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March 2019

Dear Concordia Alumna/us,
Although it still can be quite cold and snowy in March, it is a month of renewal and rejuvenation. Our days are filled with more light as we turn our clocks ahead one hour March 10; the official start of spring launches March 20; and Ash Wednesday today begins our wait for the glorious resurrection of our Lord, Jesus.
Despite the weather, March is a wonderful month to be alive with its promises of light, warmth, and love. It is also a good time to get reconnected - with friends and your alma mater. Take a look at the opportunities and events below, or stop by for a tour. Call Linda Sproul at 734.995.7491, or email, if you would like to come back and visit your alma mater.
Four New Nursing Alumni Honored with Awards Espousing Values

In honor of National Certified Nurses Day this month (March 19), we once again welcome our first-ever alumni class from the CUAA School of Nursing. We are proud of you! Our first nursing cohort graduated in December as 39 students became new alumni. Four of them received  special awards for their values of service, excellence, compassion, and integrity. We could not be more proud of these graduates and ALL of our alumni in the medical field who directly impact the lives of patients everyday. To learn more about the award winners, click here.
Bowling Team Proud to be WHAC Champions

Join us in congratulating the CUAA women's bowling team. For the second time in program history, they won the WHAC Bowling Tournament Championship. Click here to read the details and see who took home all-conference awards.
Concordia Sunday at St. Luke's in Oviedo, Florida; Please Join Us!
April 7

You are invited to join us April 7 for "Concordia Sunday," featuring Rev. Dr. Patrick T. Ferry as the guest preacher. Worship services will take place at St. Luke's Lutheran Church at 8, 9:30, and 11 am. Lunch will follow the 11 am service. RSVP is required. 
Please click here for more information and to register. This is a joint CUW and CUAA alumni event.
Mark Your Calendars for Cardinal Golf Classic and Hall of Fame Gala 
May 31-June 1

Time to start planning for the Cardinal Golf Classic and Hall of Fame Gala. The Golf Classic will take place Friday, May 31, at the Stonebridge Golf Club in Ann Arbor, and the Hall of Fame Gala will be on Saturday, June 1, on campus. Curt Gielow will be the keynote speaker at the gala. Registration will go live next week. Please watch Facebook and future newsletters for more information, including an announcement of who will be our Hall of Fame inductees.
Attention Class of 1969: Join us in May for your 50th Reunion
May 18-19
Our hard-working committee has been busy contacting classmates and is looking forward to connecting with long-time friends throughout the weekend. We would love to set up a showcase of items to be displayed on campus throughout the upcoming year.  Look in your keepsake files and let us know what you plan to bring! For more information, call Linda Sproul at 734.995.7491, or email
Supporting Pre-Seminary Students Through Scholarships

Our pre-seminary director, Charles Schulz ('90), has let us know that we have a wonderful problem--a shortfall in our Diligent Timothy Book Grant funds. This is due to our pre-sem students increasing their academic achievements so that more of them are qualifying for this program! Grants from $250 to $500 are distributed every semester to pre-sem students who are in their first year at Concordia, or have earned at least a 3.0 GPA in their pre-sem courses the previous semester. Those with a 3.5 receive the top value, $500, toward course books. Gifts of any amount are needed to help provide this blessing for our students.  If you would like to support these students, checks can be made payable to CUAA with Diligent Timothy written in the memo. Please send to 4090 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. To make a gift online, visit, select Other in the support box, and include Diligent Timothy in the comment box.  Thank you for your support of our mission and students.

New Job? New Baby? New Address? Please Keep us Updated

We won't know unless we hear from you! Please keep us updated with your important life events...we care about you. Email us at or call 734-995-4809 with questions or to send us your information.
Cheer on the Cardinals this Athletic Season

Please visit our Concordia Cardinals athletic website for all the spring schedules.  We would love to see you at the games!

Links to events at CUAA

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2018-19 Academic Theme - More than Conquerors
.... No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.  For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

-- Romans 8:31-39
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