A home for Jewish students

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

PSU Offers DACA Resources

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

Copper Beech in front of PSU library

PSU celebrates 50 years of Title IX

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

Ultimate Internship Guide: How to find work, leverage LinkedIn and more

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