Greater Portland Hillel offers activities and programs for Jewish students across the region and its executive director, Hannah Sherman, recently won a national award for her work. We took the opportunity to catch up with Hannah to talk about what’s coming up for Greater Portland Hillel and why it matters when celebrities speak up about antisemitism. First, Please tell us about the national award you … Continue reading A home for Jewish students
A federal appeals court ruling last week has brought the legality of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA — a national program that provides some undocumented immigrants work permits and temporarily protects them from deportation — back into question and back on the news. While the court decision challenges the legality of the program, it keeps it in place — at least for now. … Continue reading PSU Offers DACA Resources
By Jack Heffernan Higher education institutions like Portland State have made strides in the past couple of years to protect students of all gender identities and sexual orientations from sexual misconduct. This June, in addition to the celebration of Pride Month, marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX. Passed on June 23, 1972, the piece of the Education Amendments Act states, “No person in the … Continue reading PSU celebrates 50 years of Title IX
Mental health can be a challenge for students. Fortunately the Center for Student Health and Counseling is there with a variety of support services as described in this first-hand account. Continue reading You’re not alone at Portland State
PSU career counselor Caitlin Sweeney and Disney Product Management intern Morgan Young (she’s a first year with more than 3,500 followers on LinkedIn) offer up an ocean’s-worth of useful information about navigating the job market and last-minute summer intern tips. Continue reading Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more
Tuesday, April 26 is the First PSU Transfer Appreciation Day, a day all about celebrating our transfer students! Continue reading Transfer Appreciation Day: A day to celebrate you!
Spring break is the perfect time to see the Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Exhibition at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art! The exhibition featuring 20 artists selected for their work stretching the definition of “socially engaged” artwork. Continue reading Visit the Black Lives Matter exhibit at PSU’s art museum