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
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