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Campus & Community

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.

Concordia’s Library Featured in Portland Observer

Free Community Library Cards are Among the Many Library Resources

The Portland Observer’s Donovan M. Smith reports that “Concordia University’s George R. White Library and Learning Center is a hub for both the northeast Portland campus and the adjacent Concordia Neighborhood” in the Wednesday, June 5 edition.

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Free Summer 2013 Events on Campus

Come one, come all

We hope you'll join us for the following free, public, summertime events at Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St. in Portland, unless otherwise noted. For a full list of events, visit


June 4 - July 20 - Portland Artists and David Haidle Art Exhibition in Concordia University's George R. White Library & Learning Center.

Concordia University 2013 Graduates Focused on Service to Others

Oregon’s fastest growing university adds new degree options, continues to grow online

Oregon's fastest-growing university, Concordia University, awarded a total of 660 undergraduate and graduate degrees on Sat., May 4, 2013.

This year's commencement ceremonies at the Christian, liberal arts university in Portland, was the largest in the University's century-long history at an increase of 44 graduates, or nearly 10%. Concordia graduates span the university's 26 undergraduate majors and four graduate areas of study.

KGW TV Features Concordia's Food Service "Cutting the Waste"

Sodexo contributes to CU sustainability

Sodexo and Concordia Plant Services for all their significantly expanded efforts toward sustainability and "cutting the waste" as this KGW TV Ch. 8 segment features. Not only are cost savings being realized, it is in line with Concordia's mission to transform society for the better.

Watch the news story on the KGW website.

Concordia Launches New Education Doctorate

Ed.D. offered both online and on Portland campus

Concordia University's new, accredited Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) degree will be offered both online and on the Portland campus, beginning May 2013.

"Concordia's new doctorate of education emphasizes the personal relationships between student peers and professors that Concordia is known for, by grouping students in cohorts of 15 to travel through the 3-4 year program together," said Joe Mannion, Concordia University's Dean of the College of Education.