Concordia News

Concordia welcomes Dr. Torri Lienemann as the new director of graduate studies in special education and announces Bob Smallfoot as interim director of graduate studies
July 28, 2014
Concordia Nebraska welcomes Jonathon Moberly as the new Master of Business Administration program director.
July 14, 2014
Concordia and St. John Lutheran Church in Seward co-hosted the Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music July 28–31. This national worship conference for pastors, musicians and laity of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod brought to Seward the president of the LCMS, Rev. Matthew C. Harrison, as one of its presenters.
July 14, 2014
Concordia sent six students on the university’s first mission trip to Ghana May 11-31 where the group worked with children in Lutheran schools and provided worship opportunities.
July 01, 2014
The Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival, which annually brings award-winning authors, illustrators and education experts to Concordia will benefit from two grants that aim to encourage a love of reading in children.
June 13, 2014
Six theater students from Concordia University, Nebraska traveled on a study tour through the United States and Canada May 12-26.
June 06, 2014
Four Concordia students joined a team from St. John Lutheran Church in Seward on a mission trip June 20-28 to Akiachak, Alaska, to minister among the Yupik people through leading children in Bible camps and basketball camps focused on the theme “Jesus is the Light of the World.”
June 06, 2014
Twelve Concordia students taught English and American culture to students in grades kindergarten through eighth in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China.
June 06, 2014
Eight students in a global health class at Concordia visited Belize on a nine-day medical mission trip May 26-June 3.
May 30, 2014
Concordia announced its May 2014 graduates who graduated with distinction or high distinction honors based on their academic achievements at Concordia.
May 30, 2014
The Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival, which annually brings award-winning authors, illustrators and education experts to Concordia, will receive a $25,000 grant through State Farm Neighborhood Assist, a youth-led philanthropic program that empowers individuals of all ages to identify the issues they feel are the most important to their communities.
May 28, 2014
Concordia named 223 students to its honors list for the spring 2014 semester.
May 23, 2014
Concordia inducted three students on May 9 into the Mu Beta chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, an international geographic honor society.
May 23, 2014
The 16-voice Chamber Choir from Concordia returned from a 10-day tour of the upper western United States May 10-19. Tour stops include churches and schools in Iowa, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.
May 12, 2014
Don Robson, chair of the art department at Concordia, was presented with the 2014 Outstanding Teaching Award at the university’s commencement ceremony on May 10. The honor is given to a full-time faculty member who has been nominated by students and selected by a committee of students and faculty members who have previously received the award. The recipient’s name is not revealed until it is called during commencement.
May 10, 2014
Concordia awarded more than 240 degrees to May graduates during its 2014 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10. Graduates from August and December 2013 were also invited to participate in the commencement ceremony.
May 10, 2014
Concordia honors graduating seniors who have outstanding academic achievements at its annual Academic Honors Reception. This year’s reception was held on Friday, May 9.
May 10, 2014
Early childhood specialists and teachers gathered for the Playing by the Rules 2014 Early Childhood Conference June 18 at Concordia.
May 09, 2014
The class of 1964 reunited for its 50th anniversary May 8-11 as part of Concordia's commencement activities. The class of 1964 led the commencement processional on May 10 and were recognized during the ceremony.
May 08, 2014
The Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival has been selected by the State Farm Youth Advisory Board as one of 200 finalists out of 4,000 submissions to receive a $25,000 grant. The festival has through May 16 to rally votes of support through the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Facebook application, which can be accessed at Individuals are allowed up to 10 votes per day.
May 07, 2014