With the budget deficit fast approaching and the Student Fee Committee short on funds for next year most student groups saw massive cuts, upwards of 90 percent, on their 2009–10 budgets.
Student groups deal with unexpected budget shifts
Portland State advertising team wins regional competition
A Portland State student advertising team took first place in the northwest district’s National Student Advertising Competition, an annual competition sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The team won out against top schools from Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho and Montana.
Engineering school dean search nearing end
In roughly two weeks, Portland State’s Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science will have a new dean. Before that news is announced, candidates have been visiting campus over the last few weeks to meet with faculty students and faculty.
Answering the call
Walking through a beautiful yet simple neighborhood in the heart of Northeast Portland, one would never imagine the vast riches hidden inside one of the quaintest houses on the block.
Working her way up
At first glance, she appears quiet and a bit shy, but Ashley Cooley wields a significant amount of responsibility within Portland State.
A true team effort
Sustainability is a cornerstone for both employees and students at Portland State, and behind the scenes there are a number of individuals who contribute their time and skills to the cause of green living.
University sets aside $35,000 for student sustainability projects
Have a cool idea for a new sustainability related project? There’s a chance that your idea could become reality.
As far as competitions go, Recyclemania couldn’t get much simpler: recycle as much as possible and generate as little trash as possible over a 10-week period.
University ‘green teams’ could help clean up Portland State
Portland State students probably aren’t familiar with the term “green teams.” However, if the university’s sustainability office is successful, that could very well change in the near future.
Sustainability office hopes for new student liaison position
Portland State’s Sustainability Office is looking to create a new position designed to connect with students who are interested in sustainable ideas and development, after the university sent out a request for new positions and initiatives to major university departments.
PSU continues to support recycling centers despite decreasing demand
Portland State will continue using recycling facilities, in spite of decreased demand for recyclable materials caused by a souring economy and the need for recyclables in China and the rest of Asia.