This fall, PSU will offer the nation’s first brewing industry certificate program, “The Business of Craft Brewing.” The 24-month program, hosted by PSU’s School of Business Administration, will focus on drafting a business plan and managing infrastructure for a craft brewery or distillery.
Because of declining enrollment, a flat student fee and the creation of new fee-funded services and programs such as a Veterans Resource Center, the Student Fee Committee chose to decrease funding nearly across the board. Student leaders, such as publications editors and managers, will see dramatic pay cuts during the 2013-14 academic year.
Former PSU student Samantha Berrier, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in social science in 2011, alleged that Oregon Rep. Matt Wingard, R-Wilsonville, made unwanted sexual advances on to her while she worked for him as a legislative aide in 2010. After Berrier—whom the Vanguard interviewed—came forward about the consensual relationship that resulted, Wingard declined to seek re-election to a third term.