Wise Owls Newsletter #1

From CPH Peer Advisors

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About the Wise Owls Program

The Class of 2019 Wise Owls are a group of students selected by the College of Public Health as pioneers to help freshmen adjust to the academic lifestyle of college. By utilizing the various resources available, students will gain confidence in their abilities to success both in and out of the classroom.

Info on our Next Wise Owls Event!

"10 Things You'd Never Know About Financial Aid!"

Friday, Feb. 12th, 3:30pm

Ritter Annex Rm 941

Come find out about financial literacy/FAFSA at this unique event! This event will be featuring one of our newest CPH advisors, Kris Scott, who has extensive experience in the field of financial aid.

Weekly Advisor Meet & Greet

Meet Kris Scott:

Kris Scott is an Academic Advisor for the Nursing Department here at Temple University. He brings a wide range of experience to the College of Public Health Staff as he originally came to Temple University as a Financial Aid Counselor, and previously served as the Manager of Student Success Services at a national non-profit known as the Graduate! Network. While earning his Masters Degree at the University of Delaware, Kris started Advising students at the University. He then continued Advising a diverse range of student at the Graduate! Network, before coming to Temple University where he enjoys working with the Nursing Department. Kris earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Maryland College Park.

All About Office Hours:

Feeling a little overwhelmed by some of your classes? Thinking about who can write you a letter of recommendation? Stop by and see your professor in office hours! It's a great way to make a good first impression and to get to know your professor. If your availability does not match up with your professor, try to either meet up before class or make an appointment. It is definitely time well spent!

Did You Know...?

Did you know that Temple released their plans for their brand new Library? It will be 210,000 square feet and will feature automated book retrieval. Check out the plans below!

Get More Involved!

Thinking of joining a couple of clubs or organizations? Besides the Wise Owls, there are several other on campus orgs that you may want to consider joining. All of Temple's on campus student organizations, clubs, sororities, fraternities, and sports teams are listed on Owl Connect. You’ll make new friends, learn new skills, and feel more connected to your school. Check it out!

Other On Campus Events!

Net Night

Friday, Feb. 5th, 7-10pm

Pearson Hall, 3rd Floor

Net Night is dedicated to all net activities, including volleyball, badminton, and table tennis. No registration necessary. It takes place every Friday, so come on by!

Temple In Spain Info Session

Wednesday, Feb. 10th, 9pm

Tuttleman 200

Interested in studying abroad at all? Check out this event to learn more about studying abroad with Temple University's spring semester or summer program in Oviedo, Spain.

Owls in Action!

CPH Advising Info

Come visit us at advising if you have any questions, academic or personal.