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Thrashers invest in access to education
Marta ’90 and Ken Thrasher endorse Portland State’s mission of access. They recognize the power of education to advance lives and demonstrate their commitment with generous gifts to scholarships.
Honorary Degree Recipient: Lorry I. Lokey
Mr. Lokey is a strong supporter not only of PSU's Judaic Studies program, but also its annual Jewish history lecture series named in his honor and its Judaica collection housed in Millar Library.
Honorary Degree Recipient: Duncan Campbell
Duncan Campbell founded four children's organizations—Youth Resources providing funding for individual children to experience personal growth such as music or dance lessons or a trip to the beach; the Children's Institute promoting investments in early childhood programs; the Children's Course, a Gladstone golf course for at-risk children and their families; and most notably, Friends of the Children.
Honoring Philanthropists: Rick Miller MBA '91 & Erika Miller
This dynamic husband and wife team champions public education, small business, local churches, and senior citizens.
Alumni Marcia Schulmerich and John Salmon give a scholarship gift of a lifetime
John Salmon (’67 MA ’72) and Marcia Schulmerich (class of ’69), are leading examples of alumni who are committed to scholarships. They graduated from PSU with biology degrees and built accomplished careers in health care administration. Along the way, this husband and wife team began giving back to PSU by providing scholarships for biology students.
Capps family gives back by supporting aspiring educators
Roger and Jan Capps are devoted to Portland State. Roger has been an active member of the Alumni Advocates Group, and has made many trips to Salem and Washington, D.C., advocating for PSU. He also served on the Alumni Board for six years. He and Jan still voice their passion for the Vikings at sporting events. And, over time, they increased their giving to PSU.
Middle East Antiquities
In 1962, Mr. Robert Bogue donated a fine and extensive collection of nearly 200 oil lamps to the Middle East Studies Center.
Nathan Cogan. Donor of Fund for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Graphic Design Drives Eyerly Scholar
A scholarship in honor of a fallen soldier fuels a rising design dynamo.
From Shower to Flush
Support from Judy '86 and Scott South helps PSU's Hydrology Lab evaluate, treat and recycle rainwater.
Campbell Professor: Doing the Best for Youth
It's a troubling fact that many youth in our society are at risk for homelessness, school dropout, substance abuse, teen pregnancy and delinquency. What can we do?
Nobel, Pulitzer Winner Was Library's First Donor
What Nobel Laureate helped Portland State's library get started again after the disastrous Vanport flood of 1948?
Chief Joseph Bronze Honors Revered Leader
Artist Doug Hyde's sculpture of Chief Joseph graces the Native American Student and Community Center.
New Institute Takes Shape to Preserve and Promote Jazz
Take one fired-up musician/scholar, a network of community partners and the legacy of a beloved jazz legend. Mix thoroughly and jam a while. What do you get?
Structural Sherlock Creates Engineering Professorship
For over half a century, engineer Arthur (Art) M. James has wondered what makes badly designed buildings and bridges fail, and built sound ones that don't.