Campus & Community
Hundreds gather for Spring Commencement at Concordia U. in NE Portland
From Singapore to South Africa, students worldwide earned their higher education degrees today from Concordia University-Portland, a nonprofit Lutheran university with a mission to prepare leaders to transform society.
During his recent visit to Portland, Oregon, to keynote Concordia University's Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Award ceremony, Edutopia writer Suzie Boss had a chance to talk with John Maeda about the promise of STEAM, the secrets of change leadership, the perils of the Vulcan way, and much more.
Construction begins on Faubion School & Concordia University-Portland’s College of Education
More than 400 students, educators, elected officials, and community members gathered on a warm, sunny morning to break ground and celebrate the development of a signature new facility for education in Portland, Ore., Thurs., April 7, 2016.
“This is how we turn hope into opportunity,” said City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales.
Concordia University-Portland Nursing Program is pleased to announce the appointment of a new director, Dr. Donna Bachand.
Dr. Donna Bachand has served Concordia University-Portland Nursing Program as a professor since its inception in 2004, playing an instrumental role in the development of course work and curricula. In addition to her clinical and classroom teaching, Bachand leads student trips to Mexico and Nicaragua for clinical experience and service.
Scott Winegar, the director of Concordia's Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program, was interviewed for a segment on CBS News regarding the Portland-bound combat missiles found.
ALDE Honors President Charles E. Schlimpert.
Concordia University Portland’s President Charles E. Schlimpert received the 2016 Outstanding Executive Award from the Association of Lutheran Development Executives at its annual conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.
Concordia University Portland has received a $600,000 four-year grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to establish the summer High School Institute for Social Impact and Leadership Development. The project will strive to integrate faith into every aspect of learning, service and life, preparing young leaders to transform society in Portland, Ore. and beyond.
Concordia University Portland was awarded a $20,000 Heritage Commission Grant from Oregon Heritage, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department for the inaugural Vanport Mosaic Festival.
The Vanport Mosaic Festival, taking place in May 2016, in partnership with Vanport Mosaic Collective, will commemorate the historic city of Vanport as one of the first racial integrated cities in North America.
Concordia University Portland received a $10,000 grant from the Juan Young Trust to support its reading coaching efforts through the Concordia Teacher Corps, an integral part of the university’s academic service learning curriculum.