Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
Feb 11 2013

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312, news@concord.edu
www.concord.edu

CONCORD UNIVERSITY CELEBRATING 141st ANNIVERSARY WITH
CONVOCATION OF SCHOLARS, FOUNDERS’ DAY

ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will hold a Convocation of Scholars and Founders’ Day Celebration on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. The event begins at 2 p.m. in the Main Theatre of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

The gathering marks Concord’s 141st anniversary. On Feb. 28, 1872 the school received its charter from the West Virginia Legislature.

A proclamation denoting 2013 as “The Year of the Scholar” at Concord University will be issued during the program.

The convocation also offers a time to honor recipients of academic and service awards. Recognition will be given to members of the campus community including faculty, staff and students for teaching, scholarship, creativity and service.

A reception will follow the program. The public is invited to attend the celebration. For more information contact Kati Whittaker-Hatfield, special events coordinator, at 304-384-6286 or cuevents@concord.edu

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Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086 if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

PO BOX 1000, VERMILLION ST., ATHENS, WV 24712.