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Concordia University, Portland, initiates a new Homeland Security bachelor’s degree program

Concordia University, Portland, launched a new Homeland Security bachelor’s degree and new Concordia Veterans Affairs effort on Memorial Day 2012.

Speaking at a Memorial Day ceremony in Beaverton, Oregon, Capt. Lee Hankins, U.S. Navy, ret., spoke about the meaning and importance of Memorial Day and Concordia’s commitment to preparing leaders for the transformation of society.

“Concordia brings a century of liberal arts to this emerging field of study that will benefit global communities,” said Concordia’s Provost Mark Wahlers.

One of the only programs of its kind on the West Coast, Concordia’s new Homeland Security bachelor’s degree will prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and personal ethics to meet the safety and preparedness needs of communities.

More information about the degree is available at www.concordiahomelandsecurity.com.

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