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ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will hold a Convocation of Scholars and Founders' Day Celebration on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. The event begins at 2 p.m. in the Main Theatre of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.
 
The gathering marks Concord's 141st anniversary. On Feb. 28, 1872 the school received its charter from the West Virginia Legislature.
 
A proclamation denoting 2013 as "The Year of the Scholar" at Concord University will be issued during the program.
      
The convocation also offers a time to honor recipients of academic and service awards. Recognition will be given to members of the campus community including faculty, staff and students for teaching, scholarship, creativity and service.
      
A reception will follow the program. The public is invited to attend the celebration. For more information contact Kati Whittaker-Hatfield, special events coordinator, at 304-384-6286 or cuevents@concord.edu
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