Concordia-Chicago Alumni Cougar Chronicle
February 2013      
Upcoming Events

Third Thursday Gatherings

Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen -
Crystal Lake
Thurs. Feb. 21 5 - 7 p.m.

Emil's Tavern On Center - Grayslake
Thurs. March 21 5 - 7 p.m.

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A.C.T. Presents "Talley’s Folly"
Directed by Andrew Pederson '01
February 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30pm
February 17 & 24 at 2pm
Bergmann Theatre
It's about finding love just when you stopped looking.
Learn More >>

Teams and Ensembles Tour
for Spring Break March 1-10
Musicians and athletes will be heading to fifteen states next month.
Visit the pages below to learn about events in your area.

Baseball (AZ)
Kapelle (Northwest)
Softball (FL)
Wind Symphony (Midwest)

Cougar Spotlight

Congratulations to the Lutheran Education Association's 2013 Distinguished Award Winners including Doug Braun '95, Distinguished Secondary Educator. Learn More>>

Every Gift Matters

Alumni participation, no matter the giving level, is vital to continuing Concordia's mission. You can help further the University's ministry for the next 150 years. Give Today >>

Contact Us

Phone: 888-258-6773
Fax: 708-209-3523

CUChicago Marathon Team Makes a Difference One Step at a Time

In honor of its 150th anniversary, Concordia has joined the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (Sunday, October 13, 2013) as an official charity to increase the University’s visibility and raise funds to support our mission. All alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends are invited to join 40 runners already pledged to complete the course as members of the CUChicago Marathon Team. Learn More >>

Ethics Summit Has Been Postponed

Please note that CUChicago's Ethics Leadership Summit previously scheduled for Saturday, April 13 has been postponed. Additional information will be provided as it develops. For additional information, please contact the College of Business at 708-209-3108 or

Enjoy the Scenic Splendor of Ireland with Alumni & Friends

Alumni are invited to join classmates and friends for a tour of Ireland's lofty mountains, crystal lakes and leafy vales Tuesday - Friday, October 1 - 11, 2013. The 11-day itinerary includes roundtrip air from Chicago, nine nights' accommodations, luxury motor coach, breakfast daily and professionally-guided sightseeing tours. Learn More >>

Alumni Share Ideas for Taste of Concordia "Menu"

College cuisine, whether dining on campus or off, has been a distinct part of the Concordia experience for generations of students. This fall favorite restaurants from River Forest and the surrounding community will be highlighted at "Taste of Concordia" during Homecoming & Reunion Week 2013 on Saturday, October 5. What was your favorite restaurant or food memory while a student? Let Us Know >>

Community Members Honored for Excellence and Contributions

Lois & Ernie Baumann, Michael CarmodyNatalie Foss '14, Bruce Wilson, and Forest Park National Bank will be recognized Friday, March 22 at Concordia University Chicago’s 2013 Community Awards for Excellence in Learning and Leadership. Andrea Caldwell '15 and Daniel S. Mueller '14 will also be honored with the Community Scholarship, an award to local students attending Concordia University Chicago and funded through proceeds of the event. Alumni are invited to join the celebration at the Oak Park Country Club in River Grove, Ill. RSVP Today >>

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