Homecoming Edition 2014
Upcoming Events

Homecoming Highlights

* Homecoming Chapel (Fri)
   with Pastor Mark Milatz '97
* Inauguration of
   Dr. Daniel L. Gard (Fri)
* Pep Rally & Coronation (Fri)
* ACT presents The Beauty Queen
   of Leenane 
(Fri - Sun)
* '62, '63, '64 Football Gatherings
   (Fri & Sat)
* Hall of Fame Induction (Sat)
* Football v. Lakeland (Sat)
* 150th Anniversary Artists
   Reception & Tryptech
   Unveiling (Sat)
* Football Tailgate Alley (Sat)
* Volleyball v. Edgewood (Sat)
* CUC Marathon Team
   Cheer Stations (Sun)
* Sunday Morning Worship (Sun)
* Men & Women Soccer v.
   Lakeland (Sun)
* 150th Anniversary Festival
   Worship Service (Sun)

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Give to Complete Founders Day Goal

More than 110 alumni and friends have contributed to a personalized brick in celebration of the University's 150th Anniversary. Help us reach our goal of 150 gifts by Concordia University Chicago Sunday, October 12 by sharing $150 to the Pillars Fund. 
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Who's Attending Homecoming?

It's always the first question asked about Homecoming & Reunion Week. Alumni, staff and faculty who have already committed to attend Homecoming & Reunion Week 2014 are listed online. Read More>>

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Contact Us

Online: CUChicago.edu/Alumni
Email: Alumni@CUChicago.edu
Phone: 888-258-6773
Fax: 708-209-3523

Celebrate Historic Founders Day Weekend at Homecoming

Concordia University Chicago’s 150th Anniversary culminates Founders Day Weekend during Homecoming & Reunion Week 2014, Sunday – Sunday, Oct. 5 – 12. The historic festivities include the Inauguration of the University's 11th President, Dr. Daniel L. Gard with an Academic Convocation on Friday, October 10 and a Celebration on Saturday, October 11. Learn More>>

The Sesquicentennial concludes with a Festival Worship Service on Sunday, October 12 at 4 p.m. featuring a choir of local school children, the Kapelle, and Guest Preacher LCMS President Matthew Harrison. 150th Thank Offering will be gathered from individuals and congregations across the country giving honor to the University's contributions to the church and world. 

For those who cannot attend in person, the Convocation and Festival Worship will be streamed online at www.CUChicago.edu/live. 

Register by October 3 to Receive Limited Edition Stadium Blanket

Concordia-Chicago is excited to share this special weekend with the entire community of alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends. To mark the occasion, we've created a limited edition fleece stadium blanket featuring the 150th Anniversary logo. Our birthday gift to you will be given to the first 300 guests* to check in at the Alumni Tent during the Homecoming Football game on Saturday, October 11. Cougar Chronicles subscribers can reserve their blanket by Friday, October 3 through Homecoming registration. Reserve Yours Today >>

*Must be picked up at game. One blanket per family.

Reception Salutes Artistic Heritage of Alumni & Faculty

Ferguson Art Gallery presents the 150th Anniversary Invitational Art Show now through October 12 with a reception for the exhibit’s 26 faculty & alumni artists on Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. The 36-piece show features work of artists from as early as the class of 1945 through the current decade. Complimentary refreshments will be served. At noon, the reception will move to the West Annex to unveil a new work commissioned in celebration of Concordia-Chicago’s 150th Anniversary. Learn More >>

Alumni Sponsor "Coach Harry Brockberg" Homecoming Game

The captains of the '62, '63 & '64 football squads are gathering teammates to reminisce and celebrate past victories at a Team Dinner on Friday, Oct. 10 and Pre-Game Lunch on Saturday, Oct. 11. These alumni are also giving thanks for Coach Harry Brockberg by making a gift in his honor to Cougar Football and naming the 2014 Homecoming Game as “Coach Harry Brockberg Day.” Teammates and Cougar Football alumni can share their own gift during Homecoming registration. Register Today >>

Athletic Hall of Fame Honors Tradition, Pride & Excellence

Space is still available to join the 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration on Saturday, October 11. Honorees include John Felten '63 (basketball)Thurman Hendrix '99, MA '03 (baseball), Chris Rau '65 (football, basketball)  and David Stellwagen '85 (basketball, tennis). Plan today to join teammates to honor these outstanding Cougars. Tickets are $25 per adult and $10 per child (includes breakfast as well as admission to the Homecoming football game). Register Online >>

Sponsor CUC Marathon Team's $50,000 Goal for Fitness & Literacy

The CUChicago Marathon Team is more than halfway to their fundraising goal for the University's new Center for Literacy and Fitness Center. Will You Help Them Cross the Finish Line?

For more info, visit CUChicago.edu/Marathon

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Office of Alumni Relations at 708-209-3509 or alumni@CUChicago.edu.

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