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Theme of the Month:  KINDNESS

Hello CPPS Phamily!
 
I hope all is well with you and yours. As you continue to connect remotely to coursework, remember to maintain emotional connections with your classmates, friends, and loved ones. Call, text or post. Do whatever it takes to keep these connections strong while you maintain a safe physical distance. 
 
As we end the month of March, we conclude our focus on "kindness". This week's quote is evidence that kind gestures do not have to impact the many to be beneficial. Sometimes a singular act of kindness can make a world of difference.
 
In the words of Lucius Annaeus Seneca,
 
"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness".
 
Wishing you an overflow of kindness during this challenging time.

Best regards,
 
Dr. Holiday-Goodman
 

COVID-19 UPDATES

For University updates related to COVID-19, go to www.utoledo.edu/coronavirus
 
For information on various services available to you during this period, go to www.utoledo.edu/success/university.html. Information on available mental health services, the food pantry, Rocket aid, transportation support, and medical services is provided here.

UT Career Services Immediate Job Openings

Hello CPPS students,
 
As employment for many of you may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Career Services Office has created a website highlighting part-time in demand jobs available in the area. You may see the list of opportunities at the following site:
 
https://www.utoledo.edu/career/students/immediatejobs.html
 
Thank you. 
 
Your CPPS Office of Student Affairs

EVENTS

Supplemental Instruction Leader positions - Openings for Fall 2020

The job description AND application can be found on the Learning Enhancement Center website.
 

Handshake Application (Open 3/2 - 3/31) 
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3621399


Please direct any questions to Audrey Kellems at Audrey.Kellems@UToledo.edu

DIVERSITY NEWS/OBSERVANCES

March is Women's History Month

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS


The Office of Student Affairs is available to meet your advising needs

Please note that HSC OSA will be available Monday-Friday from 8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm and working remotely.                       
                             
Ms. Deb Sobczak will be available Monday-Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-6:00pm

To better serve you during this time please use the following academic advising options:

1) EMAIL your advising questions:
     CPPSadvising@utoledo.edu (Any student)
     deborah.sobczak@utoledo.edu (PREP)
     jing.meyer@utoledo.edu (Prof. Div.)

2) PHONE appointment through Appointment Plus - 
    Your Academic Advisor will call YOU at the time of your appointment:
    #419.530.1970 (PREP)
    #419-383-1904 (Prof. Div.)

3) SKYPE appointment through Appointment Plus - 
    Log into Skype on your computer and use it to CALL your Academic Advisor at the time of your appointment:
    deborah.sobczak (PREP)
    jing.meyer (Prof. Div.)

If any student has questions or concerns regarding test accommodations during this remote learning period, please contact Dr. Holiday-Goodman at Monica.Holiday-Goodman@utoledo.edu.

 
Important Message Regarding Special Grade Option - Spring 2020

Dear Students,
 
The University has updated the Spring 2020 special grading options policy. Please go to the site below for more information.
 
https://www.utoledo.edu/offices/registrar/student_records/special-grades.html
 
The College senior leadership is working to finalize the details of how this new policy will work in our college. Please be patient while we work to ensure that the information we provide to you is clear, accurate, and specific to the needs of each program. Your decision does not have to be made immediately. You can wait until spring semester grades are posted to determine if the special grading option is best for you. 
 
Thanks and stay well!
 
CPPS Office of Student Affairs

 

Center for Success Coaching
Be sure to visit UT's Center for Success Coaching's website to review     
FAQs: Student Success in a Remote Environment for important and helpful information to aid in your success during this time.

These common FAQs have been developed to help you best navigate remote learning. 

https://www.utoledo.edu/successcoach/studentsuccessfaq.html
 
The Center for Success Coaching has created some initial videos to assist students during this transition to remote learning.  The videos are embedded in YouTube, are closed captioned, and many have accompanying resources/documents tied to the videos (accessible under the video).

Videos:
Conquer the Clock (time management): https://youtu.be/sEuyte8U6pc
Stress Management: https://youtu.be/lF62NOuK8Jw
Beat Procrastination and Make the Grade: https://youtu.be/eR1r_C-wtFc
Cornell Notes for Math Courses: https://youtu.be/EkPax3P9kb4
Netiquette: https://youtu.be/OLAsxID6k4A

 
Message from the Learning Enhancement Center 
Through a partnership the Learning Enhancement Center has with Innovative Educators, we have access to a series of videos to assist students in the transition to online learning.  Topics include test taking, study tips, time management, and more!
 
