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?
Campus & Community
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.
The Portland Business Journal’s Nov. 13, 2015 Higher Education Special Report features Concordia in its featured story and in its list of top colleges and universities.
The edition includes a story on “new models for the halls of academia” beginning on page 18.
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.”
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.
Concordia Featured in Emergency Management magazine
Emergency Management magazine’s “Disaster Zone” column by Eric Holdeman highlights Concordia University Portland’s Homeland Security Simulation Center as taking advantage of a wave of technology change in the world of emergency management and disaster preparedness.
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.
Prof. Shawn Daley Talks Education & Technology
KOIN 6 News kicked off a week-long “Back to School” series by interviewing Concordia’s Chief Innovation Officer Shawn Daley on the topic of education and technology.
Following a national search, Concordia University School of Management announces that Michelle M. Cowling, PhD will serve as the new dean, beginning this July.
$5K grant will boost 3 to PhD® health & wellness component
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette’s Catalyst Fund recognized Concordia University-Portland with a $5,000 grant to support 3 to PhD®.
United Way’s Catalyst Fund provides small, one-time investments to increase the effectiveness of support for the most underserved populations in our region.