News & Events
Concordia University Chicago faculty member Dr. Rekha S. Rajan has received a $10,000 research grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The award is the largest available to fund academic research of this type. The NEA funding will be matched by Concordia-Chicago at the $10,000 level. Dr. Rajan is a visiting associate professor of research in the University’s College of Graduate and Innovative Programs. As an arts education specialist, she holds a doctorate in music and music education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Concordia University Chicago presents “Sense of Place,” an art exhibit that is free and open to the public. Pat Coffman Huss, artist and longtime art educator, and her daughter Nikkole Huss, associate professor of art at Concordia-Chicago, will exhibit together for the first time in a two-person show at the university’s Ferguson Art Gallery from August 10 to September 25.
Concordia University Chicago has been selected as both a 2015-16 College of Distinction and Christian College of Distinction. The University has been part of a select group of colleges to earn this prestigious recognition since 2010.
Concordia-Chicago recently named Sandra Nelson, as Assistant Vice President for Major Gifts and Planned Giving. In this role, she will be responsible for providing leadership and support to strategic fundraising initiatives in the University’s Foundation office.
Facing elimination on day two of the NCAA III Midwest Regional, the Concordia-Chicago Cougars shook off the frustration of Wednesday's shutout loss and defeated the College of St. Scholastica 7-4 today at Copeland Park in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Spring Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the Geiseman Memorial Gymnasium on Concordia Unversity Chicago's campus. The Undergraduate ceremony is at 10:30 a.m. and the Graduate ceremony is at 3 p.m.
Concordia-Chicago’s computer science department is offering a free Robotics Camp this summer in partnership with Youth Services, Oak Park and River Forest Townships. The camp will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from June 1 through 12.