Concordia University chronology – 1980s
First annual Ronald Corey Cup hockey game featuring McGill Redmen vs Concordia Stingers on February 18
First annual bridge building contest organized by Civil Engineering Department, looking for the strongest bridge using popsicle sticks. Testing is done with a hydraulic press called the "Crusher".
Incorporation of the Concordia University Alumni Association on April 19
Commerce Graduate Students' Association hosts the first MBA Case Competition to be held in Canada in February
First students enrol in the Institute for Co-Operative Education in September