Monday Message Week 4

HCSA Events This Week NEW! HCSA Bob Ross Paint NightCome join the HCSA for a Bob Ross Paint Night on Thursday, April 21 in LinC 345 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.! Bring your friends and artistic minds as Bob Ross (on video) leads you through a relaxing guide to create your artistic masterpieces. Be sure to sign up here by the end of […]

April 17, 2022

HCSA Events This Week

NEW! HCSA Bob Ross Paint Night
Come join the HCSA for a Bob Ross Paint Night on Thursday, April 21 in LinC 345 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.! Bring your friends and artistic minds as Bob Ross (on video) leads you through a relaxing guide to create your artistic masterpieces. Be sure to sign up here by the end of the day on Wednesday, April 20th.

NEW! Honors College Spring Gala
You are invited to the Honors College Spring Gala on Friday, May 20! Join fellow Honors College students in celebrating the end of a successful school year with music, dinner and fun. Dressing up is encouraged. Doors and dinner service open at 6:00 p.m., short awards ceremony starts at 6:30 p.m., and the evening ends at 9:00 p.m. RSVP here by Monday, May 15.

NEW! HCSA Wheelchair Carwash Service Event
HCSA is orchestrating a service event over at Stoneybrook Assisted Living in Corvallis. On Thursday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m. they are looking for volunteers to help out with a carwash for wheelchairs, walkers and power chairs! This is a great opportunity to assist members of our community and make a difference! Please reach out to Kelsie Bryant ( or 503-550-4868) for more information on getting involved!

TODAY! HCSA/Honors X Weekly General Meeting
Looking for an opportunity to meet other students and get involved with the Honors College this spring? 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 the Sunday before we meet for accommodations.

Survey the HC Event App Demo
A senior capstone project group needs your input! This group is in charge of designing a mobile app to display events listed in the Monday Message in a more organized and user-friendly way. They would greatly appreciate it if you could give some of your time to look at their current demo and answer this survey. The survey is anonymous and includes the link to the app’s demo which is a click-through Figma. 

Forgot Your Lunch?
Heading to class on an empty stomach? The HC has your back! Whether you are waiting on your next paycheck or running low on groceries, stop by the SLUG kitchen cabinet to make a sandwich, eat some oatmeal or grab a bowl of soup. Open to all HC students, this free resource is first come, first served and supplies are limited — take what you need and leave what you can for the next HC Beaver in need of a bite! 

HC Announcements and Events

NEW! Faculty Research Showcases
The 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 help you to explore opportunities and make connections. RSVP here for a showcase! 

Spring 2022: 

– College of PHHS, College of Pharmacy, and Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, Monday April 18, 2022 from 4 – 5:30 pm in LInC 314

HC Presenter Registration for CUE 2022 is now Open! – UPCOMING DEADLINE
The Office of URSA is excited to announce that registration for OSU’s 2022 Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) is now open!  CUE is an annual showcase for OSU undergraduates to present their research and creative projects to the OSU community. Undergraduates are invited to present on Thursday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom or online via Canvas for those who are unable to join in Corvallis. The deadline for students to register to present at CUE  is Friday, April 22 at 5 p.m. Details and the registration link are available here.

HC Dean and Friends Conversation Series: Pathways to Career Leadership
The Oregon State University Honors College is excited to introduce a brand-new Dean and Friends Virtual Conversation Series: Pathways to Career Leadership. Featuring four highly successful leaders in the arts, business, science and technology, Pathways to Career Leadership will take place virtually throughout spring term 2022 (April 11 – May 13). All honors students are invited to join us via Zoom to connect, ask questions and hear how these uniquely different speakers have emerged as leaders in their chosen career paths. All meetings will be hosted via Zoom from 12-12:50 p.m., and the links will be provided upon registration. Registration is now open, and you can register for as many sessions as you’d like! 

HC Art Show
HC students, we need your help to make Spring Family Weekend a success! We know you all have incredible talents both in and out of the classroom. This year we will be having an Art Show and coffee on Saturday, April 30 from 9-11 a.m. Do you have some art that you would like to display? This could be drawing, painting, sculpture, poetry, digital art, handmade craft, audio of musical performance or something we have not thought of. Keep in mind, all art pieces must be appropriate in content for a college audience and their families. Please fill out this form to let us know what you would like to contribute. Email for questions, comments or concerns.

Become an Honors College Dam Proud Day Ambassador!
The Honors College is seeking ambassadors for Dam Proud Day 2022! As an ambassador, you will get loud to express your Honors College pride and spread the word about Dam Proud Day. You will have your own fundraising page (no donation required on your part) to share on social media platforms to raise funds for Honors College Differential Tuition Scholarships. DPD Ambassadors will also have the opportunity to participate in virtual and on-campus events and activities throughout the event in April and compete for college- and campus-wide recognition. If you are interested in leading in the college’s efforts to make sure that every student has the opportunity to succeed in Honors, email Kevin Stoller at

Submit Nomination for Student Spotlight
The HC is currently accepting nominations for students to feature in their Student Spotlight series. If you know of a student who you think deserves recognition submit their name and the reason for the nomination here.

