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July 2018

Dear Concordia Alumna/us,
 
As you make your vacation plans, I encourage you to make a drive to or through Ann Arbor and stop to see your beautiful campus! There are staff members and students working hard to keep the grounds beautiful and clean. We have recently hosted three district conventions and have music and athletic camps through August. YOU are always welcome! Bring your spouse, your children, your parents, your grandparents, your neighbors...well, you get the idea. A warm "welcome back" awaits you!

   In His Service,
  
Laura Thomas
Director of Donor and Alumni Relations
Summer Time Fun: Alumni and Friends Invited to Baseball Events
West Michigan Whitecaps, July 25, RSVP by July 13
Fort Wayne TinCaps, August 30
 

Get ready for some summer fun at two baseball events!  Alumni and their family and friends are invited. Both n ights are joint alumni and friends events with our sister campus in Wisconsin.  The Whitecaps game will be held at the Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Michigan. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children. There will be an all-you-can-eat barbecue and exclusive seating for Concordia fans.  Click here to register.   The TinCaps event includes an all-you-can-eat buffet, the game, and fireworks after the game. To register for this event in Fort Wayne, Indiana, click here.
It's Not Too Early to Start Thinking About Christmas ... Really
November 30 - December 2

The date has been set and preparations are underway for this year's A Manor Christmas held on camp us.  So mark your calendar for November 30 through December 2 and bookmark this link to keep  abreast of all the festive details. We would also like to invite you to be a part of this wonderful ev ent, as a volunteer or vendor. For more information on those opportunities, please email the planning committee at  ManorChristmas@cuaa.edu .

Join Us For a Celebration of Christian Education in St. Louis
August 8

Alumni, parents, and friends of CUAA are invited for a celebration of Christian education August 8, from  6 to 8 p.m. at the Boathouse at Forest Park. Y ou will hear updates about Concordia, celebrate the service of the St. Louis Center,  and enjoy the fellowship of other Concordians. H ors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided. For more information and to RSVP, please click here. Registrations are due by July 30. Call 262.243.2008 with any questions .
Attention All MDs, DOs, PAs and NPs! We Need You 
 
 
CUAA is starting a physician assistant program with student matriculation to start in Aug 2019. We are actively seeking MDs, DOs, PAs, and NPs to become preceptors for Michigan's only Christian-based PA program. If  you know a medical professional who is passionate about teaching and interested in supporting Christian-based students by taking our PA students on clinical training rotations, please have them contact Christine McGee, program director at 734-995-7437 or christine.mcgee@cuaa.edu for more information. We are in the process of identifying prospective clinical training sites as part of our application process due this summer. 

CUAA breaks ground on Thunder Sports Complex

Construction is underway on the Thunder Sports Complex, CUAA's new competition-grade track and turf field project featuring a nine-lane competition track, designated areas for field even ts, a pro turf field, spectator seating, a nice exterior fence and landscaping. This is quite  a milestone for our campaign "A Heart for Concordia." The $2 million project is funded by generous donors. To learn more about our campaign, please contact our advancement office at 734-995-7317. To read more about the sports complex, click here.

Save the Date For A Free Christian Music Concert
August 25

You and your families are invited to see musical artist Mark Schultz in concert on August 25 at Ward Church in Livonia, Michigan. The event, sponsored by Thrivent Community, Livonia, is free...sort of. Admission is a full-size hygiene item that will be donated to one of Thrivent's charities, including Missionary Family Goods to Go, Gifts for All God's Children, Seedlings, Operation Injured Soldiers, Methodist Children's Home Society, Concordia University Ann Arbor, Redford Interfaith Food Bank, and others. For more information, please call 734-432-7777.

LCMS District Conventions a Success on CUAA Campus

CUAA was honored to recently host three LCMS district conventions on campus: English, Michigan, and Ohio. Business was conducted, and there was time for worship and fellowship as well. In addition, several important elections took place at the events. To see recaps and updates from each convention, click on the links for each district here: English, Michigan, Ohio

Study the Power of Parables in Campus Bible Study

All-campus Summer Bible Study is back! Alumni are invited to join students, staff, faculty, friends. It takes place each Wednesday through the end of July from noon until 1 p.m. inside of the Manor Tent on campus. Hope you can make it if you are free. Free lunch is included!

Have You Lost Your Wedding Ring on Campus?

If you lost a wedding ring  in a CUAA women's bathroom  in or around 1997-1999 and can  describe the article, please call  734-995-7373 immediately.

We May Be Looking For You!

Are you available to help plan the October 13 Alumni Service Day and Homecoming? If so, we are looking for you! If you have any questions or want to volunteer to help, please contact Laura Thomas, director of Donor & Alumni Relations, at  734-995-7318 or via email at alumni@cuaa.edu. Thank you!


* Save the Date*

Summer Institute Workshops
Begin Monday, July 30 and run through Friday, August 10, 2018
CUAA Campus, Krieger Hall
More information

Opening Service for 2018-19 Academic Year
Monday, August 27
CUAA Campus, Chapel of the Holy Trinity




Manor Christmas and Boar's Head Festival
Friday, November 30 through Sunday, December 2
CUAA Campus
Graduate students celebrate their graduation
Fall Commencement
Sunday, December 9
11 a.m. Baccalaureate; 2 p.m. Commencement 
CUAA Campus

Concordia Invitational Tournament (CIT)
January 2019

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2017-18 Academic Theme - All Things New
And he who was seated on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all things new."  Also he said, "Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true."  
-- Revelation 21:5
Contact:
Laura Thomas, Director of Donor and Alumni Relations
4090 Geddes Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105 | 734.995.7318