E-News - Winter 2010

OSU Enews

Published by: OSU Extended Campus
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon; Vol. 11, #6
Winter Edition - December 22, 2009

Announcements and calendar

Happy holidays from Ecampus! We hope you have a fun & relaxing winter break.

Winter term 2010 begins Monday, January 4. You still have time to register. Visit the Ecampus Schedule of Classes to search courses and subjects.

Information for starting winter course(s) will be sent to students beginning December 21, 2009 by email.  Your ONID account should be set up, and you should login to your course the first day of the term, Monday, January 4, 2010.

If your course requires proctoring, please wait until January 8, 2010 before filling out your proctoring information.  The instructor’s have until then to get their proctoring information turned in.

View the Academic Calendar for winter term 2010 to read details about upcoming deadlines, events and university holidays.

January 1 is the first day you can begin applying for federal financial aid by filling out your FAFSA for the 2010-11 academic year. Applying early is the best way to ensure eligibility for limited funding. Visit OSU Financial Aid for details on federal and other financial aid.

Also, if you are completing your degree through OSU Ecampus, you might qualify for financial aid through Extended Campus. Visit the Ecampus Financial Aid page to see if you qualify.

Four StudentsEnhance your degree by adding a minor

Did you know that Ecampus offers 14 minors, including Women Studies, Business and Writing? Adding a minor to your transcript is a great way to enhance your degree and highlight an additional skill set. Plus with a minor you expand your career possibilities and are more marketable when searching for a job. Check out the full list of minors and see if there's one that would be a good fit for you. Learn more...

Dawn Marie Gaid

New Environmental Sciences advisor

Ecampus welcomes Dawn Marie Gaid, a new academic advisor in our Environmental Sciences undergraduate degree program. Students will certainly benefit from Dawn Marie's background in environmental sciences and humanities and her experience taking online courses while balancing multiple priorities as a single parent. Meet Dawn Marie...

James RogersBeavers hoping to win big in Las Vegas

The Beavers are heading to the Las Vegas bowl! The game will be played on December 22 at 5 PM PST. If you’re making the trip, be sure to check out the OSU Alumni Association website to register for the pre-game tailgater and find out about travel options. If you’re watching it from the comfort of your couch, you can catch it on ESPN. Go Beavs!
Maaco Bowl Las Vegas

EdM gradsEd.M. offers convenient scheduling and collaborative cohort

Need a master’s to get ahead?  Discover the benefits of earning your Master's Degree in Education (Ed.M.) with a concentration in Organization and Human Resource Education off-campus through OSU's College of Education and Extended Campus. Formerly called the Ed.M. in Adult Education, this degree has been condensed into a two-year format.  Classes are held Friday evenings and Saturdays each month near Portland. Apply before March 31 for the Fall 2010 cohort. Learn more about the Ed.M. degree...

Online tutoringIntroducing NetTutor, our new online tutoring service

Ecampus has recently selected a new online tutoring service to meet the needs of our students.  We’re excited to announce our partnership with NetTutor, a leading provider of online tutoring and learner support services fully staffed by experienced, trained and monitored tutors. According to Rick DeBellis, Assistant Director of Department & Student Services, ''NetTutor provides better monitoring of the tutors, which increases the quality and provides a higher value, allowing us to provide more access to students who need the assistance.''  Find out more about this new service...

Fan with orange hairNeed a little more orange in your closet?

Follow Ecampus on Twitter for a chance to win a $100 gift card to the OSU Bookstore. Winner will be announced on Wednesday, December 23. Click through for details!

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