Study abroad numbers up

Study abroad numbers up

Australia, Ireland programs maintain strong student numbers A surprising 66 students signed up to study abroad in the fall 2015 semester and acceptance letters have begun to appear in P.O. […]

 

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    Why the longer breaks this year?

    In years past, Thanksgiving Break has been Thursday through Sunday but this year students can look forward to having the Wednesday before Thanksgiving off as well. Ericka Peterson, a Concordia […]

     
  • Short-staffed ITS works hard to keep up service

    Short-staffed ITS works hard to keep up service

    With less than a full fleet, Concordia’s Information Technology Services is carrying more than their usual workload. One and a half weeks after hiring a new full time worker, one […]

     
  • Peace Prize laureate to speak on peacebuilding

    Peace Prize laureate to speak on peacebuilding

    Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee will speak in the Centrum Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Gbowee received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for encouraging Christian and Muslim women […]

     
  • Faculty members receive 100K digital humanities grant

    Faculty members receive 100K digital humanities grant

    Concordia College has received a $100,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation that focuses on digital humanities. The Mellon Foundation encouraged Concordia College to apply for the grant, aware of Concordia’s […]

     
  • Sunny disposition: Concordia approaching solar panels

    Sunny disposition: Concordia approaching solar panels

    To achieve greater sustainability, Concordia has seriously considered solar energy. After receiving a $550,000 grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, the president’s sustainability council has taken measures to purchase […]

     
  • Evening the odds: Gender Equity Approached

    Evening the odds: Gender Equity Approached

    Two open session meetings were held Friday afternoon, Oct. 3 for staff, faculty and administrators in regarding “Gender Equity and the Status of Women at Concordia College.” The Gender Equity […]

     
  • CobBike system could use some fine tuning

    CobBike system could use some fine tuning

    The new bike share program, which Concordia started just this year, has seen a great deal of interest. However, some problems have risen with the checkout system. Erica Bjelland, SGA […]

     
  • ITS understaffed

    ITS understaffed

    Downed printers, connection problems and email troubles have plagued students since the days of orientation. Several frustrated students have to wonder: why all the problems? This year, Information Technology Services […]

     
  • Orientation: What does it really do?

    Orientation: What does it really do?

    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, […]