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Two Concordia Grads Selected for Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Avyan Mejdeen and William SouthworthMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Two recent Concordia College graduates are selected by the State Department to teach abroad through its Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Avyan Mejdeen of Moorhead and William Southworth of Helena, Montana were awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. It is a nationally competitive award. Mejdeen will be teaching in Kosovo in the fall….

Woodland & High Plains Pow Wow returns

The 31st Annual Woodland & High Plains Pow Wow is back after a two year hiatus, hundreds came out to celebrate.

MOORHEAD, M.N. (KVRR) – This is the first year since 2019 that we’ve been able to have the Pow Wow’s, it’s supposed to be annual but covid hit and we had to put it on hold for about two years and this year is the first year we’re able to have it in person,” said Tyrel Iron- Eyes, Pow Wow…

Concordia College student creates fundraiser to help relocate family from Afghanistan

He says his family's lives are threatened by the Taliban for assisting the U.S Army.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A Concordia student from Afghanistan is looking to raise money and attention to relocate his family from the country. He says their lives are being threatened by the Taliban for assisting the U.S Army. “I’m very worried about the future of my sister, my nieces, and my nephew because if he’s not alive, I don’t know…

Concordia College hosts discussion the history & politics of Russia’s War with Ukraine

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Dean of Concordia’s German Language Village Dr. Dan Hamilton believes Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to build a new Russian Empire that could include Belarus. He adds Putin has never reconciled the end of The Cold War and Soviet Union and the borders that existed at that time. Hamilton says this does not make for a…

DFL hosts food drive addressing college hunger

In honor of Democrats Care Day on Saturday, the Democratic Farmer Labor party in Moorhead is having a food drive to address food insecurity on college campuses.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – In honor of Democrats Care Day on Saturday, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party in Moorhead is having a food drive to address food insecurity on college campuses. Organizers are taking food donations all week and are seeking shelf stable foods like cereal, canned goods, non perishable items and personal care items including diapers, feminine products and toiletries. They…

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….