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Concordia University College of Alberta | Concordia University College of Alberta Jump to Navigation Apply Now Search form Search Future Students Current Students Concordia University College of Alberta Entrance Scholarships & Earth Hour Entrance scholarship deadline is April 1! More...Earth Hour: Take the Earth Hour Pledge EARLY REGISTRATION Early Registration for 2012/13 begins on March 19! Get a head-start on planning for next year! Main menuEvents/News Alumni Giving About Contact ©1998-2011 Concordia University College of Alberta: Staff & Faculty AUCC Privacy Policy Site Feedback Jobs

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About Concordia | Concordia University College of Alberta Jump to Navigation Future Students Current Students Apply Now Search form Search Home › About Concordia About Concordia Concordia University College of Alberta is committed to the highest standards in education, spiritual care, service, and professional conduct and to the delivery of excellent university programs. We value the potential of every student and offer a student-focused liberal arts education. Interactive and innovative university programs offered within an engaging learning environment and a close community of students, faculty, and staff Degrees that are recognized nationally and internationally Degrees that are designed to prepare students for professional programs (e.g., education, law, medicine, dentistry, etc.) or graduate school Instructors who are committed to excellence in teaching and research Programs that focus on writing and research, integrate technology with teaching, or offer practical, hands-on training through field or work experiences Student life that is diverse and accessible — athletics, drama, student leadership, choir, symphony orchestra Support services for aboriginal students, for students returning to school after several years, and for students with physical or learning disabilities An overwhelming number of Concordia graduates are completely satisfied with their university experience Concordia has been satisfying graduates since 1921 Concordia is a proud member of the AUCC (Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada). Motto Initium Sapientiae Timor DominiThe fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom History Throughout its history, Concordia has remained grounded in the belief that the Christian faith gives purpose to life and that success depends upon spiritual maturity. Concordia fosters a Christian lifestyle on campus and encourages a dual commitment to academic excellence and religious vitality. 1921 – Concordia College is founded by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to prepare young men for preaching and teaching ministries1939 – The college expands to include women and to offer general courses of study and an accredited high school program1967 – Concordia begins offering first-year university courses in affiliation with the University of Alberta1975 – Affiliation with the University of Alberta begins for second-year university courses1987 – Concordia becomes a degree-granting institution1991 – Formal affiliation with the University of Alberta ends by mutual agreement1995 – Concordia College changes its name to Concordia University College of Alberta to reflect its status as a degree-granting institution. Today, Concordia University College of Alberta program offerings include undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In addition to its degree programs, Concordia continues to offer church work programs as well as diploma and certificate programs in Career Development and academic upgrading programs. Concordia, established by Lutheran Church–Canada, is governed by an elected and appointed Board of Regents. Location Concordia is an intimate university community within the busy urban center of Edmonton, Alberta's capital. Our Highlands campus is tucked away in a residential area overlooking the beautiful North Saskatchewan River valley, minutes from downtown by public or private transportation. It's the best of both worlds: a peaceful locale within easy reach of the countless amenities of city center. Edmonton is a diverse, multicultural city of 770,000 people who enjoy a high quality of life amid an abundance of arts, professional sports, and entertainment events as well as parks that form an extensive network of trails for hiking, biking, jogging, and cross-country ski enthusiasts. The city is home to the world-famous West Edmonton Mall and the popular market, cafés, and pubs in Old Strathcona. The mountains, forests, lakes, and grasslands of Alberta's spectacular landscape are within driving distance. The United Nations consistently ranks Canada first in the world as a good place to live! Main menuEvents/News Alumni Giving About Contact About Concordia at a Glance Administration and Board Human Resources ©1998-2011 Concordia University College of Alberta: Staff & Faculty AUCC Privacy Policy Site Feedback Jobs

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