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The Collective production of "Wittenberg" opens Sept. 29

9/15/2017

The Collective, the theater production company of Concordia University Chicago, presents “Wittenberg” by David Davalos. The play, directed by Andrew Pederson, will run Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 6-7 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 1 and 8 at 3 p.m., at the Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison St., Oak Park, IL.

Concordia-Chicago University Band presents Fall Family Concert

9/14/2017

Concordia University Chicago’s University Band will perform its annual Fall Family Concert on Friday, Sept. 29. Admission is free, and the concert begins at 8 p.m. in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord.

Concordia-Chicago and Ridgeland Block Club to host AARP workshop Sept. 23

9/13/2017

Concordia-Chicago, along with their co-host, the Ridgeland Block Club, will offer a free Work for Yourself@50+℠ workshop at Mather Lifeways (33 E. 83rd Street, Chicago, IL, 60619) on Saturday morning, Sept. 23, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call 888-339-5617 to register.

Concordia-Chicago ranked among Best Regional Universities and Best Ethnic Diversity by U.S. News & World Report

9/12/2017

Concordia University Chicago has been nationally recognized for the quality well-rounded education it provides, as well as its diverse student body, by U.S. News & World Report. In the magazine’s rankings released today, CUC was ranked as a Best Regional University – Midwest, and listed for Best Ethnic Diversity – Regional Universities Midwest.

"The Pop Up Expert" Stephen Brooks to speak at Concordia-Chicago

8/30/2017

Stephen Brooks, CEO and founder of The Pop Up Retail Expert, will present, “Why Retail Is Not Dead Yet,” at Concordia University Chicago on Sept. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m., as part of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s (CIE’s) Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

Christian leaders to join in unprecedented theological conversation at Concordia-Chicago

8/28/2017

In recognition of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in 2017, Concordia University Chicago will host “The Reformation at 500: An Interdenominational Conversation” on Monday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel of Our Lord. Panelists at this free public event will be Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago; Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod; and Rev. Dr. Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College (IL). Manya Brachear Pashman, religion correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, will serve as moderator.

Celebrate literacy at Concordia-Chicago on International Literacy Day

8/25/2017

Concordia University Chicago and the Chicago Literacy Alliance are proud to co-sponsor a celebration of International Literacy Day on the Concordia-Chicago campus on Sept. 8 from 4-6 p.m. Educators, parents and community members of all ages are invited to celebrate literacy as demonstrated in presentations, performances and interactive experiences.

Concordia-Chicago Kindness 5K: Sharing Life, Love, Light

8/9/2017

Concordia University Chicago will host the first-ever Kindness 5K on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, IL, to celebrate and continue the life, love and light shared by Katie L. Kloess BA ’09, MA ’11.

State of Illinois approves new early childhood education program at Concordia-Chicago

7/19/2017

Concordia University Chicago’s baccalaureate-level degree in early childhood education with an ESL endorsement has been granted approval by the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board. The approval allows the University to continue preparing students for their bachelor’s degrees and licensure in this growing field. The state of Illinois had set a deadline of Sept. 1, 2018 for all early childhood educator-preparation programs to meet new licensure requirements.

Concordia University Chicago receives an AARP Foundation grant

7/18/2017

AARP Foundation has awarded a grant to Concordia University Chicago’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Center for Gerontology to conduct Work for Yourself@50+℠ workshops in Oak Park/River Forest and the Chicagoland area. This national grant initiative is designed to help vulnerable older adults assess opportunities for self-employment, build skills, and connect with resources that will enable them to generate income by working for themselves. Concordia University Chicago is among 32 community-based organizations selected to receive funds to assist older adults.

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