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“By fully immersing our education grad students into a different culture, they gain first-hand experience teaching English to language learners."
The Concordia University-Portland community is saddened to hear that Gov. Victor Atiyeh, Oregon's former Republican governor who served from 1979 to 1987, passed away on Sunday, July 20th. Gov. Atiyeh, known for his long-term commitment to education within the state, was a strong advocate for quality higher education. The university created an award named after the governor - the Gov. Victor Atiyeh Leadership in Education Award - to reflect his life-long passion and support of education.
Field Studies Programs
Concordia University has joined its sister college, Concordia University in Austin, Texas, in offering an ongoing series of field courses in a variety of interesting locations throughout the world and the United States. Past field courses have focused on the biology, geology, ecology, and/or anthropology of such places as Belize, the Pacific Northwest, the Grand Canyon, Hawaii, and the world-famous Malheur Wildlife Refuge of Southeastern Oregon.
Studying abroad, whether for a eyar, a semester, or short-term, is a rewarding educational experience students remember all of their lives. There are numerous options to study abroad at Concordia. The Department of International Studies in the College of Theology, Arts & Sciences provides information and assistance for all Concordia University students who want to make the world their classroom. If interested in studying abroad, students should talk to their advisors early in their time at Concordia to consider which semester will best fit with their program requirements.
Currently, I am preparing to graduate from Haimline University School of Law, and then I will take the Washington State Bar Examination in July (2014). My career goal is to become criminal prosecturo and work with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. My Humanities degree from Concordia Univesity - Portland helped to prepare me for law school and a career as an attorney in two ways. First, law school demands a great deal of research and concise, technical writing.
Currently I am serving as a Freshman Admission Counselor at Concordia University and have since June of 2013. However, soon after graduating in 2010, I spent almost three years employed by the Jessie F. Richardson Foundation working with indigent populations of older adults in developing areas and primarily in Nicaragua.
I have just finished my first year of the Master of Divinity program at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. The skills I learned as an English Major at Concordia University have been crucial to my success at Duke Divinity.
My name is David LaFore. I am a 1st year student at Concordia Seminary in St Louis, MO, a camp counselor and program assistant at Camp Lutherwood, OR, and a recent grad from Concordia University, Portland. If I were asked what the pay outs are of getting a theological degree from CU I would give this brief summary:
The psychology major at Concordia University helped me to think critically about my own beliefs and biases, as well as how I relate to others in my own perception of the world. In addition, this program helped me better understand how I can use psychological theory to help others through counseling. While I was in the program, I was given the opportunity to explore my passion both through participating in a practicum and writing a thesis. I probably would not have had this opportunity at a larger university.