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Christine And David Vernier Pledge $4.5 Million To

Christine and David Vernier Pledge $4.5 Million to Transform PSU Science Building. Long-time Portland State University advocates Christine and David Vernier — founders of Vernier Software & Technology, a landmark Oregon company providing scientific hardware and software for education — have made a $4.5 million pledge to PSU. Their

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The School of Business | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The School of Business relies on donor support to provide our exceptional educational programing, mentoring, job opportunities and community partnerships. Gifts to the school support student scholarships, faculty research, alumni events and classroom renovations.

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Schools and Colleges | PSU Foundation

  Portland, OR

Posted: (52 years ago) 1600 SW Fourth Avenue Suite 730 Portland, Oregon 97201 503-725-4478

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College of the Arts | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) College of the Arts. Portland State University’s College of the Arts is the largest creative engine in Oregon, providing outstanding professional training and education to more than 2,700 artists, designers, performers, makers and scholars. Our students, faculty and alumni are deeply involved in Portland’s vibrant creative community ...

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College of Education | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The PSU College of Education is the largest and most comprehensive school of education in Oregon, preparing more teachers, counselors and administrators for licensure than any other institution in the state. Most of these graduates stay in the region to practice their profession. As our society becomes more complex, education is more important than ever and every child needs and deserves great ...

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Faces in our Future | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The students are enrolled in the School of Social Work and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs. Math major Agreepenna Alagoz is a first-generation college student like most of the Vernier Endowed Scholars.

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Corporate and Foundation Relations | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The Lemelson Foundation has awarded a grant totaling $706,000 to the Portland State University Foundation to support Oregon MESA’s (Math Engineering Science Achievement) statewide invention education activities that build on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills.

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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) is PSU’s largest and most diverse academic unit, housing 24 departments across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, including the School of Gender, Race and Nations. With a strong commitment to research, scholarship and community service, the students and faculty of CLAS make critical contributions to the economy, environment ...

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Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative (HRAC) at Portland State University addresses the challenges of homelessness here in Portland and beyond through research and evidence-based science that uncovers conditions that lead to homelessness. The Collaborative’s goal is to help reduce homelessness and its negative impacts on ...

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OHSU-PSU School of Public Health | PSU Foundation

  Portland, OR

Posted: (52 years ago) 1600 SW Fourth Avenue Suite 730 Portland, Oregon 97201 503-725-4478

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Portland State University Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) Designation Search - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Designation Name: Keyword:

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Breaking New Ground | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The renovation project was made possible by $60 million in public bonds approved by the Oregon Legislature, the largest such capital investment in Portland State’s history. The public funds were augmented by major private contributions from alumnus Fairborz Maseeh, from businessman and philanthropist Jordan Schnitzer, and from an anonymous donor.

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Planned Giving | Portland State University Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) A bequest is a gift provision in your will or revocable living trust. All assets, including cash, securities, real estate, and tangible personal property, may be transferred to Portland State University Foundation at the end of your life.

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Viking Pavilion | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The project will also create 396 construction jobs and support the equivalent of 24 permanent full-time jobs. This $50 million project was funded by more than $20 million in private gifts, including a $7.5 million contribution by Oregon Health and Science University who will share the building with PSU. $24 million came from state bonds, $1.5 ...

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The Oregonian: Can Oregon's first nano-satellite, OreSat ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Today, how many science careers can be inspired by a satellite the size of a shoebox? While the space ride is free, builders must come up with their own cash to create OreSat. Donations to the Portland State Aerospace Society are tax-deductible, and the group has begun contacting corporate sponsors for the project. Greenberg hopes to raise at ...

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Portland State scientist and computer graphics pioneer to ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Author: Julie Rutherford, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science Posted: December 8, 2015. The National Inventors Hall of Fame today announced that distinguished scientist Ivan Sutherland will be included in its 2016 Inductee Class.

