University Band to host spring concert March 31

The University Band of Concordia University Chicago will perform its spring concert on Friday, March 31, at 8 p.m. in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord. The concert is free and open to the public.


Concordia-Chicago launches four-year nursing program, opens new simulation lab

CUC will begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, with all four years taught exclusively on the Concordia-Chicago campus. This includes a new 4,500-square-foot Nursing Simulation Center, built specifically for the program.


Wind Symphony and Kapelle present spring home concerts March 17 & 19

The Wind Symphony will perform their home concert on Friday, March 17 at 8 p.m. The Kapelle will perform their home concert on Sunday, March 19 at 4 p.m. Both concerts are free admission, and will take place in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord.

Lectures / Conferences

Dr. Edward Tingley to speak March 16 in lecture series

The College of Theology, Arts & Humanities at Concordia-Chicago will welcome Edward Tingley as the next speaker in its Lectureship in Christianity, Humanities and Public Life.


University welcomes Dr. Steven Gerner to lead two new Centers on campus

Gerner has been named assistant dean of the College of Education and director of the Center for Christian Education. He is also executive director and CEO of the Center for Urban Education Ministries (CUEM), which is moving to CUC’s campus this spring.


Where to get paczki near CUC’s campus for Fat Tuesday

Paczki are a type of Polish doughnut, eaten on and leading up to Fat Tuesday, the celebration before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.


Four alumni honored for excellence by Lutheran Education Association

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


Concordia-Chicago welcomes Rev. Dr. Chad Kendall as assistant provost for mission & identity

Rev. Dr. Chad Kendall will play a key part in ensuring that the University continues to live out its mission faithfully.


U.S. News recognizes Concordia-Chicago online degree programs

CUC has made the U.S. News & World Report rankings for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online MBA Programs, Best Online Master’s Education Programs, Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, and Best Online Bachelor’s Business Programs.


Fall 2022 Dean's List honors over 400 undergraduate students

Dean of Students Kathy Gebhardt is pleased to announce the Fall 2022 Dean’s List, honoring extraordinary academic achievement.


University welcomes public to Community Sing Feb. 5

Concordia University Chicago will host a Community Sing of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah,” part II, on Sunday, Feb. 5 from 3-5 p.m. Singers of any level are welcome to join.


7 best places to get your coffee fix near campus

Whether you need a caffeine boost or a change of scenery from your dorm room, check out a few of these cafes on or near CUC’s campus.