Concord Hosting Alumni Weekend Events

For Immediate Release: 
May 04 2010

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

Concord Hosting Alumni Weekend Events

Athens, W.Va. - Concord University will host several Alumni Weekend events Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8, 2010.

The Class of 1960 will gather for a 50th reunion reception on Friday, May 7 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Jerry L. Beasley Student Center. The Concord University Alumni Association will hold a reception at 5 p.m. in the upper lobby of the Student Center followed by the annual Alumni Dinner at 6 p.m. in the Ballroom.

Several awards will be presented during the dinner including: Alumnus of the Year, Golden Alumnus and Outstanding Alumnus.

Reservations are requested for the dinner and may be made by calling 304-384-5348 or by email at The cost is $25 per person. The dinner is complimentary for members of the Class of 1960.

Concord University’s Spring Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 8 with ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Carter Center’s main gym. The Class of 1960 will participate in the 10 a.m. ceremony.

Alumni are also invited to hear a live performance of the Marsh Memorial Carillon on Friday, May 7 at 3 p.m. The concert is in memory of Concord University President Emeritus Joseph F. Marsh Jr. There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend. Guests are asked to gather in the lobby of the Fine Arts Building prior to the concert.