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Aggie Parent & Family Podcast

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Student Orientation and Transition Services is pleased to present the Aggie Parent & Family Podcast, a podcast for parents and families of USU Aggies! Here we share practical advice from leading USU experts and students to help guide both you and your student in your journey at Utah State University.

Student Orientation and Transition Services is pleased to present the Aggie Parent & Family Podcast, a podcast for parents and families of USU Aggies! Here we share practical advice from leading USU experts and students to help guide both you and your student in your journey at Utah State University.

Location:

United States

Description:

Student Orientation and Transition Services is pleased to present the Aggie Parent & Family Podcast, a podcast for parents and families of USU Aggies! Here we share practical advice from leading USU experts and students to help guide both you and your student in your journey at Utah State University.

Language:

English

Contact:

4357977557


Episodes

Episode 21: How to Recognize and Reach Out to Someone at Risk of Suicide

2/18/2021
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with USU Associate Director of CAPS, Dr. Eri Bentley, and USU Student Affairs Case Manager, Morgan Walton, on recognizing and reaching out to someone at risk of suicide. Learn more: Aggie Wellness: aggiewellness.usu.edu/library/suicide USU Student Affairs: usu.edu/student-affairs/ USU Campus Police: usu.edu/dps/police/ Logan City Police: loganutah.org/government/departments/police/index.php Suicide Prevention Hotline:...

Duration:00:17:21

Episode 20: Why USU Parents Should Encourage Their Student to Study Abroad

1/24/2021
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with USU Study Abroad Peer Advisor, Lauren Ambuehl; USU Academic Advisor, Dallin Perkes; USU graduate, Katt Webb; and USU Senior Study Abroad Advisor, Katie Davidson about why parents should encourage your student to study abroad. Learn more: https://globalengagement.usu.edu/studyabroad/

Duration:00:20:54

Episode 19: Why Complete the FAFSA and Apply for Financial Aid

12/17/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Callie Croft, Operations Coordinator for the USU Financial Aid Office, Heather Bryson, USU Director of Financial Aid, and Craig Whyte, USU Director of Scholarships, about Why Complete the FAFSA and Apply for Financial Aid. As your student returns home for the holidays, please encourage them to finish the semester strong. Visit the USU Ready webpage for more information about spring class registration, academic advising, virtual tutoring,...

Duration:00:18:30

Episode 18: Discussing Difficult Topics over the Break w/ Office of Equity

12/8/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Lauren Pack, USU's Sexual Assault Peer Educator for the Office of Equity, and Jodie Goodman, USU's Prevention Specialist for the Office of Equity, about how to have How to Discuss Difficult Topics over the Break with Your Student. As your student returns home for the holidays, please encourage them to finish the semester strong. Visit the USU Ready webpage for more information about spring class registration, academic advising, virtual tutoring,...

Duration:00:18:29

Guest Episode: Weighing Your Options & Opportunity Costs for Spring 2021 Semester

11/24/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Darrell Harris, USU’s Director of the Student Money Management Center. As your student returns home for the holidays, encourage them to finish the semester strong. Visit the USU Ready webpage for more information about spring class registration, academic advising, virtual tutoring, scholarships, and more. Spring 2021 registration is now open; and USU has rolled out a new software, College Scheduler, to help students efficiently plan their best...

Duration:00:11:50

Episode 17: Should My Student Apply for the USU A-Team? w/ Kylee Hopkin

11/6/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Kylee Hopkin, Program Coordinator for the USU Student Orientation & Transition Services Office (SOTS), about applying for the USU A-Team. The A-Team is a group of current students who are hired and specially trained to assist incoming students and their parents through the transition to college. A-Team members are often the first interaction students have with the university, and are ready to step in and help in anyway they can. The overall goal of...

Duration:00:13:29

Guest Episode: Every Aggie Doing Their Part this Fall 2020 with the A-TEAM

10/6/2020
In today's guest episode, Student Orientation Coordinator, Kylee Hopkin, chats over Zoom with three members of our A-Team about Every Aggie Doing Their Part This Fall 2020. Meet the A-Team ready.usu.edu USU Student Resources

Duration:00:27:53

Episode 16: All Aggies Doing Their Part This Fall by Following the Utah Health Guidelines

9/16/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Nikki Campbell, Director at Utah Department of Health, and Senior Director at Leavitt Partners- a nationwide leader in healthcare consulting and management services, John Poelman, about All Aggies Doing Their Part This Fall by Following the Utah Health Guidelines. Nikki Campbell and John Poelman have been on the Utah Phased Guidelines workgroup since its inception. These Utah Phased Guidelines have been crucial in ensuring the health of our Aggie...

Duration:00:26:30

Episode 15: Everyone Must Do Their Part This Fall 2020

8/31/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Dr. James Morales, USU Vice President of Student Affairs, about everyone doing their part this Fall 2020. ready.usu.edu USU Student Resources

Duration:00:14:49

Episode 14: All Things USU Housing & Residence Life for Fall 2020

7/31/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with Whit Milligan, USU Director of Residence Life, about housing and residence life for Fall 2020. usu.edu/housing/ usu.edu/ready/

Duration:00:25:11

Guest Episode: A-Team Commentary on the Fall 2020 Class Schedule and Teaching Format

7/16/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with three of our USU A-Team members about the Fall 2020 Class Schedule and Teaching Format. usu.edu/covid-19 ready.usu.edu usu.edu/ateam

Duration:00:44:20

Episode 13: Final Class Schedule and the Teaching Format for Classes

7/4/2020
In today's episode, we chat again over Zoom with USU Vice Provost, Paul Barr, Executive Director and Assistant Vice President of Academic Instructional Services, John Louviere, Vice President of Academic & Instructional Services, Robert Wagner, Vice President for Research, Lisa Berreau, about the Final Class Schedule and the Teaching Format for Classes email that just went out to students. research.usu.edu ready.usu.edu it.usu.edu advising.usu.edu

Duration:00:29:07

Episode 12: What the USU Fall 2020 Semester Will Look Like!

6/18/2020
In today's episode, we chat again 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 what Fall 2020 will look like. USU Fall 2020 Announcement USU Student Affairs USU IT Support

Duration:00:45:13

Episode 11: Online Course Strategies with Dan Allred

6/3/2020
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with USU E-Learning Enrollment Specialist, Dan Allred. Dan Allred Randy Pausch Lecture: Time Management

Duration:00:18:46

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

6/1/2020
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

Duration:00:19:59

Episode 9: Online Course at USU W/ Dan Allred

4/23/2020
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

Duration:00:20:49

BONUS: COVID-19 Disruptions and Strategies

3/30/2020
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...

Duration:00:13:55

Episode 8: Updates on COVID-19 at USU

3/16/2020
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 Centers for Disease Control and...

Duration:00:11:30

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

3/9/2020
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

Duration:00:17:12

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

3/4/2020
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,...

Duration:00:07:57