Happy Week 5, Beavs! With midterm season still in full swing, we hope you’re also taking time to take care of your mental and physical selves. Remember to take Zoom breaks from time to time to read a book, get some fresh air, or anything else that helps you decompress. Keep crushing those tests, and have a great week!

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Important Dates

  • Term Dates: January 4 – March 12
  • Phase 1 Registration: February 21 – March 10
  • Phase 2 Registration: March 11 – April 4
  • Last day to S/U a course: March 8 by 5:00 pm (new deadline)
  • Withdraw from a course: March 12 by 11:59 pm
  • Finals week: March 15-19


CPHHS Internship Video

It’s about that time Beavs; time to start thinking about any potential internships you might be interested in completing during your time at OSU! Internships are a great way to help you gain real-world experience in your career field before going out into the real world. Every major in the CPHHS has a class designed to help students get internships during their time here. Check out this video to hear the CPHHS internship coordinators share advice, requirements, and more for students completing an internship in the college.

Navy Health Profession Scholarship Program

The Health Professions Scholarship Program is designed to provide a financial incentive for students in designated health care professions to complete degree requirements and obtain a commission in the Medical, Dental, or Medical Service Corps. The scholarship covers 100% of your tuition as well as a monthly stipend. There will be 2 back to back 30-minute info sessions for anyone interested in the scholarship: one for Pre-Dental students and one for Pre-Med Students. You can find the information on each of the sessions below, and if you have any questions, feel free to contact LCDR Melissa J. Rosloniec, Navy Medical Officer Recruiter, or HM1 Trevor Elliott-Seres, Navy Medicine.

  • Med School Session: Friday, February 19th, 2021, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
  • Dental School Session: Friday, February 19th, 2021 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Virtual MPH Open House

Want to learn more about OSU’s Master of Public Health Program and meet faculty, staff, and current students? There will be a virtual open house for anyone interested on Tuesday, February 9 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. The event is open to all disciplines, not just public health, and is a great way to learn about the program before applying. There are still 2 application deadlines to start the program in Fall 2021: March 1 and June 1. Registration for the event is required and is due by February 7, so be sure to register by then. If you have any additional questions, you can contact CPHHS Admissions.

Fall 2021 Study Abroad Opportunity: London

This fall, COVID-19 permitting, you could have the opportunity to travel to London for the Gender, Race, and Class in London Study Abroad program. The program is offered through one of OSU’s professors in conjunction with Global Education Oregon (GEO). During the program, student’s can earn 18-22 upper division/bacc core credits, or credits towards the WGSS minor/major. You will be taking 3 WGSS courses and can elect to take another liberal arts course from a British faculty member at GEO’s London Centre or do an internship with a human rights organization in London. If you’re interested and would like some more information, there will be a Zoom session held on February 3 at 9:00 am PST. You can register for the Zoom session here; after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For more information, contact Dr. Susan Shaw.

2021 Schoenstein Sustaining Excellence Scholarship

The OSU Alumni Association and Community Engagement & Leadership (CEL) are excited to accept applications for theSchoenstein Sustaining Excellence Scholarship.This fund was dedicated in order to provide scholarships for OSU students who are in their sophomore, junior, or senior year, and who are actively involved in activities beyond coursework, demonstrating that they are committed to learning and contributing outside the classroom to the OSU and/or local community. This scholarship currently accepts applications through OSU’s Scholar Dollars system. Students from all OSU campuses are eligible to apply. Six (6) students will be awarded a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00.Award recipients will also have the option of being featured in the Create Your Own Story (CYOS) story sharing series coordinated by Community Engagement & Leadership if they so choose. Award recipients will receive the full $1,000.00 financial award regardless of whether they decide to be recognized and featured through the CYOS story sharing series. An award recipient’s decision to participate in the CYOS story sharing series has no bearing on their reception of the scholarship. The application deadline is Monday, February 15, so be sure to get your applications in before then. For more details on the scholarship, visit OSU Scholar Dollars or contact Peter Wilkinson.

Grad Inspire

Sigride Jenniska Asseko, a doctoral student in public health from CPHHS, is one of four current graduate students from Oregon State University partaking in an event called “Grad Inspire”. During this webinar, they will share the questions and motivations framing their research in an 8 to 10-minute engaging format. Grad Inspire combines scholarship communication with personal narrative, giving us a glimpse of not only “how” these students perform their work, but also the motivations and commitment behind it. This event introduces the phenomenal breadth of research, teaching, and discovery undertaken by graduate students at Oregon State. The webinar is taking place February 25 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. If you’re interested in attending this event, be sure to register for the webinar here.

