Thursday, January 24
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Walk the labyrinth. The labyrinth is an ancient tool used for contemplation prayer and meditation. For persons of all faiths, traditions and spiritual journeys. You are invited to come and walk. Presented by Campus Ministry. Located in the Vanport Room SMC 338. For more information contact Elizabeth Winslea at 503-226-7807 ext. 104.
Friday, January 18
7:30 p.m. The Julian Basilica in Ancient Corinth. Lecture and slideshow of recent archeological and architectural findings at the Julian Basilica in Ancient Corinth, presented by Professor Paul Scotton of the University of Washington. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Archaeological Institute of America and Department of History. Event located in NH 462. For more information contact Karen Carr at 503-725-5472 or e-mail at [email protected]
Thursday, January 17
3-5 p.m. Scholarship of teaching resource team. Ongoing discussion about scholarship of teaching and scholarship of community outreach. Workshop located in SMC 290.
Now -Thursday, March 7
5:15-6:45 p.m. 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.
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.
Saturday, January 26
10 a.m.-1 p.m.National Handwriting Day with a handwriting improvement workshop. Eighth annual handwriting workshop taught by local authors Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay of the Getty-Dubay italic handwriting series for adults and children. Presented by the PSU Continuing Education Press. Event location is locate in SMC 355 Ballroom and is free and open to public. For more information contact Alba Scholz at 503-725-4891.
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.
Now-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, January 17
4:30 p.m. “Goodbyes and Hellos.” A staged reading of an one-act play by Michael Cooper. Presented by Theater Arts Student Organization (TASO). Event located in LH Room 115, Studio Theater. For more information contact Michael Cooper at 503-827-0383.
Thursday, February 14 through Saturday, February 16
“Vagina Monologues.” The PSU Women’s Resources Center presents 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]
Saturday, January 19
8 p.m.-1 a.m.Club Indo … the remix. DJ Dunkin and DJ Ras will be spinning the turntables. Shake your booty to bhangra, hip-hop and r&b as the smoke machine fills the air and the disco lights hypnotize. Come eat and meet new peeps. Admission $4 at the door. Event location is the PSU center food court. Presented by the Indian Cultural Center. For more information e-mail at [email protected]
Saturday, January 26
7 p.m. The David Lynch film “Lost Highway.” Sue Taylor, assistant professor of art history, presents a free lecture on the disturbing cult favorite. Event is free and open to public. Located in CH 53.
The Family Center Outreach, a program of Volunteers of America, has opened its 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.
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. 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.
12:30-1:30p.m.Free meditation. Art of Living Club presents free meditation every Thursday. In SMC 329 1/17, 1/31 and 3/14. In SMC 229 1/24, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 3/7 and 3/21. In SMC 328 on 2/28. For more information contact Deanne Winfree at 503-618-7564 or e-mail at [email protected]
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 140. 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.
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 victims’ advocacy. Free basic advocacy training provided. Training will be held Jan. 23 through Feb. 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.
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.