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Keeping Bobcats informed, October 21, 2020

Published: October 21, 2020 Author: Staff reports

Practice Safe Six: Halloween Edition

1. Drive through Honey for the Heart parade
Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. at West State Street Park

2. Pumpkin carving social media contest 
DM photos to @OHIOStudentLife

3. Plan a small gathering vs. going out
Hear from students about safe socializing

4. Plan your costume around your mask
Follow @ohio.university for ideas

5. Find a local u-pick farm near you
Pickyourown.org

6. Start a neighborhood Halloween "Boo"
Combine these printables with a treat

BOBCAT WELL-BEING
Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the fall cools down, you might notice that you aren't feeling as motivated, social or upbeat. Combine this with COVID-19 safety limitations, and daily life can be exhausting. Consider signing up for these two free Counseling & Psychological Services workshops titled Anxiety Toolbox and Getting Unstuck to arm yourself with coping skills.

DIVISION OF ADVANCEMENT
Join the Student Ambassador Team

A new remote job opportunity is open to any OHIO student to connect with alumni and generate support for OHIO. There will be up to 28 hires in the coming weeks, including student managers. Apply now.

BE AN ENGAGED CITIZEN
Make a Plan to Vote

Whether you're mailing in or showing up, be sure to cast your ballot this year. Here's an FAQ to help you out.

Schedule a Flu Shot
Flu shots are free, you simply need to schedule in advance. This year is more important than ever!

Review Isolation & Quarantine Guide
Reference this guide to keep yourself and others safe if you are unwell.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Debate Watch Party

Join your civically engaged peers, local media and political scholars to discuss the final Presidential Debate on Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. Join the conversation.

PATTON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Anti-Racism on Campus

The Patton College's BLM series will feature Black Women’s Academic and Professional Experiences on Oct. 26 from 12-1:30 p.m. Join the conversation.

Nursing Program Annual Blood Drive
Give the gift of life! Sign-ups are filling fast, but there are still available time slots for Power Red donors on Oct. 28 between 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Every donor aged 16-24 will receive a $10 gift card and be tested for COVID-19 antibodies.

STORYTELLING INSTITUTE/ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Adulting 101 in the Midst of a Pandemic

This interactive panel features distinguished Ohio University alumni who will help you thrive by discussing how to market yourself, maintain well-being, and navigate relationships in virtual worlds. Panelists will discuss how their lives have been impacted by COVID-19 and answer students’ questions. Join us Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.