Atmos Diversity Student Leadership Program

As the largest and most diverse business school in Oregon, we believe diversity, cultural awareness, and the inclusion of all people is paramount for institutional impact an global change. We believe inclusion and excellence are not mutually exclusive. This belief motivates everything we do.

The Atmos (previously Pathways) program supports diverse and underrepresented minority business students of color and is a promise of academic and community support to help create an avenue for a brighter future

Our Mission

To increase diversity in the business world by strengthening today's diverse and underrepresented minority business students of color, offering scholarships, mentoring students, providing academic support, engaging in professional development, and contributing to career placement services.

Business pathways students take a photo after with blanketsOur Vision

  • Our students are equipped to overcome barriers, which hinder their academic and professional success by preparing them for employment within their chosen career field upon graduation.

Cultivating Connections and Community

  • We believe in helping each Atmos student obtain a sense of belonging and community within the SB, the greater Portland State campus, and our city. Our community is a powerful support network to help students graduate on time and ahead of the curve.

Celebrating Successes

  • We provide narratives of who our students are and we celebrate their accomplishments.

Our Dream

To be the go-to business school initiative in the Pacific Northwest for businesses looking to recruit diverse talent.


Contact Us

Evan GreenEvan T. Green
Assistant Director of Diversity & Equity Outreach
P: 503-725-4734
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Lisa Heinsdale
Diversity Recruitment and Retention Specialist