CU Commencement Celebration On-Line

For Immediate Release: 
Apr 12 2006

CU Commencement Celebration On-Line

Athens, W.Va. - Concord University will be hosting the 131 annual spring commencement, 10 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2006, in the Main Gymnasium of the Leslie R. and Ruby Webb Carter Center in Athens.

As a convenience to those who will not be able to attend, the University will be providing the commencement ceremony on-line. Log on to and click on the graphic on the main page.

The University has four valedictorians (all W.Va. residents): Sarah Suzanne Roy Hellems, a Dean’s Scholar from Oak Hill who will receive a bachelor of science in math; Heidi Lee Jackson from Sinks Grove who will receive a bachelor of science degree in education; Andrea Michelle Kibler, a Dean’s Scholar from St. Albans who will receive a bachelor of arts in psychology; and Nelson Lee Smith from Crawley, a Presidential Scholar who will receive a bachelor of science in biology. The registrar’s office reports that 264 students have submitted applications for graduation.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679, extension 6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to the Commencement ceremony.

Call 1-304-384-5211 / 5288 or log on to and click on “Academics/Faculty” and “Commencement” for more information.