Overcoming AdversityTwo years ago, Andrea Rognlien had a blood clot in her shoulder that led to having a rib removed. And that led to a collapsed lung. In hindsight, those events may have been the best things to happen to her tennis career. â€œI feel like Iâ€™m better than I was,â€ said the Concordia senior. â€œI donâ€™t think Iâ€™d be playing at this level if that hadnâ€™t have happened.â€
Art professor David Boggs attributes his 27-year dedication to Concordia to the college's commitment to small class sizes.
Teaching biology and chemistry as one course helps the students relate the disciplines to each other and gives them a better overall understanding of science.
Dr. Dawn Duncan, English, describes her role as a preparer: readying students for change by providing experiences (both locally and globally) with a goal of not just making them successful in what they do, but also better citizens and human beings.
Alisa Whitley '02 found a unique way to use her history degree. Her job at the Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections has her processing collections of historical documents from U.S. Marine Corps personnel.