Smooth LandingA couple springs ago, Marv Roeske got a phone call from a parent, alerting the Cobbers track coach that his kid planned to attend Concordia. The father explained that his daughter had some talent and upside, but she wasnâ€™t sure if she wanted to be a college athlete. â€œOccasionally, you get a referral from somebody, rarely a parent, and many times they donâ€™t amount to much,â€ Roeske said. This time the tip proved solid. Hilary Thompson â€“ now a Concordia sophomore â€“ eventually decided to go out for track. This spring, Thompson has blossomed into one of the top jumpers in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Ethical leadership plays a key role in the curriculum at the Offutt School of Business, says Dr. Martin Tackie, Economics. Concordia’s emphasis on global entrepreneurship and leadership prepares students for work in a global business environment.
In Africa, India and across the U.S., Kelsey Kava '13 took advantage of several of Concordia's Global Learning opportunities. These off-campus experiences, she says, have enhanced not only her education but her entire life.