Shattuck Hall blends historical charm, modern efficiency

With its open studios, contemporary fixtures, high ceilings and natural light, Shattuck Hall is a fascinating blend of early 20th Century charm and 21st Century efficiency, and an ideal setting for the School of Architecture’s approximately 300 undergraduate and master’s students. Continue reading Shattuck Hall blends historical charm, modern efficiency

PSU grad fixes up Black-owned homes

In June of 2020, Randal Wyatt started Taking Ownership PDX, a grassroots nonprofit that helps Black property owners keep their homes by repairing and renovating them. He’s about to graduate from Portland State University with a degree in Social Science, a double minor in Black Studies and Sociology and a 3.92 GPA.  His PSU story: “I was born and raised in Portland, attended community college, then had … Continue reading PSU grad fixes up Black-owned homes

Computer science students get real-world experience

PSU’s CAT program teaches all facets of IT infrastructure in a professional environment The CAT (Computer Action Team) is a hands-on, IT training program for student volunteers. PSU’s University Communications spoke to the CAT’s Department Manager, Brittaney Califf, and Communications Student, Brian Koehler to find out more about the opportunities CAT provides for students. Interview edited for clarity and length. Q: What does the CAT … Continue reading Computer science students get real-world experience

Finding your place in computer science

How a Portland State student group makes the major more welcoming for all If you’re a current or prospective computer science student, you may have heard of We in Computer Science, more commonly known as WiCS, one of PSU’s student-led computer science groups. But do you know much about the group’s goals or what it offers for CS students? WiCS’s 2020-2021 president, Alejandro Castaneda, weighs in … Continue reading Finding your place in computer science

These remarkable women in Portland State history made their mark on Oregon

During Women’s History Month, we salute these remarkable women in Portland State history who went on to make their mark in Oregon and the world. Judith Ramaley The first woman to serve as president of a university in the Oregon State System Dr. Judith A. Ramaley was president of Portland State University from 1990-1997, a pivotal time in the university’s history. She served as president … Continue reading These remarkable women in Portland State history made their mark on Oregon