February 2018
Upcoming Events

Winter Cougar Sports in Action
Complete Schedules at


Mark Valenti
Guest Piano Recital
Friday, January 18
Chapel of Our Lord

Elderly Financial Abuse
One-Day Program
Monday, January 21
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68th Annual CIT (Ann Arbor)
Friday & Saturday, January 25-26
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CIT All-Alumni Social
Saturday, January 26 
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Alumni Association
Board of Directors Meeting
Friday, February 22
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The Collective presents 
"The Benefit Committee"
February 15-16 & 22-23, 7:30 pm 
February 17 & 24, 3:00 pm
Madison Street Theatre, Oak Park
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Teams and Ensembles Tour 
for Spring Break March 8 - 17
Visit the pages below to learn about events in your area.

Baseball (FL)
Kapelle (IL-MO-TN-KY-IN-MI)
Softball (FL)
Wind Symphony (IN-OH-NY-VA-IL)

Men's Volleyball Home Debut
Saturday, March 9
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Impact CUC by Sharing Thrivent Choice Dollars

Now is the time for Thrivent members to share Choice Dollars before they expire. Log in to your account and choose Concordia University Chicago for your funds. Alumni can designate to their favorite area of CUC by emailing alumni@CUChicago.edu the Thrivent member’s name, amount directed and preferred area. Share Today >>

Contact Us

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

Regents Seek Nominations & Feedback for University President

CUC President Daniel L. Gard announced in October that he will retire at the end of the 2018-19 academic year. The Board of Regents is seeking nominations to serve as as the spiritual, academic and administrative head of the University. Submissions are being accepted until Friday, February 15. Learn More >>

Alumni are encouraged to share thoughts regarding the University's needs and leadership aspects valued in the next president. A survey is available online to share individual feedback. Reply Today >>

One-Day Program Helps Protect Elderly from Financial Abuse

On Monday, January 21, CUC’s Center for Gerontology and College of Business will host a special event to share how to protect the greatest generation from financial exploitation. Hosted in downtown Chicago, the one-day class is geared for legal and financial professionals who work with older adults and features local and national experts. CUC Alumni can attend at no charge when registering with Promo Code CUC19. Learn More >>

Bring your Cougar Spirit to the 68th Annual CIT in Ann Arbor

Join Cougar fans for the 68th Annual Concordia Invitational Tournament on Friday & Saturday, January 25-26 at Concordia University-Ann Arbor. Cougars open action on Friday against the CUAA Cardinals on their home court. Women tip off at 6 p.m. followed by the Men at 8 p.m. Saturday begins at 10:30 a.m. with the new Cheer & Dance competition. All Concordia Alumni are invited to a social Saturday afternoon on the CUAA campus. Learn More>>

Return with Wind Symphony to Carnegie Hall in NYC

Celebrating his 45th Anniversary at Concordia-Chicago, Dr. Richard R. Fischer and the Wind Symphony are returning to Carnegie Hall (NYC) on Wednesday, March 13. Alumni are invited to a special pre-concert reception followed by the performance as part of the New York Wind Band Festival. A block of hotel rooms is available as well as concert ticket packages for the evening. All net proceeds will benefit the new Dr. Richard R. Fischer “Beyond Measure” Endowment for Wind Symphony. Register Today >>

Nominations Open for 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards

CUC's Alumni Association Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards which honor graduates who exemplify CUC's core values and have brought credit to their alma mater through Christian service, personal accomplishment, professional achievement, or humanitarian service. This year's awards include Distinguished Alumni - Undergraduate & Graduate and Spiritus Christi.

Do you know someone who should be recognized? Nominate an alumnus by February 15 to be  recognized at the 2019 Maroon & Gold Banquet on Saturday, September 28. Learn More >>

If you have questions or comments, or would like to be removed from our email list, please contact the
Office of Alumni Relations at 708-209-3509 or alumni@CUChicago.edu.

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