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Portland State University Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) Working multiple jobs in her hometown of Ashland, she earned enough money to travel to Los Angeles to intern with Liberty North Korea, a humanitarian organization that finds freedom for North Korean refugees. Sullivan raised funds for the organization during …

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Lemelson Foundation gifts to PSU exceed $1 million this ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The grant to support Oregon MESA will aid the organization’s efforts to broaden access to careers in industries that require science, technology, engineering and math skills. "PSU is the most diverse university in Oregon, but we need to encourage more underserved students to pursue careers in the science and technology sectors," said Portland ...

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PSU and three partners to build $100 million education and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Since then, the school — which has been temporarily housed in multiple locations including PSU, OHSU and the Collaborative Life Sciences Building on Portland’s South Waterfront — has enrolled more than 1,200 undergraduates and 250 graduate students pursuing degrees in 16 public health programs.

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The Lemelson Foundation Awards $706,000 Grant for Oregon ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Established in 1989, Oregon MESA’s mission is to provide students underrepresented in the fields of mathematics, engineering, science and technology with the skills, knowledge and opportunities to develop their talents, explore technology-based careers, …

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Four PSU students chosen for prestigious NSF fellowship ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Four Portland State University students have been selected for the prestigious National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The fellowship is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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PSU Foundation Announces Eight New Board Members

  Portland, OR

Posted: (52 years ago) 1600 SW Fourth Avenue Suite 730 Portland, Oregon 97201 503-725-4478

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Congratulations Class of 2017 | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) Now graduating cum laude in biology, Wallace will work full-time at Oregon Health & Science University’s Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute as a research assistant. Next year, she will be among the first to graduate from the new OHSU-PSU School of Public Health with a health science degree, the next step toward becoming a physician and ...

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Stories of Impact | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) Annie Lai is a first-generation student studying biology in PSU's Honors College, thanks in part to a Vincent K. Seid MD Scholarship. Lai's experience mirrors that of thousands of PSU students. She comes from an immigrant family of modest means and relies on a donor-funded scholarship to help cover the cost of higher education.

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Philanthropist and alumnus Fariborz Maseeh pledges $5 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Portland State alumnus Fariborz Maseeh, Sc.D., a pioneer in micro-technology, will contribute $5 million through the Massiah Foundation to renovate the university’s 724 Harrison building, and to help promote computational and biosciences efforts in engineering and mathematics.. Maseeh, whose undergraduate training in engineering at PSU helped prepare him for a successful career in technology ...

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Why I Give | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) Robert Mercer, assistant dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has given steadily, month after month, year after year, supporting departments and scholarships he values. Each gift is an expression of gratitude for those who influenced his education, career, and life.

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Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science | PSU ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Portland State University’s Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science offers ABET accredited engineering and computer science academic programs that evolved in parallel with the growth of the high tech and sustainability industries in Oregon. More than 3,000 students are currently enrolled in programs that lead to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees.

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University Honors College | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The University Honors College has supported and inspired students for more than 40 years. Private gifts and foundation grants have made it possible for students to work at the National Institutes of Health in Washington DC, to do internships in Congress, to write award-winning essays that have been published in peer-reviewed journals and conduct real research in cutting-edge technologies.

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New Ignite scholarship created for pre-health students ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pre-health students take science-heavy courses to prep for professional schools in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, allied health, optometry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. Portland State prepares over 3,000 pre-health students each year, offering future health professionals rigorous science classes and deep connections ...

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Student Profile | Agreepenna Alagoz | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) In addition to its other impacts on her life, receiving the scholarship has allowed Alagoz to focus fully on her studies, instead of working to balance them alongside two part-time jobs. She is the recipient of a Christine and David Vernier Endowed Scholarship, which supports students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ...

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$2 Million Gift Supports OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Posted: (52 years ago) Boston-based philanthropists Lisa and Jim Mooney have made a $2 million gift to the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health to advance the important role that public health practitioners, scientists, and educators play in shaping a healthier, more equitable world.. The Mooney family’s contribution will provide flexible resources to engage students and faculty, advance relevant science, and deepen ...

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PSU welcomes three new leaders | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) Dr. Richard L. Corsi, dean of the Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science Corsi, who joined PSU Sept. 1, says under his leadership the Maseeh College will strive for opportunities to revolutionize science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

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Portland Business Journal: How PSU's helping students find ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Students would get training at companies specializing in such areas as engineering and computer science, accounting, geographical information science, math and statistics and graphic design. "We think this could become one of the signatures of PSU in Oregon and on the West Coast," Shoureshi said.

