The seats in the Centrum filled to capacity this past Thursday night. Some students were laughing and socializing with friends. Others sat in silence in preparation for the somber presentation. For the first time since 2002, Concordia held a September 11th memorial service, hosted by campus’ College Republicans. The theme
Some winter-sick college students may have spent spring break lounging on the beaches of Florida, but members of the High-Impact Leadership Trip returned with more than bronzed bodies. The HILT is an annual student-organized trip that targets locations of social, economic and environmental struggle. This past spring break, 18 Concordia
As a third grader, George Halvorson sat in his elementary school library crying because he had finished all the books on the shelves. Halvorson, a Concordia 1968 alumnus that graduated after just three years, was the CEO of the largest healthcare corporation in the United States. He returned last week
A roomful of hands shot into the air when Minnesota legislators asked how many Concordia students in the room were carrying debt. As part of a month-long tour of 18 Minnesota Colleges, Minnesota legislators visited Concordia on Sept. 24 to understand student assets, resources and demographics through individual student stories.
17 departments conduct research on campus Student research that began at Concordia over the summer is starting to take off. The kinds of research conducted by Concordia students ranges from assisting in writing textbooks, to traveling to a dinosaur dig site in Montana. Siri Manning, a senior political science major,
It was a lunch date that started it: the relationship between the nation’s 35th most wealthy individual and Concordia College. On a beautifully blue-skied 70-degree day in April 2010, Concordia hosted an event called “Lunch with a Titan,” which was arranged to introduce local business leaders and politicians to Harold
Bill Gates will speak in Memorial Auditorium on April 27 for the dedication of the Grant Center, home of the Offutt School of Business. Gates is a co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which addresses global challenges such as poverty, healthcare and education. President
She calls it her “rad school search.” What most see as a stressful–and often expensive–graduate school search process, she has turned into a friendly competition. Laura Pancoast, along with four other senior vocal performance majors, is busy with the frenzy of activity caused from applying to graduate schools. After her