News & Events
Summer Writing Institute to launch innovative writing program for middle- and secondary-school teachers, students6/7/2016
Concordia University Chicago's Center for Language and Literacy will host a summer writing institute from June 10 to 17. The program is open to students desiring to sharpen their writing skills, and to area educators who want to develop advanced-level classroom strategies for teaching writing.
Concordia University Chicago’s Center for Gerontology will host a lecture by June Andrews, Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom Stirling University, Scotland. The event will be held on Tuesday, June 28, at 2 p.m., in Christopher Center, Room 200 on the University’s main campus in River Forest, IL. The event is presented in cooperation with the Illinois Saint Andrew Society/CHICAGO SCOTS and the Alzheimer's Association - Greater Illinois Chapter.
Once again this evening, the Concordia-Chicago Cougars showed everyone how they are capable of turning up the offensive pressure in a hurry. Trailing 3-2 halfway through tonight's game in the NCAA III Midwest Regionals in LaCrosse, WI, the Cougars erupted with 14 runs over the final four innings to defeat the Norse of Luther College by a 16-3 score.
Concordia University Chicago’s (CUC) computer science department is again offering a free S.T.E.M. Robotics Camp this summer. The camp will take place August 1 through 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enrollment preference will be given to students attending the following high schools: Elmwood Park, Guerin Prep, Leyden District 212, Luther North, Oak Park and River Forest, Proviso Math and Science Academy, Ridgewood, and Walther Christian Academy.
Concordia University Chicago has signed an agreement with the Early Acceptance Program at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). The program grants qualified Concordia-Chicago undergraduate students a provisional early acceptance into LECOM’s School of Pharmacy, School of Dental Medicine or College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Concordia University Chicago’s (CUC) computer science department is again offering a free Robotics Camp this summer in partnership with Youth Services, Oak Park and River Forest Townships. The camp will take place August 8 through 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is open to middle and high school students (ages 11-17) residing in either village.
Concordia University Chicago’s 40th annual Early Childhood Conference will be held on the University’s main campus in River Forest on Friday, Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Students entering grades 5 through 12 are invited to participate in the “Popular Music for Piano” summer camp at Concordia University Chicago. Both morning and afternoon half-day sessions are available during the camp, which runs from June 20 through 24.
Concordia University Chicago has been recognized by Affordable Colleges Online as having one of the “Best Online Ph.D. in Education Degrees” for 2016. The ranking honors the University for its combination of academic quality, accommodation, affordability and faculty-student ratio.
In keeping with its commitment to servant-minded leadership, Concordia University Chicago will offer a new course, ASL-2000: Introduction to Deaf Ministry, as a summer intensive from May 17-22. The course will provide American Sign Language (ASL) training for church interpreters, professional church workers and people interested in learning more about Deaf Ministry.