Homecoming Edition 2016
Upcoming Events

Classmates always ask “who’s coming?” Let fellow alumni know you plan to attend by pre-registering. Check Out Who's Attending>>

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Homecoming Schedule Highlights

* Homecoming Chapel (Fri) 
   Pastor Dave McGinley BA '08
* Pep Rally (Fri)
* Athletic Hall of Fame (Sat)
* Cougar Tailgate Party (Sat)
* Alumni Baseball Game (Sat)
* Football v. Lakeland (Sat)
* Alumni Volleyball Game (Sat)
* Homecoming Worship (Sun)
with Pastor Tim Bayer BA '05

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Cougar Spotlight: Two Inducted Saturday to Hall of Fame

Julie (Johnson) Pate BA ’04 (Volleyball and Track & Field) and Fred Pawelk BA ’89 (Football) will be inducted Saturday, October 29 as the 2016-17 Induction Class* of the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame. Join us for the celebration! Register Today>>

*Khyree Copeland BA ’11, MA ’14 has deferred his induction to Fall 2017 as he will be coaching the Willowbrook High School football Saturday during post-season competition. Good Luck, Warriors!
Contact Us

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

Advance Pricing Extended to Friday for Cougar Tailgate Party

Homecoming's pre-game festivities are going bolder this at the Cougar Tailgate Party taking place in the Triangle (Center of Campus) with activities for all ages. Festivities include inflatable activities and games, food trucks, caricature artist and a beer garden featuring Oak Park Brewing Company craft ales. 

Preview the Map of Tailgate Activities then purchase your wristband by Friday, October 28 to save. Adult wristbands (age 21+) include all activities, admission to the football game and two drinks in the beer garden. Child/student bands (3-20) include activities and the football game. Food truck fare is ala carte. Learn More >>

Share Your School Pride Every Friday - Everywhere

Kick off Homecoming 2016, Friday, Oct. 28 by sharing your Cougar pride on Maroon & Gold Friday. Whether you’re in class or the office, on the court or field. If you wear suit & tie, or jeans & T-shirt. No matter the state or country you’re in. Everyone can participate! Simply add some maroon & gold to your Friday wardrobe. Then share an image to social media tagged #CUCPride and #MaroonandGold. This Friday and Every Friday.

Worship with Classmates as Part of Your Celebration

Faith matters at Concordia and is an important part of Homecoming weekend. Help us Fill the Chapel on Friday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dave McGinley BA '08 (Trinity Galewood - Chicago, IL). Alumni can join us in person or through our live Chapel web stream. On Sunday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m., University Pastor Jeff Leininger is joined by Pastor Tim Bayer BA '05 concludes the weekend in Sunday Morning Worship. 

Alumni Athletes Return to Field and Court in Competition

Student athletes of all generations are invited to return to competition (or root from the stands) with their fellow baseball and volleyball alumni.

  • Baseball alumni will take the field at Noon for a game of odd v. even years. After the quick match up, the group will move to the Christopher Center parking lot for pre-game tailgating. RSVP to Head Coach Mike Stawski>>

  • Volleyball alumnae will start about 15 minutes after the Homecoming football game ends with a meet & greet with current players followed by competition. Complementary refreshments will also be served. Register Today >>

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

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