Scholarship and Financial Aid Opportunities

Google Women of Color in Tech Scholarship
The CS-ER team is very excited to share information with you about a new Google-sponsored scholarship. The new Women of Color in Tech scholarship is intended to help raise awareness about the gender gap in tech and the barriers women of color face in entering the industry. The scholarship, administered by Scholly (a scholarship organization) will provide 20 scholarships for $10,000 each to Black, Latina and/or Native senior high school or undergraduate women students who are currently pursuing a computing-related degree and wish to use the funding to support a computer science higher education degree. You can read more about the scholarship here. Please help usspread the word about thisinitiative to any fellow faculty members or students who are eligible and might be interested. For more information, please contact the email here

Financial Aid Opportunities
Financial aid and scholarships can make paying for school much easier, and now is the time to submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or ORSAA (Oregon Student Aid Application) and apply for scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. Filing a FAFSA or ORSAA is something you need to do every year. We recommend you file as soon as possible.  Here are some reasons why:

– The OSU ScholarDollars scholarship application is open now. Some scholarships consider your financial need, and information from the FAFSA/ORSAA is used to determine your eligibility for those scholarships. You also may have unique financial circumstances that you would like to explain. The ScholarDollars application gives you an opportunity to share the specifics of your situation.
– OSU awarded more than $66 million in scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. 
– The FAFSA is how you access all types of federal aid, including grants, loans and work study. Consider it a safety net – even if you never need these resources, it’s good to have the option ready if your circumstances change.
– The FAFSA and ORSAA make you eligible for consideration for the Oregon Opportunity Grant and other aid programs at OSU.
– Most types of aid have limited funding available, so the sooner you submit your FAFSA or ORSAA, the better your chances of receiving an award.
– Click here to fill out your FAFSA
– Click here to fill out our ORSAA

SNAP Outreach at the HSRC
Students may be eligible for $234 a month in grocery funds! SNAP is a federal nutrition benefits program, and the Human Services Resource Center at Oregon State assists with applications! For more information visit the SNAP link here

Honors College Experiential Award Application
Honors students participating in professional conferences or in need of financial support for research expenses related to their thesis can apply for an Honors Experiential Scholarship. The application can be found here. Contact Kevin Stoller at with questions.

Professional Development & Job Opportunities

NEW! Disability Justice Student Employment Opportunity
This summer, OID will be revising its existing curriculum and creating new curriculum to engage topics of disability justice and awareness. We are looking to hire an interested undergraduate or graduate student to contribute to this work. The position will begin on Monday, June 20, 2022 and will end on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. The pay rate is $18/hr. The job posting and application instructions are located here. Questions can be directed to Jeff Kenney, Director of Institutional Education for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, at

NEW! Art-Science Student Fellowship Opportunity
This one-year fellowship offers OSU students the opportunity to explore the intersection of the arts and sciences. Fellows will develop a creative project informed by engagement with lab or field research, be awarded a $1,000 stipend, have ongoing mentorship, and receive a residency at the Cabin at Shotpouch Creek. Visual, literary, performing, and mixed-media artists are welcome to apply. To learn more and apply click hereApplications are due May 9.

Fulbright Student Program
The 2023-24 Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition is now open. In partnership with more than 140 countries worldwide, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers unparalleled opportunities in all academic disciplines to passionate and accomplished graduating college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals from all backgrounds. Program participants pursue graduate study, conduct research, or teach English abroad. Administered at OSU through the Office of National and Global Scholarships Advising. Please contact the director, LeAnn Adam, to discuss your interest in applying or to nominate a student to apply. Contact: and click here for more information. 

Honors College Center for the Humanities Summer Internships
The Honors College and the Center for the Humanities are pleased to invite applications from faculty and undergraduate teams for the summer, 2022 Honors College-Center for the Humanities Research Internship Program. Up to seven $4,500 internships will be awarded to support Honors College undergraduates working with College of Liberal Arts faculty members during summer, 2022. These awards are intended to provide undergraduates interested in careers in the humanities, social sciences and arts with practical experiences and professional skills-development opportunities that further faculty research and creative projects. Undergraduate applicants may come from any major or minor but must be making satisfactory progress toward Honors College degree completion with plans to enroll in fall term, 2022. Internships begin on June 16, 2022 and end August 31, 2022. The deadline to submit applications is Sunday, May 12022 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to apply and for more information. 

