General News Archive

Two members of Concordia’s forensics team earned high places at the Dragon/Loper Rodeo Swing meet in Hutchinson, Kansas, on Nov. 1. Emily Kollbaum and Melonie Kotschwar placed third in Duo, and Kollbaum placed fifth in Program of Oral Interpretation.
November 07, 2014
The annual Scholarship Parade of Homes will celebrate its 20th anniversary of raising scholarship dollars for high school students in Seward County who will attend Concordia in Seward or Southeast Community College in Milford. Five homes will be open for this year’s parade on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
November 07, 2014
Concordia will pay tribute to its heritage by celebrating Founders Day on Tuesday, Nov. 18.
October 31, 2014
Ten student musicians from Concordia will perform in the fall honor recital on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the university’s Music Center. The event is free, and the public is invited to attend.
October 31, 2014
The C. G. “Kelly” and Virginia Holthus Family Plaza was dedicated at Concordia on Monday, Oct. 27. The plaza, a new outdoor gathering space just north of the university’s Janzow Campus Center, is named after the project’s lead donors, Kelly and Virginia Holthus of York, Nebraska. Approximately 500 guests were in attendance.
October 28, 2014
The moon, the Andromeda Galaxy and Alberio, a colorful double star, will be viewable during the Nov. 6 Osten Observatory open house at Concordia. The observatory will be open from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Admittance is free, and the public is invited to attend.
October 24, 2014
Concordia will hold a chamber music recital on Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. in the Recital Hall in the Music Center. The recital will feature a brass ensemble, vocal groups and a piano trio that will play on one piano.
October 24, 2014
Lutheran high school teachers from across the Midwest gathered at Concordia for the 2014 Association of Lutheran Secondary Schools Heartland Summit Oct. 16-18.
October 20, 2014
Concordia University, Nebraska will host its Pink Out volleyball game on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Walz Arena.
October 20, 2014
Concordia invites children from the community to trick-or-treat at its annual Project Pumpkin event held Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. in David Hall on Concordia’s campus.
October 20, 2014
The Concordia University, Nebraska improvisational theatre group, the IMPROVables, announces its 2014-15 schedule of performances.
October 06, 2014
The Concordia Alumni Association at Concordia honored four individuals and five couples as part of its 2014 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend celebration, Oct. 3-5. The awards are given each year to recognize the service and accomplishments of Concordia’s alumni and friends.
October 06, 2014
The Vern R. Harnapp Family Fountain was dedicated at Concordia University, Nebraska on Saturday, Oct. 4, during the university’s 2014 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend celebration.
October 04, 2014
Nineteen students from Seward High School attended the Theatre and Speech Workshop on Sept. 13 at Concordia.
September 30, 2014
More than 10,000 children and adults from across the Midwest celebrated reading as part of the 19th annual Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival Sept. 25-27 at Concordia.
September 30, 2014
Mediation, ethics and elder care will be the topics of two presentations at Concordia on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 12:40 p.m. and 1:40 p.m. in the Thom Leadership Education Center auditorium.
September 26, 2014
The 2014 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend will welcome alumni to Concordia's campus Oct. 3-5. The weekend will also include a celebration of Concordia’s theatre program.
September 19, 2014
President Brian Friedrich has declared Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, “Doug Tewes Day” at Concordia in recognition of Tewes’ 20 years of service as the university’s team physician.
September 18, 2014
Concordia has announced this year’s presidential scholars, recipients of its top financial award. The scholarship recognizes incoming students with outstanding academic performance, high test results and well-rounded extracurricular activities.
September 16, 2014
Concordia’s annual Football Fan Appreciation Day featured a tailgate meal and family activities on Saturday, Sept. 20 between Bulldog Stadium and the Walz fieldhouse.
September 12, 2014