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Marcils donate $1 million to Concordia’s Offutt School of Business

May 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Concordia College in Moorhead announced this past weekend that William Marcil and Jane Black Marcil have given $1 million to the Lutheran private school’s Offutt School of Business. Continue Reading

Odd couple: Political pundits speak in Moorhead

October 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

James Carville and Mary Matalin talked politics Monday night at Concordia College.
The couple on opposite sides of the political spectrum Carville is a Democrat and Matalin is a Republican talked to an overflow crowd of at least 1,000 about issues facing the country today. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: ‘Sultan of Spuds’ started small

September 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Offutt is this year’s winner of the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award, North Dakota’s highest honor. But that’s at the end of this story, not the beginning. Continue Reading

Offutt ‘humbled, honored’ by Rough Rider Award, N.D.’s highest honor

September 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Agribusiness magnate Ron D. Offutt is the latest recipient of the North Dakota’s highest honor. Continue Reading

STRANGE VEGGIE TALE: Concordia’s ‘Kernel’ is general among collegiate strange mascots

May 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cobb Makes ‘The 10 Strangest College Mascots’ listThe latest award for Concordia College mascot Kernel Cobb by Her Campus and the Huffington Post comes as no surprise; he’s been named to “The 10 Strangest College Mascots.”
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Warm blankets, warmer hearts

December 11, 2010 in INFORUM

Concordia students make gifts for homeless

A group of Concordia College students spent a cold Saturday afternoon working on gifts to warm people’s hearts. Continue Reading

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College shifts staffing, focus

December 3, 2010 in INFORUM

17 positions to be cut; others added

Budget reallocations at Concordia College will mean cutting 17 positions, but some new jobs will be added as the college reinvests in other areas, the college’s provost said Friday. Continue Reading

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‘Extreme Makeover’ family: ‘God bless all of you’

October 11, 2010 in INFORUM

The payback for years of “Paying It Forward” continued for the Bill and Adair Grommesh family Monday night.
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Dovre, former Concordia College president, named interim as school searches for new leader

June 30, 2010 in INFORUM

MOORHEAD Former Concordia College president Paul Dovre will serve as interim president as the college searches for a permanent replacement for President Pam Jolicoeur, who died June 9 after suffering a stroke at her on-campus home. Continue Reading

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Concordia President Pamela Jolicoeur remembered for her drive, excellence

June 10, 2010 in INFORUM

Physically tiny and looking a decade younger than her 65 years, Concordia College President Pamela Jolicoeur exuded energy far out of proportion to her size.

Jolicoeur, who died unexpectedly Wednesday of a stroke, used her energy to leave a tremendous impact on Concordia, as well as the entire Fargo-Moorhead community, say those who knew her well. Continue reading…