Concordia News

Students at Concordia University, Nebraska raised more than $100,000 for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) throughout the 2012-13 academic year.
November 02, 2013
The Concordia University, Nebraska Board of Regents elected four new members to the Concordia Foundation Nebraska, a group that supports the fundraising, outreach and strategic planning initiatives of the university.
November 02, 2013
October 28, 2013
A double star, planetary nebula and a star cluster were visible through Concordia University, Nebraska’s Osten Observatory Nov. 5, during an open house.
October 23, 2013
Pink Week activities at Concordia to raise breast cancer awareness began Monday, Oct. 21, with a presentation by breast cancer survivor Mandi Flood.
October 16, 2013
High school students from across the country performed in an honor choir and honor band as part of Musical Arts Day, Friday, Nov. 1, on the Concordia campus. The day culminated in a public concert at 7 p.m. in the Walz Human Performance Complex arena.
October 16, 2013
The Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame inducted four individuals and one team as part of its 2013 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend celebration, Oct. 12-14.
October 16, 2013
A six-member contemporary worship band from Concordia performed at the Lutheran Educators Association national convocation Oct. 24 and 25 in Milwaukee, Wis.
October 16, 2013
October 14, 2013
Joshua Smith, a member of Concordia’s Department of Art, presented his first faculty art exhibition this fall. The exhibit, titled “Traces of Place: Recent Sculpture by Joshua Ray Smith,” was open throughout the month of October.
October 09, 2013
The Concordia Alumni Association honored five individuals and four couples as part of its 2013 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion celebration, Oct. 11-13. The awards are given each year to recognize the service and accomplishments of alumni and others associated with Concordia.
October 08, 2013
Concordia University, Nebraska’s total student enrollment number for 2013-14 is the largest in its 120 year history. As of the official census date on Sept. 27, a total of 2,206 full- and part-time students were registered, an increase of 115 students over last year’s number.
October 08, 2013
The Looking Beyond Speaker Series at Concordia welcomed Dr. Merold Westphal on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the Weller Hall auditorium.
October 07, 2013
Honoring lives lost too soon is the purpose of the Children’s Memorial planned for Seward, Neb. More than two thirds of the $120,000 estimated cost has been raised for the memorial prayer garden that will be created on the northwest edge of Concordia University, Nebraska’s campus. Construction is set to begin in late summer 2014.
October 07, 2013
The 2013 Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend welcomed alumni to the Concordia campus Oct. 11-13. The weekend included a celebration of Concordia’s geography program and the program’s 40-year partnership with the University of Akron.
October 07, 2013
A dedication of a massive mosaic, entitled “Lightfall,” took place in the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Welcome Center at Valparaiso University this Saturday, Sept. 28. The Center for Liturgical Art at Concordia University, Nebraska created and installed the mosaic, which stands 31-feet long by 16.5-feet tall. The title of the mosaic was inspired by Psalm 36:9 and Valparaiso’s motto: “In luce tua, videmus lucer,” “In your light, we see light.”
September 30, 2013
Nearly 10,000 children and adults from across the Midwest celebrated reading as part of the 18th annual Plum Creek Children’s Literacy Festival Sept. 26-28 on the Concordia University, Nebraska campus. The festival connected youth and adults with nationally acclaimed authors and illustrators to encourage literacy and education.
September 26, 2013
The art department at Concordia invites elementary students to participate in Saturday morning art sessions. The sessions, taught by Concordia students majoring in elementary education, encourage youth in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade to learn about and create art.
September 26, 2013
Concordia’s Handbell Choir performed as part of the first-ever virtual handbell ensemble in September. A total of 440 bell ringers from 26 states and six countries recorded sound clips of the composition “Misterium” by James Meredith. The clips were then merged into one performance.
September 26, 2013
Concordia University, Nebraska moved up three spots in U.S. News & World Report’s College Rankings 2014 edition in the “Best Regional Universities—Midwest” category making it the 11th consecutive year Concordia has been ranked in the top tier of the annual report.
September 20, 2013