Fall 2021 Monday Message – Week 3

Weekly Wellness Tip Don’t forget your self-care! Making time to care for yourself during the day—whether it’s through skincare, journaling, spending time with friends or something else—is a great way to destress and rejuvenate yourself! HCSA Events This Week HCSA Student-Faculty Trivia Night – Free Pizza!Join us for a friendly trivia competition against fellow Honors College faculty and […]

October 11, 2021

Weekly Wellness Tip

Don’t forget your self-care! Making time to care for yourself during the day—whether it’s through skincare, journaling, spending time with friends or something else—is a great way to destress and rejuvenate yourself!

HCSA Events This Week

HCSA Student-Faculty Trivia Night – Free Pizza!
Join us for a friendly trivia competition against fellow Honors College faculty and students this Thursday, Oct. 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Sackett F-G Wing lounge. There will be challenging questions, brilliant competitors and pizza for all – register here and invite your friends!

HC Announcements and Events

NEW! Calling All Second-Year HC Students – Opportunity to Connect!
The Honors College has organized a series of events called Second Years in Connection, or SYnC, to help get you connected—to each other, to the HC and to resources at OSU. Please join us for our second SYnC event on Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 5 to 6 p.m. To register, please visit the link here. Watch your email for invitations and RSVP links to our events, and attend as many as you can!

This week focuses on college cohorts – you’ll get divided into groups by academic college so you can meet other HC students in your major!

Dean and Friends Lunch – Using Business Ethics as a Framework for Success – THIS WEEK
All Honors College students are invited to the first Dean and Friends conversation of the new academic year this Thursday, Oct. 14 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in MU 221. “Dean and Friends” events are opportunities for Honors College students to meet with alumni and other HC friends and supporters to learn more about their professional paths and experiences.

Our guest at this session will be Adam King, the managing director, assistant treasurer at Lam Research. Adam graduated from Oregon State in chemical engineering in 1993, and he was also a member of the honors program that preceded the formation of the Honors College during his time at OSU. He went on to earn an MBA from Yale University in 1999, and he has worked at Intel, Novellus Systems and Lam Research, after it acquired Novellus. At this Dean and Friends, King will lead a conversation about “Using Business Ethics as a Framework for Success” and share some things he wish he had known in college. Lunch will be provided, but space for this event is limited. To RSVP or with any questions, please email kevin.stoller@oregonstate.edu.

Paid Internships Through OSU Advantage Accelerator Info Session with Free Pizza – THIS WEEK
The OSU Advantage Accelerator team is looking for several Honors College interns for the academic year as well as over the summer. This program is focused on high-growth, traded sector startup and early-stage organizations. Interns assist in the development of new businesses through market research, competitive analysis, due diligence and more. There are also positions for which interns contribute to intellectual property and patent evaluation, marketing of OSU technologies to potential licensees, and other aspects of invention analysis. 

These internships are paid, and interns can work up to 10 hours per week in the academic year and up to 30 hours in the summer. Students also have the opportunity to enroll in Honors elective credit, BA 407H, for this experience. An informational session will be held this Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. in LInC room 446 in the HC Office. Please RSVP here.Free pizza will be provided! For more information, please contact HC Student Engagement Coordinator Emily Garcia at emily.garcia@oregonstate.edu

THIS WEEK! Fall Term Faculty Research Showcases
Faculty Research Showcases are an excellent way to connect with faculty members, learn more about their research and potentially get involved in projects that could be the basis of an HC thesis. Even if you don’t yet feel ready to begin research or are not sure about your interests, attending these events helps you explore opportunities and make connections. Dress in attire you are comfortable making a first impression with – even if over video conference. RSVP for a Research Showcase here

– College of Engineering: Friday, Oct. 15 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in LINC 200
– College of Science: Thursday, Oct. 28 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Peavy 117

Scholarship Opportunities

NEW! Apply for 2022 PCOSW Scholarship and Project Funding
The President’s Commission on the Status of Women invites applications for funding to faculty, students and staff who are pursuing professional development, research or other opportunities that support PCOSW’s mission of addressing the changing needs of all women in the university community. Please apply by Friday, Oct. 29. For detailed guidelines, qualification requirements and the application, please visit the link here. Direct questions or concerns to pcosw@oregonstate.edu.

Professional Development & Job Opportunities

NEW! Library Student Review Board Special Meeting – THIS WEEK 
Would you like to meet new people, learn about the library and get free swag? The first LSRB meeting of the 2021-2022 year will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. over Zoom! This term, our meeting is an informal chat about what you would like to see at the library and an opportunity to meet other students in the LSRB! If you would like to attend the meeting, please register here.

NEW! Beavs Lead – Leadership Experience
Are you ready to spark your OSU leadership journey? In this day-long immersive leadership experience, students will have the opportunity to explore their personal values, identities and passions, and how they can bring those pieces of their lives into their leadership at OSU. We’ll dig into what it means to be a socially conscious member of our Beaver community and beyond while developing connections with other students along the way.

We want to redefine the concept of leadership – you don’t need to have a title or position to be a leader. Leadership is for everyone of all identities and backgrounds, and that includes you. Participants will get to know one another and develop their leadership skills through activities, teambuilders and conversations in large and small groups throughout the day. First-year, second-year and transfer students are the intended audience for this event. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 am. to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Horizon Room. Lunch will be provided!

