March Student of the Month

"Katherine Van Dellen is a star student who always strives to give her best. She is conscientious and truly cares about both her studies and her classmates..."

“…Katherine excels in the classroom, participating with enthusiasm and assisting her peers whenever possible. She has a passion for the Concordia community and has played a vital role in the campus human trafficking awareness event taking place earlier in March. Katherine’s positive attitude is encouraging.” —Faculty nomination


Secondary English Education with Spanish minor, Lutheran Teaching Diploma

Graduation Year


Favorite Class

Foundations of Education with Dr. Clemm Von Hohenberg


Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Favorite spots/things to do on campus?

“Chapel! I also love Tuesday Night Worship, and Chapel Point is so beautiful?”

What would you share with prospective students who are considering attending CUAA?

“CUAA has been one of the greatest blessings in my life. From the moment I got out of my car for a tour, everyone here was welcoming, friendly, and made me feel like I could call CUAA home. The atmosphere, due to everyone here, was much different than the other colleges I visited. Even though I am from Wisconsin, I feel like I am going home every time I go back to campus. I can not imagine myself anywhere else! The faculty and staff here are amazing. They all care about you and your growth, both spiritually and academically! CUAA is my home and I hope others can call it home too!”

Any final words?

“I would have never imagined this and I am so blessed and thankful to be nominated for this! I just want to say a quick to thanks to all of my professors, all faculty and staff, and my parents and family who have supported and encouraged me through all things. I could not be here at CUAA without all of the support and encouragement that I have received from everyone.”

Get to know last month’s student of the month, Kayla Boye (’19)

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