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Nick Snegireff, Third Party Billing Specialist
Nick is a Third Party Billing Specialist at Student Financial Services
April Duval, Certified Financial Coach
Meet April Duval, Certified Financial Coach at the Financial Wellness Center
Kareem Anderson, Certified Financial Coach
Kareem is a Revenue Agent and Financial Coach in the Student Financial Services Financial Wellness Center.
Megan Looney, Student Financial Services Manager
Megan Looney is the Assistant Director for Student Financial Services. She manages day-to-day operations in the Cashier’s, Student Accounts and Collections offices to promote financial wellness among students.
Shawna Chambers, Student Financial Services Manager
Shawna is a Student Financial Services manager and oversees the Financial Wellness Center.
Amanda Nguyen, Director of Student Financial Services
Amanda Nguyen is the Director of Student Financial Services and the Financial Wellness Center.
Meet Mehran Nikkhoo, '10, Graduate Finance Alum
"I truly enjoyed working with diverse groups from very different backgrounds. Picking real business cases for class projects and trying to work with my team to apply our learning to real life examples was instrumental in my learning."
Meet Brian Wynn, '14, Graduate Finance Alum
"My career path has moved quite quickly and has exceeded the expectations I had when starting the program. There is no way I would be where I am today without having been in this program."
Meet Thomas Bussell, '11, Graduate Finance Alum
"It’s energizing to have skills and a perspective that are valued by senior management. It is really fun to use those skills, such as financial modeling and business partnership to influence key decisions, lead initiatives and solve challenging problems."
Meet Sara Dunn, MSGSCM Student
Meet Andrew Nelson '16, Part-time MBA Candidate
Andrew moved to Portland to work for Tektronix but was promoted to Marketing Manager since starting the MBA Program at PSU. Read more to learn how he got there!
Meet Mary Byes, Management and HR Student
Mary chose PSU because it came highly recommended by her contacts at Clatsop Community College who are PSU alumni. She visited the campus and fell in love, and knew it was a good fit for her.
Maseeh student says "doors are opening" for female engineers
Scholarship Recipient Erasmo Ruiz
Impact of Giving: Robert Mercer
Mercer, who is 59 and a Portland native, has been a fixture on campus since the mid-70s, when he began his bachelor’s degree in history. Later, he earned a master’s in English and has worked in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences since 1992.
Meet Wendy Stearns
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: 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.
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.
Meet Tania Sanchez
Bilingual Admissions Counselor
Marvin Daniel Alvilez
Meet Marvin Daniel Alvilez, an Accounting and Supply & Logistics Major who anticipates graduating from the School of Business in Spring 2016.
A World of Cool: David and Janice Yaden
Coming from hardworking, blue collar, supportive but poor families, the Yadens both received scholarships during their time at Portland State and remained integral to their future successes. This year two undergraduate students in the College of Urban & Public Affairs will be the first recipients of the Yaden family endowed scholarship; their goal for this endowment is to help students from similar backgrounds. “It makes me really happy to think that someone like me whose father had maybe finished 8th Grade could get a university degree with a little financial help.” Janice says.
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Middle East Studies Center Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships provide a portion of institutional tuition and fees, as well as a stipend for Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish language study.
Meet Erin Jensen
Spotlight on Michael Sweney
Buddhist monk meets math wizard
Meet Leena Shrestha
Leena, Academic and Career Adviser in Advising & Career Services, loves reading and helping students achieve their academic goals. She is the resident merit-based scholarships whiz!