Club Management Perspectives
"Member to Member Success"
November/December 2008 issue
The University Club's Membership program is featured in a Club Management Perspectives article written by Managing Director Bob Parsons. Mr. Parsons attended the 2008 Club Symposium, and was asked to write an article to highlight the successes of the UC's Membership process.
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Senator Barack Obama | May 17, 2008
Senator Barack Obama visited the University Club of Portland for a private fundraising event for his campaign, three days shy of his win in the state of Oregon. Obama made a surprise visit to the UC kitchen to greet UC employees who were working at the event.
Jane Goodall | April 24, 2008
Noted scientist and conservationist Jane Goodall visited the Club in the spring of 2008 for a private function.
Her life's work living among animals, learning their behaviors, and bringing that information to the rest of the world is recognized by the scientific community in many of her publications.
Pacific Views: The Magazine of the Pacific Club of Hong Kong
January 2008 issue
The University Club was featured as a reciprocal club in the Pacific's Club monthly magazine.
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The Oregonian | August 22, 2007:
"China's envoy to U.S. bristles at criticism"
The University Club hosted Chinese Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong at the World Affairs Council event in the Club's Main Dining Room, despite a clash of protesters on the sidewalk below.
Consul General Peng Keyu is greeted by UC General Manager Robert Parsons at the University Club. Photo provided by Mr. Jin Lan.
Chinese Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong is greeted by UC General Manager Robert Parsons at the University Club. Photo provided by Mr. Jin Lan.
The Oregonian | August 6, 2007
"Downtown club thrills to retro event: Members of the exclusive University Club enjoy cocktails, cigars and an amateur boxing card"
The first annual smoker at the University Club created quite a media stir in print, on the radio, and in online discussion boards as it hosted the amateur Golden Gloves competition in the Main Dining Room.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
May 18, 2007
Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited the University Club on May 18, 2007 for an event sponsored by the World Affairs Council.
The Columbian B2B magazine | April - June 2007 issue: "CEO Lunch Spots"
The University Club was chosen as number 4 in a list of the top 12 picks for CEO lunch spots.