Events & Scheduling
A space for your event
UO Portland’s Event Services provides a one-stop shop for scheduling academic and public events at the White Stag Block. We offer a variety of spaces, services and equipment to meet the needs of all kinds of events, from internal five-person meetings to multi-day public conferences for more than 100.
Events at the new Northeast Portland campus will be very limited during the 2023-24 academic year to minimize disruption to our campus renovations. For information regarding events and spaces, contact UO Portland Event Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whether you're planning a lecture for 200 people, a small reception or a workshop, the White Stag Block has got you covered. We have a variety of spaces and setup options so you can choose what suits your event the best.
Want more information about renting a room, reserving a UO-approved caterer or serving alcohol? Look through our policies and forms.
Ready to reserve space? Have questions? Fill out the Event Request Form to start the process.
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Cox is an assistant professor in the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies (IRES) at the University of Oregon, where she also serves as Director of Graduate Studies. Her research examines issues related to identity, technology, and labor through sport and wine. Her current book project, Double Crossover: New Mobilities in Transnational Basketball, considers how Black women and non-binary athletes maneuver through the global sports-media complex. She is also co-director (with Perry B. Johnson, PhD) of The Sound of Victory, a multi-platform digital humanities project located at the intersection of music, sound, and sport. She previously worked for ESPN, Longhorn Network, NPR-affiliate KPCC, and the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
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Looking to build your network and learn more about career opportunities in accounting, finance, or data analytics?
Join us for a fun night of networking with employers across theses professions! You are invited to explore career opportunities at our annual spring accounting, finance, and analytics career expo on Monday, April 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Viking Pavilion at Portland State University. While the event is hosted by PSU, UO, and OSU, all students across Universities and Community Colleges in Oregon and SW Washington are encouraged to attend.
This is an opportunity to learn more about careers in these fields, build connections with professionals, and learn about upcoming internship and full-time job opportunities. This event will include a variety of employers, including public accounting, corporate, governmental, and non-profit partners that are seeking to hire accounting, finance, and analytics students.
What time is the event?
The event will kick off at 5 pm and end at 7 pm. Check-in will open at 4:45 p.m., and students are welcome to come and go as they please, although we recommend that you stay for the entire event to get the most out of this outstanding networking opportunity! Prior to the event, students are encouraged to attend the networking workshop from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. to help shake off any pre-event jitters before meeting with employers.
Why should you attend?
Students planning to apply for 2024-2026 full- time jobs or internships: Networking with employers gives you the opportunity to learn more about them (and them to learn more about you) before interview decisions are made. Building connections through the career expo can make a big difference in the volume of interviews you receive and the organizations that you are interested in working for.
Students not planning to apply for any positions: This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about accounting employers and future opportunities that you can take advantage of. It's never too early to start networking! The relationships that you build now can make a huge difference in securing an internship or full time position in the future!
Who can attend?
This event is designed for current or prospective accounting, finance, or analytics (information systems) students that are currently enrolled at a University or Community College in Oregon or SW Washington.
What should you expect?
The expo will be a "booth" style event, similar to most career fairs, where employers will be stationed at booths (i.e. tables with lots of swag and branding on them) and eager to meet with students.
Students will be provided with a list at check-in of employers in attendance that hire for their majors.Student attendees will be able to navigate to different employer booths as they please and network with the organizations of their choosing. We recommended bringing copies of your resume to leave with interested employers.
What should you wear?
Business casual attire is required. Students are welcome to wear business professional attire. Review this guide for an overview of business attire. PSU students can shop for free at the SB Career Center clothing closet in KMC 410 for free professional clothing.
Looking for some networking tips to help prepare for the event?
A Networking Prep workshop will be offered prior to the event from 4-5 pm in the Viking Pavilion. This prep session will be set in a relaxed environment where you can try out your communication skills and get the jitters out.