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.
Campus & Community
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.
Concordia University received a grant of $20,000 from Kaiser Permanente to advance STEAM education as part of the 3 to PhD® initiative, a collaboration between Concordia University, Portland Public Schools’ Faubion School and Trillium Family Services.
Adding the “A” to STEM: the role of the arts in nurturing the innovation economy
John Maeda, a national advocate for the importance of the arts in education, spoke to a crowd of more than 600 people at the Feb. 2 Concordia University’s Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards, presented by HotChalk Inc.
Concordia confers 2,177 degrees and holds special commencement in S. Africa for 90
Concordia University-Portland conferred 2,177 degrees worldwide between December 2015 and January 2016, including 90 master of education (M.Ed.) graduates who participated in a special commencement ceremony in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg.
Law School Dean Cathy Silak Promoted to the University’s VP of Community Engagement
Concordia University continues to expand its commitment to Boise, and the Intermountain West, with today’s announcement that its founding Law School Dean Cathy Silak will become the University’s vice president for community engagement.
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?