Orientation Schedule – Volunteer Project
Saturday, September 18, 2010
11:00AM – 4:00PM
Meet at Portland State University’s School of Business Administration (corner of SW 6th and Montgomery Streets) to carpool. Cars will leave at 11:15am.
RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, September 19th.
View a copy of the schedule (PDF)
In keeping with a stated commitment to environmental sustainability, the Graduate Business Programs at Portland State University, in partnership with Net Impact, is offering a volunteer opportunity for students as a part of new student orientation September 18, 2010 from noon to 4pm. Students will travel to the Bella Organic Farm on Sauvie Island to work with Seed the Farm Organics building a green house and cultivating projects on their ½ acre plot. Bella Organic Farm is a 100 acre USDA Organic certified farm whose goal is to promote responsible farming practices. Growing a variety of produce and products that are available for U-pick, We-pick, wholesale and retail markets, they also rent out land shares to individuals and groups who would like to grow organically. Seed the Farm Organics is one such group dedicated to providing the highest quality organic produce while educating the community on making healthy choices. They are a first year operation, cultivating produce on a ½ acre plot.
About Net Impact
Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization with a mission is to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. Spanning six continents, our membership makes up one of the most influential networks of MBAs, graduate students, and professionals in existence today. Net Impact members are current and emerging leaders in CSR, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, and environmental sustainability who are actively improving the world.
About Portland State University’s Graduate Business Program
Providing four different degrees, Master of Business Administration (MBA+), Master of International Management (MIM), Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) and the OHSU-PSU Joint MBA in Healthcare Management, PSU prepares the business leaders of tomorrow by equipping students with the tools they need to change, build and serve communities around the globe. Maintaining full time, part time and online programs, PSU’s Graduate Business Programs develop leaders with a focus on innovation, experiential learning and global awareness while integrating sustainable practices into business. For more information on PSU’s distinct graduate business degrees or upcoming information sessions, please visit www.gradbusiness.pdx.edu.