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Campus & Community

  • June 7, 2015

    $5K grant will boost 3 to PhD® health & wellness component

    United Way of the Columbia-Willamette’s Catalyst Fund recognized Concordia University-Portland with a $5,000 grant to support 3 to PhD®.

    United Way’s Catalyst Fund provides small, one-time investments to increase the effectiveness of support for the most underserved populations in our region. 

  • June 24, 2015

    University granted maximum 5-year approval by CCNE

    Concordia University-Portland’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program received national accreditation for the maximum 5-year timeframe by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for its educational competency and effectiveness.

  • June 8, 2015

    Inaugural Graduates Celebrate Commencement Ceremonies August 8.

    Concordia University School of Law has earned provisional approval from the American Bar Association (ABA). The ABA is the national accrediting agency authorized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    “I’m delighted the ABA has recognized Concordia Law’s commitment to offering the highest quality legal education,” said Concordia Law’s Dean Cathy Silak. “In our third year of operation, we continue to achieve the key milestones we set out to accomplish for our students and for the greater community.”

  • April 26, 2015

    Concordia CIO & Professor Shawn Daley leads innovation in education

    Shawn Daley, Concordia University-Portland’s Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) and an assistant professor in the College of Education, was selected to join the Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2015.

    As an Apple Distinguished Educator, Daley becomes a member of Apple’s select, handpicked community of education innovators.

  • May 7, 2015

    Kelsey Green, Concordia University graduate and Roosevelt H.S. softball coach and guidance counselor, was featured in a story by KGW TV’s Art Edwards on May 6, 2015.

    In her interview, Kelsey outlined her approach with the Roosevelt “Lady Riders” this way: “Students rise to the occasion. Let’s graduate from Roosevelt, let’s plan for college, and let’s become the best softball players we can be.”

    With her servant leadership, Kelsey exemplifies Concordia’s mission to prepare leaders for the transformation of society.

  • May 6, 2015

    Concordia University will host a series of free, public, summer events on its Portland, Ore. campus at 2811 N.E. Holman St., unless otherwise noted. For a full list of events, visit

  • April 29, 2015

    Concordia conferred 2,331 degrees at its spring 2015 Commencement

    Concordia University-Portland calls them servant leaders–college graduates who are equipped to make the world a better place.

  • April 21, 2015

    New Partnership Creates Training Opportunity for Utility Companies

    Emergency and disaster preparedness for utility companies – critical to keeping whole communities and their infrastructure safe – just received a boost.

    A new training center to support incident management for the utility industry was announced today at the Western Energy Institute (WEI) Spring Operations Conference in Las Vegas.

  • April 20, 2015

    After extensive community input and more than seven months of work, Concordia University-Portland updated its Campus Master Plan with the help of local design and land use planning firm MacKenzie.

  • March 16, 2015

    Concordia University was recognized on the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth year in a row.

    The President’s Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions whose community service efforts achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. This distinction is the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning, and civic engagement.