Happy Week Six, Beavs! Don’t forget that advising appointments are mandatory for all students in the CPHHS to receive your registration pin each term. If you have not scheduled your appointment yet, do so today and remind all your PHHS friends!
- Change the Grading Basis of a Course (S/U) Deadline: February 21, 2020
- Last Day to Withdraw from a Course (No Refunds Available): February 21, 2020
- Phase 1 of Spring Priority Registration Begins: February, 23, 2020
- Phase 1 of Spring Priority Registration Ends: March 11, 2020
- Phase 2 of Spring Priority Registration Begins (with waitlisting): March 12, 2020
- Last Day to Withdraw from the Term: March 13, 2020
- Finals Week: March 16-20, 2020
- Spring Break: March 21-29, 2020
Grad Inspire Night
On March 3, join six current graduate students as they share the stories behind their research. Grad Inspire combines scholarship communication with personal narrative, giving you a glimpse of not only how these students perform their work, but also the motivations and commitment behind it. This night introduces the phenomenal breadth of research, teaching, and discovery undertaken by graduate students at Oregon State. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the event starts at 6:00 pm in the MU Ballroom.
Cupid Crew Project
This Friday, February 14, join the Cupid Crew Project. This will be a great volunteer opportunity to work with senior residents at Mennonite Village and the Vital Life Foundation. Volunteers will assist with delivering roses to residents and spend time talking with the residents. Register by Thursday, February 13 at 12:00 pm. Transportation will be provided on Friday, and volunteers should expect to be busy from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. For more information, contact Community Engagement and Leadership.
OHP Enrollment Event
Need health insurance or help covering medical costs? You may qualify for the Oregon Health Plan (OHP). The Human Services Resource Center at OSU is hosting an OHP enrollment event to help students take the necessary steps to receive OHP benefits. Join them on Thursday, February 13, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the MU Room 13. Food will be provided!
Academy for Lifelong Learning Scholarship
Full-time students who have a GPA of 3.2 or higher and who qualify for financial assistance as defined by the OSU Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships should apply for the Academy for Lifelong Learning Scholarship. This is a $2,000 scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. To learn more and receive application forms, contact Rebecca Marti. Applications are due by April 24, 2020.
NW Collegiate Biomedical Ethics Conference
The Northwest Collegiate Biomedical Ethics Conference at OSU is a day of discussion that explores biomedical ethics with an emphasis on topics raised by student speakers. Explore the field of biomedical ethics by hearing from a keynote speaker, professional panel, and other students. If you are interested in presenting a paper, poster, or presentation related to biomedical ethics, you can submit an abstract for your work by March 14 at 5:00 pm. The Conference itself will be on Saturday, April 11, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please register for the conference ahead of time.
Cooking with Kids
Volunteer with Cooking with Kids! This is a family nutrition class for parents and their 8-12 year old children. Families receive information, tools, and recipes to help them enjoy healthier meals, and take home a dinner each week to share with their family. Volunteers will help with class set up, preparation, activities, and clean up. Classes are Wednesdays through March 11 in Milam 205 from 4:45-7:00 pm.
Personal Training Internship Opportunity
Don’t miss the chance to hear from Emily Gavin, the wellness manager from Pro Club in Bellevue, Washington. She will give you details about Pro Club, an outstanding wellness center that offers personal trainers, aquatics, massage, and youth services. Emily will also tell you about Pro Club’s internship opportunities that may lead to job offers. The presentation will be on Monday, February 10 (today!) at 3:00 pm in Gilkey 108. Feel free to contact Slade Thackeray with any questions!
National Capital Area Leadership Award
The OSU Alumni Association offers the National Capital Area Leadership Award to assist OSU students who are eager to experience life in our nation’s capital. The ideal student applicant will work in a congressional or judicial office, government agency, non-profit organization or association, or private organization in the Washington, D.C. area. Undergraduate students may apply for a $3,500 internship scholarship for spring or summer term. Applications are due February 10 by 5:00 pm to the OSU Alumni Association. For more information email or call the OSU Alumni Association.
Consider Studying Abroad
Do you love to travel? Are you interested in learning about other cultures and earning credit at the same time? Consider joining CPHHS faculty in studying abroad! This summer students can travel to London or Botswana, and this fall spend 10 weeks in Taiwan and India. For all of these programs, applications must be submitted by Sunday, March 1. Contact Theresa Cuenca if you are interested in learning more or have any questions.
Nonprofit & Public Service Fair
The Nonprofit & Public Service Fair is a great opportunity for students to meet representatives from over 50 local and regional nonprofits and local government agencies representing a wide variety of fields who are seeking OSU students for volunteer, internship, and job opportunities. Come learn about the ways volunteering and civic engagement advance your leadership and career readiness skills. The fair will be on Thursday, February 20 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the MU Ballroom.
Kathleen F. and Edward H. Health Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity requires students to be currently enrolled at OSU or LBCC who resumed their studies after a minimum one-year break in their education; demonstrated an interest to improve legal, political, economic, educational, health or professional status of women or willingness to work in a job or profession involving the welfare of children and women; be enrolled in at least 9 credits; and be residing in Oregon. The application includes an essay and academic transcript. Visit the Zonta Service Foundation of Corvallis website for additional forms and information on the scholarship. The application deadline is March 6.
OSU Scholar Dollars: CPHHS Undergraduate Scholarships
The College of Public Health and Human Sciences Undergraduate Scholarship Cycle is going on now! Applications will be accepted until this Saturday, February 15th, 2020. These scholarships will be for the 2020-2021 academic year. By submitting this one application, you will be considered for hundreds of OSU scholarship opportunities!
Disabled Student Union
The Disabled Student Union is having their first ever meeting this Wednesday, February 12! The meeting will be at 6:00 pm in LINC 200. This meeting will mostly be introductions, idea sharing, and welcoming students and staff from OSU who decide to join. With midterm season among us, they welcome homework and study materials so students can be productive while listening to the group.
Career Development Center
The Career Development Center at OSU is available for all students to have access to resources that will transform them into career-ready graduates. Their office helps students identify potential careers; develop transferable skills through student engagement, internship, and professional development opportunities; and learn how to craft resumes and cover letters that showcase their strength. Contact them today to prepare for your future!
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