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PACE graduate Brian Fassett distributes bicycles in Uganda

June 23, 2017 - 11:39am
A former Peace Corps member, Brian Fassett, ’12, had a great job as director of training and development at Advantis Credit Union in Portland. But Fassett was ready for a new adventure. He has taken a new position as operations … Continue reading →

GSE celebrates 2017 graduates at annual Academic Hooding Ceremony

June 21, 2017 - 10:52am
On Sunday, June 18, GSE students and their families crowded the Oregon Convention Center for the 26th Annual Academic Hooding Ceremony. The ceremony was the culmination of their programs. GSE graduates will serve the community as teachers, counselors, adult educators, … Continue reading →

GSE alumnus named digital principal of the year

June 16, 2017 - 9:52am
Jamie Richardson ’06, ’13, an alumnus of the GSE’s Initial and Continuing Licensure programs, is a 2017 Digital Principal of the Year. Richardson joins two others for this national award: Jethro Jones, principal of Kodiak Middle School in Kodiak, Alaska, … Continue reading →

Commencement speaker focused on family finds support at PSU

June 14, 2017 - 3:29pm
For the GSE’s Mania Asadi Zadeh, this year’s PSU student commencement speaker, life is all about family. She grew up in a multigenerational household in Tehran, Iran, so when her older sister Mona wanted to join her in the United … Continue reading →

GSE proudly represented at annual PSU diversity awards

June 5, 2017 - 2:00pm
The annual PSU Diversity Awards were held May 23, 2017, at the Native American Student and Community Center on the PSU campus.  Samuel Henry is only the second person tapped for the Vice President’s Global Diversity Award. Carmen Suarez, PSU … Continue reading →

GSE alumnus Paul Coakley wins leadership award

June 1, 2017 - 1:48pm
Centennial School District Superintendent Paul Coakley, EdD ’13, is the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award from the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), a national consortium of education leaders. He received the award at the Centennial … Continue reading →

The GSE’s Tara Cooper receives PSU President’s Diversity Award

May 26, 2017 - 9:55am
The PSU Diversity Action Council, and the Global Diversity and Inclusion division has named Tara Cooper this year’s recipient of the President’s Diversity Award in the distinguished staff category for outstanding accomplishments in making PSU a more diverse, inclusive, and … Continue reading →

GSE alumna Linda White receives state honors

May 16, 2017 - 3:45pm
Linda Bradford White, IAL ’02, is the 2017 Oregon Middle School Principal of the Year. The award comes from the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) and the Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA). She is the principal of … Continue reading →

GSE Advisory Council chair retiring

May 4, 2017 - 12:03pm
At its spring meeting, the GSE honored Superintendent Jim Schlachter for his service to the Advisory Council. Schlachter leads the Gresham-Barlow School District but plans to retire from education at the end of the 2016–17 school year. He started his … Continue reading →

Marvin Lynn, expert on race and education, to lead PSU’s Graduate School of Education

April 5, 2017 - 4:50pm
Marvin Lynn, professor and dean of the School of Education at Indiana University South Bend and an internationally recognized expert on race and education, is the new dean of Portland State University’s Graduate School of Education. He will begin his … Continue reading →

Matt Utterback named National Superintendent of the Year

March 22, 2017 - 2:18pm
GSE advisory board member Matt Utterback is the 2017 National Superintendent of the Year. He was honored by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) at a March 2 celebration in New Orleans. Utterback is the North Clackamas School District … Continue reading →

PSU partners with City of Portland, PCC, OHSU, to build $100 million center for education and health care

March 21, 2017 - 11:03am
Portland’s three largest public colleges are teaming up with the City of Portland to build a new education and health center in the heart of Portland State University’s downtown campus. The historic project will turn a parking lot at Southwest … Continue reading →

PSU Length of Service awards 2017

March 16, 2017 - 4:36pm
On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, PSU honored faculty and staff who reached a length of service milestone in 2016. PSU employees were honored for 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and remarkably, 45 years of service to the university. Five GSE … Continue reading →

PSU graduate student coaches David Douglas mock trial team

March 10, 2017 - 12:23pm
On March 4, a dozen teams of high school students competed in a regional Mock Trial competition in the Clackamas County Courthouse. Joseph Cornett, a PSU graduate student in the Secondary Dual Educator Program (SDEP) led the David Douglas High … Continue reading →

GSE faculty member John Nimmo generates global early childhood documentary

March 7, 2017 - 3:26pm
What is a right? What rights do children have in their schools, families and communities? And most importantly, What are the rights young children believe they should have in order to reach their full potential and participate in their community? … Continue reading →