NEW! Submit Creative Work to Student Journal
Feeling creative? Submit your creative writing to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s student-run literature and arts journal From the Brush. They’re looking for creative and artistic work from Honors College students nationwide. The current call for submissions is open until Nov. 15. For more information, please visit the link here.

Student Positions Available with University Catering
University Catering is seeking student employees. Once hired, these students have a unique opportunity to be at a variety of campus events providing customer service, learning problem-solving skills, time management and organizational skills. These positions require the ability to drive and pass a criminal history check. Apply now at the link here.

Tutoring Position Available for High School Student
A parent in the Beaverton/Portland area is looking for a tutor for their child, who is a junior in high school. Specific subjects that need to be covered in tutoring are math, history, lit/comp and biology homework. Tutoring would take place two to three days per week, for one hour each day. If you are interested in this position, please contact Alan Johansen at ajowork@gmail.com or 503-984-3396.

Navigating Your Identity and Culture Resource Guides
The OSU Career Development Center has developed six identity and culture resource guides to help students own their stories and navigate their identities. Resource guides are available here for international students, students with disabilities, students of color, LGBTQ+ students, student veterans and DACA and/or undocumented students.

Campus-Wide Opportunities

NEW! 2021 Virtual Borlaug Dialogue – Gaining Momentum: Food Systems Transformation in the Decade of Action – Free for Students!
Each year, the Norman E. Borlaug International Dialogue brings together over 1,200 people from more than 65 countries to address cutting-edge issues related to global food security and nutrition. The three-day conference convenes a wide array of scientific experts, policy leaders, business executives and farmers, and has been called “the premier conference in the world on global agriculture.” Through the Borlaug Dialogue, the World Food Prize Foundation helps build alliances in the struggle against world hunger and malnutrition.

Students can register for free for this year’s Virtual Borlaug Dialogue. The normal rate for virtual registration is $195, but this year, this opportunity is free for students. Registration will close on Oct. 13, and the events will occur from Oct. 20-22. To learn more and register, please visit the link here.

Togetherall: New Mental Health Resource for OSU Students

Togetherall is a safe, online community to share anonymously and get support to improve mental health and well-being. The Togetherall community is available 24/7 and is monitored by licensed mental health practitioners. Join the community and learn more here

HC Resources

These resources are available throughout the term.

Updated SLUG Hours and Info!
The HC student learning space in the Learning Innovation Center, room 340 – called the SLUG – is open! Fall term SLUG hours:

– Sunday – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
– Monday-Thursday – 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
– Friday – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Saturday – noon to 6 p.m.

The SLUG features study and social areas, more than 20 computers, a scanner and a friendly HC student staff member who can help with any questions. In addition, honors students can print for free when using SLUG computers! The SLUG also offers a small kitchen. Bring your own coffee pods and brew up a cup in our new Keurig machine! The HC Forgot Your Lunch food cabinet is available as well with free snacks for anyone who needs it. All students visiting the SLUG will be expected to sign in and wear masks while using the facility. Please contact honors.college@oregonstate.edu with questions.

TODAY! HCSA General Meeting – WEEKLY
 Looking for an opportunity to meet other students and get involved with the Honors College this fall? The Honors College Student Association holds general meetings every Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. in LInC 345. All HC students are welcome to join! If you feel more comfortable joining via Zoom please email Maya Livni at livnim@oregonstate.edu the Sunday before we meet for accommodations.

West & Sackett Hall Drop-In Advising Hours
Fall term advising hours will be hosted in West and Sackett Halls, every Friday. Honors College academic advisors can assist you in making decisions regarding your academic, career and personal goals. All Honors students are welcome to drop in—no appointment is necessary. Please drop by with specific questions or just to say hello! 

Sackett Hall – F/G Honors Suites
– Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to noon
West Hall – Room 119
– Fridays, noon to 1:30 p.m.  

Connect with Our Student Engagement Coordinator!
Emily Garcia is the Student Engagement Coordinator for the Honors College! She is available to answer general HC questions, connect you to the proper resources and help you find community within the Honors College. You can reach out to her and schedule an appointment by emailing emily.garcia@oregonstate.edu or drop in to her office hours below.

Emily’s Office Hours
– Monday: Sackett Office F105, 2 to 5 p.m.
– Tuesday: West 121 Office, 2 to 5 p.m.
– Wednesday: Sackett Office, 4 to 6 p.m.
– Thursday: West, 2 to 5 p.m.

COVID-19 Resources

Honors College Compact
Recognizing the interdependence of all members of our community and the responsibilities as an HC student, the Honors College Community Compact outlines health and safety expectations and requirements for the upcoming academic year. This compact is designed to help protect our campus and local communities from the risks posed by COVID-19.

Human Services Resource Center: COVID-19 Resources
The HSRC has changed many processes and programs so they can continue meeting students’ basic needs – this includes access to food, shelter, and other course related materials. More information on HSRC services can be found here.
Remote Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Basic Needs Navigation and Emergency Housing

COVID Emails Sent to Students
The emails in this link were approved by the OSU Registrar to be sent to Student Communications listserves in the 2020-2021 school year. It provides a clear overview of emails sent to students regarding the OSU response to COVID-19 in the past few months.

By: Sukhjot Sal

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