Happy Week Six, Beavs! Fall Family Weekend is this weekend, so give your family members a call and invite them to join the fun. There are many exciting, fun events planned across campus, so don’t miss out!

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Important Dates

  • No School- Veterans Day: November 11, 2019
  • Last Day to Change Grading Basis of Fall Term course: November 15, 2019
  • Winter Priority Registration Begins (Phase I): November 17
  • No School- Thanksgiving Break: November 28 & 29, 2019
  • Fall Term Finals Week begins: December 9, 2019


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!

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!

Alternative Break Program

Imagine a better world. Make it happen…this Spring Break! The Alternative Break Program is now accepting applications for 2020 Spring Break, March 21st to March 28th. This program is centered on creating transformative, experiential learning experiences for students through regional, reciprocal campus-community partnerships. The priority application deadline is Monday, November 25, 2019. There are three trips, and each has a $100 fee and need-based Travel Grants are available to defray the costs! Apply today to do something meaningful this Spring Break!

HDFS Graduate School Opportunity

Are you interested in examining how child maltreatment effects the health and development of individuals as they develop across the lifespan in the contexts of relationships, families, schools, and communities? Do you want to have a positive impact on the community systems involved in addressing the complex issues of child abuse and neglect? As a result of Penn State’s P50 Capstone Center for Child Maltreatment Research and Training grant from the NICHD, the Child Maltreatment Solution Network is now offering several fully funded slots for new graduate students in HDFS. More information can be found on the Solutions Network website!

Occupational Health & Safety Pilot Funds Available

The Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety is funding the Professional Training Opportunities Program (PTOP). Through this program, small grant funding is available to support applicants from all disciplines and fields of study for projects and activities that address worker health. Activities that qualify include, research projects, internships, and programs. All proposals must address health and/or safety issues in the workplace of working populations. To apply read the “Request for Application” or email the PTOP for more information. The application deadline is December 1st, 2019.

Student Training & Education in Public Service

STEPS is a new organization focused on connecting people with education and career opportunities in public service fields like social work, teaching, psychology, and many more. This program is dedicated to providing quality, up to date content on public service education and careers. Visit their website today to learn more about STEPS and how they can help your education and career!

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 (WHO) 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 12-5pm 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!

Human Development and Family Sciences Club

The OSU HDFS Student Club is for all students, regardless of major, who are interested in learning more about human and family development and in gaining skills and knowledge to help improve the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Meetings are held twice a term, along with professional development and community service events. Contact Club President Hannah Boruch for meeting details!

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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