News & Events
Concordia University Chicago’s mathematics and computer science department is again offering free Robotics Camps this summer in partnership with Youth Services, Oak Park and River Forest Townships. Camp session 1 will take place Aug. 5 to 9, and camp session 2 will take place Aug. 12 to 16. The day camps are open to middle and high school students (ages 11-17) residing in Oak Park or River Forest.
The University Band of Concordia-Chicago will perform its annual Patriotic Pops Concert on Saturday, June 29 on the University campus, celebrating community and country with timeless music while honoring service men and women.
Dr. Russell P. Dawn, of Irvine, CA, has accepted the call to serve as the 12th president of Concordia University Chicago, after being elected by the Board of Regents following a nationwide search.
The Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents the Graduating Senior Art Show, a free, public exhibition, from April 15 to May 11. Graduating art majors in the areas of studio art, graphic arts, pre-art therapy and art education will exhibit a wide variety of two- and three-dimensional artwork.
The Collective at Concordia University Chicago presents “The Threepenny Opera,” by Bertolt Brecht (book and lyrics) and Kurt Weill (music), English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. Performances will run April 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and April 7 and 14 at 3 p.m. at the Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison St., Oak Park, IL. The production is directed by Jason Narvy, with Maurice Boyer as music director.
The University Band of Concordia University Chicago will perform its annual spring concert on Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m. The free concert will be held in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord.
The Wind Symphony of Concordia University Chicago will perform their home concert on Friday, March 22 at 8 p.m., following a tour of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New York and Virginia. The Kapelle will perform their home choral concert on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m., following a tour of Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Indiana and Michigan. Both free concerts will take place in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord.
Concordia University Chicago has been named an Age-Friendly University (AFU) for its commitment to serving an aging population, reflected in the breadth of its activities and research led by the University’s Center for Gerontology. The AFU Global Network consists of institutions of higher education around the world that have committed themselves to becoming more age friendly in their programs and policies.
The Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents the Student Invitational Art Show from March 4 to April 7. The show will feature an array of artwork made by students enrolled in art classes over the last year, and selected by the University’s art faculty. The exhibition is free and open to the public.