CSP and Huaihua University Sign Memorandum of Understanding

CSP and Huaihua University of Hunan, China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the end of August. An MOU allows educational institutions to have the opportunity collaborate with one another. The MOU outlines the two universities’ cooperation in the following areas: student exchange programs, faculty exchange for research, teaching and discussion, study abroad programs, graduate program pathways, and collaborative research activities.

The MOU is effective for five years.

Pictured: Left to Right Kelly Matthias, Director Community Action and Leadership; Dr. Cheryl Chatman, Executive Vice President; Prof. Lee Pao Xiong, Director, The Center for Hmong Studies; Dr. Paul Hillmer, Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor Bu Ai Hua, Visiting Professor, The Center for Hmong Studies (from Huaihua University); Dr. Sally Baas, Professor of Education and Director of Hmong Culture and Language Program; Dr. Marilyn Reineck, Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dr. Zhang Ling, Vice President International Exchange, Community Service and University Library, Huaihua University Also present but not pictured: Dr. Bruce Corrie, Associate Vice President University Relations

Fall Enrollment at a Record Breaking 4,792 Students

Overall student headcount at Concordia University, St. Paul stands at 4,792 at the Fall 2017 census, marking the sixth consecutive year of record enrollment.  The total headcount, which includes full and part time students enrolled in traditional undergraduate, adult undergraduate and graduate programs, saw an increase of 5.6 percent (257 students) from a year ago.

“The continued enrollment surge is a significant accomplishment and should be celebrated given the current state of the higher education market,” said Provost and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Eric LaMott said. “It’s a compelling indicator that our competitive pricing strategy and willingness to add relevant academic programs has a positive effect on a student’s decision making process.”

Enrollment has increased 11 of the last 12 years overall and has surpassed 4,000 students for four consecutive years. A more comprehensive breakdown of CSP’s enrollment will be released next week.

External Internet Connectivity Issues – Aug. 29

CSP is currently experiencing internet connectivity issues across campus. All internal services, including printing, phones and the portal are working, however the issue affects all external internet services. Our internet provider has sent out a technician to further address the current outage. An update will be posted by 1 p.m. We apologize for this inconvenience.

 

CSP’s Sam Johnson and Riley Hanson Named NSIC Honor Student-Athletes

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) has announced its 2017 Male and Female Honor Student-Athletes with seniors Sam Johnson (football) and Riley Hanson (volleyball) selected to represent Concordia St. Paul among the 31 student-athletes named to the annual honor list.

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