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Concord University Receives 1.5 Million Dollar Gift

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MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) -

Concord University has received an estate gift from the estate of a Concord Graduate.

The estate of Lia Pais has given a gift of one point five million dollars to the Athens University.

Ms Pias, a McDowell County native, graduated from Concord in Nineteen Forty Five. 

She also funded the fellowship Hall in the University Point Building on Campus as attribute to her parents.

Ms Pias spent her entire life in Mercer and McDowell County with a career as a teacher as well as most of her adult life working for AEP. 

According to a representative of Concord she was always a good friend to the University.

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