Apr 11, 2021  
2011-13 Academic Catalog-Concord University 
2011-13 Academic Catalog-Concord University [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


The J. Frank Marsh Library

The library features a seating capacity of 200, a total of 164,000 volumes,-provided approximately 150 current paper or microform subscriptions, and online vendor databases. The collection provides primary support for the academic programs of the University, but public use is permitted. The Marsh Library is open 77.25 hours per week, Monday through Sunday. Its catalog and Internet resources are available online in the building and 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on the Internet at library.concord.edu.

A partial depository for United States government documents, the Marsh Library maintains a West Virginia Collection, the Fred D. Lucas Music Media Collection, a video collection, the Concord University archival collection, and the Wells Goodykoontz Collection of autographed portraits and photographs of presidents and well-known personalities. Special Collections and rare items are available through the Concord University Archivist.

A word processing lab, laser printers, networked computers, wireless computing capability, computer-compatible study carrels, loaner audio CD players, loaner headsets, and a pay-per-use copier are available on site. Interlibrary loan and other document delivery services are available for patrons who locate materials they need but which are not physically housed or owned by the Marsh Library. An ADA computer terminal is available for patrons who may be hearing or visually impaired.

The Center for Academic Technologies

The Center for Academic Technologies provides a multitude of services to the Concord community including hosting of student and faculty web pages, network/web hosting and maintenance, computer lab maintenance, server administration, audio/video streaming, videoconferencing, equipment loans, tech support, and on-line courses and distance education. The Center also houses a multimedia broadcast classroom, and a production studio. Current workshops and other pertinent information are posted at: cat.concord.edu.

The Alexander Center for the Creative and Performing Arts

The Alexander Center for the Creative and Performing Arts is the Preeminent academic fine arts facility in southern West Virginia.

The Butcher Art Gallery provides exhibition space for the studio arts such as painting, sculpture and photography.

A cutting edge Graphic Arts Design Lab is a wonderful proving ground for aspiring graphic artists.

The Alexander Center features the Main Theater, with 700 seats in the floor and balcony area, a stage pipe organ, and articulated front stage and a spacious back stage area. The more experimental H.C. Paul Theater seats about 150 for more intimate or unusual performances.

The Music Department computer lab is equipped with technology that addresses the needs of arranging, scoring and recording.

The Leslie R. and Ruby Webb Carter Center

The Carter Center is the proud home of the Concord University Mountain Lions. With two gymnasiums, an indoor heated pool, an athletic training clinic, wellness and fitness rooms, a swimming pool, handball and racquetball courts, a dance studio, classrooms and offices, this is the center of intercollegiate and intramural on-campus athletic activity.

Other Athletic Facilities

Callaghan Stadium and the June O. Shott Field provides lighted facilities for the football, track and field, softball and tennis programs. Nearby is Anderson Field for the baseball and soccer programs.

The Jerry L. Beasley Student Center

The Student Center serves as the University’s student union. The main floor houses the Welcome Center, Student Center Information / Switchboard Office, the Libby Alvis Dining Hall, the office of the Director of Student Activities, a study lounge,, the Office of Financial Aid, Student Support Services, the 1872 Room, and the State Room.

The ground floor includes the Bookstore, Charles “Chuck” Marshall Post Office,, Student Government Association, the Game Room / Commuter Computer Lab, the Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs, the Office of Disability Services, McNair Scholars, and the Veterans Lounge. . Here also are on-campus restaurants such as Subway, Starbucks, Grille Works and South of Sicily.

On the top floor are the Grand Ballroom, the Alumni Lounge and Upward Bound offices.