Happy week 9 – almost there, Beavs! Remember that our university holiday break is this Thursday and Friday so no school. Have a relaxing long weekend! 🙂


  • Term Dates: Sep 22 – Dec 10
  • Phase 1 Registration: May 16 – Jun 2
  • Last day to S/U a course AND withdraw from a course: Nov 12
    • Deadline has already passed, but there is a petition form.
  • Last day to withdraw from term: Dec 3
  • Finals week: Dec 6 – Dec 10


OSU Graduate Teaching Program Open House

  • A joint Corvallis-Cascades graduate teaching programs open house
  • Will go over OSU-Cascades MAT program
    • MAT offers endorsements in Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Foundational Mathematics, Advanced Mathematics, Integrated Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
  • Will also go over OSU Corvallis hybrid MAT program, the OSU Corvallis Master of Science in Education, and OSU E-Campus’s ESOL/DLE graduate certificates
  • Date and times available:
    • December 2nd, 2021 @ 2pm in Furman 404
    • December 7th, 2021 @ 3pm via Zoom
  • Contact for questions: Gillian Harper

Finals Survival Guide Available for Pickup

  • Finals guide provides tools and tips for how to manage your time over next couple of weeks
  • Includes study techniques and test-taking strategies
  • Available for pickup in Waldo 125, the Academic Success Center
  • Contact for questions:

Test Prep and the Science of Learning

  • Join Academic Success Center in learning new strategies to prepare for final exams
  • Sharing ideas for structuring study sessions, activities to use when you practice and why these proven strategies are effective
  • Mode of event: Zoom
  • Workshop dates available next week and registration links:
    • Monday, November 29th, 2021 @ 12 PM
    • Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 @ 6 PM
  • Contact for questions: Sarah Norek

Graduate Fellowships in Adapted P.E. Teaching

  • UW-La Crosse seeking 6-7 students to start program in mid-June 2022 for our 4-semester program (summer, fall, spring, summer)
  • Graduate assistantship financial packages available (up to $31,000)
  • Graduates have a 100% placement rate all over the country from Alaska to Virginia 
  •  Seniors and recent alums interested in KIN, PE-teaching, sports med, etc. encouraged to apply
  • Contact for questions: Brock McMullen
  • Application instructions: email Brock your resume/unofficial transcripts and set up a time to talk via Zoom or over the phone
  • Program requirements and more found at UWLAX website
  • Application deadline: February 15, 2022

National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC)

  • Dates and times conference held: January 21– 23, 2022
  • Large-scale forum held annually at Harvard University (tentative virtual due to COVID)
    • Most accomplished undergraduate students convene to share their research in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences
  • Goal: provide student researchers w/ opportunity to hear from world’s leading authorities in academia, policy, and industry
  • Application deadline: NEXT WEEK Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 by 8:59 PM PST
  • Contact for questions: programming@hcura.org

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

  • FREE transformative 6 week summer experience for aspiring health professions
    • Must be a freshman or sophomore in college
  • Room and board free, $500 travel and $600 attendance stipend
  • Over 65% of scholars who apply to medical or dental school are accepted
  • Applications opened Monday, November 1, 2021!
  • Application deadline: February 5, 2021 8:59 PST
  • Want to learn more? Go to their webinar via Zoom link on one of these dates:
    • Monday, December 6, 2021 @ 12 PM
    • Wednesday, December 15, 2021 @ 2 PM
    • Tuesday, December 28, 2021 @ 11 AM
    • Thursday, January 6, 2021 @ 12 PM
    • Friday, January 14, 2021 @ 10 AM
    • Wednesday, January 19, 2021 @ 4 PM
    • Tuesday, January 25, 2021 @ 11 AM

Pre-Therapy and Allied Health (PTAH) Club

  • Supports students interested in PTAH fields
    • Includes PT, occupational therapy, athletic training, nursing, physician assistant studies and medical school
  • Provide students opportunities to advance knowledge in PTAH via volunteer and job opportunities
  • Connect w/ peers and raise awareness for individuals w/ disabilities via fundraising
  • Contact to be added to listserv or more information: Taylor Altick


Workshop on how to Navigate the CPHHS Scholarships Portal

  • OSU College of Business CAFE holding workshop to go over basics of ScholarDollars
  • How to use features of portal, how to use it, and tops on applying for scholarships
  • Date and time: NEXT WEEK Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 @ 4 PM
  • Where: Austin Hall, Room 260
  • Contact for questions: OSU CAFE

CPHHS Scholarship Applications for 2022-23

  • Application deadline: February 15th, 2022
  • CPHHS scholarships applied through ScholarDollars portal
  • All submitted CPHHS scholarship applications to be reviewed and scored based on the open-ended questions
  • If awarded, offer letters emailed to nominees around mid-spring term (about Week 5-6)
    • If not accepted by deadline, offer will be given to another student

