What it’s like to be a music major at Portland State

PSU is home to many different majors, minors, and certificates that range from sciences, humanities, social studies, and the arts. The College of the Arts comprises the School of Architecture, School of Art and Design, School of Music and Theater, and School of Film. As a music education major, I spent my undergraduate years in the School of Music and Theater which is found in … Continue reading What it’s like to be a music major at Portland State

How PSU supports student parents

By: Ragan Love About 24 percent of Portland State students are parents or caregivers, and PSU offers many resources to help the unique challenges that come with balancing family and scholar life. One of the main support centers is the Resources for Students with Children. You can find its main office on the 4th floor of Smith Memorial Student Building, or the daycare centers on campus … Continue reading How PSU supports student parents

What it’s like to be an Honors College student

By: Ragan Love As of Fall 2021, I am a junior at Portland State and am a student in the College of the Arts and the University Honors College. Since this is my third year, I have lots of insight on how these two programs work and the one I get the most questions about is the Honors College. The name itself is a little … Continue reading What it’s like to be an Honors College student

So you want to be an Ambassador

By: Ragan Love Portland State University has many different programs that help prospective students decide if PSU is right for them and one of these programs is the Students Ambassadors. This group of students is often the first connection that future students have to the university. They are hired to represent the student and campus experience. Ambassadors come from all walks of life and represent … Continue reading So you want to be an Ambassador

Urban Honors as a Music Major

By: Ragan Love As someone who always likes to push myself academically, I applied for the Urban Honors program. It was a way for me to challenge myself in something that didn’t involve music. Luckily, I have a friend who is a year ahead of me who answered my many questions. How the program worked, how they liked the courses, what they were learning? They … Continue reading Urban Honors as a Music Major