Concordia College (Alabama)

Concordia College (Alabama)
Concordia College, Selma
Established 1922
Type Private, HBCU
Religious affiliation Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
President Rev. Dr. Tilahun M. Mendedo
Students 719[1]
Location Selma, Alabama, United States
Colors Green and Yellow
Nickname Hornets

Concordia College, Selma is a college of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod's Concordia University System, located in Selma, Alabama, in the United States. It is the only historically black college in the Concordia System.



Presidents of Concordia College:

Rev. Robert O. L. Lynn 1922-1932

Rev. Edward A. Westcott, Sr. 1934-1945

Rev. Dr. Walter Ellwanger 1945-1963

Prof. Varnes J. Stringer 1964-1966 (Acting President)

Rev. Dr. Paul Elbrecht 1966-1970

Rev. Dr. Peter R. Hunt 1970-1971 (Acting President)

Dr. Willis L. Wright 1971-1980

Rev. Dr. Julius Jenkins 1980-2007

Rev. Dr. McNair Ramsey 2007-2010 (Interim President)

Rev. Dr. Tilahun M. Mendedo 2010-present

The Concordia University System

Concordia College is one of ten colleges and universities of the Concordia University System of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. The colleges and universities of the Concordia University System are dedicated to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to preparing students for lives of meaning and service. They provide a Christ-centered environment for students to develop in value-based communities of learning.

Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Concordia University, Austin, Texas

Concordia College, Bronxville, New York

Concordia University, Chicago, Illinois

Concordia University, Irvine, California

Concordia University, Mequon, Wisconsin

Concordia University, Portland, Oregon

Concordia University, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Concordia College, Selma, Alabama

Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska

The Mission of Concordia College

To prepare students through Christ-centered education for lives of responsible service to the church, community, and the world.

Student activities


The Concordia College sports teams, collectively known as the Hornets, compete in men's intercollegiate basketball, soccer, football, and baseball along with women's intercollegiate softball, track, soccer, golf, volleyball.

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Coordinates: 32°25′34″N 87°01′05″W / 32.426°N 87.018°W / 32.426; -87.018