News & Events
The Academic Convocation and Inauguration Ceremony on Friday, October 10 (2 p.m.) and the 150th Anniversary Festival Worship on Sunday, October 12 (4 p.m.) will be streamed live online.
Concordia University Chicago will host the annual Lectures in Church Music on October 19-21, 2014 featuring presenters, special concerts, workshops, reading sessions and publisher exhibits.
The Artists of Concordia Theatre will open their season with Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane. The production will be directed by incoming Artistic Director and former ACT Technical Director, Jayme McGhan.
Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago presents the 150th Anniversary Invitational Faculty & Alumni Art Show through Sunday, October 12. A reception for the exhibit’s 26 artists will be held Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Concordia University Chicago’s University Band will perform its annual Fall Family Concert on Friday, September 26, 2014. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the Werner Auditorium/Chapel of Our Lord on the school’s River Forest campus. Admission is free.
On Sunday, August 24, Concordia University Chicago celebrated the installation of the Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard as its the eleventh president. The ecclesiastical rite took place as part of the University’s Service of Praise at the Opening of the 151st Academic Year.
Concordia-Chicago will host a live, dramatic presentation of The Gospel of Mark on Saturday, September 13, given by six professors and pastors from Concordia Seminary and Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Concordia University Chicago will conclude its speakers series celebrating the University’s 150th Anniversary on Tuesday, September 16, with a presentation by Rev. Dr. John Nunes.
Concordia University Chicago has been as selected as both a 2014-15 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.