Congratulations Women's Basketball

The Women's basketball team are the 2010 Big Sky Champions! Congratulations lady Viks! We are so proud of you!

The Vikings will open up play in the NCAA Tournament this Saturday in Seattle when they take on No. 9 Texas A&M. Tip-off is set for 5:06 p.m. at Bank of America Arena. If the Vikings win, they would move on to a second round game, Monday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m.



Lincoln Hall to Re-open in August 2010

PSU is excited to open a renovated Lincoln Hall before Fall term 2010. Among many updated features, Lincoln Hall will include include an extensive upgrade of the building's performance space and significant enhancements in the rehearsal and lab facilities. For more information, visit www.pdx.edu/insidepsu to view a 5-minute video and read more about this revitalization project.


Lecture and Performance during MLK, Jr. Tribute Week

UPDATE TO EVENT INFORMATION: The Martin Luther King Commemoration Committee (MLKCC) regrets to announce that due to a sudden illness, Daljit Dhaliwal, the advertised keynote speaker for the MLK Evening Lecture on Thursday, 1/21 at 7pm will not be available. We all wish her a speedy recovery.
In her stead, we are extremely pleased that Willamette University professor of law Robin Morris Collin has kindly consented to share her considerable talents with us as Thursday's featured speaker. Professor Collin is a widely respected scholar and author whose numerous awards include a Campus Compact recognition for Civic Engagement in Sustainability.

WHAT: Evening Lecture and performance shapes up as the traditional marquee event of the week featuring our distinguished keynote speaker, Public Broadcasting anchorwoman, Daljit Dhaliwal. Highlighting Dr. Kings international pedigree, this lecture will also chronicle his many influences and impact on people and nations beyond the US. A choral and music performance will add luster to the evening's proceedings.

Thursday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Smith Union Ballroom, 1825 SW Broadway, room 335

Admission is $10 for the general public, free with any valid student ID. Call PSU Box Office at 503-725-3307 for tickets.

PSU Receives Prestigious Awards

Portland State University has been awarded the prestigious 2010 CHEA Award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes by The Council for Higher Education Accreditation. PSU will receive this award later this month at the 2010 CHEA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit the PSU website.

In addition, Portland State University and PAE Consulting Engineers have won Project of the Year, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon's top award, for last year's remodel of Shattuck Hall. The award was presented at the council's January 13 awards dinner. For more information, visit the PSU website.


PSU Bookstore Special Deals

Be sure to visit the PSU Bookstore, with your class schedule, to pick up your books for the Winter term.

Additionally, they are offering special student deals on laptops: http://www.portlandstatebookstore.com/site_electronics.asp?mscssid=AE519B0B957B4892BB5E4AEBE3F27739.

Check it out!

Welcome to Winter Term

We would like to welcome the new students who are joining us starting the Winter term and welcome back our continuing PSU students! This is the first week of the new term.

Remember to add/drop classes by this Friday! If you drop your courses past this week, you would only be eligible for a 70% refund and not the full 100% refund.


PSU Closed 12/19 - 12/28

Please note that the PSU campus and all offices will be closed for a furlough week from December 19 - 28. We will resume business hours on December 29th.

PSU Names Head Football Coach

Read the news!


PSU student is a hero

Read all about PSU student, Orianne Greene, and how she assisted a father and son on the MAX lightrail.


NODA Conference, 11/7-11/10

Three of our New Student Programs Staff (Melissa, Hillary, & Johnathan) had the opportunity to go to the National Orientation Director's Association (NODA) national conference, which was held in Anaheim, CA.

They were able to network with other Orientation professionals and bring back a lot of great ideas that we can implement at Portland State U.

Thank You

To those who participated in Freshmen Preview Day, thank you! We had a great day with you and hope that you enjoyed visiting the campus this past Saturday, November 14th. Due to the overwhelming interest of this program, we are considering offering two Preview Day programs next year.

Thank you for your participation and interest in Portland State University!