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Concordia Students Use “Hands for Change” Day to Develop Relationships With Community

Thirty-five groups of freshmen and transfer students participated in the service-learning activities

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A new school year is more than trying to get another set of passing grades; it’s also about giving back to the community around you. “So we’re club 18. Shark bait, ooo ha ha. Club one eight! yeah! yeah!” said Concordia College freshmen Evan Gertken and Rhiley Larson. Thirty–five clubs made up of freshmen and transfer students from…

MSUM, Concordia College Report Upticks in Enrollment in Key Demographics

The two schools have more first-year students hailing from the fargo-Moorhead area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of students packed up carts and moved into the dorms at Minnesota State University Moorhead for the first time. The new Dragons share one common interest as they begin the new school year. “I came to MSUM because I was really excited about how it was a small campus but it had a lot of diversity and…

They Did It! Congratulations to Concordia College’s Class of 2018

More than 400 students received their degree this year

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Erica Lindsey told herself at seven years old that she was going to eventually learn to play the flute. She finally did when she joined band in sixth grade and it was nothing short of the perfect fit. “I knew it was going to be an incredible journey. And what do you know? It has been,” Lindsey…

Rick Santorum Gives Lecture At Concordia College

He talked about his career in both the House and the Senate

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum gave a speech at Concordia College. He talked to students about his career in both the House and the Senate. Santorum also ran in the 2012 presidential election. Students from Concordia’s Young Americans for Freedom club say they wanted to bring Santorum to campus to start a dialogue between all the students….

Concordia College Students Pay It Forward

The college students teamed up with 62 fourth graders at Washington Elementary in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — For the past fifteen years, Dr. Barb Witteman has worked with Fargo Public Schools to get students involved with service learning projects. “Well I knew Mrs. Witteman because she was a fourth grade teacher in Fargo and she was doing service projects with another teacher in our district and then asked me if I would like to join…

Concordia College, Fargo Theatre Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

People all over the community were celebrating the day and honoring Martin Luther King Junior, including students at Concordia

METRO — This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and although many people have the day off, others are taking the time to celebrate the legacy of the civil rights leader. People all over the community were celebrating the day and honoring Martin Luther King Junior, including students at Concordia. Reverend Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds started off the day of activities…

MPR Celebrates 50 Years of Broadcasting with Open House at Concordia College

The public was invited to tour the KCCM studios in the basement of Concordia's Welcome Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio made another stop in Moorhead as they celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. Concordia is proud to be the home to the second MPR station, KCCM, which began in 1971. The public was invited to tour the KCCM studios in the basement of Concordia’s Welcome Center. Station personnel took the opportunity to meet their listening…

Concordia College Organizes Blood Drive for Las Vegas Victims

This was the first blood drive the Campus Events Commission held and they say they may host the event for two days next time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College students are trying to send as much blood as they can to Las Vegas. The Campus Events Commission holds at least one service event each month and had already planned to hold the blood drive before the shootings on Sunday. Concordia’s goal was to have 50 appointments scheduled throughout the day in order to raise…

Concordia College Offering Beginning Harp Class to the Community

Children, adults get opportunity to become expert on a new instrument

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s an instrument people might not be used to playing, but now they finally have the chance to try it out. Beginning Harp Camp is a four day class where people can play the harp, whether you have experience or not. Both children and adults have the opportunity to be in the class. By the end of…

Cobber Athletics Hosts Finn/Carol Grinaker Golf Scramble

The Meadows Golf Course in Moorhead hosted the event.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College hosted the 32nd annual Finn/Carol Grinaker golf scramble at The Meadows golf course. It’s a big opportunity for the athletic department to draw in money as donors and fans can golf with coaches and student-athletes. It’s the first official event for the Cobbers’ new Athletic Director, Jeff Bretherton. “It’s clear this golf tournament has been around…