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

H1N1 influenza A virus, commonly referred to as swine flu, emerged in April and spread so quickly it was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization in June. It is the first pandemic in over 40 years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “FluView” interactive mapContinue Reading

The time has come for individuals in same-sex, monogamous, lifelong relationships to get recognition in congregations across the country – and possibly get elected as members of clergy. This decision and more were made at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America’s church-wide assembly in Minneapolis a few weeks ago. It’sContinue Reading

Concordia students will notice something missing in Anderson Commons this fall. The plates, utensils, and glasses are all there, but there is no longer anything to rest them on as you move from station to station. Anderson Commons is now a trayless dining facility. The move, led by the SustainabilityContinue Reading