Monday, November 01, 2010
Welcome to Week 6!!
The Psychology Department main office is here to assist you in with your academic needs such as registering for courses, scheduling advising appointments, getting your registration PIN, etc. Our office hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Please feel free to drop by anytime.
If you would like to schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Crowley, please drop by or call the Psychology Department main office at 541-737-2311 to schedule an appointment. We encourage all Freshmen and Sophomores to see a Peer Advisor and have Peer Advisors available to assist with basic advising questions. If you would like to request a Peer Advising appointment, please do so via the main office.
Happenings in Psychology:
- We are in the process of hiring a new Academic Advisor and hope to make an announcement introducing that person in the next few days.
Here are some things you should remember for Fall Term:
- To change to or from S/U Grading: The deadline to change to or from S/U Grading is November 12 – Remember, you cannot S/U any of your major courses and must get a C- or higher to pass the course if you S/U.
- The last day to WITHDRAW from a course is November 12
- Thanksgiving Holiday: November 25-26
- Dead Week: November 29-December 03, 2009
- Finals Week: December 06-10, 2009
- Grades Available on Web: Wednesday, December 15
Upcoming Campus Events:
- Music à la Carte, the lunch hour concert series at Oregon State University, happens Fridays. The free, public performances take place most weeks during fall, winter and spring term in the Memorial Union lounge.
- Oregon State University is offering online mental health screenings for a range of common emotional conditions that tend to go undiagnosed. Students can complete a simple, confidential questionnaire to determine what is wrong and the treatment options available. Free, anonymous screenings for depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder: http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/OREGONSTATEUNIV. Immediately following a screening, students receive feedback about their scores, along with referral to campus resources if appropriate.
- MUVIES are free on Tuesday-Thursday at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. in the MU Trysting Tree Lounge. This week’s featured film is The Karate Kid, starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith. Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could’ve been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother’s latest career move has landed him in China. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a master of kung fu. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.
- Warren Washington, Chief Scientist of the Department of Energy/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will speak at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 3, in the Memorial Union Journey Room. He will speak on ““Advising U.S. Presidents and Inspiring Underrepresented Populations: My Journey Through Climate Change and Its Societal and Environmental Impacts.” Washington is a 2010 National Medal of Science recipient. The OSU event is sponsored by the Memorial Union Program Council, and is part of this year’s MUPC Speaker Series, which is focused on diversity.
- Steve Squyres, a planetary scientist, geologist, and principal investigator of the Mars Exploration Rover Project will present the 2010 Thomas Condon Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Oregon State University. The lecture is free, open to the public and designed for a non-specialist audience. It is titled “Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet” The presentation will be at 7:30 p.m. in Austin Auditorium of the LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU campus.
- Innovation comes in many forms: life-saving robots, microbial fuel cells, carbonated fruit, plant-based lubricants and adhesives, and clothing that adjusts to your lifestyle. These are among the ideas that are fueling start-up companies in Oregon and will be featured at Willamette Innovators Night, Nov. 11 at Oregon State University. The event starts at 1 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center and the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.
- Triad Scholarship - This scholarship is for juniors or seniors during the 2010‐2011 academic year. Evaluation will be based on your undergraduate record (GPA, progress toward degree) and on your service activities. Service is defined as any volunteer or paid assistance provided to benefit Oregon State University, a student organization, a community service project, an academic department or other entity at OSU or in our community. Applications require the form found here: http://physics.oregonstate.edu/~kranek/TRIADscholarship.pdf -- plus an essay, letter of nomination from OSU staff or from an organization, two references, and your resume. Deadline: December 1
- The Clark Meat Center on campus is now open on Fridays from 1 to 5:30 p.m. The center offers a variety of quality meat products produced on campus by students. Featured products include pork rib chops, bacon and beef jerky. The center is located to the west of the Motor Pool offices.
- Call the Academic Success Center for a Coaching appointment today! Coaching appointments are free. Increase your academic performance. Weekly visits and check-ins are available.
o There are three ways to set up an appointment:
Stop by the Academic Success Center 102 Waldo Hall
Email a coach at email@example.com and include your phone number for a call back.
Registration Dates for future terms:
- Winter 2011
o Priority Registration Phase 1: Begins Sunday, November 14
o Phase 2: Begins Thursday, December 02
- Spring 2011
o Phase 1: Begins Sunday, February 20, 2011
o Phase 2: Begins Thursday, March 10, 2011
- Summer 2011
o Online Registration: Begins Sunday, April 10, 2011
Have a GREAT Week!!