Thursday, January 10
12-2 p.m.ASPSU health care “Door of Pain.” ASPSU’s interns and volunteers have put together an informational event and activities to illustrate health care on campus. Come and learn how we’re trying to get dental coverage for all PSU students. Presented by the ASPSU Health care Campaign. Event located in SMC Parkway North Stage. For more information contact Elijah at 503-725-8399.
1-5 p.m. PSU Scholarship Information Fair. Get advice and information about funding your education from financial aid and scholarship professionals. Located on the second floor of SMC in rooms 290 and 292. For more information contact Michelle Holdway at 503-725-5445.
Thursday, January 10
3-5 p.m. The Differences Between First Generation and Traditional Students in Higher Education. Part of the faculty teaching in excellence series. Located in SMC 236.
Monday, January 14
12-1 p.m. Study Skills Workshop. Time Management: Like sands through the hourglass. Workshop located in IASC SMC Suite 425. For more information call 503-725-4005.
Tuesday, January 15
12-1 p.m. Study Skills Workshop. Effective Study/Memory Enhancement: Who’s on first, what’s on the test? Workshop located in IASC SMC Suite 425. For more information call 503-725-4005.
Tuesday, January 15-Thursday, March 7
5:15-6:45 Tuesdays and Thursdays Hip-hop dance workshop with Mariecella Devine. Mariecella teaches an enticing combination of hip-hop moves with a personal flair. Classes are open to all levels. Presented by the PSU World Dance Office. Located in the Peter Stott Center Room 207. Admission is $3 for PSU students. For more information contact Christine Stapleton at 503-725-5670.
Wednesday, January 16
12-1 p.m. Study Skills Workshop. Note Taking: You mean I have to write this stuff down? Workshop located in IASC SMC Suite 425. For more information call 503-725-4005.
6-7:30 p.m. Free vehicle law class. Instruction for bicyclists about Oregon’s vehicle law from a bicyclist’s perspective. Event location at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) 717 S.W. 12 Ave. For more information the BTA at 503-226-0676.
Thursday, January 17
12-1 p.m. Study Skills Workshop. Test Taking: It’s only 50 percent of the grade!?!? Workshop located in IASC SMC Suite 425. For more information call 503-725-4005.
Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27
7-9 p.m. performance Friday, 12-2 p.m. dance classes Saturday and Sunday Afro-Cuban Specialty Workshop. Performance and dance classes given by Conjunto Folklorico Omo Oddara. Presented by the PSU World Dance Office. Performance located in the SMC ballroom and dance classes located in the Peter Stott Center room 207. Dance classes are $10 for PSU students. For more information contact Christine Stapleton at 503-725-5670.
Now-Thursday, January 31
“Donut Shop 5: new works by Cris Moss.” Located in the Autzen Gallery in Neuberger Hall.
Now-Thursday, January 31
Student-curated shows located in Gallery 299 in Neuberger Hall.
Monday, January 14 through Friday, January 25
Benefit photography exhibit and art auction. Committee members needed to help organize the event. If you have any experience organizing an art exhibit or an auction and can volunteer a few hours of your time please contact. Presented by OSPIRG’s Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness. Event Location is at the Campus Ministry lounge. For more information contact Suzy Keating at 503-297-8722 or at [email protected]
Thursday, February 14 through Saturday, February 16
Vagina Monologues. The PSU Women’s Resources Center present a benefit for the Portland Women’s Crisis Line and the Middle East Women’s Empowerment and Resource Center. The performance will take place in SMC 355 ballroom. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster. Admission is $7 for students/seniors and $12 general admission. For more information contact the Women’s Resource Center at 503-725-9255 or e-mail at [email protected]
The Family Center Outreach, a program of Volunteers of America, has opened their doors in Southeast Portland to provide services to women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence. This new community resource provides free support groups and drop-in services. For more information contact Natalie at 503-771-5503.
If you are a woman who has a physically abusive female partner, call the 24-hour crisis line, 503-281-2442, or women-battered-by-women support groups at 503-232-7805 or 503-289-6869, ext. 11. NH basement.
Portland Women’s Crisis Line is in need of volunteers to advocate for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Advocates provide services including 24-hour crisis intervention on the hotline, legal advocacy and sexual assault advocacy. Free basic advocacy training provided. Training will be held January 23 through February 11 on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For more information call 503-232-4176.
Soup Kitchen Visits. We will be going to a soup kitchen to help with lunch on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Meet between Neuberger and Smith at 9:30 a.m. Presented by OSPIRG. Call 503-725-4500 to confirm.
The Volunteer Alert is back. Check out the opportunities to help REACH and contact us to sign up or to get more information. Go to www.reachcdc.org for more details.
Hyalite is a nonprofit organization that needs volunteers with grant writing skills. Volunteers will be writing grant support to complete Historical Documentaries about African Americans during the Civil War and African Americans during the movement West. Send resumes to http://hyaliteinc.org/index.htm or call 503-220-8282.
