Alumni Feature Story Archive



 

One of the good guys

Former undercover agent, veteran and PSU alum Christopher Hughes enlisted loyalty and grit to battle corruption.
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Three decades of team spirit

Winning a national volleyball championship was only the beginning for 10 PSU Vikings.
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Finding the right fit

As PSU’s MBA program celebrates its 50th anniversary, alum Justin Chi is a prime example of why the program is a success .
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A community perspective

PSU alumnus Kyle Vsetecka instills local identity into Portland State of Mind artwork.
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A winning way with words

PSU MFA alumna Chelsea Bieker earns exclusive national literary award.
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Transforming farming with drones

Alumnus Ryan Jenson invented a drone to help farmers manage their crops.
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Legendary by design

A chance encounter led PSU alum Carolyn Davidson to create the Nike "swoosh".
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Where art meets activism

PSU alum Pedro Oliveira’s award-winning photography cultivates compassion.
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Celebrating Pride

A conversation with PSU alum and award-winning author Sassafrass Lowrey.
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Bringing a native perspective to Congress

Former PSU student body president Rudy Soto strives to protect tribal sovereignty.
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Creating a brighter world

PSU graphic design alumna Gretchen Schauffler transforms spaces with vibrant colors.
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An architecture of empathy

PSU alumna Alejandra Ruiz creates spaces for connection.
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Driving new opportunities

Students and alumni connect at the 4th Annual PSU Day at Daimler Trucks North America.
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Stop-motion magic

Travis Knight '98 leads the enchantment at LAIKA animation studio.
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The power of voice

Graphic design alumnus Pete Denman helped Stephen Hawking communicate with the world.
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Driving Change

PSU business alumna Lori Heino-Royer uses her unique perspective to drive innovation for Daimler.
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From PSU to PyeongChang

Former PSU volleyball star Bree Schaaf covers 2018 Winter Olympics as a sports commentator.
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The Art of Etiquette

PSU Alumni Association's 6th annual student etiquette dinner prepares students for life after college.
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A dream within reach

PSU alumnus Eddie Ramirez advocates for undocumented students in dental school.
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Building a creative company

Small business owner and PSU alumna Kayin Talton Davis transformed her creativity into a career.
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Teaching robots to think, create and learn

Alumna Tesca Fitzgerald explores the intersection of human cognition and artificial intelligence.
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Powerful portraits

Alumnus Kevin Truong's photography project tells the stories of gay men around the world.
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