7 reasons to attend a small liberal arts university

Colleges and universities that specialize in the liberal arts and sciences, like CUC, encourage students to gain broad knowledge through applied learning across diverse disciplines.


12 CUC alumni receive pastoral calls, placements on Call Day 2022

Alumni studying at LCMS seminaries in St. Louis, MO and Fort Wayne, IN learned of their pastoral calls and vicarage assignments to congregations across the U.S.


Upon winning Rockford Golden Apple award, alumna shares her moment with her students

Rebecca Perry MA '21, an 8th-grade science teacher at Belvidere South Middle School, was presented with the prestigious teaching award during a surprise classroom visit.


Chamber Orchestra announces home concert following spring tour

The Chamber Orchestra will perform their home concert on Sunday, April 10 at 7 p.m., to cap off their spring tour of Wisconsin and Illinois.

Lectures / Conferences

University welcomes Dr. Gilbert Meilaender in Lectureship in Christianity, Humanities and Public Life

Dr. Meilaender will give his lecture on the topic, “How Shall We Think About Equal Human Dignity?” on March 24 at 7 p.m.


Wind Symphony and Kapelle to present spring home concerts

The Wind Symphony performs their home concert on March 18 at 8 p.m., following a seven-city tour of Florida. The Kapelle performs their home concert on March 20 at 4 p.m., following a tour of the Northeastern U.S.


Four alumni shine in Lutheran Education Association honors

Each year, the LEA Awards honor outstanding teachers who are active in the Lutheran community and who are committed to meeting the social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive needs of children, youth, adults and families.


These 6 campus study spots have something for every type of student

During finals week, midterms, or any other time you need to hit the books, these campus spots have something for every study style.


How a creative side project became a 300-page novel for CUC sophomore Grayden McClellan

McClellan, a student-athlete and President's Honor Scholar, has self-published "Ignotia: The Staff of Ivellious" on Amazon.


Gross Hall demolition plans announced

The Concordia University Chicago Board of Regents and administration have recently decommissioned Gross Hall, with plans of demolishing the building. The project is estimated to begin in April 2022.


Concordia-Chicago accelerated online bachelor’s program improves in U.S. News rankings

The University also made the lists for Best Online MBA Programs, Best Online Graduate Education Programs, Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, and a new category this year, Best Online Bachelor’s Business Programs.


Exceptional alum nationally recognized for work with special education students

The Council for Exceptional Children honored Danielle Mitchell MA '20 as part of its 100th anniversary celebration.