Kindergarten Readiness Research Program
This research opportunity is being provided through the Kindergarten Readiness Research Program at OSU, and this opportunity will begin in the fall of 2022. They currently have federal grant to scale up and test the efficacy of their Red Light, Purple Light (RLPL) movement and music self-regulation intervention in preschool children. More information the program can be found here. They are looking for Undergraduate Research Assistants who are interested in working with young children in school settings and learning about research and education in the real world. 

INTO OSU is Hiring
INTO OSU’s Student Support Services team is looking for Student Services Assistants to join their team for the Fall 2022 term and beyond. They’re looking for students who enjoy working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment. The position includes front desk duties (ILLC building at Corvallis campus) and social activities leadership. If you are interested or want more information click here.

Opportunity to Teach Elementary and Middle School Students about STEM
Oregon State University has an exciting opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of middle school students all around the state of Oregon!  You and your co-mentors will support youth in teamwork, leadership, and communication, as well as help them solve a real-world problem within their community or for a specific user! More information and how to apply can be found here

Portland State University Summer 2022 REU Program
Portland State University’s 2022 summer REU site program is now accepting applications. This is an eight-week long research experience that gives students the opportunity to work closely with a PSU faculty member to conduct a research project. REU participants will attend various research skill training activities and take a short course about scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and focused ion beam microscopy (FIB) for materials characterizations before they join faculty members’ research lab to conduct their projects. The program runs from June 20 until August 12Students will be expected to work approximately 40 hours per week for a $4,000 stipend. Applications found here will be accepted through through Sunday, April 30. More information can be found here.  

OPEnS Lab Job Opportunity
The OPEnS Lab seeks undergraduate researchers to work in a hands-on technology-rich makerspace to produce next generation sensing technologies for environmental research. The hire will be expected to undertake the construction of their sensing systems under the guidance of Lab Director Dr. Udell. More information and how to apply can be found here

Engineering Jobs Available
Honors College Alumni Adam Bean is offering several jobs to current HC students. There are some some programming, documentation and engineering roles available for anyone looking to locate to the San Jose area. More information can be here
Start Planning Your Summer 2022 Studies at the Oregon Coast – OPEN REGISTRATION
All OSU students are invited to register for Summer Field Courses at the Hatfield Marine Science Center and become immersed in coastal living and learning at the Oregon coast! Earn college credit while getting unique field experience, and connect with faculty from OSU to learn about coastal and ocean ecosystems, marine species and conservation. Undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to live and study at the marine science center, located in Newport, Oregon. Registration opens on April 11. Click here for summer session details.

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.

Campus-Wide Opportunities

NEW! Holocaust Memorial Week
From April 25 until May 3 join the College of Liberal Arts in remembering the Holocaust. There are several events and programs happening including lectures on How Masculinity and Alcohol Fed Mass Murder, Escaping the Holocaust, and Teaching the Holocaust Through Film to Children, Tweens and Teens. If you are interested in learning more about the Holocaust or attending an event, click here

NEW! Spring Career Fair
Polish your job skills (and get a free professional headshot) this month! Spring Career & Internship Fairs give you a chance to interact with dozens of potential employers all in one spot – plus OSU’s Career Development Center is offering a free professional headshot to all interested students at the in-person career fair on Wednesday, April 20 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the MU Ballroom. Register here for the in-person career fair. There is also a Virtual Spring Career & Internship Fair from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27. Sign up for group sessions or one-on-one virtual info sessions with 30 companies & organizations recruiting students in all majors here

TOMORROW! Spring Writing Center Workshops
Join a series of writing center workshops! These workshops will happen on Tuesdays at 12 p.m. This series focuses on academic and professional writing topics to benefit students of all disciplines. This term, we will focus on overcoming writer’s block with invention strategies, time management and the writing process, and choosing and narrowing a topic. Students can learn more and register here

THIS WEEK! Beyond Earth Day 2022 Celebration!
Join Community Engagement & LeadershipCampus RecyclingSustainability Office, and the Corvallis community in celebration of the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day! Events will run from Saturday, April 16, through Friday, April 22, and are focused on adopting sustainable practices and celebrating the well-being of our society, economy and planet, while learning about earth ecosystems, health and wellness, viable economies, social equity and more! For more information or questions, contact or 541-737-3041.

Join an Academic Success Workshop This Term!
Academic success workshops are back! Workshops begin week 2 of spring term and continue through week 9Join on Tuesdays at 12 p.m. or Wednesdays at 6 p.m. to connect with peers and learn strategies to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines, harness attention and memory, design and take effective breaks, and more! If you have questions or accommodations requests, please connect with

Borrow Calculators and Tools for Academic Success from the Valley Library
The Valley Library has calculators to loan. The library also has loanable tools such as laptops, tablets, and computer accessories like chargers, headphones, flash drives, ergonomic mice, and more! For more information click the link here

Togetherall: 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.

SLUG Hours and Info!
The HC student learning space in the Learning Innovation Center, room 340 – called the SLUG – is open! Winter 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 with questions.

By: Rebecca Harmonson

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