Concordia to Hold Winter Commencement
Dec 13, 2010FOR 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 one master of education degree and approximately 79 bachelor’s degrees during its mid-year commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17 in Memorial Auditorium. Collin Peterson, Congressman for Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District, will speak at the ceremony.
Peterson, a native of Glyndon, Minn., graduated in 1966 from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting. He served in the North Dakota National Guard from 1963-1969. He was in the Minnesota Senate from 1977-86 and is currently serving his 10th term as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, where he is currently the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. Peterson won re-election in November and will begin his 11th term in office in January.
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.