March 1, 2013
120 iPads Donated to Faubion as Part of "3 to PhD"
Listen to the Friday, March 1 story about the donation of 120 iPads to Faubion School at an all-school assembly in celebration of Read Across America Day. The assembly continues the Faubion-Concordia-Portland Public School collaboration to rebuild and modernize Faubion School and launch a new national model "3 to PhD."
February 13, 2013
A TESL certificate provides the credential to obtain entry level ESL teaching positions around the world.
Applications are now being accepted for the summer Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Certificate program at Concordia University. This three-week intensive course meets international standards for a TESL certificate and provides the credential necessary to obtain entry level English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching positions around the world.
Dates: May 28 - June 14. Cost: $1250.
February 8, 2013
Listen, Watch, Read Interview with Sal Khan
OPB's news director Rob Manning attended Concordia's largest annual event and interviewed keynote speaker Salman Khan for his story "Solving the Equation of Online Learning" that ran Wednesday, Feb. 6 on air and now appears online HERE.
February 8, 2013
Three Oregon Governors attended the sold-out Concordia University event
Three Oregon Governors – Atiyeh, Kulongoski and Kitzhaber – and 600 attendees filled the Kridel Grand Ballroom at the Portland Art Museum Feb. 5 to raise funds for student scholarships to Concordia University.
The second annual Concordia University Governor Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards, presented by HotChalk Inc, recognized two honorees – Ken Thrasher and the late Dick Alexander – for their leadership in early childhood education in Oregon.