“In partnership with the Renaissance Foundation, we increased the scholarship award amount from $10,000 to $16,000 over four years.
And thanks to your incredible generosity, this year’s Beat the Odds fundraiser brought in more than double the amount of any previous year.”
Causey, one of approximately 300 getting degrees this year from PSU’s Graduate School of Education, recently accepted a job offer from Portland Public Schools to teach English language arts at Jefferson High School – not far from where he grew up.
Portland State University (PSU) has named Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer and Irving Levin and Stephanie Fowler as the honorees for the 13th annual Simon Benson Awards. Together, the two families have given millions of dollars to a wide array of causes both in the Portland area and beyond.