Media Appreciation Day Being Held At Concord University

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 23 2015

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement 

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,         




ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will salute the region’s media outlets during Media Appreciation Day on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015.

This is the second year for the event which brings media representatives and Concord officials together for a morning discussion on the latest news and developments at the University. The gathering will be held in University Point on the Athens campus and is being hosted by Concord’s Office of Advancement.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in the University Point Lobby. The program will start at 9:30 the Wilkes Family Chapel with welcoming remarks. Guests will then have the opportunity to attend several sessions allowing them to gather information and story ideas on a variety of topics.

Academics and athletics are the focus of the first concurrent sessions which run from 9:45 a.m. until 11 a.m. in University Point. A session with the President’s cabinet will feature “Story Idea Networking” and will be held from 11:10 a.m. through 11:50 a.m. in the Pais Fellowship Hall.

Media will then have the opportunity to attend a showcase of Concord’s radio station, WVCU-FM, at noon on the Marsh Library steps.

All media are invited back to University Point for a Media Mixer and Networking in the Pais Family Fellowship Hall from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Media interested in attending may RSVP by emailing or


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if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.