Alumni of Concordia’s School of Business Administration should be both excited and proud of the plans Dr. Sem is developing for the future.

His vision and entrepreneurial spirit are reflected in many of the elements being included in the new building that will serve as the home for the School of Business.

While the tremendous growth experienced at Concordia has necessitated this new facility, it would not be possible without the outpouring of financial support from many foundations, corporations, and especially from alumni. The board approved funding goal of $14 million for the building is a stretch for us, but we are pleased to report that we are more than halfway there!

In the months to come our funding efforts will become increasingly public under the campaign theme “For a Greater Purpose.” We’ll share more about the theme in the future, but for now we will continue to reach out to our alumni and friends who can help make this vision a reality. If you would like to help in any way or would like to learn about naming opportunities in the new building, please contact me at

— This story is written by Kali Thiel, director of university communications for Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor. She may be reached at or 262-243-2149.

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