News & Events
2010 News Stories
Still friends. This is what many claim after a breakup. But how many exes really maintain friendship? This is what Stephanie Villella ’11, Fargo, N.D., researched in her study titled “Broken Up but Not Broken: Satisfaction, Adjustment, and Communication in Post-Dissolutional Relationships,” which she will present at the annual National Communication Association (NCA) convention in San Francisco.
What do Swedish and Ojibwe cultures share? Birch bark.
Oct 10, 2010
Thousands turn out to welcome home a Moorhead family who received a new dwelling through ABC television's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."
Oct 09, 2010
Concordia gives $385,000 in scholarships to two Moorhead families receiving "Extreme Makeover" homes.
Sep 28, 2010
Hundreds of families came together to celebrate faith, friends and one another during the 2010 Family Weekend celebration.
Sep 23, 2010
Name of school honors business leader, Board of Regents chair
Nathaniel Cook ’12, Hutchinson, Minn., and Shane Sessions ’12, Minot, N.D., are getting their hands dirty this summer in Concordia’s organic garden.
This summer, the music faculty has invited the community to informal recitals highlighting an array of styles including classical and jazz.
Dr. Paul Dovre promised to "lead the way and stay out of the way" as he began serving as the college's interim president Wednesday, June 30.
The official obituary for President Pamela Jolicoeur, who passed away unexpectedly June 9, 2010.
Feb 15, 2010
Students researchers in Concordia’s Global Vaccine Institute are targeting potential vaccines for global diseases.
Feb 15, 2010
When a rare form of cancer struck Sara Sorbo '10, one of Concordia’s top athletes, the community rallied around her.
Feb 15, 2010
The Concordia Choir recorded a CD with the internationally acclaimed ensemble The King's Singers.
Feb 15, 2010
The artwork of Concordia faculty is being featured in chapel this semester to better portray this year's Campus Ministry theme, "Create in Us."
Feb 19, 2010
Instead of heading south for spring break, 54 Concordia students will be boarding planes Saturday to cross the ocean for one of six Exploration Seminars.
Follow four of our students as they blog about their spring break trips across the country building homes with Habitat for Humanity.
Feb 25, 2010
Iowa State University's Dr. R.S. Houk is the inventor of Concordia's new $150,000 leading-edge scientific equipment purchased with an NSF grant.
Mar 01, 2010
A new two-credit introductory Italian course is being offered this semester, taught by music associate professor David Hamilton.
Mar 08, 2010
Concordia came away from the NCAA Division III national wrestling meet last weekend with its first national champion in 32 years.
Mar 11, 2010
While her friends and family watched on television, Kaia Lunde ’13 volunteered at the Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia.
Mar 26, 2010
A small group of Concordia students recently launched an annual multicultural journal, Djembe.
Mar 30, 2010
Roxana Saberi '97 will visit Concordia to promote her book, “Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran," at 7:30 p.m. April 15 in the Centrum.
Apr 05, 2010
Peter Halverson joined an all-star cast at Carnegie Hall in the world premiere two-act concert version of a musical based on "The Grapes of Wrath."
Apr 06, 2010
Concordia speech competitors place in American Forensic Association's National Individual Events tournament.
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Apr 09, 2010
Many students participated in TOMS Shoes "One Day Without Shoes" to raise awareness about the millions of people in the world without shoes. Watch the Video.
Apr 13, 2010
Art student Kate Running takes to the trees for her senior art project. Watch the video.
Apr 16, 2010
Roxana Saberi ’97 took the stage April 15 at Concordia to give a voice to her story and the stories of political prisoners in Iran.
Apr 20, 2010
Dr. Joy K. Lintelman won the Minnesota Book Award for her work “I Go to America: Swedish American Women and the Life of Mina Anderson.”
Apr 26, 2010
Concordia broke ground on a new organic garden April 24. It will become the college's newest source for locally grown food.
The class of 2010 is ready to embark on its next journey. Many students will start their careers right away, while others plan to continue their education. Read about what many are doing.
May 02, 2010
Kylene Compton ’10, is headed to Germany to work at Henkel, a chemical conglomerate that produces cosmetics, adhesives and cleaning products.
May 07, 2010
The college held its commencement ceremony May 2 conferring 481 bachelor’s degrees and four master of education degrees.
May 12, 2010
Concordia alumnus George C. Halvorson, CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, delivered the spring commencement speech.
May 21, 2010
Professor W. Scott Olsen’s new book will be featured on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live show in its “What to Read Next” segment Monday, June 7.
Jun 02, 2010
The nursing department has launched its new simulation lab in the Jones Science Center giving nursing students more hands-on experience.
Jun 08, 2010
Concordia graduate Jeff Eliason '10 will be continuing his education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jun 09, 2010
Running races and breaking records is no problem for Brittany Barnett ’11, who didn’t let being halfway around the world keep her from her passion.
Jun 10, 2010
The Concordia community gathered June 10 to remember the life and legacy of President Jolicoeur.
