Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
Oct 06 2008

CONTACT: Anita Moody, Director, Public Relations/Marketing

Concord to Host 10th Annual Fall Commencement Saturday, December 20

Athens, W.Va. – Concord University will be hosting its 10th annual fall commencement at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 20 in the Carter Center.

According to Carolyn Cox, registrar, 133 students have applied for graduation and 45 students are graduating with honors. The valedictorian is Kelly Marie Ratliff from Princeton, and this is the first commencement ceremony for new Concord President, Dr. Gregory F. Aloia.

Concord will again provide live streaming of the ceremony on its web site. Go to and click on the graphic on the main page for access.

This is the 137th year of the institution.


CONCORD UNIVERSITY NOTES: 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 an event scheduled by the University on campus.

Andrea Meador, a sophomore majoring in public relations wrote this news release. Her hometown is Ghent.