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Portland Center grand opening celebration – Sept. 6

The Willamette University Portland Center will be moving into its new Pearl District home in September 2013. Join faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends as we open the new facility with food, music networking and a special classroom dedication in honor of Professor Emeritus Patrick Connor.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
5 - 7 p.m.

Willamette University Portland Center
905 NW 12th Avenue, Suite 110
Portland, Oregon 97209
(located at the corner of NW 12th and Kearney)

The program will include a special dedication of the Connor Lecture Hall, in honor of Professor Emeritus Patrick Connor. Willamette University would like to recognize The Gordon D. Sondland and Katherine J. Durant Foundation whose generosity helped make the Connor Lecture Hall possible.

RSVP Online.


Willamette MBA program listed in Net Impact’s “Business as Unusual” guide 

The Willamette University MBA programs was again listed among Net Impact's top MBA programs in its 2013 "Business as Unusual" guide to graduate programs. Willamette hosts a chapter of Net Impact, which encourages MBA students to serve the community and lead successful careers that give back to the greater good.

Read more and download the guide.


Atkinson School among Oregon’s best 100 nonprofit organizations

The Atkinson Graduate School of Management has made Oregon Business Magazine’s annual list of Oregon’s top 100 nonprofit organizations. The list was assembled based on feedback from employees at over 1000 organizations across Oregon.

The official ranking will be announced at a banquet in Portland in early October.

More information about the list


Fall student recruitment travel in full swing

The new class of Willamette full-time MBAs has arrived on the Salem campus and the students are already into their third week of classes. The recruitment and admissions team for Willamette University’s Early Career and Career Change MBA program will be back out on the road, working to recruit incoming class of fall 2014. If you know anyone interested in the Willamette MBA program in the areas we plan to visit, please check out the online travel schedule and invite them to join us. Individual appointments are possible, depending on location.

Review the fall 2013 recruitment travel schedule.


Contact the admission team for specific information at mba-admission@willamette.edu.