You are hereAugust 1, 2012
August 1, 2012
Happy summer! We have some exciting news to share with the PSU community.....except we can't yet! We can say that something new will be coming to PSU in the next couple weeks. The info will be shared as soon as it is public.
For now, feast your imagination by checking out the opportunities and news we've compiled for the beginning of August. Summer is a great time to expand networks throughout the city and region, learn a new skill, or volunteer.
We'll see you again at the beginning of September.
The Sustainability Leadership Center
The Story Of Change (Video) by Annie Leonard
New Leadership Advances Climate Action Goals (Institute for Sustainable Solutions)
The Sustainable University: Green Goals and New Challenges for Higher Education Leaders (John Hopkins University)
Conscious Leadership for Sustainability (by Barrett C. Brown in Mother Pelican Journal)
Portland's Eco-Friendly Way to Draw in New Students (Oregon Live)
PSU Delves Deeper into 'Four Types of Cyclists' (Oregon Live)
Urban Ecological Research Consortium: Young Tree Monitoring (Fri, Aug 3)
Dirt to Dinner at OMSI (Sat, Aug 4)
Radical Mycology Convergence: Decompose Toxins --> Cultivate Life (Oct 18-22)
Check out The Dirt Calendar for more events this summer!
We are excited to announce a variety of student positions within the Sustainability Leadership Center. Join a dynamic team that focuses on outreach and leadership development within the student body at PSU! Applications for each position must be submitted by August 10th.
- Graduate Assistant
- Interim Volunteer Coordinator
- Sustainability Publicist
- Student Garden Liaison
- Cultural Sustainability Liaison
- Residence Life Sustainability Liaison
Four Americorps Positions Available with StreamTeam (Apply by Aug 3)
You're Invited: Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference to be Held at PSU (Jan 2013)
OSU Arboriculture Short Course on Managing Campus Landscapes (Tues, Sept 11)
Summer Class: The Homesteader (8/20-9/13)
Americorps Position with Clark County Environmental Services (Apply by August 15)
Educational Leadership and Policy Department Graduate Assistant (Apply by Aug 10)
Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Comprehensive Plan Update Outreach and Communications Intern (Apply by Aug 6)
Fun Summer Stuff - Exploring Portland
Hanging out at home? Here are some of our favorite active ways to spend summer days in Portland.
Portland Hikers - Check out hikes in our region.
The Circuit - Two locations in Portland. Give your upper body a major workout!
Bike Portland - Offers bike maps and sweet rides around the city.
Sauvie Island - Available by bus. Pick berries and check out the beach.
Saturday Market - A must-see for all Portlanders. Get an early start on Christmas shopping or get a funky hat.
Learning Gardens Laboratory - A perfect day trip on bike.
What other Portland adventures do you have to share? Email them to email@example.com, and we will include them in the next bulletin.
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