Happy Week 10 Beavs- we made it! Study hard for those finals, finish strong, and then enjoy your summer! The OSS wishes you the best of luck; have a great week! 🤓

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Important Dates

  • March 30-June 12: Spring Term
  • Last Day to Change the Grading Basis of a Course: June 5, 2020 (extended)
  • Phase 1 for Fall 2020 Registration: May 11-June 3
  • Phase 2 for Fall 2020 Registration: June 4-October 4
  • Finals Week: June 8-June12, 2020
  • Fall 2020: Commencement, date TBD (postponed ceremony from Sping 2020)


Doctor of Physical Therapy Virtual Open House

Calling all aspiring Physical Therapists! Are you interested in being part of the first OSU-Cascades Doctor of Physical Therapy cohort starting fall 2021? Join us for a Virtual Open House this spring. You’ll meet the director, and learn more about the program and admission requirements. The next open house is Wednesday, June 3 from 5:30-6:30 pm. Be sure to register for the event to receive more details about the meeting. Contact Jordon Zardinejad for more information!

LinkedIn Best Practices Webinar

Looking for ways to increase your professional and networking skills? LinkedIn is a popular and powerful tool connecting career-minded Beavers everywhere. This webinar, hosted by the OSU Alumni Association, is designed to help OSU students and alumni maximize the benefits of this free tool. The webinar is scheduled for June 4 from 12:00 -1:00 pm. Presenter Lori Rush will cover what to include, how to maximize a profile’s reach and online networking best practices. Be sure to register for this event, and contact Mamata Chowdhury with any questions.

Woebot: A new perspective on Mental Health

Woebot is a chatbot who helps you monitor how you are feeling and learn about yourself. It was designed for college students by faculty at Stanford School of Medicine who want to make mental health accessible. Woebot has been shown to reduce anxiety and depression, requires little time, is humorous and fun, and offers tailored chats based on your mood at the moment. If you could use a tiny conversation to feel your best, visit the website and meet Woebot. You can download the free app at the site and learn all about Woebot. Make sure to check in and take care of yourselves during this stressful time!

499/599 Geography of COVID-19 1-credit seminar

A newly developed seminar, GEOG 499/599 “ST/THE GEOGRAPHY OF COVID-19″, is now available for Fall 2020 registration. This one-credit seminar will feature rotating faculty from Geography and may include guest faculty from other programs, such as Public Health. The seminar will touch on a range of topics, including COVID-19 geovisualization, process of dispersal and trajectory, multi-scalar and spatial relationships of care, health disparities and underserved communities, reimagining urban sustainability, changes in air quality and greenhouse gas concentrations, the remaking of oceanscapes, effects in refugee settlements, and pandemic-induced “disaster capitalism”. There are no prerequisites for the class, and anyone at OSU is welcome to enroll. Contact Annie Hommel with questions..

Employment Opportunities in Eastern Oregon

Graduating this year and looking for a job in education or early childhood? Eastern Oregon is a great place to look. Nestled between rivers and mountains, Eastern Oregon sees about 200 sunny days a year. You’ll often see people hiking, cycling, skiing, fishing, or experiencing cultural events such as rodeos, concerts, and farmers’ markets. There are many amazing choices for places to eat, from distilleries to food trucks, and often the commute times are as little as 5 minutes. There are many job opportunities available currently:

  • K-12 Education jobs can be found here.
  • Early Childhood Employment opportunities can be found with any of these programs:

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