The OSU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Scholar Award. The chapter established the award to honor tenure-track faculty members in any academic unit who are in the early stages of their professional careers in recognition of outstanding research or creative activity in their field of study. Up to two awards will be made. Application deadline: Jan. 8. More information:

Consider partnering with The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW)! The PCOSW Speaker Series Subcommittee welcomes funding requests from all members of the OSU community. The 2017-18 Speaker Series theme is “Raising Awareness: Knowledge is Power.” PCSOW supports a range of speaking formats including, but not limited to, lectures, workshops, or breakout sessions. Applicants should provide an explanation of the purpose, timing, and cost of the speaker event; how the event aligns and supports the PCOSW mission and the theme of “Raising Awareness: Knowledge is Power.” Check out our website,, to learn more about the Speaker Series or to apply for funding.  Priority is given to applications submitted by the Friday of the third week of each term.