Monday Message Week 6

HCSA Events HCSA Food DriveHCSA is collecting donations for Linn Benton Food Share for the whole month of February. This non-profit organization works to provide supplemental food boxes, serve emergency meals, stock food pantries, and support individuals facing food insecurity in Linn and Benton County. There will be donation boxes near the front desks of […]

February 12, 2024

HCSA Events

HCSA Food Drive
HCSA is collecting donations for Linn Benton Food Share for the whole month of February. This non-profit organization works to provide supplemental food boxes, serve emergency meals, stock food pantries, and support individuals facing food insecurity in Linn and Benton County. There will be donation boxes near the front desks of Sackett and West Halls. If you’re interested in donating another way (cash, check, donation pickup, etc.) please contact Payton Sprando at to organize this. We would appreciate all of you participating in the food drive!

NEW THIS WEEK! HCSA Valentine’s Day Event
Valentine’s cookie decoration event: Join the HCSA to celebrate Valentine’s Day by decorating cookies with live music! Come to West Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 5-7 p.m.

NEW! Donut Fundraising for Food Drive
Craving Krispy Kream donuts? Well, the HCSA has got you covered with a great way to support the HC Food Drive! Order Krispy Kream donuts here for pick up on Sunday, Feb. 25.

HC Announcements and Events

TOMORROW! Dell Internship Info Session
OSU Alum Doug Schmitt, President of Dell Technologies will provide information regarding the organization along the internship program & opportunities! Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 4-5 p.m. on Zoom. Check out Dell internships in Engineering & General Business — the deadline to apply is Sunday, Feb. 18. Please register at or by emailing

UPCOMING! 2024 State of the Honors College Presentation
All members of the Honors College community are invited to join Honors College Dean Toni Doolen for the annual State of the Honors College presentation on Friday, Feb. 23 from noon-1:00 p.m. During this Zoom event, Dean Doolen will provide updates about the college’s progress toward its strategic goals and answer questions. RSVP here.

HC Research Opportunity Page
Introducing the new HC Research Opportunity Page on the HC website! Here you can find research opportunities from faculty university-wide who are recruiting HC students. Whether you’re unsure of what to do for your thesis or just want some research experience, you can check out the page to see what options are currently available. The page will be updated regularly with the newest opportunities.

Submit Nomination for Student Spotlight
The HC is currently accepting nominations for students to feature in the 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 & Financial Aid Opportunities

THIS WEEK! 2024 Schoenstein Sustaining Excellence Scholarship
Recognizing and celebrating community engaged leaders, The Schoenstein Sustaining Excellence Scholarship is now open for applications. Offered by the OSU Alumni Association (OSUAA), this award honors students who demonstrate a commitment to advancing a more caring and equitable OSU and/or local community. The selection of five OSU undergraduate recipients is coordinated by OSUAA in partnership with Community Engagement & Leadership (CEL) for a one-time scholarship of $2,000. Students from all OSU campuses may apply. Learn more and applyby Thursday, Feb. 15.

HC Differential Tuition Emergency Grant
The Honors College encourages students experiencing unusual financial challenges to apply for a one-term Honors College Differential Tuition and Emergency Grant of $500. This is not a scholarship and is designed to provide short-term, immediate support. Contact or an Honors College advisor with questions.

HC Experiential Award Application
Honors students who have submitted a thesis proposal are eligible to apply for an Honors Experiential Scholarship of up to $750 in support of participation at a professional conference or engagement in thesis research. Contact Kevin Stoller at with questions.

Professional Development & Job Opportunities

THIS WEEK! CAPE Survivor Advocacy Assistant Opening
The Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Education (CAPE) is hiring a new student worker! The CAPE Survivor Advocacy Assistant will work to create a welcoming and safe environment in the CAPE offices for survivors accessing direct services. In addition, this role will provide community coordination and connection with both campus and community-based partners, and will provide outreach and education about Survivor Advocacy throughout OSU. NOTE: This position will NOT be providing direct service as a Survivor Advocate. Click here to apply today! Application closes Thursday, Feb. 14.

