crystal tenty

crystal tenty

admissions counselor

admissions.crystal@pdx.edu
503-725-5557

recruitment territories:

  • freshman and transfer students from connecticut, delaware, florida, idaho, indiana, iowa, kansas, kentucky, louisiana, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, nevada, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, south carolina, tennessee, vermont, virginia and west virginia

crystal manages the psu welcome center and call center. if you come to campus, you are very likely going to meet her. crystal tenty grew up in california and made portland her home in 2000. she is a first generation college student who graduated from portland state university twice, she has a bachelor's degree in anthropology and master of arts in conflict resolution. she has spent her career working in a variety of support and service professions including addictions counseling, survivor advocacy, academic student success coaching and teaching english as a second language. she was excited to return to psu in 2017 as part of the admissions team. crystal’s favorite aspects of psu are the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and the picturesque park blocks in the fall. in her spare time, crystal enjoys learning new skills. from cooking, improv, and trapeze classes to disaster preparedness and street first aid, she considers nearly any topic worth exploring in this fun, magical city.