Peace Studies

Peace Studies


The Lane Peace Center offers a course of study in Peace Studies that leads to an Associated of Arts Oregon Transfer degree. The Peace Center is currently working to create a two year Associate of Applied Science degree in Community Organizing. The Peace Center is also working to create a Peace Studies Rights of Passage summer program to aid high school students in their transition to College.

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Fostering Peace Through Education


Peace Center Poster - Oh from S. KoreaPeace Center Poster - Azalea, from Indonesiapeace poster - Cinthya from PeruPeace poster -- Himani from Indiapeace poster -- Lena from Russiapeace poster - Jackie Canada

These posters are entries from the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Click to view larger image. From left to right: Oh from S. Korea, Azalea from Indonesia, Cinthya from Peru, Himani from India, Lena from Russia, Jackie from Canada.


"The essence of nonviolence is love. Out of love and the willingness to act selflessly, strategies, tactics, and techniques for a nonviolent struggle arise naturally. Nonviolence is not a dogma; it is a process."
--Thich Nhat Hanh