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
Jul 06, 2015
This summer, Andie Palagi '18 is returning to a country for which she has found a great passion. She is one of five American students chosen to take part in the Center for Khmer Studies Summer Fellowship Program.
A double major in finance and global studies, Palagi is spending a portion of her summer in Cambodia studying at the Center for Khmer Studies. Only 15 students are chosen from America, Cambodia and France to participate in this immersive six-week…Academics Global
Jun 09, 2015
Rachel Dieter ’17 is spending her summer in a small country that is a melting pot for many cultures.
Azerbaijan is situated between Europe and Asia. Many people might find it easy to overlook, but not Dieter.
A double major in global studies and political science, Dieter will spend six weeks in Azerbaijan interning through the Overseas Professional…Global
Jun 01, 2015
Summer is off to an exciting start for 117 Concordia students studying abroad.
No corner of the world was too far, as Cobbers ventured to Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East this month. Follow their travel and adventures across the globe through tweets and images in Storify below.[View the… Global
Apr 29, 2015
Olivia Gear ’15 has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to teach English in Saxony, Germany, starting in August.
The Appleton, Wis., native applied for the yearlong English Teaching Assistantship Program because of her experiences at Concordia.
“During my time at Concordia, my overall interest in international politics grew, increasing my desire to broaden…Global Academics
Mar 20, 2015
For Amy Tran ’15, West Fargo, N.D, the opportunity to return to China for another study abroad experience comes at a pivotal time.
Selected as a recipient of the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship, Tran will spend eight weeks enhancing her Mandarin language skills and cultural understanding in China beginning in June.
The trip comes on the heels of Tran’s May graduation…Global
Mar 17, 2015
Associate professor of German Dr. Jonathan Clark knows a lot about 17th-century pietism. This is why he was tapped by the TLC program “Who Do You Think You Are?” to serve as a cultural historian for celebrity Josh Groban.
The TLC show focuses on finding particular ancestors of interest for American celebrities. The episode Clark was in premiered on March 15.
Clark assisted with an episode that primarily took place in Germany. He was flown to Stuttgart, Germany…Global
Mar 02, 2015
After observing the work of Lutheran World Relief in Honduras, President William Craft talks about the value of college in a recent op-ed published by The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead.
College presidents travel a lot, often for friend and fundraising. But I recently returned from a different sort of journey, though no less bound to the mission of Concordia College. I serve on the board of Lutheran World Relief, best known…Global
Feb 26, 2015
Expertise on NATO thrust Dr. Rebecca Moore, professor of political science, into the international airwaves recently.
Moore was one of four experts interviewed for a program of the BBC World Service. The episode on "The Inquiry" explored the strength of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in light of war in Ukraine and threat of conflict in the Baltics.…Global
Feb 13, 2015
Lexi Robinson ’15 will delve into other cultures and utilize her multilingual abilities this summer when she represents the U.S. at the World’s Fair.
Minneapolis native Robinson was selected for the USA Pavilion Student Ambassador Program in Milan, Italy. The fair’s theme is focused on eradicating world hunger by focusing on industry, agriculture, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Robinson…Global