|Concordia University Chicago|
|Religious affiliation:||Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod|
|President:||John F. The date of establishment or date of founding of an Institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point Year 1864 ( MDCCCLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year A religion is a set of Tenets and practices often centered upon specific Supernatural and moral claims about Reality, the Cosmos The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS founded in 1847 in Missouri, is the eighth largest Protestant denomination in the United States and the second-largest University president is the title of the highest ranking officer within a University, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Johnson|
|Location:||River Forest, Illinois, United States|
|Campus:||Suburban, 40 acres (162,000 m²)|
|Colors:||Maroon and Gold|
|Affiliations:||Concordia University System, Northern Athletics Conference|
Concordia University Chicago is a private, Lutheran liberal arts university located in the suburb of River Forest, Illinois, just west of Chicago. The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation Verb "studēre" In some Educational systems undergraduate education is Post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelor's degree. See also Postgraduate Training in Education Postgraduate education (synonymous in North America with graduate education, and sometimes described River Forest is an affluent suburban village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification The term mascot – defined as a term for any person animal or object thought to bring Luck – colloquially includes anything used to represent a group with a common The Concordia University System (CUS is an organization of ten colleges and universities throughout the United States operated by the Lutheran Church - Missouri Member Schools History The newly-formed Northern Athletics Conference began its first season of competition in the fall of 2006 A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages Lutheranism is a major branch of Western Christianity that identifies with the teachings of the sixteenth-century German reformer Martin Luther The term liberal arts refers to a particular type of educational Curriculum broadly defined as a Classical education. A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. River Forest is an affluent suburban village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States.
Concordia serves 1,121 undergraduates and 3,005 graduate students. Many of these attend classes at sites around the Chicago metropolitan area, rather than on its River Forest campus. The Chicago metropolitan area is the Metropolitan area associated with the city of Chicago in the United States and its suburbs Concordia is a member of the Concordia University System, a network of ten American colleges and universities affiliated with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. The Concordia University System (CUS is an organization of ten colleges and universities throughout the United States operated by the Lutheran Church - Missouri The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS founded in 1847 in Missouri, is the eighth largest Protestant denomination in the United States and the second-largest It was the only university in the ten school system to achieve the top tier rank on U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges 2006 list. USNews & World Report is an influential weekly American Newsmagazine published in Washington D Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
In 1855, Lutheran ministers Friedrich Johann Carl Lochner and Philipp Fleischmann established a private "teachers' seminary" in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to train day school teachers for Lutheran schools. Wisconsin ( or wɪˈskɑnsɨn (French Ouisconsin) is one of the fifty United States of America, located in the north central part of the United States In 1857, responsibility for the operation of the school was taken over by the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. The Synod moved the school to Fort Wayne, Indiana, uniting it with a theological seminary that had been founded there by followers of Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe. Johann Konrad Wilhelm Löhe (1808 - 1872 (often rendered 'Loehe' was a Pastor of the Lutheran Church Neo-Lutheran writer and is often regarded as being In 1861, the theological seminary was moved to St. Louis (and later to Springfield, Illinois and then back to Fort Wayne), and in 1864, the teachers' seminary was moved to Addison, Illinois. Springfield is the capital of the US state of Illinois and the county seat of Sangamon County with a population of 116482 (U Addison is a village located west of the Chicago Metropolitan Area, in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.
Concordia University marks its foundation with the 1864 move to Addison, Illinois. Year 1864 ( MDCCCLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year Addison is a village located west of the Chicago Metropolitan Area, in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. Originally known as Concordia Teachers College, it is the oldest institution in the Concordia University System. The Concordia University System (CUS is an organization of ten colleges and universities throughout the United States operated by the Lutheran Church - Missouri In 1913 the college moved to its present campus in River Forest. Year 1913 ( MCMXIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common In 1979, the institution expanded its education-based program to become a full liberal arts institution and changed its name to Concordia College. Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) In 1990, having experienced tremendous growth in its graduate offerings, the school reorganized and changed its name to Concordia University. Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) The university was unofficially known as "Concordia University, River Forest" (CURF) until 2006, when the current name was adopted.
Education is still Concordia's largest academic program. Education encompasses both the Teaching and Learning of Knowledge, proper conduct, and technical competency Others include Business, Communications, Music, Theology, and many other undergraduate and graduate degree programs. A business (also called firm or an enterprise) is a legally recognized organizational entity designed to provide goods and/or services to Communication studies is an Academic field that deals with processes of communication commonly defined as the sharing of Symbols over distances in space and time Music is an Art form in which the medium is Sound organized in Time. Theology is the study of a god or the gods from a religious perspective Many students plan on becoming professional church workers.
Concordia's athletic teams are called the Cougars. They compete in the NCAA Division III. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations The school colors are maroon and gold.
"As a distinctive, comprehensive university of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world. Jesus of Nazareth (7–2 BC / BCE —26–36 AD / CE) "
"Hail to thee our Alma Mater; Hail to thee maroon and gold! Here we stand thy sons and daughters, thinking back to days of old. Days of joy and happy meetings, days of friendship and of love. As we stand before thy pillars, hail Concordia hail!"