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Concordia Hosts 2021 Honor String Orchestra Concert

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Concordia’s 2021 Honor String Orchestra Concert is held at the Memorial Auditorium. The group invited world-renowned guest conductor, Dr. Carolyn Watson, to help run the concert. The Honor Strings Orchestra also nominated over 40 high school students from 6 different states to participate in this joint concert. After 2 years of not being able to play…

Sanford Health Donates Land & Building In Concordia Partnership

Concordia College President William CraftMOORHEAD, Minn. —  Concordia College President William Craft announcing a partnership with Sanford Health. Sanford is donating the land and building where the 8th Street clinic now stands to Concordia. The college’s School of Health Professions is also being renamed the Sanford Heimarck School of Health Professions. The renovated building will be named the Heimarck Center….

2021 Spring Commencement: MSUM To Be Virtual

Also Plans for Concordia in Moorhead, NDSU & UND

FARGO-MOORHEAD-GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For a second year, MSUM will hold its spring commencement ceremonies virtually. President Anne Blackhurst says large in-person gatherings are still not allowed under guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health and the governor’s Executive Orders. MSUM will host four college-level virtual ceremonies May 13 and 14. Smaller ceremonies using a meeting format will allow graduates…

University & college leaders in the metro meet to discuss COVID-19 impact

The universities say the changes they're seeing has been a long time coming.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Universities and colleges in the F-M area met to discuss how they’ve been adapting to the pandemic. Universities across the nation have faced a lot of pressure as they grappled to find new modes of teaching while also keeping some sort of normalcy for students amid the pandemic. The main universities in the metro NDSU, MSUM and Concordia…

Concordia to Hold Virtual Commencement Celebration May 3

Commencement will begin at 2:30 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Concordia College will hold a virtual commencement celebration on May 3. The commencement will celebrate the more than 450 students scheduled to graduate at the end of the academic year. President William Craft will speak along with class speakers, Prashansha Maharjan and Elly Schaeter and guest speaker Dr. Lynn Pasquerella. Commencement will begin at 2:30 p.m. A link to…

Concordia to Offer New Coursework-Based Admission Process

The new application process goes into effect immediately.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Concordia College has approved a new pathway for prospective students to apply for admission to the college. Students, instead of submitting ACT or SAT scores, will have the opportunity to submit graded assignments, academic references and personal essays in addition to their high school transcript. Students will then be given the chance to meet with admission representatives to provide…

On This Day: One Cobber Continued To Soar

On this day in 2016, Concordia's Chad Johnson capped off a March to remember

FARGO, ND – On this day, back in 2016, Concordia Baseball’s Chad Johnson punctuated a month to remember for himself and cobber fans in an 11-8 win over then 9th ranked Jamestown. The sophomore finished the day with two home runs and five runs batted in. It was part of a march that saw the center-fielder go 11 for 23…

Concordia College Students Talks LGBTQ Issues At Gender Matters Expo

The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and staff packed into Firda Nilsen Lounge to talk about gender issues in the community. The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues. “The issues that are very real gender affects our material lives and to help identify and continue to make people’s lives better,” Co-director, Women’s & Gender Studies Karla Knutson said. Allie…

Concordia Students Talk Food Insecurity During MLK Jr. Day Celebration

According to a recent survey by Concordia, nearly 1/3rd of their students say they've experienced food insecurity within the last year

MOORHEAD, MN – “I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.” Martin Luther King Jr. delivered that message in 1964 as he accepted his Nobel Peace Price. 56 years later, college students of all walks of…

Twenty Below Coffee To Open Moorhead Doors In Spring

Twenty Below Coffee shop will be opening up it's doors to customers this upcoming spring.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead is just a couple months away from adding a new local coffee shop to it’s downtown area. Twenty Below Coffee shop will be opening up it’s doors to customers this upcoming spring. The shop which is located in Comstock Commons on 8th Street South will be the 2nd location in the F-M area. The owner says…