PSU teams compete in Map the System challenge for social change

“Systems thinking is a tool that is used to understand the root causes, symptoms and factors that hold the status quo in its place,” said Abby Chroman, program manager of social innovation and entrepreneurship at PSU and part of the Map the System planning team. “The Map the System competition is skill-building for students to be changemakers.”

2021 MRED scholarships recipients

The recipients of the 2021 Portland State University Master of Real Estate Development scholarships have been announced. These five students were awarded scholarships based on their merit, work ethic and contribution to the PSU community. Each student comes from a unique professional background and represents the future of the industry. The recipients discuss their views on how they aim to redefine real estate. 

A pathway to a better future: MBA alum Jennifer Greenberg on teaching business at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility

Her MBA has especially helped Greenberg navigate program development. “There has been a certain amount of building something, seeing how it goes, pivoting, and going with the flow in this uncertain circumstance that has led to a better product in the same way that innovation does,” she says. “The pace of information flow, the kind of information flow. We are always rolling with it.”

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