Concordia Student Body President Receives Human Relations Award

Levi Bachmeier ’14, West Fargo, N.D., received the City of Fargo Human Relations Youth Award at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the Fargo Theatre. “I am unbelievably humbled,” he says. “As a lifelong member of the F-M region, getting involved in the wider community is just one way of giving back to…
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Remembering JFK

As the country remembers the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death, we share the stories of two Concordia alumni connected to this historic event. Clint Hill ’54 is a former Secret Service agent who was in the motorcade in Dallas on that day. John Tunheim ’75 chaired the Assassination Records Review Board in…
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Sustainability Takes Centerstage In Concordia’s “Urinetown” Production

For cast members in Concordia’s production of “Urinetown,” it’s impossible to not think about sustainability and water consumption issues. “The show gives a very poignant, clear, and thought-provoking message that if we as a society don’t do something to change our over-consuming ways, this humorous, yet tragic world portrayed in ‘Urinetown’ is inevitably our not-so-distant…
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Concordia Percussion Ensemble To Perform At National Event

Concordia musicians will be in the international spotlight this week, as the Concordia Percussion Ensemble performs at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. The ensemble, directed by Dr. David P. Eyler, will present the “New Literature for Percussion Ensemble” at PASIC, which is held in Indianapolis. This is the first time the percussion ensemble has…
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Seeing The World Through The Eyes Of Others

Volunteering at a Lutheran AIDS ministry in Soweto, South Africa, gave a group of Concordia students a personal view into global challenges. The 23 students participated in a religion, sociology and global studies summer school led by Dr. Nick Ellig, Dr. Elna Solvang and Dr. Jan Pranger. “Our goal was to introduce our students to…
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