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Urban Pioneer Awards

The Urban Pioneer Award honors community leaders who exhibit many of the ideals taught to students and valued by College of Urban and Public Affairs' faculty and community partners.

Recipients are honored for their contributions to the political, social and physical landscape of our region.


 

2010 Urban Pioneer

 

 

Governor Barbara Roberts


2011 Urban Pioneer

 

 

Mike Houck



2009 Urban Pioneers

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Tri Met

Charles Jordon

Charles Jordan

Albina

Albina Community Bank


2007 Urban Pioneers

Gretchen Kafoury

Gretchen Kafoury

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Gerding Edlen Development Company

Portland Gay Men's Chorus logo

Portland Gay Men's Chorus


2006 Urban Pioneers

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NECA/IBEW Local 48

Williams & Dame logo

Williams & Dame Development

Mike Lindberg

Mike Lindberg

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2005 Urban Pioneers

Kay Toran

Kay Toran

Vera Katz

Vera Katz

Dean Gisvold

Dean Gisvold
Central City
Concern

Le, Wachana, Edwards, and Wallack

The first two recipients of the State Treasurer's Urban Pioneer Scholarship Binh 'Jimmy' Le (far left) and Paul Wachana (second from right), pictured with State Treasurer Randall Edwards and CUPA Dean Lawrence Wallack (far right).


2004 Urban Pioneers

Walsh, Clark and Farrow Walker

L to R: Dee Walsh (REACH Community Development), Donald E. Clark, and Barbara Farrow Walker

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2003 Urban Pioneers

Ernie Bonner

Ernie Bonner
Former Portland Planning Director

Tom Moyer

Tom Moyer
Developer

Nohad A. Toulan

Nohad A. Toulan
Dean, College of
Urban and
Public Affairs

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2002 Urban Pioneers

Neil Goldschmidt

Neil Goldschmidt
Former Oregon Governor
Former Portland Mayor

Fred Stickel

Fred Stickel
Oregonian Publisher

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