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Campus Clips – April 2018

News from LCMS colleges and seminaries.

Day to succeed Robertson as LCEF president, CEO

The Rev. Bart Day begins work Sept. 1 in the Lutheran Church Extension Fund post, succeeding Rich Robertson, who retires Oct. 1.

LCMS college, university enrollment dips by 1,590 students

The combined 2016 fall enrollment of 35,717 for the Synod’s 10 colleges and universities falls for the first time in 24 years.

RSTM conference looks toward future of national mission

The Rev. Mark Wood is among speakers sharing resources at the recent National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference in Wichita, Kan.

Concordia Wisconsin announces new ‘scholarship guarantee’

The “Luther Promise” initiative fits with the university’s “mission to provide access to the ‘highest-value Lutheran Christian higher education possible.’ ”

Official Notice: Concordia University System (October 2016)

An official notice about nondiscrimination at LCMS schools.

Young Adult Corps offers opportunities to ‘live out’ faith

The new ministry for young people ages 18 to 26 offers placements of 10 weeks or 10 months in Boston, New Orleans and St. Louis.

Constant and Strong: Reflections on Year 1 of College

The stark reality [of college] is that there is a growing process and that involves much humility learned through various experiences, including suffering and loss. . . . Yet what has remained constant and strong is the faith given to me in my Baptism.

LCEF competition benefits students in marketing and beyond

Teams from nine Concordia University System schools participate in Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s 2016 National Student Marketing Competition.

Rural & Small Town Mission Conference set for Wichita

This year’s conference is planned for Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., under the theme “Mission at Home: Standing Where You Are Planted.”

‘Beautiful Feet’ conference registrations due Oct. 12

The Beautiful Feet Mission Conference — a gathering for mission-minded college students — is set for Nov. 12-14 at Concordia University, Nebraska, in Seward, Neb.

Campaign raises $42 million for Concordia, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska exceeds its goal of $38 million for capital projects, operations and endowment during its “Blessed to be a Blessing” campaign.

Synod schools make U.S. News ‘best’ regional lists

The seven LCMS schools appear in one of the online magazine’s listings of top regional universities or colleges.

Concordia, Nebraska offers courses on teaching Chinese

Beginning this fall, Concordia University, Nebraska, in Seward, Neb., is offering a Chinese teaching endorsement for education students.

Wrong turn opens door to worship-institute theme

The 2014 LCMS Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music, July 28-31 in Seward, Neb., draws more than 400 participants.

Synod, CUS, universities aim to improve international collaboration

That was the goal of the International Endeavor Conference, held May 29 with leaders from the Synod, Concordia University System (CUS) and several CUS schools.