2017 Noblitt Scholars
Grace Hoffa '18 is a senior political science and global studies double major from Apple Valley, Minn. She is the Resident Assistant of the Sexuality and Gender Inclusive floor, Civic Engagement Advocate for Student Government Association, and serves as a student member for both the 2017 and 2018 Symposium Planning Committees.
Hoffa also serves as a student member of It's On Us and the Curriculum Committee, is a Women's and Gender Studies intern, a Theatre Scholar and the treasurer for Omicron Delta Kappa (Concordia's leadership honor society).
She spent this past summer studying abroad; May was devoted to delving into World Christianity in South Africa, and the rest of the summer was spent in Norway studying Peace and Conflict Resolution.
Laura Kisner '19 is in her third year at Concordia College, double majoring in political science and global studies, and loving it. She runs on the cross country team and occupies the back corner of the second floor in the library when she's not in class or at practice. She also gives campus tours for the Admission office.
Currently, Kisner is spending the semester in Bangalore, India, studying sustainable development practices. She says that this opportunity has allowed her to learn more about herself, meet the most wonderful people, and develop a new understanding of the world.
After Concordia, Kisner plans to pursue development studies in a graduate program focusing on public health or education policy. Ultimately, she aspires to work with an organization like the U.S. Agency of International Development or the United Nations Development Programme.