WINTER 2012 - Concordia University

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WINTER 2012 - Concordia University

Student News

Make an

Imp ct

Be part of positive

change in Ethiopia.

This year CTX Service-Learning and Water to Thrive

are asking CTX alumni, faculty & staff and current

students to sponsor 3 clean water wells in Ethiopia.

High Adventure Outdoor Program

launched for CTX community

The Outdoor Recreation program was

launched in early 2012 to provide the

CTX community with high adventure

outdoor experiences. Partnering

with Ascend Outdoor Adventures,

a Christian-based outdoor outfitter,

students and staff can explore area

parks, rivers and trails with skilled

guides at an affordable cost.

CTX students participate in the new Outdoor Recreation Program on a hike through Pedernales State Park.

A

s an institution of higher

learning, Concordia provides

opportunities for its community

to expand their learning, discover

their calling, and impact their

community, but those opportunities

don’t all take place in the classroom.

In fact, the experiential learning

component of the curriculum is what

draws many to Concordia. Here,

classrooms are not bound by walls.

Excursions in 2012 included tours of

Hamilton Pool and Reimer’s Ranch

Park, backpacking in Lost Maples

State Park, canoeing the Colorado

River and a week-long leadership

course in Big Bend National Park.

While such excursions can be

costly, Ascend Outdoor Adventures

supplies equipment and Concordia

subsidizes the cost to participants.

This allows the university to provide

Parents

Partners

You are vital partners in helping your child achieve

success at Concordia University Texas. Your

participation in the Parent Association is a show of

support for Concordia’s mission of developing Christian

leaders. We invite you to become an active and

important member of the Concordia community.

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