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CVTC set to host investiture of College president

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

CVTC set to host investiture of College president

Celebratory events planned for days leading up to induction

Dr Sunem Beaton-Garcia

In a momentous event that signals the beginning of a new chapter for Chippewa Valley Technical College, Dr. Sunem Beaton-Garcia is set to be officially inaugurated as the 11th President in a grand investiture ceremony on Friday, Sept. 15, at the CVTC Business Education Center in Eau Claire.
The College will host events throughout the week leading up to the investiture ceremony – a time-honored tradition in academic institutions. The event marks a significant milestone in the history of CVTC, highlighting its commitment to academic excellence, innovation, community engagement, and lifelong learning.
The week of events, meant to honor the past and celebrate the future of the College, begins Sunday, September 10, with a Tailgate Party and Mobile Lab Showcase from noon to 2 p.m. at the River Falls Campus. At this event, the public is invited to tour CVTC mobile labs and get a sneak peek at the newly renovated South Education Center. College President Beaton-Garcia will host a meet and greet during the event.
The public is invited to attend the Tailgate Party in River Falls, Voices of the Valley Gallery Walk in Eau Claire, and the Tribute Circle Dedication in Eau Claire.
The events are made possible by generous community partners, donors and sponsors.

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