News & Events
The Collective at Concordia University Chicago presents “Antigone,” the Greek tragedy by Sophocles, translation by Nicholas Rudall. The production, directed by Brian Fruits, will run Oct. 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 7 and 14 at 3 p.m. at the Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison St., Oak Park, IL.
The University Band of Concordia University Chicago will perform its annual fall concert on Friday, Sept. 28. The free concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the University’s Werner Auditorium.
Registration is now open for Concordia University Chicago’s annual Vi Messerli Memorial Lectures in Church Music. The event, held from Sunday, Oct. 21 to Tuesday, Oct. 23, features two concerts, a keynote address, choral reading sessions and many workshops to choose from.
Concordia University Chicago has been nationally recognized for the value of the well-rounded education it provides, as well as its diverse student body, by U.S. News & World Report. In the magazine’s rankings released today, CUC was ranked as a Best Regional University – Midwest, Best Value – Regional Universities Midwest and listed for Best Ethnic Diversity – Regional Universities Midwest.
Concordia University Chicago will host the 2018 Kindness 5K on Sunday, Sept. 9 at Batavia Riverwalk (Houston St. & Island Ave.) in Batavia, IL, to celebrate and continue the life, love and light shared by Katie L. Kloess BA ’09, MA ’11.
The Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents “Walk of Faith: Photographic Memories of Home in Tarimoro, Guanajuato, Mexico,” by Alvaro Nieto, a collection of sepia and black and white photographs; beautiful glimpses of the land, faces and spiritual journey of a culture of people. The free, public exhibit will run from Aug. 27 to Sept. 28.
Concordia University Chicago has been recognized for its committed implementation of “high-impact educational practices,” earning its title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction for the ninth year in a row. This year the University receives recognition in five areas: College of Distinction, Illinois College of Distinction, Christian College of Distinction, College of Distinction–Business and College of Distinction–Education.
Honoring service men and women, while celebrating community and country with timeless music, the University Band of Concordia-Chicago will perform its annual Patriotic Pops Concert on Saturday, June 23 on the University campus.
The education programs at Concordia University Chicago have been awarded the coveted Educator Preparation accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The awarding of the prestigious CAEP accreditation continues Concordia University Chicago’s tradition of excellence in educator preparation since 1864, when it was founded as Addison Teachers Seminary.
William Pierros, assistant professor of political science at Concordia University Chicago, has been selected by a faculty committee to be the first-ever recipient of the CUC Innovation Faculty Research Fellowship at Oxford University. He will be traveling early this summer to engage in his research.