Service & Leadership Resource | University of Portland

Service & Leadership Resource

This section provides you with resources for participating in service learning projects, leadership roles, and other recreational activities.

Campus Ministry

  • Campus Ministry respects and seeks to nurture the faith development of all who seek God with a sincere heart.
  • Provides opportunities for all members of the community to grow in awareness of God’s presence and God’s invitation to communion


  • Contact information
    • Phone: 503.943.7131
    • Email:

Franz Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation

The Franz Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation supports all University of Portland students and faculty in the development of leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation skills, knowledge, and mindsets.

Contact Information

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
      • Director: David T. Houglum
      • Phone: 503.943.8914
      • Email:
  • Innovation
    • Director: Salvador Orara
    • Phone: 503.943.7841
    • Email:

Moreau Center for Service & Justice

The Moreau Center for Service & Justice engages critical human and environmental concerns through active learning, mutually beneficial service, and experience-based leadership development rooted in Catholic social teaching.

  • The Moreau Center for Service & Justice has both international and local service-learning experiences. 
  • Talk to someone in the Moreau Center for Service & Justice to learn about post-graduation service opportunities.


  • Contact information 
    • Location: St. Mary’s Student Center
    • Phone: 503.943.7132
    • Email:
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Diversity & Inclusion Programs

Diversity & Inclusion Programs (DIP) engage and educate students and the University of Portland community on issues, topics, and events related to diversity and inclusion. 

DIP’s programs, events, and speakers celebrate and enrich the educational experience for all students and help create a welcoming campus for all. 

Contact information:

  • Dr. Educardo Contreras: Assistant Provost 
  • 503.943.7857

Recreational Services

Recreational Services provides students with fitness opportunities to maintain a balance of health and academics in their lives. Check out the classes and other fitness options Recreational Services and Outdoor Pursuits Program has to offer. 

Contact Information

  • Facilities, Fitness and Schedules:
  • Outdoor Pursuits, Indoor Climbing and Rental Center: 
  • Program Operations, Intramural Sports, equipment, policy, website, reservations: 
    • Brian Dezzani
    • 503.943.7177