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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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July 26, 2014 – August 11, 2014

HI: Europa 2014 Study Tour - Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Umea (Sweden), Amsterdam

Short-term study: exploring the cultural, environmental and creative contributions of five impressive European cities to our global society. Focus:...

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August 12, 2014

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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August 23, 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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