Concordia receives first campaign gift toward pharmacy school

August 22, 2008

Shopko, a discount retailer, donated $1 million.

Concordia University in Mequon, Wis., received $1 million from local discount retailer Shopko to help the university build a pharmacy school.

The money marks the first gift to the university for its $20 million campaign to construct a School of Pharmacy. The pharmacy school is expected to open by 2010.

Currently, the only pharmacy school in Wisconsin is located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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