Global Opportunity, World Fluency
Developing global citizens requires more than just stellar study away programs.
The Concordia Band became the first college ensemble to perform in China in May 2012 - performing at college campuses with connections to Concordia and headlining a colorful cultural festival in Chongqing.
For Kelsey Kava '13, studying in Rwanda and India offered a new perspective on her goals and her place in the world.
Our global focus begins on campus, where we emphasize the global competence needed in a competitive world. In addition, we offer nine languages and two world-focused majors, and students come from 35 different nations. Beyond the campus, hundreds of students travel the world each year to participate in study away, global internships and volunteer opportunities.
BREW means influencing those around you in a positive way. I have the fortunate position of interacting with high schoolers on a daily basis whom I hope to impact in such a way that they are motivated to work hard and accomplish tremendous things in their lives.Amanda Rolik ‘09 Head Athletic Trainer at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, VA, with Fairfax County Public Schools
Exercise Science Major; Biology and Psychology minors
Concordia gave me a global mindset for looking at the world and approaching critical issues. When I think about issues of our time, I don’t just think about how they impact locally or nationally, I think about how they look on the global stage.Tanner Boomersbach ’13 Studying medicine at Mayo Medical School - Mayo Clinic
Being responsibly engaged manifests itself in very different ways, but ultimately through building a community that believes in a common goal and supporting that community with the talents and gifts you can share—big and small.Danielle Gravon ‘10 Recent graduate from San Francisco Art Institute, MFA in Printmaking, MA in History and Theory of Contemporary Art
Studio Art and German Majors
To me, BREW is something everyone should do. No matter how small or how insignificant it may seem, great changes can come about just from one person making positive changes to their life or the lives of others.Jeff Bakke ’10 K-12 Physical Education/Health Teacher at the International School of Stavanger (Norway)
Physical Education and Health Education/Coaching Majors
Studying abroad in Tanzania, as well as experiences on and near Fargo-Moorhead here have shown me the importance of BREWing by advocating for and serving others in whatever community I’m part of in the future.Katie Hoven ’13 RN on cardiology unit, Sanford Health in Sioux Falls