Concordia to Hold Winter Commencement
Dec 16, 2009FOR MORE INFORMATION:
MARK KREJCI, Provost and Dean of the College
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA COLLEGE TO HOLD WINTER COMMENCEMENT
Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., will present approximately 79 bachelor’s degrees and one master of education degree during its mid-year commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18 in Memorial Auditorium. The Rev. Lowell G. Almen will speak at the ceremony.
Almen, a 1963 Concordia graduate and member of the Concordia Board of Regents, was the founding secretary for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He held the position for 20 years until his retirement in 2007. Almen previously served as editor of The Lutheran Standard, the official publication of the American Lutheran Church. A 1967 graduate of Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., Almen served as an associate campus pastor and director of communications for Concordia. He provided pastoral assistance at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead and served as pastor of St. Peter's (now Peace) Lutheran Church in Dresser, Wis.
Concordia College is a four-year liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America offering 78 majors, including 18 honors majors, and 12 preprofessional programs.