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Campus & Community

Concordia Student Shares Insights on OPB’s Think Out Loud

Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud examined how smaller, rural school districts attract teachers. Concordia University education major, Jared Ball, shared his opinions as one of four guests on the program that aired on Nov. 24th. The program shed light on how rural schools in Oregon are struggling to fill job openings, especially in special education, science, and advanced math. What are smaller districts and rural areas doing to attract new teachers?

Concordia's Homeland Security Program & Simulation Center Featured

Leaders of Concordia University’s Homeland Security degree program and Homeland Security Simulation Center were called upon to share their experience on issues of terrorism and security preparation and responsiveness in the wake of the Paris tragedy. The Concordia community will gather in prayer and reflection at a special Chapel honoring victims and those affected.

A recipe for change

Oregon Business Magazine Features Concordia & Partners

A public-private partnership serves up a solution.

According to Portland Public School’s Faubion School Principal LaShawn Lee, “This is a university 122 steps away that is graduating the top teachers. And I had the need to have those teachers in my building,” she says. “We had to connect our institutions.”

Concordia Professor Walks for Peace

Dr. Ceiridwen Terrill will raise awareness about Hanford’s nuclear waste and clean-up

Join Concordia students, faculty and staff for a Send-off Rally on Oct. 8, 2-2:30 p.m. under the Portico of Concordia University’s George R. White Library & Learning Center. Beginning Oct. 9, follow Dr. Terrill on Instagram using hashtag #peaceORbust.

Innovative Housing Development Embeds Students in Community

Groundbreaking Celebration Reflects Community Contributions to New Concordia University Student Housing

Located at Northeast 16th Avenue and Killingsworth Street, 15 blocks from campus near the Alberta Arts District, the four-story development will include ground-level retail and 34-studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments -- primarily for Concordia’s graduate-level students or married students.