Happy Week 3, Beavs! We hope everyone is settling into a good routine with remote learning. World Mental Health Day was Sunday, so make sure you’re taking time to prioritize some self-care this week and reach out if you need support. Have a great week! ๐Ÿ‘

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Important Dates

  • Term dates: September 23 – December 4
  • Withdraw from a course for 50% refund: October 18
  • S/U Deadline: November 13
  • Withdraw from a course final deadline (no refund): November 13
  • Phase 1 Registration: November 17 – December 4
  • Phase 2 Registration: December 5 – January 12
  • Finals week: December 7-11

Highlights

The Brand New MyOregonState

Just a heads up in case you didn’t see it Beavs! The MyOSU portal will be officially retired on Monday, October 12, and be replaced with MyOregonState. This means you will no longer be able to access the site myosu.oregonstate.edu, and instead your home base for all things OSU will be my.oregonstate.edu. If you have feedback or need help with navigating the MyOregonState Dashboard, be sure to let them know here. Be sure to update your bookmarks!

OSU Career Center Events

Looking to get some advice and knowledge from industry professionals on how to make yourself the most versatile, prepared candidate for the job? Then you’ll want to register for the Career Center’s upcoming events! They have some exciting ones coming up, all listed below. Click on the links to register for these great opportunities:

5-Under-5 Virtual Alumni Panels

You’re invited! On Nov. 10 recent CPHHS alumni will share their career paths during an interactive panel discussion. You’ll also have the opportunity to network and learn about internships, mentoring, and job opportunities. Check out their website for more information and to register for this event!

OSU Pre-Nursing Club

Now that everyone has settled into a routine with remote learning, the Pre-Nursing club is starting to hold meetings! They’ll take place on Wednesdays at 6 pm on Weeks 3, 5, 7, and 8 via Zoom. The first meeting, on Wednesday, October 14th, will be an introduction of the officers, meeting new members, and providing general information about the club. If you’re interested in getting on their email list to receive the Zoom Invitations, be sure to send them an email. Meeting ID for the first meeting: 318 137 6791. Password for the first meeting: 095715.

Season 2 of Knowledge Quest: A Student Experience Podcast

Face your fears this year with Knowledge Quest: A student experience podcast. You ask questions, and Slade Thackeray finds the answers, helping all types of learners grow and uncover topics related to their personal and professional development. Be sure to check out Season Two Episode One: “Mindset and Fear with Jordan Giannoni Harless”, and many more episodes from Season One!

PTAH Club

Join Pre-Therapy Allied Health Club (PTAH)! We meet on Mondays at 7pm, starting Week 3. This club is for all pre-health students, especially those hoping to become a PT, OT, AT, PA, and more! This term we have presentations from several physical therapy programs and athletic training programs around Oregon, a student panel of graduate students, and more! Come meet other students, network with professionals, and learn more about your career options! If you want to be added to the listserv, email club president Bianca Reinalda.

Distinguished Professor Lecture: David Williams: Eat-Live, Eat-Die

Calling anyone interested in diet and health! We’ve all heard the old saying, “You are what you eat,” but to what extent does what you eat really affect your health? Distinguished Professor David Williams is the Linus Pauling Institute Helen P. Rumbel Professor for Cancer Prevention in the College of Agricultural Sciences and an internationally recognized expert in the field of toxicology. Join us to learn firsthand about his research on diet and health in a virtual lecture on October 6 from 5:00-6:00pm Pacific Time. Be sure to register

Oregon Health Plan Enrollment Event

Now more than ever, it is critical for students to have adequate and affordable health coverage that meets their needs. If you donโ€™t have any health coverage, health coverage is too expensive for you, or if you are covered by your parent’s insurance but are still struggling with medical costs, you may qualify for the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), even if you already have private insurance. If you have a child under age 18, they can be covered through Oregon Health Plan (OHP) regardless of immigration status, and they may qualify for free health coverage either as primary or secondary coverage. Check to see the eligibility requirements here. From October 12-16 with 2 sessions a day at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm, the HSRC and the Benton County Health Department will be hosting a virtual OHP enrollment event. At the event, OHP certified community partners will be assisting you and your family with the enrollment processes for free and will be available for any other questions you may have. Registration is required and you can check out the event Facebook page for more information. Stay healthy Beavs!

Support Worker Job Opportunity

KIDS NW (Kids Individual Development Services) is hiring support workers whom are matched up with families that receive services through Developmental Disabilities.  The starting salary is $17-18, training is provided to support workers, and ages range from young children to adults with a wide range of abilities.  The support workers work directly with the care manager and her team. Care is usually is provided within the client’s home, and workers would be asked to follow preventative Covid-19 measures. Contact Kellie McClelland by email or phone (458-802-5025) for more information!

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