University

New strategic plan focuses University’s future through 4 main themes

F2 is an exciting and important step in CUC’s pursuit of its vision. It’s a five-year plan developed with input from faculty, staff, students, and alumni, and approved unanimously by the Cabinet and the Board of Regents.

Students

6 ways to get an edge in the job market through the Office of Career Services

Students freshman through senior can ensure they have the tools to succeed with these free resources from CUC’s Office of Career Services.

Alumni

800 recordings down, thousands to go: Retired alum shares “lost art” of organ music with the world

Dan Werning MCM '76 is playing and recording every piece of organ music he owns.

Alumni

Alumna breaks barriers as first female, multilingual superintendent of District 88

Dr. Jean Barbanente TC ’17, T75 ’17, an alumna of Concordia-Chicago’s administrative and superintendent licensure program, has been named superintendent of District 88 in Addison, IL.

Alumni

New book by alumnus a hair-raising mystery with a hope-inspiring purpose

With thanks to God for his daughter's successful cancer treatment, Dwight Karkan BA ’07 donates all proceeds from his new book, "Bixby Timmons and the Dragonthorp Riddle," to kids fighting cancer.

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.