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Recipients of the Simon Benson Award for Philanthropy are tireless community leaders who give generously of their time and resources and whose legacies will affect the lives of Oregonians for generations to come.

Recipients of the Simon Benson Award for Alumni Achievement are outstanding alumni who are recognized for service, achievement, and for encouraging alumni to provide perpetual support to Portland State University over their lifetime.

Our 2014 honorees are:

Award for Philanthropy Award for Philanthropy Alumni Achievement Award  

Earle M. Chiles   

Christine & David Vernier 

Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D.
PSU: '84 M.S. '86