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Tuesday, February 26

5-9:30 p.m. “Poetry off the Page.” Poetry Slam. Part of Black History and Heritage Month. Sponsored by the Association of African Students. Event located in the Parkway Commons North in SMC.

Thursday, February 28

Noon-2 p.m. Soul Food Luncheon. Darrell Grant, jazz pianist will be featured at the luncheon. Part of Black History and Heritage Month. Event is $7 per person. Located in SMC 228. Sponsored by the Black Cultural Affairs Board.

Tuesday, February 26

11:00 a.m.-Noon Introduction to Interviewing. Learn the basics of interviewing and begin to develop your interview skills in this introductory workshop. Event located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.

Wednesday, February 27

2-4 p.m. Effective Interviewing Workshop. Learn specific strategies to further your interviewing skills. This in-depth workshop will provide information on what employers expect form candidates during interviews. Event located in the Career Center USB 402. For more information call 503-725-4613.

Thursday, February 28

8-9:30 a.m. Getting into Grad School Seminar. If you are thinking of grad school you do not want miss this! This seminar is packed with valuable information about the trek of applying to grad school. Information about timelines, personal statement do’s and don’ts, how to pick your school and answers to your most pressing questions. Presented by the Pre-Law Society and Kaplan. Event located in SMC 329. For more information contact 1-800-KAPTEST.

3-5 p.m. Introduction to Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis. Presented by Keith Kaufman. Part of the PSU Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Program. Located in SMC 238.

Thursday, February 28

Noon America’s Image Abroad. Presented by Dr. Grant Farr. Sponsored by Phi Kappa Phi, Institute for Asian Studies and the Middle Eastern Studies Center. For more information contact the Institute for Asian Studies at 503-725-8571.

7:30 p.m. Friends of History Annual Endowed Lecture. Babylon is Fallen: Reformation and Revolution in England, 1640-1642. Presented by Davis Cressy of Ohio State University. Sponsored by the PSU Friends of History. Event located in the Vanport Room SMC 338. For more information contact Thomas Luckett at 503-725-3982.

7:30 p.m. Assembling an Ancient City: recent Archaeological Developments in Carthage. The lecture surveys the most significant recent archeological discoveries at Carthage (Tunisia). Carthage is among the best known of ancient cities in archeological detail because of its long history of topographical research and excavation on a site, which was largely unoccupied until the mid 20th century. Event located in the Cascade room of SMC. For more information check out

Tuesday, February 26

6-9 p.m. “Where Hope Resides.” OSPIRG’s National Student Campaign against Homelessness And Hunger presents a photographic representation of homelessness. There will also be a benefit art auction for Dignity Village. Silent auction will run until March 8. Event located in the campus ministry lounge. For more information call 503-287-8722 or e-mail at [email protected].

Now through Thursday, February 28

Tenth Annual Best of Oregon High school Art Show. Neuberger Hall, Gallery 299.

Liz Charman. Neuberger Hall, Autzen Gallery.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Noon. PSU Think Lincoln Concert Series. A free concert series paid for by student fees features jazz and classical music styles. Many artists are nationally recognized. Student groups such as PSU Orchestra also perform. Professional musicians most frequently perform Tuesday concerts. Presented by the Student Music Committee, affiliated with the Student Development Office. Event location LH 75.

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.

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.

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.


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 happens! Open to the public. Meetings located in SMC browsing lounge. For more information contact the main office at 503-725-3454.

12:30-1 p.m. Wednesday Prayer. A respite in the middle of busy schedules with prayer, scripture and communion at the Campus Ministry Building. Bring your lunch for fellowship after. Contact Chris Laing for more information at 503-226-7807.

3-4p.m. AISES Weekly Meetings. American Indian Science and Engineering Society welcomes you to our weekly meetings. Rooms change often so please check Smith Center schedules located in the elevators. For more information contact Francene Ambrose at 503-725-5351.

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.

7-7:30 p.m. Centering Prayer. Silent Meditation on scripture at Campus Ministry Building. Good conversation follows at Annie’s at 7:30. For more information contact Chris Laing at 503-226-7807 ext. 105.


12:30-1:30 p.m. Free meditation. Art of Living Club presents free meditation every Thursday. In SMC 229 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 contact Lexy Dale Henken at [email protected].

4-5:30 p.m. Students for Unity. Come 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 in SMC 229.

5-7 p.m. Have questions about your general education requirements? We have the answers! Academic advising and tutoring available. No appointment necessary. IASC office is in SMC 425. For more information call 503-725-4005


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.

Mercy Corps ( is seeking tax-deductible donations of PCs and computer parts. Please help create free computer training and communication/Internet access centers. Mercy Corps is a Portland based nonprofit that is working in over 30 poor countries. For more information contact Matthew at 503-796-6803 or e-mail at [email protected].

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 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 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. The partnership is currently looking for volunteers to work on its 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. The organization is 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.