Vietnam Veterans Being Honored During Concord University Ceremony

For Immediate Release: 
Mar 18 2014

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University Office of Advancement PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

Vietnam Veterans Being Honored During Concord University Ceremony

ATHENS, W.Va. – In honor of Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day in West Virginia (March 30) Concord University is hosting a ceremony on Friday, March 28. The brief outdoor program will begin at 12 noon in front of Marsh Hall.

The public is invited to the ceremony. All veterans, especially Vietnam veterans, are encouraged to attend.

Concord University has received national recognition for service to student veterans. Continuing a tradition of providing a veteran-friendly campus environment, Concord was named one of the top institutions for veterans by Military Times EDGE magazine. Concord is ranked third in the nation among four-year colleges in the magazine’s Best for Vets: College 2014 rankings.

U.S. News & World Report honored Concord University in its inaugural Best Colleges for Veterans rankings. CU is ranked eleventh in the Regional Colleges South category for 2014.

For more information on the upcoming recognition ceremony, contact Lisa Spencer, veterans coordinator, at or 1-304-384-5339.

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.