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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 09, 2015

Alumni Pub Talk

You asked for it and your Alumni Relations team has delivered! Come hang out with fellow Marylhurst alumni in a casual setting for motivation and s...

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July 25, 2015

Graduate Programs Information Session

Learn about Marylhurst's graduate degree programs. We offer master's degrees in: Applied Pastoral Theology, Art Therapy Counseling, Business Admin...

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August 11, 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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