My favorite part of homecoming has always been the homecoming concert. This concert brings together the three flagship ensembles of our music program and it reminds many alumni of the band, orchestra, and choir programs what it was like to be performing in Memorial Auditorium. The concert on Saturday, Sept.
Homecoming brings together generations of alumni and current students for a busy week of events and celebration. It is a celebration of a shared cobber-ness and the love of community that Concordia brings to the Fargo Moorhead area. This year, homecoming greets Concordia’s campus on Monday, Sept. 24 and extends
Be assured, Cobbers can leave their dresses and neckties in their dorms on Friday of homecoming weekend. In place of Concordia’s longstanding, traditional Harvest Ball, Campus Entertainment Committee and Homecoming Committee have teamed up to host a game night called “Bunco@ Conco.” Though the Harvest ball has been held for
Concordia’s Advancement Office has begun to restructure its staff with the elimination of a position, and more changes that will take effect Jan. 1. With the restructure of the department, the alumni office eliminated the position of Searle Swedlund, the former associate director of alumni relations. Swedlund, a Concordia alumnus,
One week a year. They come out of hiding on Sunday evening and make their way around campus until the following Sunday afternoon. The maroon button-up sweaters have been worn by Concordia’s Homecoming Committee since 1989. With a break from them in 1991 to honor the school’s centennial, they returned
This week Concordia remembers its roots. Concordia welcomed in the 2012 homecoming week with the annual coronation ceremony on Tuesday evening. Joel Leeman and Stephanie Barnhart were crowned king and queen. “It means a lot,” Leeman said. “I’m very humbled by it. I didn’t necessarily know or think it would
It’s homecoming at Concordia. This week, the college welcomes alumni, parents, and friends to campus to celebrate our past. As a college best known for the Cobber ring—a staple on every third-year and above student and alum—we take Homecoming pretty seriously. From having a “real” Coronation ceremony to the bonfire,