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Presidential Inauguration

 

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President challenges TCC to choose its destiny

Edna V. Baehre-Kolovani on Friday donned the Tidewater Community College medallion and officially became TCC’s fifth president.

The inauguration ceremony, attended by more than 500 guests and delegates from other higher education institutions, was held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Baehre-Kolovani’s investiture by Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s community colleges, was preceded by an academic procession of TCC faculty and distinguished guests in colorful regalia – a tradition of presidential inaugurations. Read more...

 

 

 

 

 


 

1 p.m. Friday, May 3
If you can't make it to the Virginia Beach Convention Center, watch the inauguration live at these campus locations

Chesapeake: Whitehurst 2057
Portsmouth: The Forum
Norfolk: Student Center, fifth floor
Virginia Beach: Pungo Auditorium

Refreshments will be provided

 

TCC TO INAUGURATE PRESIDENT ON MAY 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (April 4, 2013) – Edna V. Baehre-Kolovani, who became Tidewater Community College’s fifth president in July, will be inaugurated on May 3 at 1 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Full story...

 

THE BOARDS, FACULTY, STAFF, ALUMNI AND STUDENTS OF TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
REQUEST THE HONOR OF YOUR PRESENCE

AT THE INAUGURATION OF
Edna V. Baehre-Kolovani, Ph.D.
AS THE FIFTH PRESIDENT OF TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ON FRIDAY, THE THIRD DAY OF MAY
TWO THOUSAND AND THIRTEEN
AT ONE O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON
VIRGINIA BEACH CONVENTION CENTER
VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA

Reception to follow.

To participate in the academic procession, you must respond by April 18, 2013. RSVP here.
 

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Edna V. Baehre-Kolovani, Ph.D.

Edna V. Baehre-Kolovani, Ph.D., became the fifth president of Tidewater Community College on July 9, 2012. Her experience as a community college president includes extensive strategic planning; the expansion and diversification of student enrollment; and exemplary fundraising and public advocacy campaigns.

Dr. Baehre-Kolovani holds a doctorate and a master's in German and comparative literature from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Päedagogische Hochschule in Heidelberg, Germany. She is trilingual in English, German and French and is acquiring proficiency in Spanish.

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Are you a full-time or part-time faculty and want to participate in the inauguration? Use this form to RSVP.

 

Presenting Sponsor:

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Supporters:

Stihl        b&n

Noah-Inc        Sentara

 

Patrons:

The Virginian Pilot/ Pilot Media

City of Norfolk

City of Virginia Beach

City of Portsmouth

City of Chesapeake

Davenport & Company, LLC

Damuth Trane

DIA, Inc.

LifeNet Health

 

Contributors:

Caliper, Inc.

Checkered Flag Motor Car Company

Ms. Patricia P. Craven

Ms. Dixie Dean Dickinson

Ms. LaVonne P. Ellis

Ms. Beverly Boone Harris

Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Mr. Michael J. Lombardo, Sr.

Mr. James N. Roberts

Ms. Felice A. Saks

Ms. Susan Stinson

Mr. Stanley D. Waraksa

Dr. Edward and Mrs. Janis Weisburg

Captain & Mrs. W.C. Wheaton

 

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About the President

Edna Baehre-Kolovani, Ph.D. became the fifth president of Tidewater Community College on
July 9, 2012.

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