Authors, Intellects, Athletes and more... PSU has a stellar week of activities and programming that emphasis lifelong learning, philanthropy and leadership! All activities are open to alumni, faculty, students, parents and the Portland community. Mark your calendars!
The 2011 Simon Benson Awards
Honoring Oregon’s pioneers of philanthropy Keynote Speaker: Condoleezza Rice, PH.D. 66th Secretary of State (2005-2009) recognizing the William Furman Family & The Mark Family on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center. TICKETS and information »
Don't miss 16 FREE Saturday seminars and a walking tour of the university's recent innovations in creating a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly campus! TICKETS and information »
(Due to illness, Sara Gruen is unable to speak at Portland State University on Friday, Oct. 21. Gruen, author of Water for Elephants, was scheduled to give the keynote speech at PSU Weekend, the University's community-wide open house. Ticket holders will be notified and refunded the full amount. For additional information, please call the PSU Alumni Association at 503-725-4948.)
Viking Football at Jeld-Wen Field
The PSU Vikings take on the Willamette Bearcats at 5:05 pm on Saturday, October 22. Tickets can be purchased at the PORTLAND STATE TICKET OFFICE located in Smith Memorial Union, 1825 SW Broadway, Portland State campus, 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday or call: 1-888-VIK-TIKS • 503-725-3307 or go visit: Ticketmaster.com (search Portland State University football)
Fine and Performing Arts Open House
Join current faculty and students for concerts, exhibits, department updates, building tours and more! PSU’s renowned School of Fine and Performing Arts (FPA) will hold an arts open house on Sunday, October 23 in the newly named Platinum LEED certified, historic Lincoln Hall. MORE information »
More laboratories! More experiments!
Celebrate the expansion and modernization of Science Building 2 – newly renamed the Science Research & Teaching Center - on Friday, October 21 & Saturday, October 22. Free tours and demonstrations. Learn about seed banking, renewable energy, art conservation, discoveries in medical diagnostics, and life in Antarctica, undersea volcanoes, and other extreme environments. MORE information »