Jul 09, 2018
The Korean Language Village celebrated its 20th year with drums, dance and dreams of a Village site with authentic Korean architecture becoming a reality.
Christine Schulze, executive director of Concordia Language Villages, announced Sup Sogŭi Hosu will soon have its own culturally authentic site at the Concordia Language Villages location on Turtle River Lake with initial plans for the site…Global
May 24, 2018
Concordia, together with Temple University and seven other U.S. colleges and universities, is launching a national scholarship program for incoming international students for fall 2019.
Temple is a leader in the widespread #YouAreWelcomeHere social media campaign, which encourages international students to study in the United States. This new scholarship will provide financial support for international students who are committed…Global
May 17, 2018
Two Concordia students were honored with an Excellence in French Award from the American Association of Teachers of French.
Kathryn Nicholson ’18 and Colton Dabrowski ’18 were presented with the awards at a ceremony in April. Nicholson and Dabrowski demonstrated excellence in the study of French and speaking the French language.
Dabrowski and Nicholson studied …Global
Apr 24, 2018
Moorhead native Rachel Schaefer ’18 will be working in Colombia next year thanks to a Fulbright award.
Schaefer has been awarded an English Teaching Assistantship through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will be working at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales.
Manizales is the capital city of one of the smallest Colombian departments…Global Outcomes
Feb 05, 2018
Concordia Language Villages has launched an English pilot project in Tanzania.
At the crossroads of some of the world’s greatest natural beauty and poverty is the Serengeti. This wild landscape of Tanzania, Africa, is home to the great wildebeest migration. Gazelles, zebras, hyenas, lions and other animals roam the park…Global
Nov 28, 2017
Learning a second language has benefits beyond the words.
If English is spoken all over the world, what’s the point of learning another language?
That’s something the executive director of Concordia Language Villages, Christine Schulze, knows a little something about. She has spent her 40-year career…Global
Aug 18, 2017
After years of dreaming, Bri Lee '16 took the leap and moved across the ocean.
Almost three years ago exactly, I traveled to Ireland for the first time. I remember walking around the streets of Dublin and feeling strangely content – like I was home. Those who know me best understand I rarely feel this way…Alumni Global
Aug 15, 2017
Alexandra “Lexi” Brouillard ’19 took her musical talents abroad to Italy.
Brouillard, a flute player, spent two weeks in Acqui Terme, Italy, at InterHarmony, an international music festival held in both Italy and Germany this year. She was introduced to the festival by her flute professor, Deb Harris. Harris taught…Global Music
Jan 23, 2017
One glance at senior Emily Campbell’s extensive list of activities clearly shows she’s heavily involved in campus life.
“Making connections with people is my passion,” she says.
A psychology major, Campbell comes from a musical Cobber family and when the family – grandparents included – gets together, they become a brass ensemble that plays in church or just…Academics Global
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
Feb 22, 2016
Katie Black ’17, Bismarck, N.D., and Andie Palagi ’17, Butte, Mont., have been named Concordia’s 2016 Peace Scholars.
The Peace Scholars program is designed to deepen students' understanding of the central issues and theories regarding conflict, war, and peace. It is sponsored by Concordia, Augsburg, Augustana (S.D.), Luther, Pacific Lutheran and St. Olaf.…Global
Dec 03, 2015
Concordia students spent the last two months teaching elementary students to speak another language.
With a bright grin and dancing eyes, a child named Jack spoke boldly into the microphone. “Ich heisse Jack,” he said in his best German.
Dozens of parents came to see the culmination of the Centennial School Language Program taught by the college…Global
Sep 24, 2015
Participants in this year’s Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium could take a 30-minute crash course in the Mandarin Chinese language.
Ni hao! Ni hao ma?(Hello! How are you?)
Participants in this year’s Faith, Reason and World Affairs Symposium, “China Rising: A New Global Order?,” not only had conversations about China, but they also could attend a variety of sessions including…Academics Global
Jul 31, 2015
Each summer, students from around the world experience American English language and culture on the Concordia campus.
During the months of July and August, Concordia Language Villages’ Collegetown plays host to international students intending to study at an American college or university. Students are introduced to American college life through classwork and…Global
Jul 20, 2015
Concordia students Matthew Lillehaugen ’17 and Alexander Gray '16 spent six weeks in Norway as participants of the Peace Scholars program.
In a world so often in conflict, a program devoted to the development of peace is a breath of fresh air.
The Peace Scholars program is exactly that. Six colleges founded by Norwegian-American immigrants started the program. Twelve students…Global