I Heart CU

Tell us why you love CU!

We know that there are lots of different reasons why people love CU. Choosing one or more of the following options is an easy way to show others your love for Concord!

  1. Through social media
  2. Use the #iheartcu hashtag when posting what you love about Concord
  3. Participate in our I <3 CU campaign by sharing with us why you love Concord
  4. Gift a gift to Concord
    • Concord University has given you a lot—an education, lifelong friends, maybe you even met your spouse while at Concord! Show your love for Concord by making a donation to the university and giving back to the school that gave so much to you. You can make your secure gift to the CU Foundation by clicking the link below:
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  • Delta Zeta, greek life, life-long friends, gained valuable work experience from work study, it’s a beautiful campus and great place to work–Carrie Wyrick, 2005

  • Allen Smith, my co-workers, brunch on the weekends, the excellent professors–Kimberlin Massie, 2016

  • Chocolate milk, athletics, caf ladies, uniqueness, Mike Cox, Andrew Sulgit, Kate Southcott–Nicole McMillan, 2015

  • I love the atmosphere here, I met my husband here–Shelby McClanahan, 1959

  • Most of my family grew up here. I grew up climbing on the pine trees; it has always been a part of my life (even working here 11 years).–Sharon Cheatwood, 1960’s

  • The people I have worked and played with for more than 55 years, the beauty and location, and history of the campus. Affectionately, the campus friendly on the campus beautiful–Ben Crawford, 1958

  • Just a great place to work and be.–Michael Cox

  • Concord is the heart of the Athens community and a powerful force in the global community with graduates all over the world. Personally, Concord made all the difference for me: a life-changer.–Keith Circle, 2003

  • Great college experience that helped me land my first job after college.–Wes McKinney, 2013

  • It is my home and we are all family. I believe in our mission and the quality education our students get.–Lynnis Hill

  • It is a beautiful campus with friendly people and good education facilities. It gave me a good base for my career as a newspaper reporter.–Jeff Harvey, 1986

  • After 41 years since my graduation, I still enjoy attending the many events that CU holds for alumni.–Deborah Gore Gillespie, 1974

  • Of the valuable work ethic I developed and the wonderful friendships made while pursuing higher education. Concord gave me confidence and heart. It also taught me to love Starbucks!–Jamie Parsell Null, 2006

  • Concord is home.–Allen Smith, 2005