Cathlene McGraw’s first day of employment at the Queer Resource Center isn’t until July 19, but that hasn’t stopped her from getting acquainted with the campus in the weeks leading up to her official arrival.
More than 20 years ago, when Dr. Gerald Blake was a professor of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State, the Community Environmental Services unit was in its infancy.
While the majority of Portland State students will enjoy the sunshine and abandon their textbooks this summer, construction on campus will stay in session.
About a year ago, a Portland State University professor was prompted by the Portland Public School System to envision what the “school of the future” might be like.
In a memorandum sent to Portland State President Wim Wiewel at the end of the month of April, the Student Building Fee Committee sent a list of 14 projects designed to improve the state of the campus.
As the pilot term of hybrid classes comes to an end this June, many are now assessing how successful they are
Last year, students from Portland State designed a permaculture garden to be planted in President Wim Wiewel’s yard. This year, on May 1, a small group of students and faculty returned to his home to celebrate the garden’s success, one year later.
Students who have been using the elliptical trainers in the new Student Rec Center have also been powering the electricity in the building, thanks to a new system called ReRev.
Mina Meman has known for three years that she wanted to be a cardiothoracic surgeon. Last summer, Meman worked two jobs and took 15 credits at PSU.
Students that try to make their way from one end of the Park Blocks to the other will undoubtedly notice the numerous construction projects, blocked off by fences draped in green tarps.
Brandon Spencer-Hartle first noticed the old building at 1633 Southwest 11th while a student at Portland State.