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Campus & Community

Concordia University Portland Launches STEM, Common Core M.Ed. Programs

Concordia University offers two new, accredited Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree concentrations that focus on national education priorities including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and Common Core State Standards. These two concentrations, in addition to many others, are available within the Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed. degree program and are offered online.

Concordia Students Choose Alternative Spring Break Options

College students nationwide are choosing to spend spring break in service to others. Among them, nearly 60 Concordia University student leaders, faculty and staff are volunteering in around the U.S.

Helping communities in need through service learning experiences for students is an important part of the Lutheran university’s mission to prepare leaders for the transformation of society.

Concordia U. Partners with Hotchalk to Increase Access to Technology in the Classroom

Concordia University, in collaboration with HotChalk, a leader in online education, announced the donation of 300 technology devices to Faubion School, a preK-8 public school adjacent to the university’s campus in Northeast Portland, Ore.

The donation is the second in a series of technology infusions which aim to help close the opportunity gap at the Title I school. As part of the donation, Faubion teachers also receive the necessary professional development support to ensure the technology is integrated in a way that improves learning outcomes.

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.