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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 36: How the USU Financial Support Center Can Support Your Student For Fall 2022

7/29/2022
In today’s episode, I sit down with A-Team member Emma as well as Jennifer and Sue of the Student Financial Support here at USU to talk about the different services offered through the new department. We go into some of the specific services offered, why it is important, and what students can expect when visiting. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam Student...

Duration:00:17:50

Episode 35: Fall 2022: What to Expect with In-Person Aggie Orientation

6/27/2022
In today’s episode, I sit down again with Isaiah, Reagan, Kara, and Tia to talk about in-person Aggie Orientation and what students can expect. We break down the orientation day, talk about parent orientation, and give some advice for students as they prepare to attend. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam Sign-Up for In-Person Orientation or Switch Orientation...

Duration:00:16:30

Episode 34: Fall 2022: Module 3, Aggie Orientation

6/7/2022
In today’s episode, we chat over Zoom with A-Team members, Erin and Xander about Module 3 of the online orientation, in-person Aggie Orientation, and what to expect this summer as they prepare to attend Utah State. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Sign-up for an in-person Aggie Orientation Session (or change your date): https://secure1.vzorientation.com/usu/ Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram...

Duration:00:12:56

Episode 33: How Can I Express My Feelings in a More Gentle (less blaming) Way?

5/17/2022
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with USU Extension professor Ashley Yaugher and Health and Wellness Coordinator Chapel Taylor-Olsen on how we can express our feelings in a more gentle (less blaming) way. How Can I Express My Feelings in a More Gentle (less blaming) Way? w/ USU Professor Ashley Yaugher and Health & Wellness Coordinator Chapel Taylor-Olsen: https://usu.campusesp.com/posts/1142 Healthy Relationships Utah: https://extension.usu.edu/hru/

Duration:00:17:38

Episode 32: Career Design Center & the Benefits of Working On-Campus for Fall 2022

5/3/2022
In today’s episode, I sit down with our Career Design Center here at USU and talk about the different services offered to students at Utah State. We also talk about the benefits to working on-campus, how students can find on-campus employment, and our upcoming virtual job fair specifically for incoming aggies. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam Career Design...

Duration:00:12:04

Episode 31: Fall 2022: USU 1010 Connections and the Habits of Mind Course

4/22/2022
In today’s episode, I sit down with Philosophy professor and Associate Vice Provost, Harrison Kleiner, to talk about two different academic opportunities for incoming students to take. We discuss the USU 1010 Connections course and the Habits of Mind courses that are designed to help students be successful in their academic pursuits. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram...

Duration:00:17:47

Episode 30: Fall 2022: Online Orientation Module 2 - Registration

3/31/2022
In today’s episode, I sit down on Zoom with Kara Pastorik, Student Coordinator, and Stacie Denetsosie, Transition and International Orientation Program Coordinator, both from the Student Orientation and Transition Services here at USU to talk about Module 2 of the online orientation. We dive into what that registration process is like for the first time, what is covered in module 2 (all about registration), and what support our office offers for incoming students through the registration...

Duration:00:16:01

Fall 2022 BONUS EPISODE: Why You Should Submit a FAFSA in Under Five Minutes

3/17/2022
In today’s bonus episode we sit down with Craig Whyte, Executive Director of Student Financial Support here at USU to talk about the extreme importance for incoming students to complete a FAFSA. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam Complete the FAFSA: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa Guest Craig Whyte – Executive Director, Student Financial...

Duration:00:04:48

Episode 29: How to Become a Better Parent Through Self-Care

2/2/2022
In today's episode, we chat over Zoom with USU Extension professors Dr. Naomi Brower and Elizabeth Davis on becoming a better parent through self-care. Naomi Brower Bio: extension.usu.edu/directory/brower-naomi Elizabeth Davis Bio: extension.usu.edu/directory/davis-elizabeth Self-Care Checkup worksheet: positivepsychology.com/wp-content/uploads/Self-Care-Checkup.pdf How to Become a Better Parent through Self-Care article: usu.campusesp.com/posts/1116

Duration:00:15:30

Episode 28: USU Fall 2021: Continuing Student Scholarships

11/29/2021
In today’s episode, Senior Program Coordinator Kylee Hopkins talks about continuing student scholarships at USU and the USU Scholarship Portal. College and departmental scholarship applications for 2022-2023 academic year open on December 1. Students can also apply for third-party scholarships through the scholarships portal as well. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram...

