MVP Award - April 2021

SMPS Oregon has so many amazing, talented committee volunteers and we want to recognize those that step up to get things done! The monthly MVP is nominated by the Board of Directors for outstanding contributions to our chapter and going above and beyond their general committee responsibilities. Thi...

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Member Spotlight: Kyle Patterson

Meet Kyle Patterson Kyle PattersonSenior Marketing CoordinatorDOWL What do you do at your current firm? I’ve been a Senior Marketing Coordinator at DOWL since February 2019. I support business development and marketing efforts for a roster of a dozen project managers. I am responsible for ...

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Resources for Managing Stress

April is home to one of many worthy national recognition months: Stress Awareness! Although the start of spring has revitalized spirits and hopes, stress is still a persistent, day-to-day battle. With stress from work, home, and other avenues, it’s necessary for individuals to give themselve...

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MVP Award - March 2021

SMPS Oregon has so many amazing, talented committee volunteers and we want to recognize those that step up to get things done! The monthly MVP is nominated by the Board of Directors for outstanding contributions to our chapter and going above and beyond their general committee responsibilities. Thi...

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February Favorite Five

We have scoured the internet so you don’t have to. Check out our five favorite A/E/C marketing articles from February 2021. Growing a Valued Professional Network | Adam Elzen“Here is four pieces of advice for any apprentices wondering how to start or where to look for potential n...

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Member Spotlight: Nick Tahran

Meet Nick Tahran Nick TahranMarketing CoordinatorHarper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc. How did you get into A/E/C marketing? What do you currently do at your firm?I graduated from the University of Oregon with a journalism degree and wasn’t sure what to do with it, so I went to Europe to tea...

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Recommended Reads for Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is a space for recognizing progress, celebrating those who have inspired and influenced the growth of women’s rights in the past and now, and a reminder that we can still do more to empower women and girls. Because there is simply so much history about women from a...

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Practical Guidelines for Self-Care

by Kim De Alba, CPSM SMPS Oregon Member | Associate/Regional Marketing Manager at Interface Engineering It is widely agreed that self-care is extremely important in times of uncertainty. All of us have likely taken measures to shield ourselves from the daily barrage of frightening information. No m...

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DEI Educational Event: Systemic Racism event recap

Last Wednesday’s DEI Educational Event: Systemic Racism on February 10th, marked the second time Teela Foxworth joined with SMPS Oregon for a discussion about what steps we can take to learn and understand more about our history and capabilities for empathy, understanding, and progress in the ...

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Recommended Reads for Black History Month

There are so many ways to participate in Black History Month — volunteering, listening to audiobooks, podcasts, and attending virtual events — each having a unique way to communicate Black History to audiences of all ages and interests. Although learning about history, culture, and ongoi...

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