Megan Shelden shares her study abroad experience When deciding on a college, most teenagers focus on factors like tuition, available majors, and graduation rates. When Megan Shelden selected Concordia, she had her eye on one thing: the school’s extensive study abroad program. “I just knew, ever since I was inContinue Reading

Students across a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds worked together to offer diversity and depth to the 2015 Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium, “China Rising: A New Global Order?” Student involvement in the symposium has increased so much from past years that Dr. Rebecca Moore, professor of politicalContinue Reading

Concordia will bounce around the globe in future symposiums. The Concordia community will learn how our region plays a significant role with the rest of the world in the upcoming two years of symposiums. In 2015, “China Rising: New Global Order?” symposium will focus on how China’s power within theContinue Reading

The Concordian Politics Blog

Threats of war from North Korea are nothing new. The Stalinist country has long played the part of the town drunk that’s been kicked out of the bar and now sits outside challenging people to a fight. Their most recent outburst of aggressive rhetoric has certainly been of a largerContinue Reading

This past week, with the very generous assistance of the political science and global studies departments, I was very fortunate to attend the 54th Academy Assembly of the U.S. Air Force in Colorado Springs. Concordia is one of a small number of institutions of higher learning that are invited toContinue Reading

As the Cold War wound down over twenty years ago, it became fashionable among some intellectual circles in the West to suggest that the ideological struggles of the 20th century were about to culminate in the irrevocable triumph of liberal democracy. That century began under the yoke of expansive EuropeanContinue Reading

The Cold War was probably the most high-stakes and globally encompassing theatre of Great Power struggle the world has ever known. Never before had two states of such immense power and international influence competed so vigorously to carve out indomitable spheres of influence, militarily checkmate the other, and – probablyContinue Reading

Zhuhai, China, is situated on the Pearl River delta, which runs through the Asian mainland. But its waterside tourist value isn’t what makes Zhuhai important to Concordia College. Zhuhai is home to the United International College – the first and only liberal arts college in China. With 4,000 students andContinue Reading

Concordia increased its ties to China through an educational agreement with a university in Chongquing, China. On Nov. 2, Provost Mark Krejci and Vice President of Enrollment Steve Schuetz met with two delegates from the Sichuan International Studies University for a signing ceremony. This new agreement will allow SISU studentsContinue Reading