May 23, 2018
Concordia's 2018 commencement speakers delivered messages of gratitude, the importance of the liberal arts, and encouragement to live boldly and intentionally.
Dr. Martha Nussbaum
Corinne Burrell '18
May 08, 2018
Concordia presented 432 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees, as well as eight Master of Education degrees, during commencement ceremonies May 6.
Graduates lined up inside the Integrated Science Center before they walked their way under the Dovre Campanile toward Memorial Auditorium. Nearly 4,000 family and friends of the Concordia community came out to support the graduates on commencement…Events
Mar 27, 2018
Former Sen. Rick Santorum will deliver a lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Concordia.
Santorum was invited by the local student chapter of Young Americans for Freedom and will be speaking in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center.
Santorum was a Republican presidential candidate in both 2012 and 2016. He served as a U.S. senator…Events
Oct 23, 2017
“We are one people. We are one family. We all live in the same house. The American house. The world house,” Rep. John Lewis said to the Concordia community and area high school students.
Lewis, a Georgia congressman and civil rights activist, Andrew Aydin, digital director and policy advisor to Lewis, and graphic novelist Nate Powell visited campus to present on Concordia’s Summer Book Read: “March: Book Three,” a best-selling…Events
Oct 16, 2017
Concordia will host this year’s author presentation for the One Book, One Community event with Jamie Ford, author of the best-selling novel "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet."
Ford’s talk and book signing will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center.
One Book, One Community is a community book read sponsored by the libraries in the Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo area. This year’s…Events
Sep 25, 2017
Native culture, rock 'n' roll and magical, mysterious fiction will be at the center of the Visiting Writers Festival Oct. 4-6.
Sponsored by the department of English, the festival brings in regional writers from various genres to talk about the art and science of writing. This year’s lineup includes a poet, a fiction writer and a nonfiction author.
Poet Denise Lajimodiere…Events
Jan 16, 2017
New York Times columnist, author and commentator David Brooks will speak on “Faith, Learning and the Arts of Citizenship,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Memorial Auditorium.
The lecture is part of the 125th anniversary of Concordia. The event is free, but tickets are required.
Brooks began writing his column for the Op-Ed page of The New York Times in 2003. He is a prolific author. His most recent book, “The Road…Events
Nov 28, 2016
The final staging for the 2016 Concordia Christmas Concert Dec. 2-4 is a sprint to the opening note with extra preparations for the video recording of the event.
Bryan Duncan sits facing the Christmas mural for this year’s concert. A critical eye on specific lights. Duncan, the lighting director for the concert, says the tinkering for the fine details is just beginning. Duncan along with a crew of seven…Music Events
Nov 15, 2016
Thirty-one flags hang from the atrium ceiling in honor of all of our students’ countries of origin.
Beautiful bright colors adorn the Knutson Campus Center atrium as the flags of every student’s home country are displayed from the rafters. Our international students are from 30 different countries. Those flags, along with the United States…Events Global
Oct 31, 2016
Concordia celebrated its 125-year history on Oct. 31, 2016.
The anniversary celebration began with chapel and President Emeritus Paul Dovre and President William Craft naming the strong giants in our history who have built the college into what it is today.
The chapel event flowed into a reception that…Events
May 03, 2016
More than 500 students crossed the stage and became the newest Concordia College alumni on May 1.
Commencement also included the conferring of honorary degrees on Dr. Richard A. Green ’61 and Margaret M. Wong.
Fay Ferguson ’73, co-CEO of Burrell Communications Group in Chicago, delivered a Commencement address pushing students to challenge…Events
Apr 25, 2016
Construction on Concordia’s new Integrated Science Complex kicked off April 22 with a celebratory bang.
After a brief program on the plaza outside Jones Science and Ivers, a thermite reaction set under an old fume hood spewed sparks and heat into the air – a symbol of the demolition first needed to create new.
“Today signifies a real milestone…Events Academics
Apr 22, 2016
Fay Ferguson ’73, co-CEO of Burrell Communications Group (BCG) in Chicago, will deliver the Commencement address May 1 as approximately 500 bachelor's degrees and six Master of Education degrees will be presented during Concordia's Commencement ceremony.
Honorary doctorates also will be conferred upon Dr. Richard A. Green ’61 and Margaret M. Wong.
After earning a degree from Concordia, Ferguson earned an MBA from Indiana University. She has received numerous awards including Chicago Advertising…Events Alumni
Mar 29, 2016
The American Negro spiritual is a beautiful musical form and the American Spiritual Ensemble wants to be sure it isn’t just part of our history, but remains in the present.
The ensemble, made up of 24 classical music vocalists, perform dynamic renditions of classic spirituals as well as opera and Broadway numbers in celebration of the Negro Spiritual. Founded by Everett McCorvey, the ensemble has presented diverse…Events
Mar 21, 2016
National Book Award authors spoke to a rapt audience about their craft, passions and the journey to get to their latest books.
Water – blood-chilling 47-degree octopus tank water or the deepest place in the ocean – was the start of a riveting conversation. Both Sy Montgomery’s “The Soul of an Octopus” and Neal Shusterman’s “Challenger Deep” begin with water, but quickly…Events