News & Events
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.
This month Concordia University Chicago hosted the Clothesline Project, a traveling exhibit displaying T-shirts created by victims of domestic violence to address the issue of violence against women.
The Collective, the theater production company of Concordia University Chicago, presents “Crawling Between Heaven and Earth,” a play based on Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” Written by Eric John Meyer and Jason Narvy, and directed by Emmi Hilger, the play runs April 14-16 and 21-23 at 7:30 p.m., and April 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. at the Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison St., Oak Park, IL.
The Ferguson Art Gallery is proud to present a special exhibition of Concordia University Chicago’s graduating art majors, from April 11 to May 7. This year’s graduating art majors have expressed their talent and passion in fine arts through paintings, photography, jewelry, fiber, ceramics, prints and mixed media. A number of graphic arts works, created not only in the classroom but for work internship experiences, will also be on display.
Concordia University Chicago announced today the establishment of Concordia Dalian China. Concordia Dalian China is a cooperative academic initiative between Concordia-Chicago and Dalian Shipping College in Dalian, China, and is one of several initiatives focused on expanding Concordia-Chicago’s reach internationally.
A team of Concordia University Chicago undergraduate students recently placed second in the Midwest at a computer programming competition sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The event, held at Iowa State University, included teams from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Concordia University Chicago announced today that Illinois MAP Grant funding will be replaced with CUC institutional grants for both current and new undergraduate students for the 2016-2017 academic year, if the State of Illinois ultimately fails to fund the grants. This announcement comes less than a month after the University informed currently enrolled MAP Grant recipients that their grant funding would be honored by the University via an account credit during the current (2015-2016) academic year.