networking Event! Come learn dining etiquette essential for networking and job search with a professional butler over a 3-course meal. This is a great opportunity to connect with employers and alumni who are interested in working with CPHHS students. The event will be in the MU Horizon Room on November 21st, from 6-8:00 pm. Register on Handshake today!

CPHHS Career Pathways: Free Webinar

CPHHS Alum, Patrick Abi Nader, who studied Kinesiology and Epidemiology, is working with the early career network of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). They are hosting a free webinar that overviews career pathways at the World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. This will be held on November 21st, from 9-10:00 am Eastern Time.

URSA Engage: Student Applicants Needed

Looking for an exciting, and paid, opportunity to work with faculty outside of the classroom? The URSA Engage Program provides first and second year students, and transfer students in their first year at OSU, opportunities to pursue research or a creative activity under the guidance of an OSU mentor. Students who are selected receive $750 and their mentors will receive $250 to support the project. Projects will take place from the middle of winter term 2020 through the end of spring term 2020. Learn more about projects available and how to apply on the URSA Engage Program website today!

Free Tickets: Next to Normal

Next to Normal is a rock musical about a family’s struggles with mental health. The musical opened at the Majestic Theater in Corvallis on November 1st. The Majestic Theater has generously offered all CPHHS students free tickets to Next to Normal. To claim your free ticket, visit the Majestic Theater Box Office at 115 SW 2nd Street from 12-5:00 pm on Wednesday-Friday. You must have your OSU student ID with you and let them know you are with the CPHHS. You can also claim your ticket at the Box Office one hour prior to any performance when the lobby opens. Enjoy the show!

Job Opportunity: Part Time Care Provider

A local family is looking for a part time care provider needed for their fun, loving, happy, energetic young adult with disabilities. This is a great experience for students interested in health, human development, and education. Hours are flexible, however, their greatest need is after school from about 3-5:30/6:00 pm, two to three days a week. Duties may include driving to ARC exercise classes and assisting with class participation, assisting with IEP goals, light laundry, art activities, and assisting with showering. References are needed. Email or call/text at 541-231-2384 if you’re interested!

Event Cancellation!

Unfortunately, the Peace Corps information session for Public Health majors on November 13th is cancelled. If you are still interested in the program, contact Scot Roskelly to make an appointment for more information!

Children’s Adaptive Resources for Social Mobility

The CARS club at OSU 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 contributes effort to the Go Baby Go program, which 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. Contact faculty adviser, Sam Logan, for more information on CARS!

OSU Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center (ASC) is a campus resource for all students to learn how to learn throughout their academic careers. They support students with practicing skills and habits for academic success by providing study tips, free tutoring, and guidance on how to reach your academic goals during your time at OSU. Visit them in Waldo Hall 125 for free resources that will help you succeed!

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