VSSN Community Engagement Forum

Did You Know?

  • The Luther Library has over 18,000 items in its collection, 3,000 books checked out per year, and 6,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • Luther grads attend a special graduation ceremony and luncheon celebration at Luther College as well as the U of R convocation ceremony

  • Luther College opened the first residence on campus in 1971, and is still a “home away from home” to students: meals, laundry, and lifelong friendship included.

  • Luther College welcomes students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientation.

  • ALL U of R students including Luther students can take Luther courses.

  •  Every single degree program at Luther College offers an optional experiential learning component; gain real world experience and get paid while you go to school!

  • Small classes = big advantages. As a federated college, Luther College classes are typically smaller. This allows for students to connect with their profs and classmates.

  • Luther College offers Bundles and Bundles Plus programs! Bundles and Bundles Plus are groupings of courses hand-selected by our academic advisors to help set new students up for a successful first semester.

VSSN Community Engagement Forum

On March 16, 2018, over 125 people from the university and community participated in a forum that explored an important topic and question – Realizing our potential: How can universities contribute to community success? The forum featured a keynote speech by Dr. David Renz, Director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, panel and roundtable discussions around a series of questions to inform the development of a community of practice around university-community engagement.

To view a recording of the forum (with agenda), please click here.