University News

  • Concord University Invites Local Veterans to Participate in Testament: Recovering Identity After War

    ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University, in partnership with Marshall University, is inviting area veterans, their families, and friends to participate in Testament: Recovering Identity after War. This program, divided into three series to be held at three different locations in West Virginia, centers around the discussion of humanities texts about war and invites participants to share their […]


  • CU Groups Partner with Aramark to Swipe Out Hunger

    ATHENS, W.Va. – The Concord University Basic Needs Committee, in partnership with Aramark, is holding a Swipe Out Student Hunger event January 24 and 25 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Organizers are asking students with meal plans to donate a meal swipe or two to their fellow students in need. A table will be set […]


  • 2023 Concord University Day at the WV Legislature

    ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University is filling the rotunda of the West Virginia Capital with maroon on Friday, January 20 for CU Day at the Legislature, and we would love for you to join us. Campus offices, organizations, and departments will set up tables beginning at 8 a.m. to showcase the many different ways Concord University […]


  • CU to Develop Research Center for Rare Earth Elements in Coal, Thanks to Federal Appropriations Funding

    ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will receive $642,000 in appropriations funding—secured by Senator Joe Manchin in the Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill—to create a research center to analyze Rare Earth Elements (REEs) in coal and coal byproducts. REEs are increasingly required for many different modern applications in defense and renewable energy technologies and in commercial […]


  • Concord University to Receive More Than $1 Million in Federal Appropriations for a New PA Program

    ATHENS, W.Va. – The federal Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill passed, securing millions of dollars for West Virginia. Included in Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s requests is $1,050,000 for Concord University to start a new physician assistant program. University officials plan to establish a Master of Science Program in Physician Assistant Studies to prepare and equip […]