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A Thank You From Our Students

One of the defining characteristics of a Concordia-Chicago education is learning from and interacting with a highly-qualified, dedicated and caring faculty and staff. In the wake of COVID-19, CUC worked diligently to continue offering the same individualized attention in a virtual environment and our students noticed.

Faculty and staff were recently surprised by an unexpected, heart-felt thank you video initiated and produced by our students themselves. We’re proud to offer an experience that inspires our students to continue growing and learning as they come to fulfill their vocations.

But don’t take our word for it, see for yourself…

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Recent News

May 21, 2020

CUC welcomes Dr. Adam Francisco as Assistant Provost for Mission & Identity

Concordia University Chicago announced today that Dr. Adam S. Francisco has been named Assistant Provost for Mission & Identity. He will play a key part in ensuring that the University continues to live out its mission faithfully.

May 20, 2020

Dr. Erik Ankerberg Named as Provost

Concordia University Chicago announced that Dr. Erik Ankerberg has been named as Provost. In this role, he will ensure that the University continues to live out its commitments to teaching, learning and student success for all students.

May 12, 2020

President Dawn Announces Fall Operations Update

In a memo to the University community, President Dawn announced tentative plans for the fall and reflected on the spring semester.

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