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University Events

Greek Week - Canned Food Castle

AB Conference Room

Lauren Phillips

April13Saturday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Concord Day of Service

Front Lawn

Office of Advancement

April13Saturday9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Discover Day

State Room

Amanda Cooper

April13Saturday10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Featured Stories

Dr. Scott Inghram '03
MSW Program Director and Associate Professor

“Students are the best part of my job and I hope that I am a positive part of their learning experience at the Campus Beautiful.”

Dr. Inghram says working for the Social Work department at Concord allows him to impart skills and knowledge in order to better serve our global community while addressing specific needs and issues. He believes our students have the opportunity to not only build the knowledge base they need, but to engage in “doing” in order to put their newly formed knowledge into practice. Dr. Inghram and the Social Work faculty are continuously researching and serving on boards and committees to make sure the program at CU prepares our students to take on the many issues challenging our state and local communities.

Dr. Scott Inghram '03

Dr. Scott Inghram '03

MSW Program Director and Associate Professor

A photo of Taylor Brown inside of a classroom at Concord University

Taylor Brown

Psychology Major with Business Administration minor

Zoey Shamblin

Zoey Shamblin

Sociology Major with Criminology Emphasis

Kelsey Walls - Featured Student

Kelsey Walls '18

Oceana, WV

Dr. Samantha Byrd, DSW, MSW, LGSW, '16 '18
Assistant Professor/Training Manager

Dr. Samantha Byrd began at Concord as an adjunct professor in the Masters of Social Work program in 2020, and was advanced to a full-time position in 2022. She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Concord in 2016, and her Masters of Social Work degree in 2018, also from Concord. She went on to the University of Kentucky to earn her Doctor of Social Work degree in 2023. Dr. Byrd has practice experience in child and adolescent mental health, grant management, and foster parent training. She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) interventions. In addition to teaching, Samantha volunteers in the counseling center at Concord, and provides community service in various ways. She founded and manages a foster closet and foster parent support group, and serves on the board of directors for Child Protect of Mercer County. She says of her most memorable experience at CU, “Since starting in academia, I have had the pleasure of working in different capacities with some of the professors and mentors I had during my time as a student at CU. It is incredible to see how everyone comes together behind the scenes to support students in various ways.”