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Concordia College students raise social awareness on MLK DAY

Concordia College students and faculty honor Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior in their Daring to Dream program.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Concordia College students and faculty honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior in their Daring to Dream program. The theme for this year’s event is The Radical Imagination of a New Generation. “MLK DAY is a day where we can just take a break from whatever we do on a daily basis and just to reflect…

Craft to retire as Concordia College president in 2023

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Concordia College President Dr. William Craft says he plans to retire, effective June 30, 2023. Craft was appointed in 2011.  During his tenure, several changes were made, including renovation and new construction of the Grant Center for the Offutt School of Business, the Integrated Science Center, the Jake Christiansen Athletic Complex, and the Center for Student…

Move-In Day For Students At Concordia Where Masks Will Be Required In Class

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College in Moorhead is requiring face masks in all classes, labs and studios beginning on the first day of class which is Thursday. Students spent the day getting moved into the college to get ready for the start of classes. They head off Monday to “Hands For Change” service projects around the community. Concordia is also…

Concordia College announces masking & vaccination plans

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Concordia College has new Covid-19 vaccine and masking policies beginning Monday, Aug. 16. The college strongly encourages employees and students to get their shot. Students in college sponsored travel of two days or more are expected to be vaccinated. Professors and instructors may require masks to be worn in classes, labs and studios unless an accommodation…

What are the COVID-19 policies on local college campuses this fall

What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Students are headed back to campus this fall including MSUM, NDSU, UND and Concordia. What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin. At Minnesota State University Moorhead, vaccinations are not required but are strongly encouraged. MSUM is offering incentives for students and employees who share why they got vaccinated….

Colleges commemorate Martin Luther King Jr day with virtual lectures

NDSU and Concordia College help shine light on racial injustices within the community

FARGO, N.D.-MOORHEAD – In light of Martin Luther King Jr day, College campuses throughout the metro are using the holiday to bring awareness to racial injustices throughout the community. Many of the textbooks that educated us do not touch on Martin Luther King Jr’s pursuit later in his life to bring attention to the atrocities faced by all marginalized groups…

Concordia students clean up Woodlawn Park, stress importance of environmentalism

They say they want to make sure the community can continue to make use of the area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia students from the Cobbers in Action and Outdoor Recreation clubs take a break from studying to give back to nature. Twice a year, these students take a couple hours off their schedules to care for Mother Earth. “We volunteer in the community and we go out and we try to clean any trash left behind by…

Concordia Will Reduce Tuition By More Than 35%, Introduces New School Model

The college had an overall enrollment of 5,532, down 3.5 percent from Fall 2019.

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Concordia College announces lower tuition starting fall 2021 and a new change to its academic structure. Tuition at Concordia College will be reduced more than 35% starting in fall 2021. “The price for annual tuition will be $27,500 dollars. $15,000 dollars less than it is now,” said the President of Concordia College William Craft. Additional tuition expenses…

Moorhead Rotary Club Hosts Food Drive For Churches United

More than 30 people dropped off food items.

MOORHEAD, Minn- The Moorhead Rotary Club is no stranger to helping out when a hand is needed. “People need food and we have the time and the energy to do it.” The club says the country is still facing trying times. “They’ve lost jobs, they need to feed their families, with the COVID pandemic that has only exacerbated things, so…

Concordia College celebrates 2020 graduates through virtual commencement

It's still undecided if Concordia will have an in-person ceremony for the graduates at a future date

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College’s class of 2020 receives a graduation ceremony like no other. The virtual commencement featured pre-recorded musical performances and messages from Concordia President William Craft, class speakers, the commencement speaker and Campus Ministry. Graduates’ names were not called out but are listed in the program mailed to each graduating student. A message of hope was…