Portland State University

November 2012


Meet our 2012-2013 visiting scholars

Fall quarter is in full swing, making this a great time to welcome our new international scholars to the School of Business! Joining us from Reutlingen University in Germany, University of Bologna in Italy and Seoul National University in South Korea, this talented and accomplished group will work with current faculty in areas of macroeconomics, organizational behavior and corporate finance. Read more about Bodo Herzog, Fabio Massei and Hung Seog Huh.


Who are Portland State University's incoming MBA students?

As the new MBA cohort settles in at the School of Business, we're getting to know a bit more about who they are as a class. Some interesting highlights include the fact that our full time cohort has more female students (54%) than the national average (approximately 36%). The full time program also attracts a high percentage of international students (38%) from several countries including China, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Nigeria and Germany. Click here to view additional statistics


PSU named "Changemaker Campus" by global organization

Portland State University has been named a "Changemaker Campus" by Ashoka U, an organization committed to advancing higher education as a key driver of social change and innovation. The School of Business Administration's Impact Entrepreneurs program played a key role behind this designation for its social innovation and entrepreneurship efforts. Read more


Master's Degree in Real Estate Development officially launches

This fall, the School of Business officially launched the new Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development (MRED). PSU is one of only two universities in the Northwest and the sole university in the state of Oregon to offer the degree. The program includes classes in real estate, finance, public policy and real estate project development as well as electives in various offerings provided by the School of Business Administration and School of Urban Studies and Planning. Read more


Invest in the #1 business school in the Northwest by donating to the School of Business Administration

In the 2011-2012 academic year...

  • Over 10,000 people made gifts to PSU
  • Nearly 1,000 alumni made their first gift ever
  • Alumni and students donated a total of $3.8 million to the university
  • Faculty and staff made gifts totaling more than $800,000 to PSU



Cynthia Schulte (MBA '12) and her team won 1st place at Startup Weekend in Seattle

Social Innovation Incubator (SII) members Central City Concern to partner with My Street Grocery

Three Intel Vietnam Scholars arrive at the School of Business

Undergraduate business online option to launch next fall

Dr. Cliff Allen will lead new Master's Degree in Global Supply Chain (under development)

Associate Dean Scott Marshall featured in Portland Business Journal

PSU's Epsilon Alpha Chapter recognized as Distinguished Chapter by Beta Alpha Psi

Dr. Paresh Patel ('96) receives top innovation award at Interbev 2012




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