Concordia-Chicago Partners with India’s Government to Improve Education

October 15, 2013 - From poor standards to high drop-out rates to widespread illiteracy, the nation of India is facing an education crisis. Concordia University Chicago is partnering with India’s government to help revolutionize education and raise the bar for educators, administrators and students. To address this crisis, India has committed to building up to 5,000 new schools by 2015, and Concordia University...

Australia Study Abroad Program

October 30, 2012 - Concordia-Chicago's Australia study abroad program makes for an exciting and ambitious combination of literacy education and culture tourism. Mainly of interest to master of arts students in reading education, this trip is associated with the course EDU 6291 Roles, Relationships and Ethics of the Reading Specialist. On this trip you'll spend several days embedded in classrooms of Australian...

CUC grad students go 'down under' for global perspective on literacy

October 30, 2012 - As part of a master's program in reading education, Concordia University Chicago grad students trekked to Australia in July 2012 to gain international perspectives on reading and literacy education. Through the course EDU 6291, Roles, Relationships and Ethics of the Reading Specialist, Dara Soljaga, PhD, who is an associate professor of curriculum, language and literacy at Concordia-Chicago,...

Concordia Chicago launches Center for Global Outreach

November 22, 2011 - Nov. 22 2011—In June 2011, the Board of Regents of Concordia University endorsed the establishment of the Center for Global Outreach (CGO), on the recommendations of a task force comprised of representatives from each college and the administration. The CGO began serving the university on August 1, 2011.

Guatemala mission trip a success

August 01, 2011 - This past August, I led a group of 14 students on a mission trip to Guatemala City, Guatemala. This trip was organized through a mission organization called Groundwork Guatemala.