Sept Student of the Month

"Nina is a senior Biology major who excels both in the classroom on the field where she is a member of the women’s soccer team. Nina is an excellent student who exceeds expectations in the classroom and is always willing to volunteer and help in whatever way necessary." - Faculty nomination



Year in School


Favorite Class

Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II with Dr. Reasor and Dr. Peckham


South Lyon, MI

Involvement on Campus

Women’s soccer team, Pre-Healthcare Professionals Club

Favorite CUAA Pastime

My favorite CUAA pastime is attending chapel. Our pastors give very meaningful messages that students can relate to. My faith has grown so much these past four years because of these services Concordia offers!

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

Concordia is a very tight-knight family. Everyone is very welcoming and supportive of one another. You will constantly feel at home while you are on campus. I’ve made friendships and memories that will last a lifetime!

Any final words?

I’m very honored to be CUAA’s Student of the Month! Thank you to my professors and all faculty that nominated me. My professors play a huge part in helping me reach my goals I am so thankful for their help. I’m blessed God led me to Concordia!

Get to know last month’s student of the month, Kyle Kirby (’18)

Photography by Allie Milot (’21)

— Rachel Thoms served on Concordia University's Strategic Communications team from 2015-2022. Any inquiries about this story can be sent to

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