Concordia St. Paul News

For the 10th time in program history, top-seeded #1 Concordia-St. Paul (32-2) claims the NCAA Central Region title with a sweep of second-seeded #3 Southwest Minnesota State (28-6) on Saturday night at Gangelhoff Center (25-23, 25-12, 25-21). The Golden Bears punch their ticket to the ticket to the Elite Eight at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota next Thursday, December 8 as they pursue their eighth NCAA Championship in the last 10 years.… Read More


Concordia St. Paul students Dylan Neils (‘18), Kayla Christensen (‘16), Jonathan Lundberg (‘16) and Michael Prochno (‘17) last semester had the opportunity to meet with Syrian refugees living in Germany while on a European study abroad semester this past spring. It was a rare opportunity for the communication studies students to practice real-world intercultural communication, and to also connect on a human level with refugees whose plights have captivated international attention.… Read More

Study Abroad

Student-athletes at Concordia University, St. Paul student-athletes have achieved a four-year 92 percent Academic Success Rate and are one of 26 NCAA Division II institutions to earn the Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence.

Concordia’s 92 percent mark is the highest from the 16-member Northern Sun (NSIC), a point above the University of Sioux Falls at 91, the only other NSIC member to be recognized.… Read More


Concordia University, St. Paul will roll out a new Master of Fine Arts in creative writing next fall, offering students the opportunity to develop the skills of aspiring fiction and creative non-fiction writers. The program is housed in Concordia’s Department of English and modern languages within the College of Arts and Letters.… Read More

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When she first heard about the Phillips Scholar program, Concordia junior Danielle Odeen had a discussion with her family about ways she could help her Native American community. One of the biggest issues in her culture is teen suicide, so Danielle formulated and pitched to the Minnesota Private College Council (MPCC) her plan to help.… Read More