Concordia Greats

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.


Alison Kessler, Lisa Sjoberg