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Melissa Peterson

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School of Business
mpeterson@marylhurst.edu

Education

MUP, Portland State University

About

Melissa has worked in the affordable housing industry, helping development teams integrate sustainable design strategies into housing projects. She has managed the development and implementation of green design standards in the Pacific Northwest and for adoption nationally. She has taught field botany and research methods to university students in Australia, worked with watershed and community groups in Central America, and developed GIS publications and presentations on socio-economic and population trends in Oregon.

  • LEED Accredited Professional and an Earth Advantage Sustainable Homes Professional
  • Served on the board of directors for Oregon Outreach, Inc. and the Cascadia Green Building Council
  • Teaches SUS 561 (Urban Planning Fundamentals); SUS 562 (Sustainable Community Development); and SUS 525 (Research & Quantitative Methods)

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MBA Alumni Runners-up for Top 40

Two MBA alumni, Morgan Gary and Simon Tam, were named runners-up in the Portland Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40 list for 2015.

Lisa Estrada Promoted to Sustainability Manager

Lisa Estrada, MBA in Sustainable Business alum, was promoted to the new position of Economic Efficiency and Sustainability Manager at the City of Peoria, Ariz., in January 2015.

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May 12, 2015

Marylhurst University Sustainability Advisory Council (MUSAC)

Monthly business meeting. Visitors welcome to attend. Agenda items may be submitted to the Advisory Council prior to the meeting. The Council's mi...

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May 16, 2015

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...

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June 04, 2015

Business Programs Information Session

Meet faculty and advisers from the School of Business in a small-group setting and learn about our accredited programs for working adults. We offe...

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