Corrado Hall Director



Michael Ricker
Hall Director, Corrado Hall

Michael was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington,and attended Whitworth University in Spokane, WA, as an undergraduate. While there, his own growth and development inspired him to pursue a career in higher education, leading to his master of science in Higher Education Administration and Policy from Northwestern University. Before coming to the University of Portland, Michael spent a little over 2 years at the University of Texas at Austin on the Employer Relations team at the McCombs School of Business.

Michael is excited to contribute to the community and is passionate about individual student growth and development as well as diversity, equity and inclusion. In his spare time, he can be found biking or doing some other outdoor activity, playing board games, and watching a movie or TV show. He is also excited to explore all the city or Portland has to offer!

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