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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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June 04, 2015

Business Programs Information Session

Meet faculty and advisers from the School of Business in a small-group setting and learn about our accredited programs for working adults. We offe...

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June 09, 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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June 19, 2015

Hooding Ceremonies: Master's Degree Candidates

The Hooding Ceremony provides a special focus on advanced degree candidates and their accomplishments. Each graduate department will organize a h...

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