Renaissance Scholarship

  • Freshman and sophomore years eligible
  • $4,000 renewable scholarship open to high-achieving, low-income, and first-generation students
  • Application deadline: February 1st, 2021
  • More information on program and application website
  • Contact for questions: Callie (707-496-6009) or Shayna (503-707-4238)

Jason Halstead and Robert Chapman Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarship to help Oregon’s students who embody role of a leader and change-maker
  • Scholarship via Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) portal
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, March 1st, 2022
  • Contact for questions: email Megan McElroy or by phone @ (503) 227-6846

Ford Scholarship Program for Adults or Single Parents Over 25

  • Application deadline: Tuesday, March 1st, 2022
  • Ford Opportunity Program assists adult learners to obtain a college degree
    • Originally a program just for single parents so they are still strongly encouraged to apply
  • Scholarship amount: covers 90% of unmet college costs and is calculated on the college’s Cost of Attendance
  • Learn more about program and how to apply


Corvallis Parks & Recs Seeking 2022 Basketball Coach

  • Seeking coaches for co-ed teams K-8
  • Time commitment: 4 hours, 1 practice, and 1 game per week
  • Training and practice dates: January 5-March 12
  • Coaches required to attend an orientation session
  • Contact for questions: Robert Thornberg or call @ (541) 754-1706

Virtual/Online Volunteering

  • Need more flexibility due to COVID, time commitments, or other reasons?
  • Volunteer online via this document full of online opportunities

Beavs Volunteer Service Projects

  • Register for any of the below events at CEL here
  • Benton Habitat for Humanity: Fridays 12 – 3 PM
  • Heartland Humane Society: Mondays 1 – 3:30 PM
  • Corvallis Parks and Rec: Thursdays 3:30 – 5:30 PM
  • Unity Shelter, Room at the Inn: Fridays 10:30 AM – 2 PM
  • Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE): Wednesdays 1 – 3:30 PM

Foster Families at Every Child Linn Benton

  • DHS-affiliated organization supporting foster families
  • Monthly Foster Parent Night Out (FPNO) happens every Saturday 4 – 8 PM
    • Parents drop their children (bio and foster) off at a local church building for food, fun, and activities
  • In need of volunteers to help during FPNOs
  • Students interested in teaching, etc. highly encouraged to help out
  • Application here


Congressman Blumenauer Internships

  • Internship dates: January to April 2022
  • Mode: remote and in-office hybrid
  • Opportunity for students/recent grads to: get exposure to Capitol Hill, Congressional District Operations and experience in policy, communications, field representation and constituent casework fields
  • Stipend: $1000-2000/month depending on time commitment
  • Application deadline: THIS WEEK Sunday, November 28th, 2021
  • Click here for more information and the application process

Congressional Internship Program for Summer 2022

  • First-hand experience in legislative halls of Congress
    • Close exposure to U.S. legislative process
    • Working 4 days/week on Capitol Hill
  • Interns places w/ member of Congress who serves district in their home state
  • Free housing, domestic round-trip transportation to DC, and salary
  • Students interested in public service and public policy encouraged to apply
  • Application deadline: NEXT WEEK Wednesday, December 1, 2021 @ 8:55 PM

Summer Positions Open at B’nai B’rith Camp

  • Jewish organization w/ variety of camps in Oregon
  • Day camps across Oregon and an overnight camp in Lincoln City running June 19 to August 19
  • Looking for college students who have a passion for working with children, creating meaningful relationships, and having fun
  • Opportunity to: earn money and college credit, grow personally and professionally, cultivate relationships w/ people from around the world, become a mentor and change a child’s life
  • Camp webpage for more information and how to apply
  • Day camp contact for questions: Abby Evonuk
  • Overnight camp contact for questions: Nathan Schloss


COVID Testing Sites @ OSU

  • The LaSells Stewart Center: Monday – Friday, 10am – 3PM
  • Student Experience Center: Monday – Friday, 10am – 3PM

Human Services Resource Center: M – F, 8am – 7PM

  • Can loan you free textbooks for the term
  • Can loan you technological devices (computers, calculators, etc.)
  • Can help you apply for SNAP Food Stamps
  • Provides food assistance on campus (MealBux)
  • Provides food pantry and food/grocery bags
  • Provides laundry facilities
  • Contact: hsrc@oregonstate.edu | SNAP.HSRC@oregonstate.edu | 541–737–3747

Academic Success Center: M – F, 9am – 5 PM

  • Provides academic support services for student success and engagement
  • Free 1-on-1 academic coaching
  • Helps navigate time management, test preparation, test taking, procrastination, and stress reduction
  • Methods on getting organized and managing work-load via pre-made checklists
  • Writing center offers feedback on writing assignments from trained peer consultants
  • Helps set up study spaces/groups
  • Contact: success@oregonstate.edu | 541-737-2272

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Tables: M – F, 9am – 5 PM

  • Study tables w/ group study led by peers who have excelled in those challenging courses
  • Highly interactive, less lecture and more discussion/activities
  • Tables for most Bacc-core courses and more
  • Contact: supplemental.instruction@oregonstate.edu | 541-737-2272

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