News & Events
The University Band of Concordia University Chicago will perform its first concert of the season on Friday, Sept. 27. The free concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the University’s Chapel of Our Lord.
In the U.S. News & World Report rankings released today, Concordia University Chicago was recognized as a Best Regional University – Midwest, Best Value – Regional Universities Midwest, Top Performer on Social Mobility – Regional Universities Midwest and listed for Best Ethnic Diversity – Regional Universities Midwest.
On Sunday, August 25, Concordia University Chicago celebrated the installation of Dr. Russell P. Dawn as its 12th president. The ecclesiastical rite took place as part of the University’s Service of Praise at the Opening of the 156th Academic Year. The event was attended by more than 500 faculty, staff, students, alumni, clergy of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and community members.
Concordia University Chicago will host the 2019 Kindness 5K on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Batavia Riverwalk (Houston St. & Island Ave.) in Batavia, IL, to celebrate and continue the life, love and light shared by Katie L. Kloess BA ’09, MA ’11.
The Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents “CityScapes: An intimate view of everyday places and spaces” by artist Maria Gedroc. The free exhibition is open to the public from Aug. 14 to Sept. 29.
Concordia University Chicago has been recognized for the integrity of its individualized and engaging education, again earning its title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. This year the University receives recognition in five categories: College of Distinction, Illinois College of Distinction, Christian College of Distinction, College of Distinction–Business and College of Distinction–Education.
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.