Friday, March 16, 2007
Ft. Valley plans Rivers Inauguration
The inauguration of Dr. Larry E. Rivers, the university’s eighth president, is March 22 and 23. The inaugural celebration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22, with a prayer service and reception in the C.W. Pettigrew Farm and Community Center on the FVSU campus. To commemorate the concept of “communiversity,” 20 pastors representing churches throughout Middle Georgia and FVSU’s Baptist Student Union Gospel Choir will celebrate the occasion.
At 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, the Inaugural Concert will feature the Boys’ Choir of Tallahassee in a free public performance in the Pettigrew Center. Since the choir’s inception in 1995, its members have appeared on “Oprah” and as opening acts for Natalie Cole and Albertina Walker. The choir has also performed concerts in Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan, Italy.
The official installation ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, March 23, in the Health and Physical Education Complex on the FVSU campus.
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