Engage with the world through words. Use reading, writing and research to render the ordinary extraordinary.
By studying English at Concordia, you equip yourself for life by learning to read challenging texts and communicate complex ideas. Whether you work in a field directly related to English or another career that is enriched by your English study, you will be prepared by learning inside and outside the classroom.
What nonprofits need are the talented, enthusiastic individuals that are coming out of Concordia.
As a member of Concordia’s National Alumni Board, Huber encourages students to get involved in the community during their college years and start building connections. One of the aspects she appreciates most about her work with the United Way is the opportunity to get to know a variety of people from all across the region – from educators to nonprofits, corporations and businesses.
Kristi Huber '98, President of the United Way of Cass-Clay | English Major
The Concordia English department continues to be one of the most active and best-traveled departments on this side of the planet!
Bill Snyder led another summer trip with students in Rwanda.
Karla Knutson and her students spent May in Scotland working on ethnography. Karla headed to Ireland in July to present a paper.
Dawn Duncan has been facilitating story exchanges between immigrants and Midwesterners as Narrative 4 director for the region. She and student intern Sabina Beck participated in the N4 Global Summit in Ireland.
Joan Kopperud started her new role as director of Integrative Learning by participating in eight IL-related faculty development summer workshops in May and June.