February 3, 2016
Adding the “A” to STEM: the role of the arts in nurturing the innovation economy
John Maeda, a national advocate for the importance of the arts in education, spoke to a crowd of more than 600 people at the Feb. 2 Concordia University’s Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards, presented by HotChalk Inc.
February 2, 2016
Concordia confers 2,177 degrees and holds special commencement in S. Africa for 90
Concordia University-Portland conferred 2,177 degrees worldwide between December 2015 and January 2016, including 90 master of education (M.Ed.) graduates who participated in a special commencement ceremony in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg.
January 12, 2016
Law School Dean Cathy Silak Promoted to the University’s VP of Community Engagement
Concordia University continues to expand its commitment to Boise, and the Intermountain West, with today’s announcement that its founding Law School Dean Cathy Silak will become the University’s vice president for community engagement.
November 25, 2015
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?