Directions For Students
To access online resources, visit (www.go2ie.com/onlinelearningstudent) and follow the next steps:
  • ·         Create an account
  • ·         Fill out the information about who you are and where you study
  • ·         Start utilizing online orientation and student success workshops
Questions can be emailed to Julie Radwanski, Academic Services Coordinator at julia.radwanski@utoledo.edu
 
Academic Enrichment Center Remote Access
 
CPPS Health Science Campus students, please note that the AEC staff is available to you during this period of remote instruction. Although peer review sessions are cancelled, you can still receive academic and mental health counseling as indicated below. 

Stacie (Learning Specialist) will be working 100% remotely by appointment only. You can book with her here https://stacienowak.youcanbook.me/. During your scheduled appointment you click https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/3b8be1ff55cd43d8a44055e1f600fa19 where you can meet virtually.

Mondays 8:00 am-4:30pm
Tuesdays 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesdays 8:00am-5:30pm
Thursdays 8:30am-3:00pm
Alternating Fridays 8am-4pm
Saturdays 9:00am-12:00pm
 
Jackie (Wellness Counselor) will be working 100% remotely by appointment only. You can book with her here https://jackie-vanzile.youcanbook.me. During your scheduled appointment you click https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/3a94c3cea3ba4322858006bff86a4be9 where you can meet virtually.
Jackie’s hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.
  
 

UT Health Science Campus Student Services
Dear UT HSC Students,
 
The UT Health Science Campus Student Service Suite Staff are working remotely.
 
In the interim, our preferred method of contact is by email at the following addresses:
 
HSC Student Services                     HSCStudentServices@utoledo.edu
 
Financial Aid                                    HSCStudentFinAid@utoledo.edu
 
HSC Registrar’s Office                    HSCRegistrar@utoledo.edu
 
We will make every effort to respond to your questions as quickly as possible during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  As you know, we are all experiencing rapid changes in every aspect of our lives, please be patient with us.  Take care of yourselves, your family, friends, classmates and pets as we are all in this together.
 
Best Regards,
Tawn Williams-Nell
Director of Student Services- HSC       
 

Incoming P1 BSPS White Coat Information

If you are a student with provisional admission in Cosmetic Science & Formulation Design, Medicinal & Biological Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, or Pharmacology/Toxicology major, you must complete a “white coat selection” form no later than May15, 2020.

You can find the form via this link:  https://www.utoledo.edu/pharmacy/webforms/white-coat.html

When selecting your white coat size, please use your size for standard coat/blazer size.

(Since Pharmacy Administration students are not required to wear a white coat for their academic program, students with provisional admission in Pharmacy Administration are not required to complete this form.)



Convocation and Awards Ceremony
Attention Spring & Summer Graduates the 2020 Convocation and Awards Ceremony has been canceled.

Please click on the following link for a letter from Dean Pollack
https://www.utoledo.edu/pharmacy/current/graduation/convocation.html
 


Online Course in Veterinary Pharmacy for Students

University of Florida College of Pharmacy welcomes registrations for the summer 2020 course offering. The course starts May 11th and ends July 31st, 2020.

For information on course objectives, dates, tuition, or registration instructions click here. To register for the course you will need to apply for admission to UF as a non-degree student. (Click on the Apply button on the blue menu bar to begin the application.  Please read carefully and follow exactly the Step #2 Non-degree application instructions for Veterinary Pharmacy so that you apply for the correct special program).

STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS
Special Message From SNPhA

Hi everyone,
 
We hope you all are  staying safe and practicing good hygiene & social distancing. We would like to touch base with you regarding our upcoming events. Due to the recent pandemic, all events planned for the rest of the semester have been cancelled. However, we still encourage all students to apply to any officer position that you are interested in,  to be on the UToledo SNPhA Chapter Executive Board for the upcoming school year.
 
Below are the links for more info:  
The application for E-Board positions is due by April 19th at 11.59 PM with elections tentatively scheduled for April 20th. Voting will be done virtually on Google Forms. The voting process will be completely anonymous to prevent any bias. All decisions will be made solely on the information including your goals & involvements as well as the speech that will be provided on your E-board applications.

Thank you,
Hemaa
 
PREP NEWS
Please note that PharmD students must have at least 60 earned credit hours to obtain their State of Ohio intern license. Intern licenses are needed in the fall semester of the P1 (professional year one) for all PharmD students.
 
If you are applying to start our PharmD program in Fall 2020, please review your transcript or degree audit now.
 
If you will not have at least 60 earned credit hours (adding your current earned hours with your spring hours), you should add a class in Spring 2020 (or plan to take a class during the Summer 2020).
 
If you have any questions or are unsure of your earned hours please contact Deborah.sobczak@utoledo.edu

 
To submit items for the weekly newsletter please email Nina Jaime at adelina.jaime@utoledo.edu by the Thursday prior to the Tuesday publication date. Items must be submitted in Microsoft Word text to ensure accessibility for all readers.

Nominate a fellow student for student of the month!
Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the month. 
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