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Mary Desmond

Mary Desmond: Influencing for Good

Posted on 5/14/2019 - 5 minute read

Mary Desmond, a former American Idol contestant and current social media influencer, came to CUI to gain skills for a lifelong career in music.

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Tags: Magazine, Spring 2019, Student Feature

Professor helping two female students with an assignment in class

Q & I Examined in Prestigious Journal

Posted on 5/13/2019 - 1 minute read

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently highlighted CUI’s Q&I curriculum in a special 2018 publication titled Reforming Gen Ed: Strategies for success on your campus. The two-page institutional profile of Concordia was headlined, “A liberal-arts college sees student engagement increase with the creation of common-core courses.”

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Tags: Spring 2019, Magazine

Gen Ed Questions

Taking on Big Questions

Posted on 5/13/2019 - 6 minute read

CUI revamped its undergraduate curriculum and refocused general education classes on life’s enduring questions, giving leadership in the national conversation on innovating higher education.

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Tags: Magazine, Spring 2019

Christian Ramirez

The Unlikely Star

Posted on 5/10/2019 - 4 minute read

Christian Ramirez rediscovered his love for soccer at Concordia and launched into a professional playing career.

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Tags: Magazine, Spring 2019, alumnus

I and You at Kennedy Center Regional Festival

Theatre Presents Show at Kennedy Center Regional Festival

Posted on 5/10/2019 - 2 minute read

CUI’s theatre program has enjoyed annual success in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and this year was no different as the show I and You was selected to appear in full production.

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Tags: Magazine, Spring 2019

CUI donors Bill and Audrey Dahlgren

Innovation and Generosity

Posted on 4/3/2019 - 4 minute read

Bill and Audrey Dahlgren, long-time CUI supporters, built an industry-leading company and family through a combination of innovation, risk-taking and prayer.

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Tags: Magazine, Spring 2019

CUI alumnus Ryan Ellis ’03, President of Travis Mathew

Next Gen Golf Apparel

Posted on 4/3/2019 - 7 minute read

Ryan Ellis ’03 helped the Eagles win their first men’s basketball national championship. Today, he is president of Travis Mathew, the hottest men's apparel brand for work and play.

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Tags: Magazine, Spring 2019, alumnus