We made it to Week Ten, Beavs! Hopefully you had a great term, and we look forward to next term with you. As Fall Term comes to an end, we wish you the best of luck on finals and a wonderful winter break! ❄️

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Important Dates

  • 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


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 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 scholaship opportunities!

PAC 299: Coaching for Youth Programs

Are you interested in Positive Youth Development (PYD) programs? If so, you should consider taking PAC 299 next term! This one credit class introduces students to the PYD model, and to the main topics relevant to working with youth such as lesson planning, group management, effective communication, and building relationships. The course is also part of the REAL Undergraduate Experiential Learning credits. Class meetings will be Monday/Wednesday from 11-11:50 am during winter term, and the CRN is 40735

Be Part of an Important Research Study!

Researchers from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences are planning to do a study measuring the whole-body vibration exposures, motion sickness, comfort and usability of three different automobile seats in a laboratory-based study. Participants will be asked to sit on three different seats while field-measured vibration data are played on a vibration platform for about 4-5 hours, and will be paid $25 per hour. If you are interested, contact the Occupational Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab.

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.

Nutrition and Dietetics Club

The OSU Nutrition and Dietetics Club is a student run organization that provides students interested in nutrition opportunities to learn about career opportunities in dietetics, volunteer in the community, and to educate the public about health and nutrition. Their purpose is to provide a framework for meaningful student involvement and to stimulate interest in the profession of dietetics. Contact Devon Ghani for more details on the club!

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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