Aggie Parent & Family Podcast
Episode 10: Support & Encouragement for Online Student Services at USU

Episode 10: Support & Encouragement for Online Student Services at USU

June 1, 2020

In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with USU Vice President OF Student Affairs, James Morales, and Executive Director and Assistant Vice President of Academic Instructional Services, John Louviere, about Support & Encouragement for Online Student Services at USU.

USU Student Affairs

USU IT Support

Episode 9: Online Course at USU W/ Dan Allred

Episode 9: Online Course at USU W/ Dan Allred

April 23, 2020

In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Dan Allred about online courses at USU. Dan Allred is an E-Learning Enrollment Specialist at USU.

The First Step is a Conversation.Talk to Dan.

usu.edu/online/contact

usu.edu/orientation/podcast

usu.edu/parents/podcast

BONUS: COVID-19 Disruptions and Strategies

BONUS: COVID-19 Disruptions and Strategies

March 30, 2020

Aggie New Student Podcast

USU Parents

In this bonus episode, we talk about COVID-19 disruptions and strategies to getting through it. We think this will be helpful for in-comings students, but students in general too! 

Today's guests are Eri Suzuki Bentley, a licensed psychologist and a Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) at Utah State University. Keaton Howell, a Student Program Coordinator for Student Orientation at USU. And Tarren Jessop, a first-generation senior at USU studying psychology and sociology.

Self-Guided Resources 

Aggie Wellness

To explore the myStrength experience, please follow the instructions below to set up your guest account.

  1. Go tomyStrength.com and click “Sign Up” in the upper-right corner.
  2. When prompted for an Access Code, enter: UDHSguest33

Complete the registration to create your own unique myStrength homepage.  

Episode 8: Updates on COVID-19 at USU

Episode 8: Updates on COVID-19 at USU

March 16, 2020

In today's episode, we chat again with Amanda DeRito about the many updates on COVID-19 at USU. Amanda DeRito is the Director of Crisis Communications at USU. 

Utah State Today article on the Coronavirus: https://www.usu.edu/today/story/update-for-usu-community-on-coronavirus

For the most updated information about how USU is addressing issues related to the COVID-19, visit https://dps.usu.edu/emergency/COVID-19

Official and Reliable Information About COVID-19

 

If You Think You Might Have COVID-19

If you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, and have travelled to impacted areas, please seek care at your local emergency department or health care provider. Call the hospital or your provider ahead of time to let them know you are coming.

Logan Campus Emergency Rooms

Learn more from the CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Episode 7: How to Use USU Library Resources w/ Katie Strand

Episode 7: How to Use USU Library Resources w/ Katie Strand

March 9, 2020

In today's episode, we chat with Katie Strand about how to use USU library resources effectively. Katie Strand is the USU First-Year Experience Librarian at the Merrill–Cazier Library. 

USU Course Reserves

Katie's Bio

Merrill–Cazier Library 

Episode 6: What Parents Need to Know About the Coronavirus w/ Amanda DeRito & Keith Larsen

Episode 6: What Parents Need to Know About the Coronavirus w/ Amanda DeRito & Keith Larsen

March 4, 2020

In today's episode, we chat with Amanda DeRito and Kieth Larsen about what Aggie parents need to know about the Coronavirus. Amanda DeRito is the Director of Crisis Communications at USU. And Keith Larsen is the Disease Investigator at the Bear River Health Department in Logan, Utah. 

Utah State Today article on the Coronavirus: https://www.usu.edu/today/story/update-for-usu-community-on-coronavirus

For the most updated information about how USU is addressing issues related to the COVID-19, visit https://dps.usu.edu/emergency/COVID-19

Official and Reliable Information About COVID-19

 

If You Think You Might Have COVID-19

If you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, and have travelled to impacted areas, please seek care at your local emergency department or health care provider. Call the hospital or your provider ahead of time to let them know you are coming.

Logan Campus Emergency Rooms

Learn more from the CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Episode 5: How to Support Your Student in their Second Semester w/ Lisa Simmons

Episode 5: How to Support Your Student in their Second Semester w/ Lisa Simmons

January 10, 2020

In today's episode we chat with Lisa Simmons about How to Support Your Student in their Second Semester. Lisa is the Director of Student Orientation & Transition Services here on the Logan-Campus. 

Roommate Conflict Podcasts: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/roommates/

Aggie Blue Bikes: https://abb.usu.edu/

Scholarships: https://scholarships.usu.edu/

Career Services: https://career-services.usu.edu/

CVTD: https://cvtdbus.org/

Episode 4: Diversity and inclusion with Michelle Bogdan Holt

Episode 4: Diversity and inclusion with Michelle Bogdan Holt

January 10, 2020

In today's episode, we interview Michelle Bogdan Holt. Michelle is the Director for the USU Inclusion Center here on the Logan-Campus. Michelle received her Bachelor’s degree in Social and Behavioral Science from the University of Utah. And her Master’s degree in American Studies from Utah State University.

About the Inclusion Center: https://inclusion.usu.edu/

Contact Info: https://inclusion.usu.edu/adc/staff

Episode 3: How to Discuss Sexual Assault Prevention With Your Student with Emmalee Fishburn

Episode 3: How to Discuss Sexual Assault Prevention With Your Student with Emmalee Fishburn

November 19, 2019

In this week's episode, Isaiah Jones sits down with USU Prevention Specialist, Emmalee Fishburn, to chat about How Discuss Sexual Assault Prevention With Your Student. 

To learn more about Sexual Assault Prevention, equity.usu.edu/trainings/student-prevention

 

Episode 2: Academic Advising at USU with Stephanie Hamblin

Episode 2: Academic Advising at USU with Stephanie Hamblin

October 28, 2019

Today's guest is Stephanie Hamblin the Associate Director of University and Exploratory Advising at Utah State University. Stephanie and I chat about academic and exploratory advising at USU; and how your student can utilize their academic advisor for success.  

Learn more about Stephanie here: https://advising.usu.edu/exploratory/directory/hamblin-stephanie

Advising
Students should schedule an appointment with their academic advisor now to discuss their program, major, and Degree Works plan for spring 2020 registration that starts in mid-November.  
Your student can browse available majors and find their advisor at advising.usu.edu. On the USU Academic Advising website your student can do the following:

Find My Advisor
Find A Major
Learn Degree Works
Apply to Graduate

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