Concord University To Hold Take Back The Night March And Vigil

For Immediate Release: 
Oct 18 2018


Sarah M. Pritchett

Concord University

Office of Advancement  

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,


After 4 p.m.

Office: 304-384-5211

Cell: 304-320-6405




ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will hold a Take Back the Night March and Vigil on Tuesday, November 6.  The event will begin at 6 p.m. behind Marsh Hall on Concord University’s campus.  Concord University faculty, staff, students, and the Athens community are encouraged to attend the event.


Take Back The Night is an awareness event designed to engage the community on gender based violence.  This event will provide a space to advocate for and speak out against sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and sexual harassment.


During Take Back The Night, students, faculty, and community members will meet behind Marsh Hall.  Amanda Moore, program director for the Family Refuge Center, will give an address and a march around campus will proceed.  Afterwards, a vigil will be held and a forum for those who have experienced sexual assault will be available.  The event will end at 7:30 p.m.


Support for this event is provided by the West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services.


For more information please contact the Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Jill Nolan, at or 304-384-6327.




Maria Harer, Graduate Assistant for Title IX Coordinator, wrote this release.


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.