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This exhibit features a number of former Cobbers that played a significant role in making Concordia College, Moorhead the institution it is today. The Greats who played a role as administrators or faculty members include Egbert Victor Boe, Helga Fjelstad, Carl Lee, Dorothy Olsen, and J.L. Rendahl. The Cobbers who affected the arts are Hermon Monson, J.A. Holvik, Paul J. Christiansen, David Hetland, and Cyrus M. Running. Important names in athletics are Alfred M. Sattre, Frank Cleve, and Jake Christiansen. Significant individuals who affected the humaities include Carl B. Ylvisaker, G.L. Schoberg, Frida Nilsen, Reider Thomte, and Walther Prausnitz. Those who impacted science and math at Concordia are R.E. Fuglestad, Sigurd Mundhjeld, Elinor Torstveit, and Mae Anderson. Finally, the Greats who changed the social sciences include Jens Hjelmstad, Florence Kruger, and Thomas O. Burgess.
Participation in student organizations is a significant way through which Cobbers become responsibly engaged in the world. This exhibit provides a brief overview of the vast number of past and present student organizations which fall into three categories: Student Publications (The Concordian and Scout/Cobber), Leadership Organizations (service groups and Student Government), and Extracurriculars (Societies and Clubs).
This exhibit recognizes the history and significance of the buildings on (and off) Concordia's campus. The buildings' timeline falls into five periods: Humble Beginnings, A Building Boom, Yellow Brick, Beyond 8th Street, and the Next 100 Years. Also included is a section that illustrates campus maps' changes through the years.
This exhibit features the items collected during the 2013 Cobber History Harvest. The exhibit is organized by item type (photographs, objects, and documents). Each featured item includes a detailed analysis about the item's significance to Concordia, the community, and the nation.
Women at Concordia have played important roles in the making of the institution. In particular, they have contributed heavily to KORD Radio, Food Service, the Ghosts of Concordia, Matron Services, Athletics, Campus Childcare, Music, Ministry, and World War II.
Concordia College's first radio broadcast was in the early 1920s. For nearly 100 years, these radio broadcasts have changed drastically not only in technology, but also in content. This exhibit highlights the growth of student radio at the college.
This exhibit contains web essays written by Concordia College students in Inquiry 100, Words from the Dead: Digitizing & Interpreting Historical Letters, a course taught by history professor Joy K. Lintelman in fall semester of 2015. Students in the class transcribed, digitized, and analyzed a collection of World War II letters written by Howard L. Sarty to his girlfriend (eventually wife) Yvette Langlais while he was serving in the U.S. Army. These essays represent student research developed from the letter digitization/transcription project.
"Good morning, Cobber family!"
This collection of videos showcases excerpts from G.L. Schoberg's "Concordially Yours" radio broadcasts from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1960s, which often started with that familiar greeting. Schoberg was a member of the Foreign Language Department from 1930 to 1969. He wrote and broadcasted the radio show "Concordially Yours" from 1938 to 1966. These popular productions, nicknamed "Cobbercasts," included news and updates from the campus, along with tales from the history of Concordia.
This online exhibit was created for the Concordia 125th Anniversary Exhibit by students Layne Cole, Corinne Burrell, and Jenna Collins in the course Doing Digital History, taught by Dr. Joy Lintelman.
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