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Campus & Community

CU’s Homeland Security Simulation Center Hosts Cascadia Rising Exercise

Cascadia Rising, a multi-agency, multi-state earthquake preparedness exercise, will be hosted in part by Concordia University’s Homeland Security Simulation Center on its Columbia River Campus, 11703 NE Glenn Widing Drive, on Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9, 2016.

As reported by the Associated Press on OregonLive June 6, 2016

New Education Facility Breaks Ground in Portland

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.

Dr. Donna Bachand named director of Nursing Program

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.

Grant Award from Oregon Heritage for Vanport Festival

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.