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  • Dr. Chen and his Students’ Awesome Experience in Brazil
    A group of Biology and Environmental Science students have successfully finished a study journey to Brazil. This international field endeavour, led by Dr. Xin Chen and assisted by Mr. Devin Hughes, is part of the course ENSC/BIO319. This study journey was warmly welcomed and assisted by the Pontifical Catholic ... read more
    Source: InternationalPublished on 2017-05-25
  • Second video in our new series released today
    Just released! The second in our eight-part video series about life at Concordia is now available for viewing. This video focuses on academic life, and will be promoted through our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn pages.  Please like and share – spread the word about Concordia! ... read more
    Source: Marketing and CommunicationsPublished on 2017-05-23
  • News from RIO!
    We have a happy event coming up at RIO (our Research and International Office)! Our colleague Zuzana Schmidtova Ritzer, International Officer, will be a mom! Zuzana’s last day at Concordia is this Friday, and she will go on maternity leave until early June of 2018. In the ... read more
    Source: InternationalPublished on 2017-05-17
  • Concordia today and tomorrow: What I heard.
    Concordia today and tomorrow: What I heard Consultations with the CUE community, January-May, 2017 Tim Loreman. One of the objectives of my plan for the first 100 days of my presidency (and beyond) was to listen. To facilitate that I held formal and informal consultations with groups and individual members of ... read more
    Source: President’s OfficePublished on 2017-05-17
  • Our partner UNILASALLE receives University Status
    Congratulations to our partner UNILASALLE, now La Salle University, in the city of Canoas, RS, Brazil, for their new university status. La Salle University, over 100 years old, was formerly a University College. La Salle is an exchange partner with CUE since 2012 and there is special cooperation happening ... read more
    Source: InternationalPublished on 2017-05-16
  • Centre For Chinese Studies (CCS) Promotes Workshop on Global Perspectives of Inclusive Education
      The Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS) at CUE was delighted to invite Prof. Chris Forlin to present at the Global Perspectives of Inclusive Education Workshop to Alberta educators on May 15. Principals, teachers, administrators and students from the Alberta government, urban and rural public schools, private schools and post-secondary institutions participated ... read more
    Source: InternationalPublished on 2017-05-16
  • New CUE video series launches today
    We’re excited to launch a new video about life at Concordia today! In fact, one video will be launched every week for eight weeks. The videos feature our very own students, faculty and alumni talking about what makes Concordia special for them. Thank you to Invert 720 Productions and everyone who ... read more
    Source: Marketing and CommunicationsPublished on 2017-05-15
  • CUE welcomes Dr. Valerie Henitiuk
    Our new Vice-President Academic and Provost, Dr. Valerie Henitiuk, begins her work at Concordia today. We welcome her to our community and very much look forward to our future together. We are also grateful for the work of Dr. Maureen Stratton who has done a wonderful job as our Interim ... read more
    Source: President’s OfficePublished on 2017-05-15
  • President Tim Loreman gives installation address
    At today’s convocation Dr. Tim Loreman was installed as Concordia University of Edmonton’s new president. At the installation dinner following this event he gave the following speech: Canada’s Preeminent Small University Chancellor Wachowich, The Honorable Brian Mason, City Counselor Tony Caterina, MP Kerry Diotte, Board Chair Wade, members of our ... read more
    Source: President’s OfficePublished on 2017-05-14
  • Welcome to the Alberta Research Portal
    The Alberta Research Portal Concordia Library, in partnership with The Alberta Library (TAL), invites you to explore the newly created Alberta Research Portal. The Alberta Research Portal provides all Albertans with free access to a wide variety of unique primary source collections that include: 17th/18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers 19th Century ... read more
    Source: LibraryPublished on 2017-05-12
  • President Loreman’s report to GFC, May 12, 2017
    President’s fundraising breakfast for mental health Coinciding with Mental Health Week we hosted a continental fundraising breakfast for 80 people in Tegler on May 4. Speakers included myself, Barbara van Ingen, Courtney Hunt (student), Nadine Uwimana (student), and Stewart Maschmeyer. After expenses, the total raised was more than $17,500. This ... read more
