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 of Winona State University … Continue reading These remarkable women in Portland State history made their mark on Oregon
This Women’s History Month, take a stroll through Portland State’s Walk of the Heroines and celebrate some of the African American women activists and community leaders who left their mark in our city: Kathryn Bogle Kathryn Bogle was a freelance journalist, social worker and community activist best known for “An American Negro Speaks of Color,” a 2,000-word article she sold to The Oregonian in 1937, … Continue reading Walk through PSU’s Walk of Heroines to celebrate these and more women leaders
By: Anchitta Noowong Tuesday, April 2nd was Equal Pay Day in the United States. Equal Pay Day was launched by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996 to shine a light on pay disparity between men and women. In honor of Equal Pay Day, I brought in 3 different women with 3 different backgrounds to share their stories. Is the gender pay gap fact or … Continue reading Gender Pay Gap: Myth or Reality?
By Anchitta Noowong With the spotlight being on Dr. Ford and Kavanaugh case and the current president who openly bragged about touching and kissing others without their consent, this short film is made to express the seriousness and reality of the issue. I went out on the streets of Portland as well as social media asking women to share their experiences. ‘Not Yours‘ is a … Continue reading Not Yours
By: Xylia Lydgate Four simple words. Four words that can make a lasting impact. When I hear the phrase “dance like nobody’s watching,” it makes me nervous because what if someone IS watching. It is the fear of being criticized, made fun of, looked down upon, that causes me to tighten up and not want to just “let loose” in public settings. But at the … Continue reading Let It Move You
By: Andreea N. Are you familiar with Portland State University’s resource centers? They provide students with the tools, resources and support networks to better integrate into the community. They also help students excel in their studies and increase social, cultural and global awareness. Diversity and Multicultural Student Services (DMSS) DMSS works with students from ethnically-diverse backgrounds to guide their academic success through a student-centered inclusive … Continue reading Discover PSU’s Resource Centers