Concord University Hosting Annual Holiday Open House

For Immediate Release: 
Nov 22 2016

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,


After 4 p.m.





ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University is celebrating the season with the annual Holiday Open House at University Point on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Guests will be treated to an evening of holiday music, refreshments and festive fun. The community is invited to join in the celebration. There is no admission charge.

Concord University music faculty will provide the entertainment. Dr. Tim Mainland, Dr. Kelly Hudson, Dr. Kipp Cortez and Ms. Maggie Jusiel will perform in the Wilkes Family Chapel beginning at 5:30 p.m. Following their performance, guests will be invited to move outdoors to the patio to hear Dr. Cortez offer several seasonal selections on the Marsh Memorial Carillon.

The Holiday Open House will also include activities for children. Youngsters can share their wish lists with Santa Claus in the Erickson Alumni Lounge and enjoy decorating cookies in the Seminar Room.

Adding to the charm of the evening is the Holiday Hall of Trees, which will be located in the Pais Fellowship Hall. Each of these unique trees will feature the decorating talents of Concord University students, staff and faculty representing various departments and organizations on campus.

For additional information contact the Concord University Office of Advancement at or 304-384-6311.





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.