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Jun 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Concordia University, St. Paul Launches 100% online RN to BS in Nursing Degree Program

 Concordia University, St. Paul is expanding options for nurses seeking an advanced degree by offering an online RN to BS in Nursing degree...

Jun 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

Fitness Guru Ben Greenfield to Speak at Concordia University, St. Paul

Ben Greenfield, award-winning fitness expert and entrepreneur, will be speaking live on the Concordia University, St. Paul campus on Tuesday, June...

Apr 23, 2014, 13:00 ET

Concordia University 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...

Feb 17, 2014, 08:30 ET
More than 5,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in face-to-face and online programs at Concordia University Chicago, located 10 miles west of downtown Chicago in River Forest. (PRNewsFoto/Concordia University Chicago)

Concordia University Chicago Redesigns Gerontology Graduate Program in Anticipation of Exploding U.S. Aging Population

As Baby Boomers head into their golden years, the U.S. is poised to experience a massive demographic shift. By 2030, the population age 65+ is...

Nov 25, 2013, 10:58 ET

Concordia University, St. Paul Offers 2 Education Paths for Information Technology

 Technology powers Minnesota businesses. And, these businesses are looking for qualified professionals to manage new technologies and lead...

Jan 08, 2013, 17:49 ET

Concordia U. Brings Salman Khan To Portland Feb. 5

Concordia University brings Salman Khan to Portland on Feb. 5 to share his global perspective on education innovation.  "We couldn't be more...

Sep 21, 2012, 15:00 ET

Educational Gaming Innovator McGonigal Earns Standing Ovation In Portland

A CROWD OF MORE THAN 500 ATTEND MCGONIGAL'S LECTURE AT CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY  International gaming expert Dr. Jane McGonigal received...

May 14, 2012, 17:46 ET

Concordia University Releases $110,000 in New Scholarships for Educators to Earn an M.Ed. Online

At Concordia University, Teacher Appreciation Week is not over, it continues every single day.  Beginning today, Concordia University is proud...

Nov 29, 2011, 11:00 ET
Geoffrey Canada, founder, president and CEO, Harlem Children's Zone, will deliver the keynote address at the Feb. 9, 2012 Vic Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards in Portland, Ore.  (PRNewsFoto/Concordia University)

Concordia University Announces Leadership in Education Awards Feb. 9, 2012

Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Honored, Geoffrey Canada to Keynote Concordia University announces the inaugural Governor Vic Atiyeh...

Oct 24, 2011, 07:00 ET

Un casino alemán devuelve una pintura a las universidades herederas del Stern Estate

- Un casino alemán devuelve una pintura saqueada por los nazis a las universidades herederas del Stern Estate El museo de Ámsterdam...

Oct 24, 2011, 07:00 ET

Deutsches Kasino gibt von den Nazis geraubtes Gemälde aus dem Besitz von Max Stern an die Erben zurück

Das Amsterdam Museum würdigt den Porträt-Maler des Goldenen Zeitalters der Niederlande Die Concordia-Universität in Montreal,...

Jul 20, 2011, 18:30 ET

Concordia University Shakespeare Centre Recognizes Hollywood Filmmaker Roland Emmerich with Arts Award

Shakespeare Authorship Conference to be held Sept. 6-9 in Portland Prominent Hollywood director and producer Roland Emmerich will headline...

Apr 13, 2011, 17:16 ET
Rev. Tom Ries, Concordia University, St. Paul's ninth president.  (PRNewsFoto/Concordia University, St. Paul)

Concordia University, St. Paul Names Rev. Tom Ries its Ninth President

Concordia University, St. Paul has named Rev. Tom Ries of Burnsville, Minn., the ninth president in the University's 118-year history. Rev. Ries...

Mar 01, 2011, 11:52 ET

Concordia University Texas Names Rev. Dr. Jerry Kieschnick Presidential Ambassador for Mission Advancement

Concordia University Texas announced today that Rev. Dr. Jerry Kieschnick, President Emeritus of The Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod, has been...

Jan 03, 2011, 18:00 ET
Boise, Idaho philanthropist, business and civic leader George R. White contributed another $1 million to Concordia University Portland.  (PRNewsFoto/Concordia University)

$1 Million Gift Supports Concordia University Expansion

George R. White Invests in Concordia and its Future Law School in Boise Concordia University in Portland, Ore., received another million dollar...

Sep 09, 2010, 19:43 ET

Concordia U. Social Work Program Receives National Accreditation

More than 100 people gathered at Concordia University Thurs., Sept. 9, 2010, to celebrate the national accreditation of the University's social...

May 19, 2010, 12:17 ET

Earning a Master of Business Administration Pays Off With a Lifetime of Returns on the Investment - and It's Not All About Salary

As the Great Recession continues to wind down, the news is full of stories about experienced, qualified people who've been out of jobs for months...

Mar 02, 2010, 12:45 ET

Concordia University Texas Announces Plans for MBA Program to Begin Fall 2010

Concordia University Texas today announced plans to launch a Masters of Business Administration program, with classes beginning in Fall 2010....

Feb 10, 2010, 16:00 ET

Wholistic Peace Institute to Open at Concordia University

Visit and cooperative agreement with China-North Korean Universities marks opening day The Wholistic Peace Institute and its Nobel Peace Laureate...

Jan 25, 2010, 21:08 ET

Shakespeare Centre at Concordia University to be Named in Honor of Scholar and Donors

Concordia University has received a $300,000 gift pledge from Mr. & Mrs. Richard Paul Roe of Pasadena, Calif.  The capital gift will...

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