Duration:00:07:40

Episode 27: Taking a Notification of Leave at USU

11/8/2021
In today’s episode, Senior Program Coordinator Kylee Hopkins sits down on Zoom with Parent and Family and Transition Coordinator, Isaiah Jones, to talk all about the Notification of Leave process and what first-semester students need to know about taking time off from USU. We cover what the process is, how you submit a Notification of Leave, when you might need to take time off, and what you need to remember as you are leaving and/or returning to Utah State. New Student Orientation:...

Duration:00:20:16

Episode 26: Fall 2021: Spring 2022 Registration

10/28/2021
In today’s episode, Senior Program Coordinator Kylee Hopkin talks about registration and what first-semester students need to know about their academic advisor and preparation for Spring 2022 course registration. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam Find Your Advisor: www.advising.usu.edu

Duration:00:07:26

Episode 25: How Attending USU Helped Spencer Cox Become Governor of Utah

10/1/2021
In today's episode, Isaiah Jones sat down via Zoom with Utah Governor Spencer Cox on how attending USU helped him to become Governor. Governor Spencer Cox's Bio: governor.utah.gov/cabinet/spencer-j-cox/ USU Parents website: usu.edu/parents/index USU Parent & Family Weekend: usu.edu/parents/weekend USU COVID-19 Info: usu.edu/covid-19/ Studio Credit: Thank you USU Student Media, AIS, UMAC, and Student Affairs for your ongoing support! And thank you to the following people: John Zsiray,...

Duration:00:11:43

Episode 24: Fall 2021: What is the FAFSA and Why Should You Care?

9/27/2021
In today’s episode, Kylee Hopkin sits down on Zoom with Brook Peacock from the Financial Aid office to talk all about their services and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that opens Oct. 1 for the 2022-2023 academic school year. We go over what it is, how to fill it out and the benefits of submitting the FAFSA application. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu;...

Duration:00:12:25

Episode 23: Fall 2021: Parent & Family Weekend

9/20/2021
In today’s episode USU Senior Orientation Program Coordinator, Kylee Hopkin, sits down with Isaiah Jones from the Student Orientation office to talk all about the upcoming Parent & Family Weekend. We go over what it is, what events are going on, and why students, their parents, and families should attend. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam Parents:...

Duration:00:15:10

Episode 22: Why Parents Should Encourage Their USU Student to get the COVID-19 Vaccine

8/6/2021
In today’s episode, I sat down via Zoom with former State of Utah epidemiologist and current Executive Director for the Salt Lake County Health Department, Dr. Angela Dunn, to talk about why USU parents should encourage their USU student to get the COVID-19 vaccine. USU COVID-19 Info: https://www.usu.edu/covid-19/ Bear River Health Department: brhd.org/ Utah Department of Health: health.utah.gov/ Salt Lake County Health Department: slco.org/health/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:...

Duration:00:12:38

Episode 21: USU 1010 - What It Is and Why You Should Register for It

8/5/2021
In today’s episode, I sat down on Zoom with Dr. Harrison Kleiner, Dr. Rose Judd-Murray and A-Team members Erin and Reagan, to talk about the USU 1010 Connections course, the power of a faculty mentor, and why students should intentionally engage in the course. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam About USU 1010 Connections:...

Duration:00:41:19

Guest Episode: What If I Haven't Registered for Fall Yet?

6/21/2021
In today’s episode we chat over Zoom with Jacob Van den Akker and Lisa Simmons from the Student Orientation office, as well as A-Team member Reagan Jensen about fall registration and what students should do if they have not yet registered for classes. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: 435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu; Instagram @usuateam Defer Your Admission: https://www.usu.edu/sots/loa/ (*note the...

Duration:00:07:56

Guest Episode: Online Orientation Module 2 - Registration

4/21/2021
In today’s episode we chat over Zoom with A-Team member, Chelsea Gunther about online orientation Module 2: Registration. We explore a little bit what the registration process is like and what resources are available to help incoming students as they register for the first time. New Student Orientation: https://www.usu.edu/orientation/locations/logan Orientation Office Contact Information: (435-797-0283; orientation@usu.edu) Guests Chelsea Gunther – Integrated Studies major, minor:...

Duration:00:16:40

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