MSI-MACO Summer 2024 Internships
The Marine Studies Initiative/Marine and Coastal Opportunities office is pleased to offer a variety of internships every year, focusing on interdisciplinary topics of the ocean and coasts. View the 2024 Internships and learn more HEREAll applications are due at Midnight on Monday, Feb. 25 or until internship is filled. Interns will be selected in late March. Apply HERE. For more information, contact Academic Advisor Cynthia Leonard at

NEW! College of Agricultural Science Undergraduate Research
The College of Ag is currently accepting applications for the Continuing Researcher Support Program. This program provides up to $1700 to undergraduate students with prior research experience who are seeking support to conduct a semi-independent research project with a College of AgSci faculty member. Projects can be conducted in summer term ($700 award), academic year (fall, winter, spring – $1000 award)), or full year ($1700 award). Deadline to apply is April 12, 2024. Questions? Email Rachel at

NEW! Summer Internship – Construction Management
Chevron has an opening for a summer Facilities Engineering Construction Management Intern. This position is available to students pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Construction Management. The position is paid and Chevron will cover the cost of housing during the internship. For more details, and to apply:

NEW! Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Fish Behaviorscapes Lab
The Fish Behaviorscapes Lab in the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservations Sciences (FWCS) is offering two student research opportunities for summer 2024. The first is the Vanguarding an Inclusive Ecological Workforce (VIEW) Fellowship, a paid research program that supports the professional development of future ecologists from communities that historically have been excluded or are currently underrepresented in the field. Previous experience in this field is not required. Complete the Application Form included on the VIEW page and email to by Thursday, Feb. 22 at midnight. The second opportunity is a Fisheries Technician Position to assist with conducting fisheries surveys in rivers in La Grande, OR. The position is open to students with two years of undergraduate coursework in a relevant field (ecology, fisheries, wildlife, etc.) Apply here by March 10.

NEW! Facilities Engineering Construction Manager Position
Chevron has an opening for a Facilities Engineering Construction Manager. This position is available to students completing the last year of the requirements for their Bachelors or Masters degree in Construction Management; or individuals with a Bachelors or Masters degree in Construction Management with two years or less directly related work experience. For more details, and to apply:

Healthcare Internship Opportunity – MCORRP Summer Internship Applications Open
Through generous support from Dr. Kim Eagle ’76, the HC is privileged to offer students the opportunity to apply for an internship with the Michigan Clinical Outcomes Research and Reporting Program (MCORRP). This year there will be 2 students selected. This summer internship program is a 10 week opportunity, from early June to August, at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. Preference will be given to students in their third year of study within the HC at the time of application. Read more and apply for the MCORRP Summer Internship here. Applications are open from Monday, Jan. 15 through Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.

Diversity & Cultural Engagement Events

TODAY! Romania International Service Trip Info Session
Info session on Monday, Feb. 12, 4-5:00 p.m. in LINC 343/Zoom link hereTake your good intentions, immerse them in a blended Romanian/Hungarian/German community culture, and build hope with a local housing non-profit in the Transylvanian region of Romania. No experience necessary — just a willingness to help families in need, an openness to broadening your perspective, and the desire to discover that our world is more connected that it seems. The program runs from September 8-18, 2024.

UPCOMING! Winter Wednesdays with Global Opportunities
Students at any OSU campus are welcome to join us this winter term for one or all five online informational sessions focused on the wide array of education abroad programs available through OSU GO! Sessions are held every Wednesday until Feb. 28 @ 4 p.m. OSU GO Staff and Peer Advisors will provide an overview of program types (Faculty-led, Summer, Internships, Programs during the Academic Year) and resources for financing education abroad. For more information, visit this page. To request accommodations, contact

Campus-Wide Opportunities

UPCOMING! Japan Night
Japanese Student Association Presents: Japan Night 2024! Join for an evening to celebrate Japanese culture and traditions. This year’s theme is Setsubun, and will consist of Japanese food and performances. Open to the OSU community. Admission is free and open to everyone, but a digital ticket is required for entry. Tickets will go on sale here on Monday, Feb. 12.

