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President Wim Wiewel during a recent Cultural Competency Celebration in the Smith Memorial Student Union ballroom. Seleny Diaz/PSU Vanguard

Wiewel holds quarterly Student Media press conference

The Office of the President hosted its quarterly Student Media press conference for all student media groups on campus on … Continue reading Wiewel holds quarterly Student Media press conference

Verde members Alyssa Kocsis and Nestor Campos  present playground blueprints designed by local middle schoolers for Thomas Cully Park in the Living Cully Eco-District of Northeast Portland. Jessica Pollard/PSU Vanguard

Fulbright scholars attend Portland Enrichment Seminar

One hundred and thirty-six Fulbright scholars attended the Portland Fulbright Enrichment Seminar on March 5. It was part of a … Continue reading Fulbright scholars attend Portland Enrichment Seminar

Protesters briefly disrupt the March 12 Board of Trustee meeting to demand a tuition freeze. Jessica Pollard/PSU Vanguard

Board of Trustees approves tuition and fee increase

The Portland State Board of Trustees voted 10–2 to approve a 4.2 percent increase in tuition and fees for in-state … Continue reading Board of Trustees approves tuition and fee increase

Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon during a 2011 visit to Nottingham Elementary School in Arlington, Va. Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture through Creative Commons

USDA under secretary discusses national food issues

Kevin Concannon, Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services in the United States Department of Agriculture, visited Professor Belinda Zeidler’s … Continue reading USDA under secretary discusses national food issues

Certificate Participants in conversation with the Lemelson Foundation during the Social Enterprise Field Study. Courtesy of Abby Chroman

SBA’s social innovation certificate enters second year

The Business of Social Innovation certificate at Portland State, a program introduced last year by the Impact Entrepreneurs in School … Continue reading SBA’s social innovation certificate enters second year

Tia Gomez Zeller presents collected data from culturally diverse PSU students. Seleny Diaz/PSU Vanguard

Students celebrate cultural competency

Associated Students of Portland State University held a cultural competency celebration on March 2. The event consisted of three workshops … Continue reading Students celebrate cultural competency

Student senators address a gathered crowd of students during a recent ASPSU-hosted town hall. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

ASPSU members call for greater student involvement during town hall meeting

The Associated Students of Portland State University held a town hall meeting on Mar. 3. The main topics of discussion … Continue reading ASPSU members call for greater student involvement during town hall meeting

Sona Andrews and the Office of the Provost have been involved in the EMSA restructure. Silvia Cardullo/PSU Vanguard

EMSA undergoes major restructuring

Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Portland State has recently experienced major restructuring, redirecting three units to the Office of … Continue reading EMSA undergoes major restructuring

Adjunct Professor Kendra Larson (second from left) fields the PSUFA vent tent, where visitors were invited to express their feelings about the adjunct experience. Seleny Diaz/PSU Vanguard

Adjunct instructors seek stability

The first ever National Adjunct Walkout Day took place last week on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The event aimed to raise … Continue reading Adjunct instructors seek stability

Photo illustration | Jeoffry Ray/PSU Vanguard

New Elections Packet pursues fairness in upcoming election

During the senate meeting on Feb. 23, the Associated Students of Portland State University approved a new Elections Packet meant … Continue reading New Elections Packet pursues fairness in upcoming election

1. Adjunct Professor Kendra Larson (second from left) fields the PSUFA vent tent, where visitors were invited to express their feelings about the adjunct experience. Seleny Diaz/PSU Vanguard

Adjunct instructors vent on National Adjunct Walkout Day

Members of the PSU community participated in the National Adjunct Walkout Day on Feb. 25. Adjunct instructors at Portland State … Continue reading Adjunct instructors vent on National Adjunct Walkout Day