Scholar Spotlight: Isatou Barry

Scholar Spotlight: Isatou Barry

Written By Mahala Ray Not far from the constant buzzing of the Burnside Bridge, the Skidmore Fountain stands gurgling, tall and proud. Dedicated in 1888, it has embodied Portland’s values for over a century through the inscription at its base. The words serve as...
Scholar Spotlight: Natasha Digges

Scholar Spotlight: Natasha Digges

2017 Oregon School Personnel Association Scholarship Award Winner Natasha is currently a student at Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling, pursuing a degree in Elementary Education. Lewis and Clark’s commitment to social justice spoke to...
Scholar Spotlight: Jayme Causey

Scholar Spotlight: Jayme Causey

Portland State will send nearly 5,800 students off with newly minted bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on Sunday, June 12. Most are headed for the workforce to become teachers, engineers, artists, social workers, architects, history professors –...
TRF Honored with 2015 Patron Award

TRF Honored with 2015 Patron Award

By Elisa Klein | Apr 19, 2015 The PCC Foundation Gala themed “An Evening for Opportunity, Lunar Landing: A Space Age Gala,” raised a record $425,000 that will go toward student scholarships and success programs. The gala, which was held on Friday, April 10 at Pure...
Scholar Spotlight: Hibaq Adan

Scholar Spotlight: Hibaq Adan

BY BOBBIE HASSELBRING PHOTOS BY ROBERT REYNOLDS “Science explains what’s around me, but the answers aren’t complete,” says senior chemistry major Hibaq Adan, her dark eyes shining in a face framed by a black hijab. “It excites me that there’s always something new, and...
TRF pledges to GSE scholarship program

TRF pledges to GSE scholarship program

First generation undergraduate students have a new reason to consider teaching as a career. Prospective  students in the teacher education program at PSU who are the first in their family to receive an undergraduate degree may now apply to The Renaissance Foundation...