Academics

Speakers announced for virtual commencement ceremonies, May 7-8

As the University continues to follow Illinois Phase 4 guidelines for COVID-19, all Spring 2021 Commencement exercises will be held virtually, streaming online May 7 and 8.

COVID-19

University vaccinates on-campus population

As part of its continued efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Concordia-Chicago is offering vaccine clinics on campus, which are open to all students, faculty and staff.

Students

Two students honored with Radke/Sorenson Prizes for Writing

The English Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 10th annual Radke/Sorenson Prizes for Writing, two honors that recognize an outstanding poem and essay written by a junior or senior English major.

Students

Concordia-Chicago undergraduate students showcase research at ACCA symposium

Concordia University Chicago undergraduate students participated in the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA) Student Symposium. The annual symposium provides a unique opportunity for students to showcase their research in the sciences, business, humanities and social sciences.

Theater

The Collective to stage outdoor "Titus Andronicus" April 30

The Collective at Concordia University Chicago presents William Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus,” adapted and directed by CUC alumna Kristin L. Schoenback. The performance will be one night only, Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m., on the Pillars lawn on the University’s campus.

Alumni

Alumni honored by Lutheran Education Association

In what has become something of a tradition for Concordia-Chicago graduates, three of the University’s alumni are among the honorees of the 2021 LEA Awards.

Students

Concordia University Dance Marathon raises more than $20,000 for Lurie Children’s Hospital

Concordia University Dance Marathon (CUDM), a student-led on-campus organization, is excited to announce that it raised $20,461 at its fifth annual Big Event, bringing its five-year fundraising total to $83,622.

Art

Concordia-Chicago to host "The Conservation of Paintings: Historical and Technical Discoveries" with acclaimed conservator

Concordia University Chicago is proud to welcome conservator and art historian Barry Bauman for a Zoom presentation, “The Conservation of Paintings: Historical and Technical Discoveries,” on Wednesday, April 14 at 5 p.m.

Foundation

CUCelebrates sets new giving day record

Concordia University Chicago set a new giving record during CUCelebrates, its fifth Annual Day of Giving, Tuesday, March 2. More than $145,500 was shared during CUCelebrates 2021 by over 300 generous donors.

COVID-19

Concordia-Chicago students support each other by contributing more than $14,000 toward emergency grants

After more than a year, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dramatically impact every aspect of society, including the lives of Concordia University Chicago students. Fellow classmates, through gifts to the Gard Student Assistance Fund, have stepped up to aid one another.

COVID-19

Fall return to campus details announced

CUC announced today that it plans to return to normal campus operations for the Fall 2021 semester. The University intends to offer face-to-face instruction, support full occupancy in the residence halls and provide students with a wide range of meaningful on-campus experiences. Additional, specific details will be announced soon.

Music

Wind Symphony invites congregations across the U.S. to view “coast-to-coast” virtual concert

Concordia University Chicago’s Wind Symphony has partnered with Sheboygan Lutheran High School’s Symphonic Band to present a coast-to-coast virtual concert event. The two schools have joined together as a way to offer congregations a meaningful sacred music repertoire amid the pandemic.