College News

Ruth Holten, Nicollet, aa junior, nursing student at Concordia University, Mequon, Wis., has been named to the Spring Honors List for the 2018-2019 academic year. To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.60 GPA.

Founded in 1881, Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive, Mequon, offers over 70 undergraduate majors and is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.


Emily Grob of New Ulm was among the first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Class of 2023, to begin their journey to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS).

A White Coat Ceremony was held on Aug. 9, in the Alerus Center Ballroom, 1200 S. 42nd St., in Grand Forks where students receive their first white coats, the physician’s traditional garment, which have been donated by the North Dakota Medical Association. Students also recited the Oath of Hippocrates, a vow physicians have been taking for more than 2,000 years to uphold basic ethical principles of the medical profession. Each student received a lapel pin, donated by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, engraved with the phrase “Humanism in Medicine.”