November 2023 CHP eNews
November 2023 CHP eNews
Grand Valley State University
CHS Finklestein Hall DCIH
Advisor Advice featuring Jennie Glynn
Advisor Advice: 
I hope you had a restful fall break, and are feeling recharged and ready to take on the rest of the fall semester! Remember, your overall rest and well-being should be an ongoing priority (not just something to squeeze into a short break!). Let’s keep this energy and balance going throughout the rest of the semester by checking out these resources through GVSU Recreation & Wellness:
GVSU Health Campus Program Fair
How To Gain Healthcare Experience Panel
Healthcare Parallel Planning
Recreational Therapy Virtual Open House Dates
Master of Science in Recreational Therapy Virtual Open House
Date: November 15 from 8pm – 9pm
  • Zoom Link       
  • Individuals must have an undergraduate degree in Recreational Therapy and be CTRS or CTRS-eligible
Bachelor of Science in Recreational Therapy Virtual Open House
Date: November 28 from 7pm – 8pm
  • Zoom Link
  • Overview of the major and program
  • Information on secondary admission
  • Perfect for students interested in learning about and/or applying for the RTX program
Combined Degree BS/MS in Recreational Therapy Virtual Open House
Date: November 29 from 7pm – 8pm
  • Zoom Link
  • Perfect for current 1st years in the Recreational Therapy major
  • Applicable to those considering the RTX major
Perspectives from the Field Webinar
Master of Public Health Info Sessions


Upcoming Dates:
November 10 at 9 a.m. EST
December 13 at 9 a.m. EST
Prospective U.S. and international applicants can join us for an interactive Online MPH Information Session with Dr. Ranelle Brew. 
Pre-registration for the online session is required.
Online MPH Information Session Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link approximately 1-2 business days prior to the online session.  
SASC Accountability Groups
Success Coaching Available
Success Coaching Flyer with QR Codes
U of M Health-West: Advanced Practice Provider Informational Event

So You Want to Be an APP?

When: Wednesday, November 1st from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: 5900 Byron Center Ave, Wyoming, MI 49519 or attend virtually via Webex
Who: This event is for all prospective Advanced Practice Provider (APP) students. This includes anyone who is interested in becoming a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Career Exploration Seminars

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Career Exploration Seminars

The seminars are meant for students who have an interest in learning more about careers in healthcare and rehabilitation. Topics may include nursing, occupational therapy, orthotics and prosthetics, physical therapy, psychology, social work and care management, speech-language pathology and recreational therapy. Students will learn about educations requirements, potential salary expectations, and a typical day's routine.
Seminar Dates:
Tuesday, October 24, 2023, from 3:30 – 5pm
Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 6 – 7:30pm
Thursday, February 22, 2024, from 3:30 – 5pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 6 – 7:30pm
Location: Meijer Conference Room in the POB across from the main hospital
Your Health Lecture Series
Secondary Undergraduate Applications are Open!

Applying to a CHP Undergraduate Program?

Applications are now open! Deadlines vary throughout the Winter 2024 semester. Visit the CHP website for program specific information.
Apply to Graduate

Graduating in Fall 2023?

The deadline to register to walk in Commencement is Wednesday, November 8.
Commencement will take place on Saturday, December 9 at 3pm.
More information can be found on the GVSU Commencement website:
Advising appointments are available!
Schedule HERE
Or call us at 616-331-5900
If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, please call us to cancel or reschedule so that others can access your appointment slot.
CHP has More to Offer You

Check out Health Professions Fellowships!

College of Health Professions
CHP Undergraduate Programs: Allied Health Sciences, Applied Food and Nutrition, Cardiovascular Sonography, Communications Sciences and Disorders, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Information Management, Health Professional Degree Completion, Histotechnology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Physician Assistant Studies, Radiation Therapy, Recreational Therapy and Respiratory Care.
CHP Undergraduate and Graduate Combined Degree Programs: Allied Health Sciences and Public Health, Applied Food & Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Exercise Science and Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy Combined M.S. & Dr. O.T., Recreational Therapy Combined B.S. & M.S.
CHP Graduate Programs: Athletic Training, Audiology, Clinical Dietetics, Medical Dosimetry, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Speech Language Pathology. 
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