University News
For Immediate Release: 
May 15 2007

CONTACT: Anita Moody, Director, Public Relations/Marketing

CU Commencement This Saturday—Watch Online

Athens, W.Va. – Concord University will be hosting the 132nd annual spring commencement, 10 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2007, in the Main Gymnasium of the Leslie R. and Ruby Webb Carter Center in Athens.

As a convenience to those who will not be able to attend, the University will be providing the commencement ceremony online. Log on to and click on the graphic on the main page.

The University has seven valedictorians (all W.Va. residents): Kira Marie Bailey from Huntington, Rebecca Aileen Ball from Oak Hill, Amanda Elizabeth Barie from Princeton, Logan Ross Browning from Summersville, Kelsey Jade Craft from Princeton, James Bryan Gibbs from Princeton, and Stephen Daniel Taylor from Spencer.

The registrar’s office reports that 268 undergraduate candidates have submitted applications for graduation and 15 graduate candidates have submitted applications for graduation for a total of 283 applications.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679, extension 6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to the Commencement ceremony.

Call 1-304-384-5211 / 5288 or log on to and click on “Academics/Faculty” and “Graduation” for driving directions and a “PDF” copy of the program.