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Recent News

Arts at Concordia
Oct 28, 2020

Ferguson Gallery at CUC presents virtual art exhibit, “Water, Water Everywhere”

The Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents “Water, Water Everywhere,” a solo show with recent paintings and drawings by artist Laura M. Coyle. The virtual exhibit will be featured through Dec. 13 on the Ferguson Gallery’s website.

Oct 19, 2020

Alumni Association delivers 250 face masks to Holy Family School

Concordia University Chicago announced a special delivery of 250 face masks to Holy Family School, a University partner through Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation (CLEF) in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood.

Oct 16, 2020

University announces hyflex courses for spring 2021

CUC has announced the introduction of hyflex classes during the spring 2021 semester, which will provide students with courses that combine remote and face-to-face learning opportunities. The academic calendar will not change, ensuring spring and Easter breaks as scheduled. Spring commencement will once again be offered in a virtual format.