Business News Concordia supports Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago Hundreds of nonprofit professionals from Chicago gathered recently to recognize the city’s Outstanding Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year. Concordia-Chicago’s College of Business continued its support of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago (YNPN) by sponsoring its 10th Anniversary Celebration at the Chicago Cultural Center on February 24, 2011. The YNPN recognized three young professionals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Chicago nonprofit sector. The Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year award went to Katie Keiling Arnold, Director of Community Education at the Institute on Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago. “Chicago is home to a vibrant nonprofit sector and we are proud to support these young professionals who are committed leaders in their field,” said Beth Dellegrazie, Assistant Professor of Marketing at Concordia-Chicago’s College of Business. The College of Business recognizes the similarities between managing for-profit and nonprofit organizations and saw a growing need for business training among nonprofit professionals. The school recently introduced an MBA with a concentration in not-for-profit management. “The program integrates fundamentals needed to succeed in business with the unique attributes of a nonprofit organization,” Dellegrazie added. Learn more about Concordia-Chicago’s Not-for-Profit MBA and Not-for-Profit certificate program. Courses are offered in River Forest, Ill., or online. About the College of Business at Concordia University Chicago The College of Business at Concordia University Chicago prepares confident, ethical leaders for today’s business world. The College offers a master of business administration (MBA) in accelerated two-year and one-year formats, either in the classroom or online. In addition to a comprehensive MBA, concentrations include accounting, banking and financial institutions, health care, leadership and change management, not-for-profit management, school business management, chief school business official, and sports management. Bachelor degrees are offered in the areas of accounting, business communications,management, marketing, media arts, music administration, not-for-profit management, sports management, theatre administration and visual arts administration.