Street Roots is organizing a campaign to establish a campground for homeless people in Portland. The Out of the Doorways campaign meeting is every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Martial Arts Gallery at 18 N.W. Third. Please join us in our struggle for justice for homeless people in Portland. For more information call 503-228-5657.
The Metropolitan Human Rights Center is seeking knowledgeable and experienced people interested in becoming volunteer trainers on issues regarding diversity, human rights and much more. Please contact Michelle Neal at 503-823-5284 if interested.
Oregon Partnership is an organization dedicated to changing lives through substance abuse prevention, education and referrals. They are currently looking for volunteers to work on their various programs. For more information call 503-244-5211.
Clackamas Women’s Services has many opportunities for compassionate, open-minded women who want to help women and children survivors of domestic and sexual violence. You may also be able to earn college credit if you are a current student. We are currently seeking volunteers for days, evenings or weekends. For more information call 503-654-2807.
Wish you could do something to help end domestic and sexual violence? The Bradley-Angle House is looking for volunteers to work its 24-hour crisis line, staff emergency shelter and transitional houses, work with children’s groups and serve on the board of directors. They are also seeking volunteers to do administrative and maintenance work. The Bradley-Angle House provides quality service for women and children of all races, religions, sexual orientations, ages and backgrounds. Ongoing education regarding homophobia, racism and oppression is required of all staff volunteers. Please call and donate your services at 503-282-9940. Make a difference!
Shelter/Domestic Violence Resource Center is looking for caring individuals to volunteer and make a difference in the lives of women and children. There are many opportunities to share your skills and all are invited to apply. No prior experience is necessary as comprehensive training is provided. If you are interested, please contact Rebecca at 503-640-5352.
Transition Projects has a year-round need for hygiene items like soap, shampoo and razors, as well as blankets. Volunteers are needed year-round to help serve and supply food at the Clark Center and also the Glisan Street Shelter. Call 503-823-5845 for more information.
12:30-2 p.m.ASPSU Executive Meeting. Come watch your Student Government Executive Committee process at work! Open to the public. Meeting located in the ASPSU office in SMC 47. For more information contact the main office at 503-725-3454.
6-8 p.m. Got Issues? Are you worried about the erosion of our civil liberties? Concerned and want to do something about it? Join the College Republicans and practice your right to free speech. Meetings are in SMC 229. For more information contact [email protected]
Noon-1 p.m. Free Meditation. Presented by the Art of Living Club. Event takes place in SMC 290 or 294. For more information Deeanne Winfree at [email protected]
Noon-1 p.m. Returning Women Students Eating Lunch Together. SMC 225. For more information call 503-725-5471.
2-3 p.m. The Portland State University Baha’i Student Association holds weekly meetings. The association wants to inform people of the Baha’I faith. Come to a meeting to find out more information in SMC 229.
3-4:30 p.m. Interpersonal Therapy Group (co-ed). For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423. CAPS is located in SMC Room M343.
4 p.m. Afternoon Prayer: Attentive Listening. Join others in this informal, meditative service of readings, prayers and music. A time to quiet your soul in the midst of the busy pace of school. Event located at the Campus Ministry Building. For more information contact Elizabeth Winslea at 503-226-7807 ext. 104.
4-5:30 p.m. Counselor Education Graduate Student Group. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423. CAPS is located in SMC Room M343.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Returning Women Students Eating Lunch Together. SMC 229. For more information call 503-725-5471.
12-1 p.m. ASPSU Senate Meeting. Your student senators make a lot of decisions about how student government works on this campus. Come see how it all works! Open to the public. Meetings located in SMC browsing lounge. For more information contact the main office at 503-725-3454.
3-4:30 p.m. ADHD Group. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423. CAPS is located in SMC Room M343.
5-6:30 p.m. Experience Rhythm in a New Way. A new way of learning and understanding rhythm through simultaneously stepping, clapping and speaking. Presented by Mary H. Kogen, professor of music in LH 75.
2-3:30 p.m. Interpersonal Therapy Group (co-ed). For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423. CAPS is located in SMC Room M343.
4-5 p.m. Beta Alpha Psi. Opportunities to network with fellow students and professionals in various fields of accounting. Guest speakers from various companies will be speaking bi-weekly. Come and enjoy free food and drink and find out how to join. Event SBA 130. For more information Lexy Dale Henken at [email protected]
4-5:30 p.m. Students for Unity. Come and lend a hand to social change. Find out about our current campaign Move the Money, peace and justice and many more exciting opportunities. See you there! Meet in SMC 225. For more information contact Students for Unity at 503-725-8777.
4-5:30 p.m. Sexual Minorities. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423. CAPS is located in SMC Room M343.
4:30-6:30 p.m. Chinese Corner. Chinese speakers, both native and non-native, get together for conversation. The objective is to bring together different cultures in an environment that supports learning of a second language for both Chinese and English speakers. Meetings are held at the Meetro.
1-2:30 p.m. Women’s Interpersonal Therapy. For more information contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 503-725-4423. CAPS is located in SMC Room M343.