Kelsey Walls '18
Kelsey loved that Concord was not only a beautiful campus but that it also had a hometown atmosphere. By choosing Concord University it allowed her to become a third generation Mountain Lion in her family. Her service to others in the community expanded thanks to the opportunities that were offered to her through the Bonner Scholars Program and the Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation Program. Kelsey graduated without any student debt earning her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and plans to continue her education by pursuing an MBA. It Starts With You.
“I’m a 3rd generation CU Alum. Concord has and always will be home to me.”
Oakvale, West Virginia
Hannah is a first generation Mountain Lion and majoring in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English. Hannah transferred to Concord during her freshman year, throughout her previous experience at another university she never truly felt at home. She found her way to Concord University and found the sense of community she was looking for. Specifically, Hannah has loved the class sizes at Concord and the fact that no matter where you go or who you talk to, you will see a smile. The welcoming and genuine community found at Concord has made Hannah’s experience an enjoyable atmosphere to learn and grow in.
“Through CU not only have I been able to pursue my dreams, but I have been able to take advantage of an abundance of opportunities for personal growth.”
Carter is a second generation Mountain Lion and majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. When looking for the right college, Carter knew he would receive a high-quality education along with a personal learning experience at Concord University. He liked that when you come to Concord you instantly become a part of the Mountain Lion family due to the close-knit community created on campus. After graduating, Carter plans to attend graduate school and sit for the CPA exams. He believes Concord will have prepared him with this in knowing that the University is a recognizable school for preparing students for further education and career goals with tremendous success rates in the accounting field and many others.
“Concord has felt like home from the moment I stepped on campus in 2016, and I will be forever grateful for the time and memories made here.”