Jun 14, 2010
The life and legacy of President Pamela Jolicoeur are remembered after her unexpected death, June 9, 2010.
Read about work from the beginning of American history to modern history makers - Cobber journalists give their opinions about covering the news.
Aug 23, 2010
Duncan gives final performance on life of Clara Dillon Darrow Aug. 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes.
Dr. Paul J. Dovre, who was with the college for 24 years, will serve as the college's interim president.
Jul 06, 2010
Dr. Barb Witteman spent last year teaching fourth-graders at Kennedy Elementary in Fargo.
Jul 23, 2010
Celebrating its fourth year, the Wind Band Institute gives band directors the opportunity to hone their skills during the annual summer workshop.
Jul 23, 2010
Five Concordia students competed at the 2010 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference with three placing in top 10.
Concordia Dining Services caters one big beach party in Fargo for The Weather Channel.
The college's stately elms get an "IV" of fungicide to keep them healthy.
Aug 16, 2010
The Rev. J. David Simonson, legendary Lutheran missionary in East Africa, died Monday, Aug. 16, at his home in Arusha, Tanzania.
Two students spent a summer working as counselors at Pathways Bible Camps in northern Minnesota.
Aug 30, 2010
Cobbers ventured to many locations in the Fargo-Moorhead community to offer a hand to local organizations.
Sep 02, 2010
Student body president encourages first-year students to take risks and change plans, even if it means risking failure.
Sep 06, 2010
The Concordia campus community gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Pamela Jolicoeur.
Sep 14, 2010
Open to the community, Concordia College hosts a weekly Farmers Market in the Atrium of the Knutson Campus Center on most Tuesdays.
Sep 16, 2010
Astrophysicist Adam Frank opened the symposium by surprising the audience by pulling out a harmonica and launching into a blues tune.
Sep 23, 2010
The woman most responsible for building the dining facility sees it for the first time in person.
Sep 29, 2010
The National Science Foundation has awarded Concordia College nearly $500,000 to help increase science, technology and mathematics students.
Sep 29, 2010
Homecoming is a time to reminisce about shared experiences at Concordia. Here are some of George C. Halvorson's '68 memories.
Sep 30, 2010
Dr. James Hofrenning '50, professor emeritus of religion, has edited a collection of 19 stories told by Concordia alumni and faculty of their experiences in World War II.
Oct 05, 2010
“Christmas at Concordia: Journey to Bethlehem,” was awarded a 2010 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Oct 07, 2010
When “Extreme Home Makeover” arrived in Fargo-Moorhead, many excited Cobber alumni came out to donate their time, talent and business.
Oct 14, 2010
Kyra Sommerfeld '13 spoke at a national conference on emergency and disaster preparedness for youths.
Oct 14, 2010
Students try their hand at sailing, scuba diving or flying in English professor Scott Olsen's class “Adventure, Exploration and Risk.”
Oct 19, 2010
When does a pile become a heap? If you removed one grain of sand, is it still be a heap? Dr. Richard Gilmore addresses moral vagueness in lecture.
Oct 21, 2010
Last Saturday, Cobbers braved the cold to raise awareness for the homeless and hungry in Fargo-Moorhead. Watch the video.
Oct 28, 2010
Water means life. This is one lesson 1,700 fourth graders learned from “Water and the Environment” inquiry seminar students.
Nov 01, 2010
When middle school students interviewed Concordia international students, their questions ranged from, “Do you like lefse?” to “Did you have culture shock?”
Nov 09, 2010
Dining Services at Concordia is going to be carving into a different kind of turkey this Thanksgiving.
Nov 15, 2010
Metal detectors may help you find a lost coin or necklace, but objects buried in the desert can be nearly impossible to find.
Nov 19, 2010
As an act of solidarity with people who are without the freedoms Americans take for granted, Dr. Paul Dovre agreed to be put under voluntary house arrest.
Nov 23, 2010
Due to the approaching storm Concordia has canceled classes Wednesday to allow students to travel home for the Thanksgiving weekend.
Nov 29, 2010
Dr. Peter Schultz will explore the use of divine imagery to depict Hellenistic royalty and rulers during his presentation at the world famous J. Paul Getty Museum.
Dec 07, 2010
Three mascots. Three kettles. One cause. The Kernel helped raise money for the Salvation Army.
Dec 10, 2010
The Emmy Award-Winning “Christmas at Concordia: Journey to Bethlehem” will be broadcast on public stations nationwide this holiday season.
Dec 13, 2010
Congressman Collin Peterson will speak at Concordia’s mid-year commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17 in Memorial Auditorium.
Dec 14, 2010
Concordia College Dining Service is making it easier for people to spend more time with family and less time in the kitchen with the annual Bake Sale.
Dec 16, 2010
Concordia freshmen celebrated their semester-long partnership with preschoolers from Nokomis Child Care Center by eating crackers and hugging Santa.
Dec 22, 2010
Concordia students experience social justice and development while studying in India for a semester.
When Grand Marshal Paula Deen began the Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Megan Luebke ’09 was close at hand.