Concordia’s fall Student Lecture Series kicked off Oct. 8 with senior Mackenzie Kane’s lecture on fact and fiction within Bernard Malamud’s “The Fixer.” Mads Schimdt Christensen and Sean Volk follow with lectures on Nov. 3 and Nov. 19, respectively. The Student Lecture Series is in its 21st year. It recognizesContinue Reading

Karl Rove engaged several students in one-on-one conversations before a crowd of nearly 1,000 people during the question and answer session following his speech on Sep. 29. The Q&A was a follow-up to his speech on national health care and his belief in the importance of a free market inContinue Reading

Concordia welcomed three award- winning writers to campus for its 11th annual Writer’s Festival from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. Author Nathan Jorgenson, journalist Bill Ward, and poet Margaret Hasse took part in readings, made guest appearances in classes, taught master classes, and participated in discussions during the three-day event.Continue Reading

Concordia reorganized the structure of the college administration this summer to allow for more synergy between academic affairs, student affairs, and information affairs. Mark Krejci, Ph.D., was appointed by President Pamela Jolicoeur as provost and dean of the college on July 1. Krejci’s previous position was vice president for academicContinue Reading

The Minnesota State Fair gives visitors a chance to connect with state residents over fried food, energizing entertainment, and a friendly atmosphere. Each year, visitors look forward to trying new culinary experiments and visiting favorite booths scattered throughout the fair. The Concordia College booth made its debut in the educationContinue Reading