April 2012      
Upcoming Events

Writing is Thinking...Get Children
to Show Their Thinking!
Saturday, April 14
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Take a look at a variety of writing methods, programs, ideas and strategies considered “best practices” to help unlock thinking in your students. Learn More >>

Männerchor and Laudate at
St. John’s Lutheran Artist Series
Sunday, April 22 3 p.m.
Concordia's Men's & Women's ensembles, conducted by Charles P. Brown and Maurice Boyer respectively, perform in concert. Learn More >>

"What Have You Read Lately?"
Children's Literature Workshop
Saturday, April 28
9 a.m. - 12 p.m
Participants delve into the “Now What?” in this “working workshop” to develop activities and share classroom ideas. Learn More>>

Cougar Spotlight

Congratulations to Merrell Davis '12 for his 12th place finish at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track Nationals. Learn More>>

Every Gift Inspires

Alumni participation, no matter the size of the gift, is vital to continuing Concordia's legacy. Make your gift online today to Build. Grow. Inspire. Give Today >>

Contact Us

Online: CUChicago.edu/Alumni
Email: Alumni@CUChicago.edu
Phone: 888-258-6773
Fax: 708-209-3523

Volunteers Honored as Part of National Celebration

This month, in honor of National Volunteer Week, Concordia will pause to say thank you and celebrate our volunteers - a community changing the world through service! All volunteers are invited to celebrate together at the Third Annual Volunteer Celebration on Saturday, April 21 (9 - 11 a.m., Koehneke Community Center). RSVP Today >>

Concordia Announces New Partnership with Resurrection University

Concordia University Chicago and Resurrection University will offer a joint Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing this fall. The institutions, collaborators from 1985 to 2003 as West Suburban College of Nursing and Concordia University, will co-sign the agreement at a special ceremony, Wednesday, April 11 at 10 a.m. in the Christopher Center on Concordia’s campus. All nursing alumni are invited and encouraged to attend this special event. RSVP Today>>

Fans Invited to Baseball Facility Dedication

The nationally-ranked Cougar Baseball team have begun their spring campaign with a strong 9-2 opening and the debut of their recently upgraded field and facitilies. Fans are invited to a special Dedication and Ribbon Cutting on Sunday, April 15 at 12 p.m. followed by a conference double-header against Aurora University at 1p.m. Learn More >>

Alumni Inspiration Motivates Dreams and Excellence

Success in the classroom and in life is the result of hard work, best practices and support. It also requires some inspiration along the way. Alumni support allows deserving students to benefit from a Concordia education and provides the inspiration to motivate their dreams and the pursuit of excellence. Who will you inspire today?

Lifelong Learning Offered for Alumni Success

Concordia's Division of Innovation and Outreach offers annual conferences, workshops throughout the year to help teachers become even more effective in their classrooms. New opportunites for professionals are designed by the division's personnel and academic department faculty on an ongoing basis. Learn About Upcoming Opportunities>>


Alumni Celebrated Alongside Spring Graduates

More than 900 students will join the ranks of degreed alumni at spring Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 19. Two alumni will also be honored including Philip Zielke '05, Alumnus of the Year, and Bruce Wurdeman '71, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. All alumni are invited to join the festivities and celebrate their achievements. Learn More >>


Collegiate License Plates "Drive" Support

Alumni in Illinois can show their Cougar pride by purchasing a set of Concordia license plates! The program provides special recognition for local schools and creates a unique source of financial aid for Concordia University students. For each set of plates purchased, $25 is directed back to Concordia. Learn More >>

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Office of Alumni Relations at 708-209-3509 or alumni@CUChicago.edu.

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