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Concordia University chronology – 1970s


First issue of Concordia University Magazine, the Alumni magazine, in September

Shuttle bus


Inter-campus shuttle bus begins service on September 29 with a 13-passenger van making seven trips a day. Service is upgraded in September 1978 when two 36-passenger buses are inaugurated.


FYI (For Your Information) begins publication later evolving into The Thursday Report, and Concordia's Thursday Report on January 16


Loyola gains Provincial (QUAA) Titles in men's football, soccer, basketball, hockey, judo, water polo, and women's tennis


SGWU Board of Governors approves the creation of the Office of the Ombudsman on March 11

Board of Governors approves the creation of the Office of the Ombudsman at Loyola College

Radio Loyola


Radio Loyola obtains a licence to operate an AM radio station


Official opening of Reggie's on the 7th floor of the Hall Building on January 27; it later moves to the mezzanine


Establishment of no smoking policy in classrooms on February 27


Joint Committee of the Board of Trustees of Loyola and of the Board of Governors of Sir George Williams produces the discussion paper, A Model for the New University, on September 19


SGWU introduces in-person pre-registration for undergraduate programs, February 16-27


The Thursday Report begins publication replacing FYI and later evolving into Concordia Thursday Report on September 8


First Concordia Festival of the Arts on March 17-18, with 150 entries and 19 awards of $100 each. It runs for 6 years until 1981.


Engineering students set out with their Boggemobile (portable outhouse) heading for a baseball game at Jarry Park on September 24


The Concordian begins publication on SGW Campus on May 17

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