MBA student Simon Tam's dispute with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office over an application to trademark the name of his band, The Slants, is receiving attention from major networks including BBC World News, NPR and Time.
Chair, MBA Programs
Interim Chair, MBA in Health Care Management
School of Business
Ph.D., Portland State University
MBA, Portland State University
MS, Portland State University
Susan Marcus joined Marylhurst in 2009 to help develop the marketing course for the MBA in Sustainable Business program. She became a full time faculty member and program lead for the accelerated online MBA program in 2011, and oversees the capstone project that all students complete at the end of their MBA coursework. She is also working with the Dean to guide efforts to fully integrate the Marylhurst mission and values into all courses within the School of Business. In 2013, she assumed the role of chair of MBA programs as well as the interim chair of the MBA in Health Care Management program.
Susan brings over 20 years of experience in management, operations, and business development for public, private, and non-profit organizations in several industry sectors including retail, finance, training and development, and higher education. Susan has launched several businesses and most recently developed a venue to provide low-cost, supportive space for first-time entrepreneurs.