University of Portland president Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., will deliver the annual State of the University Address and present the 2016 Alumni Awards on Tuesday, March 1, at the Sentinel Hotel (614 SW 11th, Portland). Doors open at 11:30 a.m., with the program from noon to 1 p.m. Fr. Poorman’s talk will include an update on the new student residence hall taking shape on N. Willamette Boulevard and many other factors affecting the University’s success.
Also on the agenda will be the annual Alumni Awards. This year’s winners are Joe Hollman ’64, Distinguished Alumni Award; Julie Johnson ’86, Rev. Thomas C. Oddo, C.S.C., Outstanding Service Alumni Award; Shane Deckert ’07, Contemporary Alumni Award, and UP senior Shelley West ’16, winner of the Thomas A. Gerhardt ’55 Memorial Award for Student Leadership.
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