Luther alumna Stacey Barelos

Stacey Barelos to present guest recital at Luther College Sept. 7

Aug. 28, 2012 

Stacey Barelos, Luther College alumna of 2000 and current assistant professor of piano and theory at Missouri Southern State University, will present a guest recital at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7 in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus.

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Luther College Faculty Showcase Sept. 2

Aug. 28, 2012

Luther College music faculty will present a showcase concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2 in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus.The performance is the opening event of the 2012-13 concert season at Luther. It is open to the public with no charge for admission.


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Buckets and Tap Shoes

Luther College SAC Diversity presents Buckets and Tap Shoes Aug. 31

Aug. 24, 2012

Hailed by the New York Times as "Utterly brilliant," Buckets and Tap Shoes will perform Friday, Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Marty's CyberCafé, located in Dahl Centennial Union on the Luther College campus. The performance is presented by Luther Student Activities Council's Diversity committee.

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Done Doin' Laundry

Water Street Music Series opens on Luther's campus

Aug. 22, 2012

Luther College will host the first event of the Water Street Music Series presenting local music group Done Doin' Laundry on Sunday, Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Bentdahl Commons on the Luther College campus. The concert, featuring special guests Simple Rogues, is open to the public with no charge for admission. Attendees are asked to bring blankets or lawn chairs to sit on.

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Luther College café introduces new coffee roasted locally in small batches

Aug. 28, 2012

A new, locally roasted coffee joins the menu this week at Sunnyside Café in Luther College's Center for the Arts. K'uun single origin coffee, roasted by Bean Masters Inc. of Calmar, Iowa, replaces Starbucks coffee at Sunnyside. Fernando and Barbara Vaquero own and operate Bean Masters, roasting coffee beans to-order in small batches.

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Lauren Griffin, Luther class of 2012

Luther College alumna Lauren Griffin selected for 2012-13 Fulbright Award

Aug. 8, 2012

Luther College alumna Lauren Griffin has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Montenegro for the 2012-13 academic year. Griffin, a 2012 Luther graduate from Plymouth, Minn., is the daughter of Phil and Ellen Griffin of Plymouth. She was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. 

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Marjorie Opuni-Akuamoa

Marjorie Opuni-Akuamoa to present Luther Opening Convocation Lecture

Marjorie Opuni-Akuamoa, Luther College class of 1992 and senior advisor of Evidence, Strategy and Results at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), will present the college's 2012 Opening Convocation Lecture Thursday, Aug. 30. Opuni-Akuamoa will discuss how her Luther education is helping her in her work with UNAIDS to overcome global healthcare inequities in the treatment of AIDS patients.

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Kent Finanger, 2012 Spirit of Luther recipient

Kent Finanger to receive Spirit of Luther Award

Luther College President Richard Torgerson will present the college's Spirit of Luther Award to longtime Luther coach and professor Kent Finanger at the school's opening convocation Thursday, Aug. 30 at 9:40 a.m. in the Center for Faith and Life. The service is open to the public with no charge for admission. Finanger, a 1954 Luther graduate, is being honored for his commitment to, love of and support for Luther College and the Decorah community.

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