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Portland State University President Wim Wiewel to Address Hispanic Chamber Members                 

Wim Wiewel assumed the presidency of Portland State University in August, 2008.  Portland State University is located in downtown Portland, has an enrollment of nearly 27,000 students, and is one of seven institutions in the Oregon University System.
Prior to coming to Portland State University, Wiewel was the provost and senior vice president of Academic Affairs at the University of Baltimore. While at Baltimore, he led major initiatives on the development of a new freshman and sophomore program, and on the university's role in Baltimore's revitalization.
He holds degrees in sociology and urban planning from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University.
Wiewel has authored or edited nine books and more than 65 articles and chapters that have appeared in publications and journals, including Economic Development Quarterly, Economic Geography and the Journal of the American Planning Association.  His most recent books are "Global Universities and Urban Development," "The University as Urban Developer" and "Suburban Sprawl".

Schedule of Events
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Workshop - Planning Your Restaurant"
Place: Hispanic Chamber Training Room, 333 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR  97204
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
Cost: Free
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
 "Workshop - Business Valuation - Small Business Acquisition"
Partner w/Philippine American Chamber Of Commerce (PACCO) 
Place:  Holiday Park Plaza, 1300 NE 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Time:  6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Monday, March 23, 2009
"Workshop - 10 Steps to Starting a Business"
Place: Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97233
Time: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
Monday, March 30, 2009
Workshop - " Primeros Pasos para Comenzar un Negocio"
Place: Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97233
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Membership Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Wim Wiewel, President, Portland State University
Place: Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland, OR  97205  
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost: $25 Members/$30 Non-Members
March 2009
In This Issue
President Wim Wiewel
Schedule of Events
Save the Date
Membership Information
MAY 28, 2009 
"Employment & Business Fair"
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oregon Convention Center
Membership Information
here to become a member

New Members:
Patricia Sanchez
Shriner's Hospital
  for Children

Members Recognized at Feb. Luncheon:
Sunset Cleaning
 Services, Inc.
Serena Stoudamire, Legacy Health System



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