News - People
Monday, June 2, 2014
»Ulrich H. Hardt, Education emeritus faculty, chaired the 30th annual Oregon Writing Festival, co-sponsored by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English and the Graduate School of Education and hosting more than 700 Oregon students and 150 teachers and aut
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, interviewed former Mexican president Felipe Calderón as part of a sabbatical project on public policy in Mexico.
»Jacqueline Arante, English faculty, was elected to the American Association of University Professors National Council for a four-year, at-large position through a national election with the largest number of votes.
Monday, May 26, 2014
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, was elected president of the American Association of Teachers of Persian, the leading organization for teaching Persian nationwide.
Monday, May 19, 2014
»Sergio Palleroni, Architecture faculty, was honored with a nomination for the International Invitational Tang Prize Medal Design Competition. One of 61 nominated international designers representing "the best of our time," Palleroni was chosen for his wor
»Paul Collins, English faculty, was awarded the New York City Book Award for History for his book, Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery. Collins was one
»Alex Accetta was recognized with the Leaders in Collegiate Recreation Regional Award of Merit Region VI award.
Monday, May 12, 2014
»Dawn White, International Affairs emeritus faculty, received the 2014 Retirement Association of Portland State’s Outstanding Retired Staff Award at the Presidents Luncheon, April 17. White, who retired in 2008, held many leadership positions at PSU, inclu
»Ulrich H. Hardt, Curriculum and Instruction emeritus faculty, chaired the NW Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, sponsored by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English and involving 180 speakers from 22 states and 16 PSU fa
Monday, May 5, 2014
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty, was appointed associate editor for the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.
»Micki M. Caskey, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, received the Richard “Dick” Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award, for exceptional individuals who have demonstrated an extraordinary level of service and leadership in middle grades education, at the Americ
Monday, April 28, 2014
»Dilafruz Williams, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, was elected program chair for the Environmental Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, an international organization with 25,000 members concerned wi
»Dennis Stovall, English emeritus faculty, has received a Fulbright Specialist assignment at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom, where, beginning April 24, he will work with faculty and administration on the developing curriculum in a program mo
»David L. Krug, Special Education emeritus faculty, received the Retirement Association of Portland State’s Outstanding Retired Faculty Award at the President’s Annual Gathering for Retired Faculty and Staff at University Place, April 17. Krug, who retired
»Jacqueline Arante, English faculty, was elected to the American Association of University Professors National Council.
Monday, April 21, 2014
»Wim Wiewel, University president, is the new chair of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment Steering Committee, which leads the organization’s network of more than 680 colleges and universities.
»Judy Bluehorse Skelton, Indigenous Nations Studies instructor, was named 2014 Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Oregon Indian Education Association at its annual conference in Warm Springs, Ore., April 11.
»Karen Gibson, Urban Studies faculty, and Leanne Serbulo, University Studies instructor, won the 2014 Joel Palmer Award for best article published in the spring 2013 issue of the journal Oregon Historical Quarterly for the previous year, for their article,
»Rudy Barton, Architecture faculty, has received a prestigious Fulbright Visiting Professorship to the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland for the 2014-15 academic year — the first PSU professor to receive a Fulbright Scholar Award to travel to the United Ki
Monday, April 14, 2014