Chattahoochee Valley hosts presidential reception

By Denise DuBois

Chattahoochee Valley Community College (CVCC) will welcome its new president at a reception on March 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. ET at the college’s Instructional and Performing Arts Center (IPAC).

Jacqueline Screws is the sixth permanent president to serve at CVCC. She officially took over Feb. 1.

At the event, Susan Wiggins, CVCC Foundation Chair; Susan Foy, Congressional District 3 Representative; ACCS Board of Trustees; Eddie Lowe, Phenix City Mayor and Jimmy Baker, ACCS Chancellor, will speak. The event is open to the public.

CVCC opened in January of 1974 and initially used temporary facilities located throughout Phenix City. CVCC first occupied its present permanent location in 1976. Its campus contains 101 acres upon which are located nine permanent buildings: an administrative/classroom building, an instructional and performing arts center, a general purpose classroom building, a learning resources center, a fine arts building, a health and physical education building/gymnasium, a student services center, an industry training center and a security office.