Nov 26, 2014
Ernst & Young was impressed by Beth Osman ’15, offering her a position before she even started her senior year at Concordia.
Osman, Fargo, N.D., served as an intern with the Global Compliance and Reporting subservice line within Ernst & Young’s tax department during the summer. Her role included assisting with the completion of multiple international tax forms, as…
Nov 18, 2014
The Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work will hold its inaugural Bismarck-Mandan Lorentzsen Luncheon on Dec. 3.
The featured speakers for the luncheon, “Maintaining Soul in a Time of Rapid Change,” are Dr. Craig Lambrecht, Ron Ness and Drew H. Wrigley.
Lambrecht, CEO of Sanford Health, Bismarck, was previously the Medcenter One president/CEO, COO and…Events
Oct 24, 2014
By meeting the men and women working behind the scenes in our nation’s capital, Concordia students are opening doors to careers in government all around the country.
Over the course of about two weeks in May, students experience firsthand the people and processes operating at the heart of our federal government. From the FBI and the CIA to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Federal Reserve, their…Academics
Oct 20, 2014
Imagine beginning your senior year of college with a full-time job waiting for you on the other side of graduation.
For Shannon Goetz ’15, Detroit Lakes, Minn., and Karina Skar ’15, Minnetonka, Minn., this dream is a reality.
Goetz, a mathematical finance major, and Skar, who double majors in mathematics and Spanish, worked as actuarial interns at Allianz…Academics
Oct 17, 2014
When it comes to living sustainably, Emily (Ortloff) McGarvey ’02 tells people to “think big and start small.”
As Target Corp.’s senior manager of sustainability, McGarvey is no stranger to the challenges of carrying out actions that promote sustainability in financial, social and environmental areas.
McGarvey began working at Target 12 years ago. Though…Alumni
Mar 21, 2014
The top executive at Target Corp. says college students who are considering a business career must be grounded in uncompromising ethics.
“That’s the number one value in our business,” says CEO Gregg Steinhafel, speaking at the Offutt School Presents breakfast in Minneapolis on March 20. “Solid ethical behavior should be the core of who you are.”
Offutt School Presents is an…Alumni
Jan 28, 2014
Austin Phillips ’14, Apple Valley, Minn., knows the full meaning of commitment. Now he and other members of The Concordia Band are preparing to go on tour.
The trombone player routinely practices at least three hours a day in preparation for rehearsals with the Concordia band, orchestra and brass quintet. He’s been this way since the fourth grade when he first took up the trombone.
“I just think…Music
Jan 10, 2014
Integrating faith and work can be challenging for those in the legal profession, according to three recent speakers at a Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work event.
Despite tension between God’s law and man’s law at times, faith is often a motivating factor for those involved in the judicial system, according to three area speakers at a recent luncheon hosted by the Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work…
Dec 10, 2013
Four students are studying business in India, a place of contradictions and variety.
India has changed the way Jacob Olson ’14 thinks about business.
While studying in the country for a semester, he has worked with nongovernmental organizations, startup entrepreneurs and global corporations.
The experiences have been as varied…Academics Global
Dec 03, 2013
For Victor Crindal ’14 and Erin Einarson ’14, the BREW Café at the Offutt School of Business in Grant Center is more than a coffee shop. It’s their classroom.
The student managers oversee the coffee shop’s day-to-day operations. They do it all – from scheduling 15 employees to ordering supplies. The experience allows them to put into practice what they study in their business classrooms down the hall…Academics
Jul 30, 2013
Matt Gantz ’14, Eagan, Minn., is taking his knowledge in finances to the next level working with employees of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C.
The Credo honor student interned this summer with the board that oversees the nation’s central banking system. Gantz is assisting financial analysts in revamping the system’s cost and financial accounting manuals, as well as taking part in financial…
May 28, 2013
Ruthie Stein ’14, Northfield, Minn., has successfully integrated her business studies at United International College in Zhuhai, China, into winning competitions for student entrepreneurship.
Stein, a Chinese and international business major who studied Chinese at Concordia Language Villages, has thrived on UIC’s free enterprise competitions. Her team took first place in Hong Kong and then finished in the top 16 competing in Beijing…