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, Sept. 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.
Media is invited to all events. 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.
List of events:
Tailgate Party and Mobile Lab Showcase, South Education Center, River Falls
Voices of the Valley Gallery Walk, Business Education Center, Eau Claire
Business Community Campus Showcase, Chippewa Falls Campus, Chippewa Falls
Eau Claire Area Chamber Business Community Breakfast, Business Education Center, Eau Claire
Tribute Circle Dedication, Emergency Service Education Center, Eau Claire
Esports Day – Smash Tournament, Business Education Center, Eau Claire
Student Welcome Back Bash, West Campus, Eau Claire
River Falls South Education Center Ribbon Cutting, South Education Center, River Falls
Alumni Social Hour, Menomonie Campus, Menomonie
Investiture Ceremony of Dr. Sunem Beaton-Garcia, Business Education Center, Eau Claire
Media release from CVTC.