Knutson Campus Center is, as the name suggests, the center of student life at Concordia. Multicolored flags hang from the high ceiling, representing the nationalities present on campus, while tables line the large walkway. Most of the tables are for events or student organizations, but one stands out from the
@PresidentCraft may not have Twitter’s blue checkmark, but it is the real deal. President William Craft has been taking the Twittersphere by storm for the past couple of weeks. “Yes, [the Twitter account] is mine. I work in partnership with the people in Communications and Marketing at the college,”
“Before the marvel of this Night,” this year’s Christmas concert theme, is sure to marvel audience members with the sights and sounds of hundreds of student musicians. What concert goers will not realize without carefully reading their program is that our own President William Craft is playing a large role
Standing in Lorentzsen, President Craft observed quite a different scene than usual over the Tuesday lunch hour. A group of students who share a passion for sustainability wrote and circulated a letter addressed to Craft last week that identified four goals they believe Concordia should work toward. Students, alumni, faculty
To the over 50 students, staff, and faculty that Occupied Lorentzsen on Tuesday, March 12th: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful and committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” This quote, attributed to Margaret Mead, has never been more relevant
Will Steger, polar explorer, returned to Concordia on Monday. Joining him was J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director for Fresh Energy. Together, the two presented the forum “Clean Energy, Climate, and Health” addressing climate change and the role of Minnesota in these issues. Steger, who has been called “Minnesota’s eyewitness
As I write this column, my thoughts are running ahead to the journey to United International College in Zhuhai, People’s Republic of China, that Anne and I will begin Nov. 10 with our colleagues, Per Anderson (associate dean for Global Learning) and Lisa Sethre-Hofstad (associate dean for Core and Advising).