Last semester, the college issued a vision for sustainability, stating it “will embrace a concern for sustainability that is rooted in the responsibility to ensure the environmental, economic, and social health of the college and of our global community.” This year, students have petitioned to go disposable water bottle free
The Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium “Beyond Genocide: Learning to Help and Hope” set a record for student involvement this year, with 11 out of the 15 selected concurrent sessions involving students. Last spring, students, professors and others submitted proposals to present a concurrent session at this year’s symposium.
“Voices to Vision” is a collection of art from genocide survivors from different parts of the world. The exhibit will be running in the Cyrus M. Running Gallery until September 16. For the exhibit, a team of artists created each piece from the memories and experiences of survivors. Each piece
Congolese genocide survivor Rose Mapendo challenged the audience at the opening plenary session of Concordia’s Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium with a call to action. “This is my wish for everyone,” she said, “to forgive.” Rose Mapendo spoke about her experience in a death camp in Congo, but chose