Concord University header logo

Concord University Holding Fifteenth Fall Commencement

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312,


ATHENS, W.Va. - Concord University will hold its Fifteenth Annual Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 in the Leslie R. and Ruby Webb Carter Center. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the main gym.

Graduate and undergraduate candidates meeting requirements for graduation in December 2013 will participate.

Valedictorians for the Fall 2013 class are Heather Dawn Frazier of Washington, W.Va. and Jessica Lea Allen of Mt. Nebo, W.Va. Frazier will receive a Bachelor Arts, summa cum laude. Her major is English with a writing emphasis and English with a literature emphasis. Allen will receive a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude. Her major is biology pre-professional.

A reception will be held in the Carter Center small gym following the ceremony.

Concord University?��s Technology Services Department is recording the commencement ceremony. DVDs may be purchased for $20 each and may be ordered the day of the event or by calling 304-384-5126. DVDs will be shipped within four to six weeks of commencement.

For those who cannot attend the ceremony, Concord will provide a live-stream online. Log on to Concord?��s website,, the day of the event, then click on the graphic on the main page.


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.