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Attacking the summer job market and planning now for fall

4/29/2022 - 3 minute read

CUI's spring semester is coming to an end next week; May 6 will be the last day of finals. Many students are looking for jobs or intern opportunities this summer after ending the school year. Other students want to make some extra cash or wish to be productive. 

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Audrey Plechas’ research explored using math to find a winning strategy for Jumbo Pop.

Sciences shine at Academic Showcase poster session

4/8/2022 - 1 minute read

Students donned their business attire and braved a chilly afternoon in the Breezeway on Thurs., Mar. 31 to present their posters for the 2022 President's Academic Showcase. 

Students presented research and findings on a variety of topics; they worked solo or in teams of two, three or four. The poster session enabled students to deliver short recaps of their research followed by Q&As with their audiences. Many students attended the session along with faculty and staff members.

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Kari Wilhelm and Emma Lee performed during the Super Bowl LVI halftime show

Two Concordia students danced during the 2022 Super Bowl

2/25/2022 - 3 minute read

Two of our very own Eagles, Senior Kari Wilhelm, Communication major and dance team member, and Emma Lee, junior transfer and Business Management major, performed at the 2022 Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sun., Feb. 13. 

Between working with celebrity artists and being chosen to participate as two of the 350 field performers for the event, both ladies will remember the opportunity as an experience of a lifetime. 

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Dusty Buell, Concordia ‘18

CUI’s MCAA program transformed my career: Dusty Buell’s story

2/11/2022 - 3 minute read

Career paths can take on many forms. For some it is a straight shot to being what you always wanted to be. For others, it is a course full of twists and turns. Choosing what you want to do for the rest of your life is really quite scary when you have no safety net to fall back on. 

We all hear the saying that if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life. For some of us, we don’t know what we love until we see it and feel it. For me, athletics was the one thing that I was passionate about. I studied different professional players, and learned the intricacies of sports that I didn’t even play because I was fascinated by the strategy.

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Mariah Lucas '15, Director of Career Development and Vocation

Where do I begin after CUI?

1/21/2022 - 2 minute read

I remember feeling so much pressure as graduation approached. Pressure to know exactly what I was going to do. Pressure to have a plan in place. Graduation. Graduate School. Private Practice. That is a common route for psychology majors to take, and I assumed that it was the route I should take. 

While in graduate school, I learned more about who I was, my personality and how I process information. I realized that my natural inclination is to focus on the future and to design my way forward. This did not fit the traditional views I had on what therapy is. 

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