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Welcome Wednesdays

Welcome Wednesdays

Get to know the Golden Bear community through our weekly videos highlighting the experiences of CSP students, faculty, and staff!

Week Twenty One: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

On today’s Welcome Wednesday, get excited for a Welcome Weekend full of activities where we’ll officially welcome our new residential and commuter students to campus!

Week Twenty: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

On today’s Welcome Wednesday, hear from professor Heath Lewis about opportunities to learn and grow in your faith journey at CSP.

Week Nineteen: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from current student, Madi Heil, about her experience getting involved at CSP. Plus, she offers some helpful advice for incoming freshmen and transfer students!

Week Eighteen: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from current student, Tess Stage, about one of her favorite experiences at CSP. Plus, she offers some helpful advice for incoming students! Don’t forget to check out our Student Life website to learn all the ways you can get involved at CSP!

Week Seventeen: Wednesday, July 14, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from Andrea Mayer in our Career Development Office. They work with students through one-on-one appointments, partnerships with faculty, and collaborating with student clubs and organizations.

Week Sixteen: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, we’re excited to introduce CSP’s Diversity Center. The Diversity Center sponsors cross-cultural programs and activities to increase knowledge, appreciation, trust and respect for students from all cultures.

Learn more from our Diversity Center director Brenda Vue:

Week Fifteen: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday hear from CSP Director of Athletics, Regan McAthie, about our NCAA Division II athletics and Esports program!

Week Fourteen: Wednesday, June 24,2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from CSP Student Activities and Leadership Development Coordinator Kimberly Newton about our Ignite Leadership Program. Ignite develops leadership skills through global engagement, service-learning, and self-assessment, making its participants workforce-ready leaders!

Week Thirteen: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, learn more about our Music, Theatre, and Dance departments at CSP! Not only can you major or minor in these areas, but there are also countless of ways to participate in the arts regardless of the academic path you choose (take piano lessons! work backstage! attend a production!).

Week Twelve: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, we want to take a moment to congratulate you on all of your academic accomplishments – especially during such an unprecedented few months.
Whether you’re graduating from high school or completing your last semester at another institution, your hard work and perseverance is celebrated by all of us at CSP. Well done!

Week Eleven: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Concordia is proud of our diverse and vibrant campus, which is home to over 150 international students, from more than 30 countries!

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from Tiffanie Loeb Schneider in our International Student Services (ISS) Department, as well as Charlene Victoria, a second-year CSP student from the Dominican Republic about the ways that international studies enrich the CSP community.

Week Ten: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Our June 1st deadline is quickly approaching! Hear from Drew, one of our CSP admissions counselors, about important enrollment items to complete as soon as possible.

Week Nine: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, learn about CSP’s Communications Department, which offers majors and minors in Communication Studies, Public Relations, and Sport Communication.

Week Eight: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from one of our CSP academic advisors about some of the services they offer incoming students like yourself!

Week Seven: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Our Science Department created a fun Zoom parody video as a way to introduce the faculty members within the Science department at CSP.

Week Six: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

First-year business students at CSP are now eligible to live in our brand new Business Leadership Community (BLC)! The BLC offers students a unique opportunity to live in Hyatt Village, a newly-renovated, suite-style residence hall on campus. Students living in the BLC will have access to our redesigned lounges and event spaces, can attend special events, and will have exclusive opportunities to explore the Twin Cities through free excursions!

Week Five: Wednesday, April 22, 2020

For this Welcome Wednesday, hear from two CSP faculty members about our Business and Criminal Justice departments.

Week Four: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from Concordia’s Student Body President, Mumina Mohamud about one of her favorite CSP memories so far.

Week Three: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

On this Welcome Wednesday, hear from CSP Ministry’s Pastor Tom and Campus Ministry Associate Shelly Schwalm about all of the ways you can connect and grow in your spirituality and faith during your time at CSP. Wishing you all a safe and blessed Easter!

Week Two: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Meet Jake Wakem, Assistant Director for Student Life!

Week One: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Today, meet Leah Martin, Director of Undergraduate Admissions!