It’s already Week Seven of Winter Term! That means two things: Campus has more puddles than sidewalks, and you can finally get as many Girl Scout cookies as your heart desires. In the meantime, check out the great opportunities offered by the College of Public Health and Human Sciences this week.

Important Dates

  • Feb. 24 at 5pm: Last day to change to or from S/U grading
  • Feb. 24 at 11:55pm: Last day to withdraw from a course by Web; W grade entered on transcript
  • Mar. 13-17: Dead Week
  • Mar. 17: Last day to withdraw from term; W grade for each registered course

Coming Spring Term: Plan for a PIN

Starting Spring term 2017, all students must have an approved Fall 2017 term course plan on file in MyDegrees in order to receive a PIN to register for FALL 2017 classes. First-year students will receive their Winter and Spring term PINs at First-Year Workshops or during individual advising appointments.

You can call 541-737-8900 to schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor, or you can submit this plan electronically.

Please refer to the PHHS MyDegrees planner tutorial for helpful tools on creating your plan.


Office of Student Success Contest

CPHHS Canvas Bag Ziptop

This week the Office of Student Success is holding a drawing contest! The prizes are CPHHS-themed canvas bags, vests, 16-GB flash drives, and more! To enter, submit your name, the name of your assigned CPHHS academic advisor, and your phone number. Deliver it in person to Women’s Building 105 or email it to Deadline is this Friday, Feb. 24th, at 5pm; winners will be announced on Feb. 28.

Coming Soon to the Office Student Success:

Beginning March 13th, CPHHS will be moving to Online Appointment Scheduling. Students will be able to schedule their own appointments with their CPHHS academic advisor. More information is forthcoming.

Research Opportunity:

The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) Program for Summer 2017 and Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2017-18. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. Program description and application.  Deadline for application: Monday, April 10, at 5 pm.

Honor Society:

Mortar Board Senior Honor Society is currently accepting applications for membership for the 2017-2018 school year!  The minimum requirements for membership:

  • Have completed at least 120 credits by the end of winter term
  • Be a full-time (12+ credits) student at the Corvallis campus during the 2017-2018 school year
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative OSU GPA
  • Be interested in participating in service projects throughout the year

For additional information, contact Lily Grant, Membership Chair, at, or visit Mortar Board Senior Honor Society.

Nutrition Health Information Study:

Nutrition interns are currently conducting research and need participants! Those who fully participate can earn $30 cash. This research explores college students’ perceptions and ideas about nutrition information sources. The research requires students to fill out a 10-question survey and participate in a 90-100 minute focus group. Participants must be OSU students, at least 18 years old, comfortable conversing in English, majoring/minoring in a major other than Nutrition, and available on March 3 between 10am and 2pm. Email to receive more info and a Qualtrics link to more information and the Consent to Participate document.

Job Opportunity for Winter Term Graduates:

The School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences (SoBe) invites applications for a part-time (0.25 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. The position will be responsible for coordinating recruitment and data collection for an NIH-funded research study that involves conducting qualitative interviews with survivors of breast, prostrate, and lung cancer in rural Oregon. This position will also participate in conducting interviews, data management, data analysis, and preparation of publications and presentations, among other duties. For more details, see the posting. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your interest, contact Sheryl Thorburn, PhD, MPH, Principal Investigator, or 541-737-9493.

Study Abroad:

  • Canada: Join the OSU faculty-led study abroad program, June 19–29; students from all academic disciplines are eligible. For additional information, see Canadian Economy, Society and Culture in the 21st Century
  • Uganda: Join the College of Business, June 19–July 21 in Uganda and work alongside social entrepreneurs developing locally focused, solutions-oriented methods of empowering local communities, while earning Social Entrepreneurship credit (BA 362, BA 199, or BA 407). Learn more about the opportunity at information sessions held on February 10, 2pm, Austin Hall, Room 338, and on February 22, 6pm, Austin Hall, Room 216. For additional information, contact
  • London, England: Interested in studying global public health abroad this summer? Learn more about the CPHHS London Classroom Summer Abroad. For information, contact or visit London Summer Abroad.

Career Development Events in CPHHS:

  • Degrees to Dollars, Feb. 21, 10am, Hallie Ford 115, event covering the following topics: O*Net, salary resources, tools for negotiation, personal budget, and job location research
  • Advanced/Mock Interviewing, Feb. 23, 2pm–3:30pm, Hallie Ford 115

Do you know your Advisor?

Need help finding your assigned advisor? Check your MyDegrees student degree checklist in the Assigned Advisor block, or call the Office of Student Success at 541-737-8900.

*If your academic advisor was Shannon Foley, your new academic advisor will be Head Advisor Erin Heim. More details to come.*

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Carey Hilbert
Associate Head Advisor
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Nelson Sigrah
Academic Advisor
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Gwenette Gaddis
Academic Advisor
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Andrea Nelson
Academic Advisor
First-year experience










Erin Mulvey
Academic Advisor
Public Health
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Josie Miranda
Academic Advisor
HDFS (including Ecampus)
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Erin Heim
Head Advisor
Public Health
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Khrystal Condon
Academic Advisor
Public Health
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