Giving To Concordia

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Schedule of Events*

Friday - Saturday - Sunday

Friday, October 10

Homecoming Chapel
11 a.m., Chapel of Our Lord
Guest Preacher Rev. Mark Milatz '97 (Brighton, MI) will join Campus Pastor Jeff Leininger as we begin the historic weekend and commission the 2014 CUChicago Marathon Team.

Academic Convocation and Inauguration Ceremony
of Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard
11th President of Concordia University Chicago

2 p.m., Geiseman Memorial Gymnasium
Reception Immediately Following, Triangle
For complete details, please visit CUChicago.edu/Inauguration

Homecoming Pep Rally and Coronation
5:30 p.m., Cougar Stadium
Rain Location: Geiseman Memorial Gymnasium (North)

1962, 63, 64 Football Team Dinner
6 - 8 p.m. Alumni Room, KCC
Casual evening of sharing for teammates and guests will include buffet dinner as well as wine and beer. Cost: $25 per person

Artists of Concordia Theatre presents The Beauty Queen of Leenane
by Martin McDonagh, Directed by Jayme McGhan
7:30 p.m., Madison Street Theatre (1010 Madison Street, Oak Park)
Tickets:
General Admission $15; CUChicago Alumni, CUC Alumni & Students and Patrons Over Age 55 $10. Order tickets online or call 708-209-3469

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Saturday, October 11

Football Alumni & Friends Tailgate
9 a.m., David/Jonathan Parking Lot
Connect with past Cougar Football players during pre-game festivities then stay after to meet the current team. Alumni can bring their own tailgate feast or purchase a meal at the Crossroads Dining Hall. In 2014, alumni tailgate parking is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. One space per family.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Celebration
9 – 11 a.m., Oak Park/River Forest Room, KCC
Celebrate tradition, pride and excellence of Cougar Athletics as demonstrated by the 2014 Inductees John Felten '63, Thurman Hendrix, Jr. '99, MA '03, Chris Rau '65 and David Stellwagen '85. Cost: $25/adult, $10/child (age 3-11) includes Breakfast and Admission to Homecoming Football Game.
View the complete list of Hall of Fame members.

150th Anniversary Faculty & Alumni Invitational Show - Artists Reception
10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Ferguson Art Gallery, Kretzmann Hall
The 36-piece show features the work of artists from as early as the class of 1945 through the current decade. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Artists featured include: 

Jeff Carnehl '81, MA '98
Robert A. Dicke '04
Magdalene (Gorecki) Eisenberg MAT '03
Darlene (Crampton) Fahrenkrog,
     Professor Emerita of Art
Timothy Fote '10
Katherine Gastler '09
Arthur Geisert, former Professor of Art
Diane (Schuppan) Guelzow '76
Sarah (Bossard) Gulseth  '10
Amanda (Berens) Hauser '04
Jessica (Brockwell) Henn '04
Deb (Schuppan) Herman '77
Del Klaustermeier '72,
     former Professor of Art* 

Jeanne Ladewig-Goodman '45
Walter Martin '52,
     Professor Emeritus of Art
April Payton 2011 
Flossie (Stumpf) Peitsch '74
Jocelyn (Otto) Polley '09
Mandy Rakow '10
Richard Richter '72, MA '76
Catherine (Kavanagh) Schlie 2005
Len Schoepp '55,
     Professor Emeritus of Art*
Jennifer (Meier) Smith '06
Adel Y. (Stemen) Strauss '08
John Sturmfels '55
Andrew Tirmenstein '07

*deceased

Campus Tours
11 a.m., Koehneke Community Center
Take advantage of the opportunity to visit old haunts, as well as to discover new favorites.

1962, 63, 64 Football Team Pre-Game Lunch
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Cougar Stadium
Rain Location: Alumni Room, KCC
Teammates and their guests will enjoy a picnic buffet trackside in Cougar Stadium. Tailgate includes tickets to the Homecoming Football game v. Lakeland College. Cost: $15 per person

Unveiling of 150th Anniversary Work by CUC Art Faculty
12:00 p.m., West Annex Lobby
Come see the new work commissioned in celebration of the 150th Anniversary. Contributing artists include Professor Deb (Schuppan) Herman '77, Professor BettyAnn Mocek and Associate Professor Nikkole Huss

"Coach Harry Brockberg Day"
Football v. Lakeland College
1 p.m., Cougar Stadium
The Homecoming Game is Sponsored by 1962, 63 & 64 Football Teams
Tickets: Adults $5, Students & Seniors $2, 12 & Under Free. Advanced tickets not required.

CUChicago Marathon Team Pre-Race Pasta Dinner
5 - 6:30 p.m., Oak Park/River Forest Room, KCC
Cost: $15/adult, $8/child (age 3-11), Marathon team members are complimentary

Volleyball v. Edgewood College
6 p.m., Geiseman Memorial Gym

Inauguration Celebration of Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard
11th President of Concordia University Chicago

6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Dinner, Dancing to Follow
Westin-O'Hare (Rosemont, IL)
For complete details, please visit CUChicago.edu/Inauguration

Artists of Concordia Theatre presents The Beauty Queen of Leenane
by Martin McDonagh, Directed by Jayme McGhan
7:30 p.m., Madison Street Theatre (1010 Madison Street, Oak Park)
See details above.

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Sunday, October 12

CUChicago Official Cheer Stations
Bank of America Chicago Marathon

  • Mile 4 7:30-9:30 a.m.
    First St. Paul Lutheran Church at the Corner of LaSalle & Goethe
  • Mile 18.5 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    First Immanuel Lutheran Church - 1124 S. Ashland Ave.

Sunday Morning Worship with Resurrection Lutheran Church
10:00 a.m., Chapel of Our Lord

Women's Soccer v. Lakeland College
1 p.m., Cougar Stadium

Artists of Concordia Theatre presents The Beauty Queen of Leenane
by Martin McDonagh, Directed by Jayme McGhan
2:00 p.m., Madison Street Theatre (1010 Madison Street, Oak Park)
See details above.

Men's Soccer v. Lakeland College
3 p.m., Cougar Stadium

150th Anniversary Festival Worship
4 p.m., Chapel of Our Lord
Reception Immediately Following, OP/RF Room, KCC
The University's Sesquicentennial celebration culminates in worship featuring a choir of local school children, the Kapelle, and Guest Preacher LCMS President Matthew Harrison. A Thank Offering will be gathered from individuals and congregations across the country giving honor to the University's contributions to the church and world. For those who cannot attend in person, the service will be streamed online at www.CUChicago.edu/live.

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*Schedule Subject to Change