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Student Profile | Shally Wolf | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) OHSU program. As part of the program, undergraduate students, physicians, medical students and graduate students serve as role models and work to increase students’ engagement in the sciences. Wolf visits schools and helps provide students with an understanding of a science career path and assists them in planning for college.

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$5 million gift will create Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Schnitzer’s commitment to fund the museum stipulates that it offer rich creative, educational and research opportunities to PSU students and faculty in departments across campus, as well as enable new occasions for collaboration in the humanities, science, technology and design.

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Student Profile | Ka Lai Lee | PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) The scholarship supports students enrolled in the School of Social Work, as well as students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences seeking a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career.

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PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions names Robert ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Prior to coming to PSU he served as executive director of the University of Oregon’s Sustainable Cities Initiative and has an undergraduate degree in political science from UO, a master’s in modern history from Oxford University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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Undocumented PSU graduate's past fuels passion to shape ...

Posted: (52 years ago) García will graduate Sunday with a degree in political science and hopes to use her education to advocate for undocumented immigrants. She will intern this summer in the office of Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish, and she hopes to eventually build a career around reforming immigration policy.

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$1 million gift to establish the Vernier STEM Classroom ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Vernier STEM Classroom will provide hands-on educational experiences for students of the Graduate School of Education. The space will be furnished with innovative learning stations, giving students a chance to practice teaching with more standard equipment such as mathematics manipulatives, chemical mixing and heat application – as well as with the latest technology.

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PSU researcher to examine volcanic ash to aid evacuations ...

  Portland, OR

Posted: (52 years ago) 1600 SW Fourth Avenue Suite 730 Portland, Oregon 97201 503-725-4478

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Autistic PSU researcher wins $467,000 to study autism in ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Raymaker started the Academic Autism Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE) with Christina Nicolaidis, a social work professor at PSU and physician at Oregon Health & Science University, 10 years ago to fill the gap between what the autistic community wanted from research and what researchers were delivering. They use a model ...

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An Interview with Frank Hilton and Alan Coogan: Why ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Frank and Alan have made PSU a beneficiary of their retirement accounts and are members of the Epler Society. Named for PSU founder Stephen E. Epler and his wife Ferne, the Epler Society honors donors who include the university in their estate plans.

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Birol A. Yeşilada Named Director of PSU’s Mark O. Hatfield ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Birol A. Yeşilada, PhD, has been named the new Director of the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government in the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University (PSU). Yeşilada is a professor of Political Science and International & Global Studies, the endowed chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies, Director of the Center for Turkish Studies, and the former Director of the Middle ...

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Rahmat Shoureshi named president of Portland State ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Monday May. 15, 2017. University Communications. The Portland State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to appoint Rahmat Shoureshi (Rah-MAT Shoe-re-she) — currently New York Institute of Technology’s interim president and provost — to become PSU’s ninth president.

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18th Annual Simon Benson Awards Dinner ... - PSU Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) Friday, November 10, 2017 - Portland State University raised more than $1 million Thursday night at the 18th Annual Simon Benson Awards Dinner. Held at the Oregon Convention Center, nearly 1,500 guests including Portland business leaders, elected officials, civic and nonprofit partners and PSU faculty, staff, alumni and students, celebrated the the impact of philanthropy and the ...

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What You Can Give | Portland State University Foundation

Posted: (52 years ago) A gift of your retirement assets, such as an employee retirement plan, IRA, or tax-sheltered annuity, is an excellent way to make a gift. A gift of these assets can shield …

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2017 Deinum Prize awarded to Art graduate student | PSU ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Portland State student Megan Hanley, who graduates with an MFA in Art Practice in June, has been awarded the $10,000 Andries Deinum Prize for Visionaries and Provocateurs from the PSU College of the Arts. She will use the prize money to undertake an ambitious drawing project in collaboration with the Center for Life in Extreme Environments at PSU.

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