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Campus & Community

Sir Ken Robinson Inspires Education Excellence in Portland

Internationally renowned author Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, visited with students at Concordia University and spoke to a sold-out crowd of 600 attendees at the 3rd Annual Gov. Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards on Feb. 4 at the Portland Art Museum.

The awards ceremony, presented by HotChalk Inc., was held at the Portland Art Museum to raise funds for student scholarships and celebrate innovative leaders in the education field. Concordia University’s College of Education prepares more teachers than any other higher education institution in Oregon.

Concordia Ranks Among Top Online Grad Programs

U.S. News ranked Concordia University Portland among the top schools for online graduate education in rankings released today. For Concordia, its highest scores were in the area of faculty credentials, followed by closely by student engagement.

Concordia ranked 120th and was the only Oregon-based university to be included in the rankings and one of the only five Pacific Northwest universities to make the list.

Service Dog Walks at Commencement

CU graduated 926 students Dec. 14

A campus fixture for the past two and a half years, service dog “Dixie” walked in Concordia University Portland’s fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

Donned in cap and gown, Dixie will join her owner, Concordia graduate Amanda Cherry, as she receives her bachelors of arts degree in English and communication with a minor in psychology from Concordia University Portland.

CU Hosts Most-Published Palestinian Theologian

Rev. Raheb of Bethlehem will speak about life in the Middle East, healing and liberation

PORTLAND, Ore. – Aug. 8, 2013 – Concordia University’s Art & Carol Wahlers Center for Applied Lutheran Leadership, in collaboration with Bright Stars of Bethlehem, will host special guest Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb for a free lecture on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in the University’s Hagen Campus Center, 2811 NE Holman St. in Portland, Ore.