Before Concordia freshmen enter their first classes and their college years beyond, they must undergo three activity-packed days of orientation. Though many students feel orientation properly introduced them to Concordia, they have mixed feelings about how things were handled.  Greg Fensom, a freshman, claimed orientation did not correctly describe theContinue Reading

Hands for Change

On August 26, roughly 730 students, 80 Orientation Leaders, and 40 faculty members headed out into the Fargo Moorhead area to participate in the Hands for Change event. This year marked the 20th year that Concordia College incorporated the volunteer program into orientation week. Moriah Nelson, this year’s director ofContinue Reading

Each year, incoming freshmen take one of several exams to assess different aspects of their experiences coming into college. For upperclassmen, these assessments took place during freshmen orientation. However, this year’s freshmen weren’t required to take assessments during orientation. Instead, they were asked to participate online in their free time.Continue Reading