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Begin your journey to a rewarding future today at UP. Our enrollment confirmation deadline has been extended to June 1. See the announcement from our VP for Enrollment Management.

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Your Never-Ending Curiosity Can Lead to Unimagined Places

Maryam Saudagaran
“I chose UP because of its fantastic undergraduate nursing program but also because it felt right. Little did I know, the people I met would remain my friends and mentors 10 years later!”
Maryam Saudagaran 2017 Nursing
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Surabhi Joglekar
“When I looked into UP’s School of Education, it automatically became my first choice for college. The ability to work in local schools starting my first year and the scaffolded path to the student-teaching year gave me ample time to become comfortable working in a classroom with students before starting my career.”
Surabhi Joglekar 2020 Secondary Education, Mathematics
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Victor Rodriguez Valdovinos
“During my senior year, my capstone clinical immersion was in an ophthalmology outpatient eye surgery center. This experience gave me great training in pre- and post-operative patient care.”
Victor Rodriguez Valdovinos 2020 Nursing
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Connor Heffernan
“At UP, I was able to focus on the political topics that fascinated me most and intern with two Oregon legislature election campaigns, all of which watered the roots of my public service career.”
Connor Heffernan 2022 Political Science, Economics
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Erin McConville
“I became interested in studying civil engineering because there are many opportunities to serve the public through public infrastructure projects.”
Erin McConville 2021 Civil Engineering
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Julianna Pedone

UP Junior Julianna Pedone Selected as a Truman Scholar Finalist

February 27, 2024

Julianna Pedone, a University of Portland junior Political Science and Global Affairs major from Gilroy, Calif., has been honored as a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

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From left to right: Susan McDaniel, Taylenne Ubieta Johnson, Brewer Williams, and Nicole Leupp Hanig

UP Singers Shine in Statewide Classical Festival En Route to Regionals

February 14, 2024

University of Portland music majors Taylenne Ubieta Johnson and Brewer Williams sang their way to second place finishes at the Oregon-wide Cascade Chapter Classical Festival February 3-4 in downtown Portland. Both qualified for regionals in the singing competition staged annually by the by the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

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