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Ka Pu’uhonua club volunteering in the Heritage Garden

Ka Pu’uhonua: “A place of peace, safety and sanctuary”

12/10/2021 - 2 minute read

Ka Pu’uhonua is a club at Concordia that seeks to provide a community for Pacific Islander students and more by holding events that share different aspects of Hawaiian culture.

Ka Pu’uhonua means “a place of peace, safety and sanctuary” and their mission statement is E Ulu A Paʻa which means “to grow, to flourish and to thrive." Club Vice President and junior, Sheri Tegan said the goal for the club “is to educate about Hawaiian culture and create a safe, inclusive space for students and faculty, including, but not limited to, people from Hawaiʻi and/or people of Hawaiian and Polynesian descent.” 

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Students enjoy food and company while discussing philosophy at Taco Talks

Taco Talkin’ Tuesdays

12/10/2021 - 1 minute read

Taco Talks, sponsored by Bella Amore, a Living Learning Community in Upper Quads, are conversations that both faculty and students alike have together about contemporary topics that affect both the students and institutions. The talks occur four times per semester on Tuesdays, and everyone is welcome to join in on conversation and dining – and tacos are provided!

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Jazlyn Ortuño- Nunez, Student Success Coordinator

CUI Hispanic Leadership Advisory Council has openings for students

12/10/2021 - 1 minute read

CUI’s Hispanic Leadership Advisory Council (HLAC) currently has two open seats available to Concordia students. Since 2017, HLAC has dedicated themselves to making CUI a thriving Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). 

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Champions FC crowned as soccer intramural champions

Intramural champions have been crowned

11/19/2021 - 2 minute read

After eight weeks of competition, the fall season of intramurals came to a close after an exciting championship week leaving four teams as victors. Championship week began Mon., Nov. 8 with volleyball finals and ended Sun., Nov. 14 with the flag football championship. 

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CUI students excited and ready for give back day

CUI Give Back recap

11/19/2021 - 0 minute read

This year marked CUI’s sixth annual CUI Give Back Day. This annual event occurs each November and is a way for the school to raise money and to essentially “give back.” This year was the most successful CU Give Back event to date. 

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Faith McKinney, right, seated next to Professor Kit Nagel in a photo from 2018 before the previous Around-The-World-Semester ®

Concordia study abroad director loves her job to the Moon and back

11/19/2021 - 1 minute read

Imagine enhancing your on campus Concordia education with a semester in England, a fulfilling mission trip, or even an Around-the-World Semester.® The Courier sat down with Faith McKinney, Senior Director, Moon International Center to learn more about future study abroad opportunities as well as how McKinney mixes her love of travel with her passion for working with students.

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Student posing for a photo in front of the Mongolian Ger

The Behavorial Science Club and the ger

11/19/2021 - 2 minute read

What’s a “ger” you may ask? Read on!

On Thurs., Nov. 11 the Behavioral Science Club worked in the Heritage Garden restoring a Mongolian ger that was brought back from an Around-the-World trip.

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Delta Sigma Pi at the etiquette dinner with Mariah Lucas

Delta Sigma Pi and the Career Center collaborate for etiquette dinner

11/19/2021 - 3 minute read

On Fri. Nov. 5, the Concordia Rho Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Pi and the Career Center collaborated for a dinner, catered by Bon Appetit, to discuss business etiquette in various situations. 

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Students burning coasters at Coffeehouse night

Students celebrate Something New

11/19/2021 - 2 minute read

ASCUI celebrated Theme Verse Week with the rest of the student body at the beginning of the month. Isaiah 43:18-19: 

“Do not remember the former things and do not dwell on times past.

Look! I am about to do something new!

It is springing up even now; don't you recognize it?

I will even make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.”

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The full dance team poses for a group photo

Dance team to perform at Midnight Madness Saturday night

10/29/2021 - 2 minute read

Samantha Price, head coach of the dance team, provides a space for students to thrive physically and mentally while creating a second family. The dance team performs at different sporting events throughout the year including Midnight Madness on Sat., Oct. 30.

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