What if I do not like my roommate? How hard are classes going to be? What should I major in? These are some potential thoughts running through the heads of incoming freshmen. Luckily for freshmen, these thoughts will cease to exist anymore. The newly implemented First Year Transition program, an
Before Concordia freshmen enter their first classes and their college years beyond, they must undergo three activity-packed days of orientation. Though many students feel orientation properly introduced them to Concordia, they have mixed feelings about how things were handled. Greg Fensom, a freshman, claimed orientation did not correctly describe the
On August 26, roughly 730 students, 80 Orientation Leaders, and 40 faculty members headed out into the Fargo Moorhead area to participate in the Hands for Change event. This year marked the 20th year that Concordia College incorporated the volunteer program into orientation week. Moriah Nelson, this year’s director of
Each year, incoming freshmen take one of several exams to assess different aspects of their experiences coming into college. For upperclassmen, these assessments took place during freshmen orientation. However, this year’s freshmen weren’t required to take assessments during orientation. Instead, they were asked to participate online in their free time.