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City of Hickory’s Community Relations Council Honors CVCC

The City of Hickory's Community Relations Council honored two individuals and an organization with the prestigious 2010 Human Relations Award during a reception on May 27. 

CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Organization Award Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) developed the first Office of Multicultural Affairs in its 52-year history through the leadership of its visionary president, Dr. Garrett D. Hinshaw.  The mission of CVCC's Office of Multicultural Affairs is to provide the catalyst for creating a climate on CVCC campuses for a positive educational experience for all students.  The vision of the CVCC Office of Multicultural Affairs is that all students, staff, and faculty will embrace and value diversity.  The creation and the development of CVCC's Office of Multicultural Affairs is a major commitment by the college's administration to embrace and value diversity especially in the budget deficit environment experienced in the North Carolina Community College System.


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