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Luther College News

Not only does the federally funded program help first-generation and income-eligible students access financial aid and career advice, it also provides a strong support system on campus to guide students through their college careers and launch them into the next stages of their lives. 

November 16, 2023

Elizabeth Steding, Luther College professor of German, published GDR Literature in German Curricula and Textbooks: Exploring the Legacy of GDR Authors, 1985-2015. “I have been intrigued by the GDR since I was in college, and textbooks play an important role in my life as a teacher, so this project really combines two interests of mine,” said Steding.

November 13, 2023

“Athletics is what brought me to Luther,” said Dennis Birkestrand. “They showed an interest in me when I was a high school player, and without that, I probably wouldn’t have gone to college. I feel strongly about encouraging Luther to always have a very strong athletic program.”

November 10, 2023

Gifts made on Nov. 16 will be matched dollar-for-dollar by more than $130,000 in matching funds pledged by One Team Day challenge sponsors. In 2022, Luther raised $310,000 from more than 1,100 donors on One Team Day.

November 9, 2023
Choirs and orchestra performing on stage.

Hundreds of student musicians in seven ensembles will perform. One of the selections, a new choral and orchestral arrangement of “Angels We Have Heard on High,” was commissioned for Luther College and created by the acclaimed composer Dan Forrest.

November 6, 2023
cheerleader at a football game

Luther College has shifted its Homecoming dates to October 25-27, 2024.

November 3, 2023
In a classroom, students sit around tables.

The framework addresses the college’s need to expand its reach, align its resources and strengthen its organization.

November 1, 2023
Two female musicians hold a banjo and a zither.

Luther College’s Center Stage Series and Student Activities Council will kick off a year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Asian Students and Allies Association (ASAA) at Luther with performances by internationally-recognized musicians Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn and comedian Aiko Tanaka

October 26, 2023

Luther College student Clara Wodny, class of 2024, won a $2,000 Study Abroad Scholarship from Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society. Wodny is currently studying away at the University of Nottingham in England.

October 20, 2023

The Acting Company, the country’s premier touring classical theatre company, will present Odyssey at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Center for Faith and Life’s Main Hall. It will be the second performance of Luther College’s Center Stage Series for 2023–24.

October 18, 2023

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Lydia Slattery
Media Relations Specialist

Phone: 563-387-1417