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Civic Engagement Breakfast: Developing Our University Eco-District (Pt.1)
Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 8:30am to Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 10:00am

Fall 2009 Civic Engagement Breakfast: Portland's Sustainability and Community Building on the Ground: Developing Our University Eco-District

A two-part series FREE and open to the public.

Portland's Sustainability and Community Building on the Ground: Developing Our University Eco-District (Part One)
Thursday, October 29, 2009
8:30-10 a.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union Multicultural Center, Room 228 (1825 S.W. Broadway, Portland, Ore.)

The City of Portland and Portland State University want to make sustainability real. Join President Wim Wiewel, City of Portland planning and architecture leaders,
and PSU faculty, staff, and students to learn about and consider:

* What are EcoDistricts?
* What is a University EcoDistrict?
* How might our university become a better member of a neighborhood district or community?
* How might we begin to think about the assets and challenges of the university as we look to fully connect with this emerging sustainable
development effort?

Featuring:
ROB BENNETT, Executive Director, Portland+Oregon Sustainability Institute(P+OSI)
TIM SMITH, SERA Architects
MARK GREGORY, Associate Vice President for Finance & Administration, PSU
HEATHER SPALDING, Sustainability Leadership and Outreach Coordinator, PSU
JENNIFER ALLEN, Associate Professor, Public Administration and Policy, PSU

Portland's Sustainability and Community Building on the Ground: Developing Our University Eco-District (Part Two)
Thursday, November 19, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union Multicultural Center, Room 228 (1825 S.W. Broadway, Portland, Ore.)

Join SERA Architects' Tim Smith in a highly interactive, community-wide civic ecology charette in which all will begin to envision and connect our
talents and teaching/research interests to an emerging vision for Portland's University EcoDistrict.

Sponsored by Portland State University's Center for Academic Excellence
Co-sponsored by Portland State University's Finance and Administration

Light refreshments will be served.
Free and open to the public. RSVP to caestaff@pdx.edu or 503-725-5642.