    Source: President’s OfficePublished on 2017-05-12
  • Concordia’s new promotional videos to be launched May 15
    Beginning Monday May 15, a new video about life at Concordia will launch every week, for eight weeks. The videos feature our very own students, faculty and alumni talking about what makes Concordia special for them. Thank you to everyone who participated in the making of these videos! The 8-week ... read more
    Source: Marketing and CommunicationsPublished on 2017-05-12
  • Dr. Edgar Schmidt appointed Dean of Education
    At this morning’s Board Executive meeting Dr. Edgar Schmidt was appointed to the post of Dean of Education, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Schmidt’s appointment follows Dr. Maureen Stratton’s successful term in the role. Dr. Schmidt has extensive experience as a classroom teacher, principal, central office administrator and former superintendent ... read more
    Source: President’s OfficePublished on 2017-05-12
  • Concordia Student wins First Prize at Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference (WCUCC)
    Kathleen Navis, under the supervision of Dr. John Washington, won the first prize at the Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference (WCUCC) held this last Thursday and Friday at the University of Alberta. She also participated at the Research Forum 2017 we held in April (photo). Congratulations to Kathleen! Project: Secondary Functionalization ... read more
    Source: ResearchPublished on 2017-05-08
  • Irshad Shariff Selected as CUE’s First Promising Student Entrepreneur
    (Photo: Dr. Patrick Kamau, David Burry, Irshad Shariff, Tom Ogaranko) After attending this semester’s Lunch and Learn seminars and successfully completing a number of Launch Pad Workshop sessions conducted by the CIAR in conjunction with A100 member and business mentor Tom Ogaranko, student Irshad Shariff has been selected as ... read more
    Source: CIARPublished on 2017-05-08
  • Save the Date: Global Perspectives of Inclusive Education – Workshop on Chinese and Western Approaches to Inclusion
    The Centre for Chinese Studies presents Global Perspectives of Inclusive Education– Workshop on Chinese and Western Approaches to Inclusion –  Location: Concordia University of Edmonton Time: Monday, May 15, 2017 Presenter: Dr. Chris Forlin This workshop will focus on global perspectives towards inclusive education. International models will be explored ... read more
    Source: InternationalPublished on 2017-05-08
  • Over $17,500 raised at CUE Mental Health Breakfast
    Over $17,500 raised at CUE Mental Health Breakfast This morning at Concordia over 80 people attended the President’s Fundraising Breakfast for Mental Health. The audience heard that according to the most recent National College Health Assessment survey in the past 12 months, 66% of Concordia students felt that things were hopeless, ... read more
    Source: President’s OfficePublished on 2017-05-04
  • Dr. Brent Bradford: New Editor of The Runner, Journal of Health & Physical Education Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association
    Dr. Brent Bradford, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education, has been appointed to the Health and Physical Education Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association Executive Council (HPEC) for a two year term as Editor of the Journal of Health and Physical Education Council of the Alberta Teachers’ Association ... read more
    Source: ResearchPublished on 2017-05-02
  • Dr. Elizabeth Smythe Co-edits Special Journal Issue
    Concordia professor of Political Science, Dr. Elizabeth Smythe, recently coedited a special issue of Globalizations with local and international colleagues Claudia Baumgart-Ochse, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt; Katharina Glaab, Norwegian University of Life Sciences; and Peter J. Smith, Athabasca University. The issue is entitled Faith in Justice? The Role of ... read more
    Source: Faculty of ArtsPublished on 2017-05-01
  • CUE faculty and staff members awarded new Erasmus+/Mobile+2 scholarships for Europe
    We are pleased to announce that our colleagues Margie Schoepp, Sophie Nguyen and Dr. Danielle Lisboa, have been awarded a full Erasmus+ (Mobile+2) scholarship to spend a week at partner University of Porto, Portugal, this spring (Danielle) and fall (Margie and Sophie). They will work on best practices and ... read more
    Source: InternationalPublished on 2017-04-28
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