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Concordia-Chicago gerontology expert discusses age as a factor in presidential fitness on Chicago Tonight

Dr. John Holton was a guest expert on the April 29, 2019 broadcast of Chicago Tonight (WTTW Channel 11). Holton spoke with veteran Chicago Tonight host Phil Ponce about whether a candidate’s age should be a factor in determining his or her fitness to succeed in the demanding role of U.S. President. 

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Concordia-Chicago education and social policy professor receives national award

Concordia-Chicago professor Pamela J. Konkol, Ph.D., recently received the Mary Anne Raywid Award from the Society of Professors of Education (SPE) during the 2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, held April 5-9 in Toronto, Canada.

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Clinical Mental Health faculty and graduate students present at regional institute day

Three Concordia-Chicago faculty members presented at breakout sessions during the DuPage Countywide Counselor Institute Day for Student Support Personnel, held on March 1, 2019 at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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New book by Concordia-Chicago faculty members receives SSI Book of the Year Award

Leading with Resolve and Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Superintendent Success has received the Book of the Year award for 2018 in the category of Leadership and Education. The award is granted by Success Solutions International, Inc. (SSI). The award is given annually for the best new book that makes a difference in the lives of people everywhere, according to its award reward review panel.  

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New education policy book co-authored by Concordia-Chicago faculty member wins prestigious award

Getting to Where We Meant to Be: Working Toward the Educational World We Imagine/d has been awarded the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics Choice Book Award for 2018. The book, written by Pamela J. Konkol, professor of foundations and social policy at Concordia-Chicago, and Patricia H. Hinchey, was published by Myers Education Press.

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