Luther College international students contributed more than $8 million to economy
“I know the Luther and Decorah communities are more vibrant, more engaged, more diverse, more connected and more globally aware as a result of the 185 international students from 62 countries who currently live and study with us,” said Jon Lund, director of international admissions at Luther. “I frequently hear from faculty and staff on campus and members of the Decorah community how pleased they are that our international students decided to call this place home for four years.”
Luther College nursing major Duong Truong, class of 2024, spent his summer researching a Buddhist hospital in Taiwan and helping set up nursing school scholarships for Catholic nuns in Vietnam.
Luther College announces that 11 students received scholarships through the TRIO Achievement Program for the 2023-24 school year.
More than 600 Luther students made the Dean’s List for spring 2023.
More than 600 high school and middle school students attended, up from 500 students in 2022.
“At Luther, we have a long tradition of preparing students for a future in the various disciplines of engineering,” said Todd K. Pedlar, professor of physics. “In our new program, we’ll serve such students even more completely.”
Luther’s first-year tenor and bass choir was the only college choir selected for this competitive convention.
The medal is presented each year to an outstanding senior, selected by the graduating class, who best demonstrates the ideals of the college through service to students and the college community.
Sadie Pichelmann, Gideon Perez and Berit Skogen will serve and connect with communities in Slovakia and in Norway.
The Austrian-American Educational Commission has selected Luther College senior Joshua Hartl of Oskaloosa, Iowa, as a U.S. Teaching Assistant (USTA) in Austria for the 2023-24 academic year.