Togetherall: A Peer-to-Peer mental health resource

We know this year has been tough and as a student, you are likely juggling a lot of mixed emotions right now. This is why Oregon State University has chosen to partner with a company providing virtual peer-to-peer mental health and wellbeing support- Togetherall. Togetherall’s online community is clinically moderated by mental health professionals, and offers students a safe and anonymous place to express their thoughts, concerns and triumphs. Resources are FREE for students (aged 16+) to use and are available 24/7/365. Students are able to draw strength and insights from peers that have real lived experiences, as well as access a range of self-directed, clinically validated tools to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. Togetherall integrates with Oregon State University’s existing campus counseling services and after-hours emergency phone lines.
To learn more, watch this short informational video. When you are ready, visit Togetherall.com and register using your student email address. Remember it’s free, anonymous and available now!

Job Opportunity: Working with kids at home learning virtually

Do you enjoy working with kids? A local Corvallis family and OSU Alumni is searching for a qualified individual to assist with their children’s learning during school days from 7:45 am to 2 pm. The individual they are hoping to hire will primarily be assisting their first-grader during her zoom classes and with any additional work she has for class. The position is open right away. Please contact Jackie Foster by email or phone (541-760-2390) if you’re interested in further details/an interview.

Nutrition and Dietetics Club

Interested in the fields of Nutrition and Dietetics? Look no further than the Nutrition and Dietetics club, a club focused on professional development in those areas specifically. We want to help students navigate the major and develop their resumes through volunteer, leadership, and job opportunities. We connect with local registered dietitians, dietitians on campus, and other nutrition and dietetics professionals to give students insight as to what a career in nutrition looks like. For those going the dietetics route we connect with internship coordinators to provide insight to students on their specific programs, what they have to offer, and advice for students wanting to apply. The overarching goal of NDC is to better prepare students for their path through the undergraduate programs at OSU as well as their post-grad ventures. For more information, contact the president, TerraAnne Johnson, or the faculty advisor, Neilann Horner Ph.D., MPH, RD. You can also check out the Facebook, Instagram, and website for the NDC.

2021 Pre-Health Professions Information Sessions

  • Pre-Nursing Sessions- RSVP
    • Wednesday, 2/3 at 3:00 pm
    • Tuesday, 2/9 at 5:30 pm
  • Pre-PA Sessions- RSVP
    • Wednesday, 2/3 at 4:15 pm
    • Tuesday, 2/9 at 3:00 pm
  • Pre-Med Sessions- RSVP
    • Wednesday, 2/3 at 5:30 pm
    • Tuesday, 2/9 at 4:15 pm

Career Center Virtual Events/Workshops

The Career Center at OSU is hosting multiple workshops this winter to help you with your career search or to find some volunteer opportunities. These events will cover everything from building a good resume, to networking tips and tricks, to mock interviews, to career fairs and more. This is a great opportunity if you’re hoping to get a summer job or internship, so take advantage of some of the events listed below! There will be more offered throughout the term:

2/9/2021 from  10 – 11 a.m. PSTWinter Term Speed Mock Interviews (Virtual)
2/10/2021 from  5 – 6 p.m. PSTGetting a Dam Job: Prepare for Virtual Career Fairs ( Virtual )
2/11/2021 from  12 – 1 p.m. PSTGetting a Dam Job: Job Searching for International Students ( Virtual )

Academic Year 2021-2022 Scholarships

Are you looking for scholarships to help pay for your tuition and fees next school year? This year, you will be able to search for both OSU scholarships and external (non-OSU) scholarships using ScholarDollars. The application is open now and will close February 15, 2021 for the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  Start your application now (or during the winter break), and don’t wait until the last minute! All submitted CPHHS applications will be carefully reviewed by a committee of CPHHS faculty members across the college, and once your application is submitted, you won’t be able to edit it. Additionally, if you are an AY20-21 CPHHS scholarship recipient, your scholarship award(s) is not renewable, so we encourage everyone to apply for the AY21-22 scholarships. If you have any questions regarding the CPHHS undergraduate scholarships, please feel free to email our scholarship coordinator, Niddy Lindsley.

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