Art

Art professor’s watercolor selected for University Christmas card, evoking CUC’s theme of the year

The theme “Through Him. For Him.” served as the inspiration for the moving, luminous watercolor painted by Professor Nikkole Huss.

Community

Top 6 ways to embrace the Christmas spirit near campus

Check out these festive traditions that have been beloved by Concordia-Chicago students past and present.

Music

University Band presents annual Christmas concert

Concordia-Chicago’s University Band will host their annual Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. The free, festive performance will be held in the Chapel of Our Lord on campus.

Community

Concordia-Chicago to host in-person Service of Lessons & Carols

The University will present its annual Service of Lessons & Carols on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Our Lord.

Art

“Women of Faith” works to be dedicated at art exhibit “Photography and Fiber Reveal God’s Beauty”

The Ferguson Art Gallery presents the exhibit, open through Dec. 18, featuring works by CUC alumnae Anastasiya Camp BA ’20 and Sara Nordling BA ’85.

Music

Wind Symphony and Kapelle to perform in-person fall concerts

The Wind Symphony will perform on Oct. 29 and the Kapelle will perform on Oct. 31 in the Chapel of Our Lord. The free concerts are the first live, on-campus performances for both since the fall of 2019.

Lectures / Conferences

CUC welcomes Dr. Gary Saul Morson as inaugural speaker in Lectureship in Christianity, Humanities and Public Life

The College of Theology, Arts & Humanities welcomes Dr. Gary Saul Morson on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. as the inaugural speaker in the series.

Faith & Ministry

Serving more students facing food insecurity, Pillars Pantry marks first anniversary

As the University welcomed students back in person for the Fall 2021 semester, the Pillars Pantry kicked off a “Fill the Pantry” campaign.

Lectures / Conferences

New lecture series to explore intersection of humanities, Christianity and public life

The new biannual speaker series is committed to and motivated by the biblical teaching that by and through Christ all things were created, and “in Him all things hold together” (Col. 1:16-17).

Faith & Ministry

New Office of Church Relations will serve the University and its partners

The OCR will heighten awareness of the University across the LCMS; strengthen relationships with LCMS entities, students and their parents; and build relationships with biblically faithful institutions across various Christian denominations.

Music

University Band celebrates return to in-person concerts

The University Band of Concordia University Chicago will perform its first concert of the season on Friday, Oct. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Our Lord.

Alumni

University to honor 2021 Distinguished Award winners

The 2021 honorees include Dr. Judith (DeCoste) Duda BS ’59 (Spiritus Christi), Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. BA ’86 (Distinguished Alumni, Undergraduate) and Dr. Roosevelt Griffin III MA ’11 (Distinguished Alumni, Graduate).