Commencement 2015

Luther College to celebrate Commencement May 22

Luther College will celebrate Commencement at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 22, in Carlson Stadium when President Paula Carlson will confer the Bachelor of Arts degree on Luther's class of 2016. Filmmaker, water advocate and third-generation explorer Alexandra Cousteau will give the commencement address.

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Caleb Anderson teaser

Luther junior Anderson wins $1,000 GeoCache scholarship

Luther College junior Caleb Anderson of Rockford, Illinois, is the 2016 recipient of Iowa Jump$tart's GeoCache for College Cash scholarship. Anderson, the first Luther student to receive this scholarship, was awarded $1,000. A physics major at Luther, is the son of Jeffrey and Julia Anderson of Rockford. He is a 2013 graduate of Rockford Lutheran High School.

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Martin Luther statue before (left) and after (right) restoration.

Luther College Martin Luther statue restored

The Martin Luther statue and base, located on the east side of Larsen Hall on the Luther College campus, is being restored by the Midwest Art Conservation Center and Moore Drywall and Plastering LLC. After a thorough washing, patina and waxing, Martin is looking good as new!

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Iloria Phoenix teaser

Luther College's Phoenix named Kuh Family Award winner

Luther College sophomore Iloria Phoenix of Pella, Iowa, was awarded the Kuh Family "Positively Luther" Award for the 2015-16 academic year. The award is given each year to a student whose character, leadership, and participation in co-curricular and other educationally purposeful activities enhance the quality of campus life.

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Luther College softball player Paige Lobdell at bat.

Softball hosts conference tournament

Luther College will host the 2016 Iowa Conference Softball Tournament May 6-7 at the Luther College Softball Diamond. The single-elimination tournament includes the conference's top six teams and the winner of the tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship.

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