A joint project of the Retirement Association of Portland State (RAPS) and Portland State Library University Archives, Remembering Portland State preserves and shares the unique voices and moments that have helped define our university community. Offerings include essays, articles, remembrances, oral histories, and commentaries intended to enhance and deepen our collective historical record.

Opinions reflect the perspectives of individual authors and are not official representations of Portland State University. Selection and inclusion criteria for Remembering Portland State are overseen by the RAPS History Advisory Committee and the University Archivist.


Browse the Remembering Portland State: Historical Reflections and Personal Perspectives on Our University Collections:

Looking Back: Essays on Portland State

Past Tense columns of the RAPS Sheet

Portland State University Oral Histories