For the second year in a row, Concordia University Wisconsin has been named among the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's 75 Top Workplaces.

Congratulations, Team CUW, we did it again! Thanks to all the good vibes, positive energy, rave reviews, and love, we’ve once again been named one of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s top places to work!

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s 2021 Top Workplaces list showcases 75 outstanding businesses in Southeastern Wisconsin. Companies are measured on qualities such as leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation, benefits, and the impact company policies have on innovation and morale.

The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage LLC. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few. An extremely impressive 77 percent of Concordia employees participated in the survey this year.

University President Rev. Patrick T. Ferry, PhD, announced the honor during his monthly Presidential Briefing to both the Mequon and Ann Arbor campuses this morning.

“While this applies officially only to the Mequon campus, I like to think it’s reflective of the entire university and our work together,” Ferry said. “It’s certainly reflective of my experience. That’s all of you, that’s all of us together. So congratulations, Concordians, for that! Thank you all for all you do to make Concordia a very special place.”

As 2020 was the first time CUW chose to participate in the survey, the 2021 award makes us two for two!

We got spirit, yes we do!

This year, we also took a stab at winning the Spirit Award, submitting this video for consideration:


And even though we didn’t win that particular award, you’re all winners in our hearts! Special thanks to Andrea Michel, CUW social media manager, for producing and editing the video, and all the enthusiastic Concordians who shared their love and energy to make it happen.

Thanks again to all of our amazing employees. We’re proud to think of this group as a family, and look forward to another great year doing God’s work together at this truly special place.

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