dave kobzina

dave kobzina

assistant director of transfer recruitment


recruitment territories:

  • freshman and transfer students from: alabama, northern california (zip codes: 93599-99999), georgia, minnesota, north carolina, utah, wisconsin and wyoming.
  • oregon transfer students whose current county of residence is marion, multnomah and washington with last names that start with m through z.
  • transfer students from clackamas community college and clark college.

dave began working at portland state in 2004, while he was studying in the college of education. he transitioned into an admissions counselor a year later. dave completed his bachelor’s degree in journalism at the university of oregon and worked in broadcast journalism for seven years. in his current role, he loves meeting with prospective students. his work takes him across the western united states, primarily to northern california, nevada, and utah. he says there’s nothing like seeing students excited about going to college and being in an urban location such as portland. dave grew up in northern california. he now lives in sherwood and enjoys playing softball, spending time with his family, working in the yard, and going to the coast.