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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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April 26, 2014

Student Organization for Sustainability (SOS) volunteer opportunity

Join SOS for three campus projects. Participate in one or all. Lunch provided. 1. Ivy pull. 2. Tree planting. 3. Signage placement for recycling...

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May 17, 2014

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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May 20, 2014

Forge Business Education Luncheon Series

The Marylhurst University School of Business is proud to partner with the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce to host the monthly FORGE Business Educat...

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