Do you like McDonald’s french fries? Do you like the Offutt School of Business? Do you like Minnesota farmers? I hope you answered yes to at least one of those questions. Though the scope of those three things seems pretty broad, there is a significant correlation between them that shouldContinue Reading

Faculty Senate announces other initiatives Greg Cant, Dean of the Offutt School of Business, has accepted a new position in New Jersey, and he and his wife Angela, associate director for study away, will not be returning to Concordia for the 2015-2016 academic year. This was one of several announcementsContinue Reading

Business students taking class from Professor Christopher Mason are getting a jump start on the technology they will be using for the rest of their careers. Mason, a finance professor, utilizes a video chat system, called Distance Learning, to teach classes from off campus. In addition to his position atContinue Reading

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Long before the new Offutt School of Business building was conceptualized, a different business-related idea was a-brewing at Concordia. According to Greg Cant, dean of OSB, the concept of a student-run business at Concordia was first suggested about four years ago by Scheels CEO Steve D. Scheel during a meetingContinue Reading

In the words of Ronald Offutt, “It’s an epic day for Concordia.” Saturday morning, Concordia held the dedication for the Offutt School of Business in front of a crowd of 3,800 people who were there to see Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates speak. His talk was preceded with opening comments fromContinue Reading

Bill Gates will speak in Memorial Auditorium on April 27 for the dedication of the Grant Center, home of the Offutt School of Business. Gates is a co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which addresses global challenges such as poverty, healthcare and education. PresidentContinue Reading

It’s official—Bill Gates will speak at Concordia College this April. Concordia’s campus will be a different place with such a prominent, global figure on its grounds. In fact, the hype from the upcoming visit is already spreading throughout the school and spilling into the surrounding community, promising to change thisContinue Reading

A new mathematical finance major and an education studies major was unanimously approved at the Nov. 12 Faculty Senate meeting. The senate approved the new mathematical finance major because students can no longer double major in business and math and graduate in four years, according to the agenda. A mathematicalContinue Reading

Although it appears the Offutt School of Business has a long way to go, it will be open for classes at the beginning of the 2013 spring semester and will provide several new opportunities for students. The ongoing construction this fall has been a “less than optimal situation,” said GeorgeContinue Reading