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Seeking sustainable business

The last of the Millennium Speaker lectures will be held on June 12 at 7 p.m. in SMC 355. Joel Makower will give a presentation entitled “From Here to Sustainability: The Promise and Pitfalls of Environmentally Responsible Business.”

Makower is the editor of The Green Business Letter, a monthly publication covering integration of environmental thinking and business.

Wanted: Volunteers

Volunteers are being sought for PIPfest (Portland International Performance Festival). The annual theater and dance festival features artists from around the world during the month of July.

Ushers, food servers and greeters are needed for a variety of events, including the opening gala on July 7. Volunteers receive complimentary tickets for their time.

For more information, contact Carmela at (503) 725-3484 or [email protected]

University takes home the gold

Portland State recently received the gold medal in the Circle of Excellence competition for its 2001-2002 student recruitment publication series, Connect. The series was the top winner in the publications program improvement category. It also picked up a bronze medal in the Recruitment Publications category.

The competition is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an organization that assists higher education professionals who work in alumni relations, communications and development.

CASE selected Portland State’s publication from a pool of 28 other colleges and universities for its unique design, consistency, the attention to PSU’s audience, flexibility of the design across multiple pieces and high print quality.To obtain a copy of the winning publication contact Amy Sallin at (503)725-3711 or [email protected].

-Mike Norris