June 2012      
Upcoming Events

10th Annual Brain Research Workshop
"Decoding the Emotional Brain -
What's Really Going on in There?"
Thursday, June 21 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Focused on children's internal and external emotional challenges to learning, earn CPDUs during a day of information gathering and sharing.
Learn More >>

University Band
Patriotic Pops Concert

Saturday, June 23 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy our annual outdoor patriotic concert on the Pillars Lawn. Ice cream social begins at 5:30 p.m.
Learn More >>

2012 LCMS National Youth
Workers Convention

Alumni Gathering
Friday, July 13 7 - 9 p.m.
San Antonio-area alumni are invited to join attendees from across the country for this casual gathering at the end of the conference day.
RSVP Today >>

Cougar Spotlight

Deaconess Betsy Karkan '08, Campus Ministry Assistant, led a mission team of about 20 students to Guatemala City, Guatemala in late May. Read about their adventures on their daily blog and pray that their impact multiplies in the coming weeks and months. Learn More >>

Share Your First Gift

Members of the CUClass of 2012 wore special tassels at commencement to identify themselves as Pillars of Promise. More than 45% of the class gave a first gift to continue the legacy of their alma mater. Alumni are challenged to join them and give forward to sustain current students. Give Today >>

Contact Us

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

Construction Begins on Kretzmann Hall Renovation

As gifts for the Build. Grow. Inspire. campaign continue to arrive, many plans are coming to fruition such as the construction phase of the music practice rooms in Kretzmann Hall. We thank God for alumni support to advance this project and the mission of Concordia. There's still time for you to build, grow and inspire through a special campaign gift! Make Your Impact Today >>

Alumni Couples Share Their Love Story

Concordia has been a meeting place for many couples over the years, and each pair has a unique story to describe how two friends grew into something more. We'd love to hear your tale of that first meeting, an interesting date or post-campus connection. Share your story, and it might be featured in a future edition of The Forester, on www.CUChicago.edu/alumni or www.Facebook.edu/CUChicagoAlumni. Share Your Story Today >>

Registration Now Available for Golden Celebration

Concordia alumni are called to build, grow and inspire wherever they may be. Come home this fall to celebrate the light that unites our Concordia family! Whether celebrating 50, 60, 70 or more years since your time on campus, all former students are invited to return for Golden Celebration 2012, Saturday- Sunday, August 25 & 26, as we honor your distinguished legacy. Register Today >>

Nursing Alumni Honored During Homecoming & Reunion Week

In honor of Concordia's new joint partnership with Resurrection University, Homecoming & Reunion Week 2012 will include events specifically for our more than 600 nursing alumni. The planning team invites every alumnus from the Concordia-West Suburban College of Nursing Program  to help ensure each graduate is included in the celebration. Join the CougarCorps and help contact classmates to invite them to attend this fall. Volunteer Today >>

Cougar Sports Camps Offer Youth Skills Training

Concordia's youngest fans are invited to train with our university coaches and players at Cougar Sports Camps. Held throughout the summer, students have the chance to practice skills in six different sports and, most importantly, have fun during the week-long schedule. Learn More at www.CUCougars.com >>

Campus Facilities Available for Meetings and Conferences

Concordia is a wonderful location to host your conference, camp or meeting in the Chicago-land area. Groups of all sizes utilize the campus year-round for their unique needs. Limited on campus housing is also available during Summer 2012 for those traveling in the area. Learn More >>

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

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