Luther College's Launching Luther Leaders program announced the recipients of the third annual Student Leadership Awards to individuals and groups for their contribution to the college's mission of service at their banquet held Sunday, May 3, on the Luther campus. Award recipients include Student Senate's Happiness Week for Outstanding Event or Activity; Luther College Dance Marathon for Outstanding Service Project; Maia Pugh was named Outstanding Student Leader and the Luther College Pep Band was awarded Outstanding Organization Award.
The Luther College Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform together for a Music Showcase, part of Luther's Commencement weekend events, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.
Luther College's Todd Green combats Islamophobia in his new book "The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West." The book, published May 1, is available through Fortress Press, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and IndieBound.
Luther College will host a Research and Honors Visit Event for prospective students Friday, May 8, giving visitors the opportunity to see and celebrate the vibrant intellectual life at Luther. Visitors will participate in portions of the college's Student Research Symposium to see examples of the scholarship, research and creativity of students from a variety of disciplines. Parents are welcome to attend as well.