Immanuel Lutheran College (Eau Claire)

Immanuel Lutheran College, located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin since 1963, is a high school, college, and seminary campus of the Church of the Lutheran Confession.[1]

Sign at the entry to the Immanuel Lutheran College campus

HistoryEdit

Immanuel Lutheran College began in 1959 in Mankato, Minnesota, where it was founded by Immanuel Lutheran Church. Student originally took secular courses at Minnesota State University and religion courses at the college. It was incorporated into the Church of the Lutheran Confession in 1961, and a new building was constructed in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in 1963, where classes began in September of that year.[2]

High schoolEdit

Immanuel Lutheran High School enrolls 110-120 students in grades 9-12 each year, making it the largest section of Immanuel's three levels of schooling. The school is residential,[3] and students take traditional high school courses along with religion classes.[4] The high school also offers various athletic and extracurricular events for students.[5]

CollegeEdit

Immanuel Lutheran College is also residential, and it offers 4 degrees:[6][7]

  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

They also have a college choir, which has had small tours in the United States performing at CLC churches.[8]

SeminaryEdit

Immanuel Lutheran Seminary is a three-year seminary program which exists to train men as pastors for CLC-associated churches. The seminary does not enroll women.[9]

CampusEdit

The college sits on 80 acres of land and is composed of several buildings, including the Academic Center, Ingram Hall (seminary building), 3 dormitories (segregated by gender), and the Commons. The school also has a field house near its athletic fields, and a set of 10 houses for professors called Prof Row.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Church of the Lutheran Confession
  2. ^ "Organization and History". Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary. 2017-06-22. Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  3. ^ https://ilc.edu/wordpressilc/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/YI-Booklet.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ "High School Academic Program". Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary. 2017-07-11. Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  5. ^ "Activities". Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary. 2017-06-22. Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  6. ^ "Why Immanuel for College?". Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary. 2017-08-13. Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  7. ^ "Our History | Church of the Lutheran Confession". Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  8. ^ "Immanuel Lutheran College choir making a stop in Austin". Austin Daily Herald. 2020-03-11. Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  9. ^ "Seminary". Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary. 2017-07-11. Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  10. ^ "Visit the Campus". Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary. 2017-06-22. Retrieved 2021-07-08.

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Coordinates: 44°46′28″N 91°30′19″W / 44.77444°N 91.50528°W / 44.77444; -91.50528