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Alex Accetta
Alex Accetta

Alex is the Assistant Vice President for Campus Rec and Student Union Services. Alex grew up in Durango, Colorado. Before coming to Portland State he worked at Willamette University, Fort Lewis College and Marist University. Alex has been married for twenty years to his wife Hanisi, and has two children, Kendall and Sebastian. Alex was a competitive runner but has a new favorite sport - cyclocross.  Alex loves the city of Portland, particularly the wonderful outside activities that the Northwest offers. Alex received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a secondary degree in Psychology, and then a Master of Arts in Education Administration and Policy Analysis, both from Stanford University. In 2017 Alex completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Portland State.

Fun Facts:

  • Hometown: Durango, Colorado
  • Favorite food: Cannolis
  • Favorite thing about Portland: Nobody gives a second look if your socks don't match
  • Fun fact (something people might not know about you): Once was in a Gatorade commercial
  • Hobbies: Coaching youth sports
  • Favorite part about working at Portland State: The freedom to be innovative