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150 Years of Concord begins with a village determined to establish a school to educate the region’s teachers.

Throughout the decades that followed Concord’s pioneer beginnings, that initial spirit of determination remained a constant thread as those who followed worked to expand Concord’s reach and mission.

Despite fires, wars, pandemics, and other obstacles, Concord endured and continues to look toward the future.

Join us as we celebrate 150 Years of Concord!



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Events
November
  • Holiday Open House---November 30 at 5 p.m.
    • RSVP 
December
  • Senior Dinner---Dec. 2 at 6 p.m.
    • RSVP
  • Fall Commencement for master’s degrees---Dec. 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Fall Commencement for undergraduates---Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    • Visit concord.edu/commencement for more information
January
  • Painting “The Campus Beautiful” with local artist Amy Williams
    • RSVP
February
  • A Weeklong Celebration of Concord’s 150th Year: February 21-28
    • Discussion of and an opportunity to purchase 150 Years of Concord, a commemorative book published for the sesquicentennial.
    • Celebrate with birthday cake in the Student Center.
    • Concord Trivia Night!
    • President’s Ball on Saturday, Feb. 26. Reservation required, more information to come!
    • Share your Concord story on social media.
    • A proclamation from the Governor’s office, a special presentation, and guest speakers on February 28 at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts auditorium.
March
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theater 
    • RSVP
April
  • Guest Speaker from Colloquium
  • Senior Dinner
    • RSVP
May
  • Spring Commencement for master’s degree candidates---May 6 at 6 p.m.
  • Spring Commencement for undergraduates---May 7 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m
Commemorative Book Coming Soon!
In honor of Concord's sesquicentennial, a commemorative coffee table style book featuring the institution's history and pictures from the archives is being published. 150 Years of Concord will be available for pre-sale purchase soon! All proceeds will benefit campus projects and student scholarships. 
 
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Please check regularly for updates and changes to the event schedule as Concord continues to follow the guidance of the CDC and local health departments concerning our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.