UPCOMING! Undergraduate Research Showcase
Come listen to the amazing work the HC students have been involved with on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 5-6:30 p.m. on Zoom. This is an opportunity to hear HC students talk about their thesis research. Students will give a short lightening style presentation and then be available to answer questions after in breakout rooms. Open to all faculty, students, families and friends. To see who is presenting, visit the event webpage. Register on the HC app or by emailing at

NEW! Dam Proud Day T-shirt Contest
Looking for a way to flex your creative muscles and give back to the Beaver Community? Submit a design that responds to this creative prompt: What comes to mind when you think of being Dam Proud of Oregon State? One student’s unique design will be printed on 1,000 Dam Proud Day T-shirts worn across campus! Student’s will qualify for these amazing prizes: 1st place – $1000, 2nd place – $500, 3rd place – $250. Learn more about the Dam Proud Day Student T-shirt Contest and design guidelines here.

Winter term Drop in Tutor Schedule!
Having trouble in Writing, Physics, Math, Chemistry, and/or Biology? Stop by for drop in tutoring at these locations (or Zoom*) and times:
-Writing: Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. in LInC 343
-Physics: Mondays 2-3 p.m. in LInC 343 and Tuesdays 4-5 p.m. in LInC 340 (SLUG Group study room)
-Math: Mondays 4-5 p.m. in LInC 360, Tuesdays 1-2 p.m. in LInC 345 and Wednesdays: 3-4 p.m. in LInC 350 & 5-6 p.m. in SLUG group study room
-Chemistry: Mondays 5-8 p.m. in SLUG group study room
-Biology: Tuesdays 5-6 p.m. in SLUG group study room and Thursdays 12:30-1:30 p.m. in SLUG group study room
All tutoring hours also available via Zoom. *Please find links on HC app under resources tab. If you are not available during these times and need tutoring in these or another subject reach out to Bailey Garvin at <>.

Apply for the Alternative Spring Break Program
Alternative Break offers week-long service & leadership programs traveling to several locations on the west coast during OSU’s spring break (March 23rd-29th, 2024). Join groups of 10-12 students in multi-day, overnight programs in one of three PNW communities to learn its historical, cultural, and political background. Engage in a variety of direct service projects, educational sessions, and reflective dialogue with leaders in their respective communities. This program is an opportunity to explore the complexity of social issues, reflect on ones own assumptions, and develop the ability to lead for social change, all while connecting with fellow OSU students! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through Friday, March 8th. View more details and apply on the Alt. Break webpage.Academic Success Center Remote Workshop Series
Sign up for a 50-minute Zoom workshop with the Academic Success Center to improve your time management skills, learn about crafting a personal statement for grad school applications, deal with perfectionism, manage stress, and more! You can find the full list of topics and schedule your time here.

Borrow your Textbooks for Free!
The Basic Needs Center (BNC) has a Textbook Lending Library open to all on-campus students that includes books, calculators, chemistry model sets, and more. Visit their Textbook Lending Program website to see resources available at the BNC. Visit the BNC in-person at Champinefu Lodge to check out course materials.

HC Resources

The Honors College main office in LInC 450 is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. HC staff is on hand during business hours to assist with questions, help with scheduling appointments or just chat and share some free candy. You can also get in touch with the main office by contacting or by calling 541.737.6400. 

HC Study Groups
Need a way to deepen your understanding of course material, discuss challenging concepts and study for upcoming exams and assignments with your fellow Beavs? Sign up for the fall term HC study groups! Study groups are a great way to receive extra academic support in any of your courses. If you would like to participate in fall term HC study groups, please email

“Forgot Your Lunch?” Station Available in SLUG
The Honors College is back with a “Forgot Your Lunch?” station for you to have a snack or light lunch if you ever need it. Whether you need food because you forgot your lunch, are low on money or simply need a snack, please help yourself to this free resource. The resource is self-serve and can be accessed any time that the SLUG is open in the kitchen area. The student computer lab and lounge (the SLUG) on the third floor of LInC 340 will be open:

  • Monday-Thursday – 7:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • Friday – 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday – noon- 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday – 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

These resources are available throughout the term.


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