Save the Date – Fall 2021 College Address

Published: August 13, 2021

College of Western Idaho (CWI) employees are invited to join the Fall 2021 Virtual College Address, A Bold New Future, Wednesday, Aug. 18, beginning at 1 p.m., via Zoom. To kick off the campus-wide address, Interim President Denise Aberle-Cannata will fittingly address all attendees sharing a message of ‘The Future We Design’.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Zoom Link: Fall 2021 Virtual College Address

This year's address will also feature Michael Mathews, one of higher education’s leading academic technology leaders, to bring a bold message of transformation. Mathews will deliver a message entitled ‘Accelerating your Imagination to Design a Future for Success.’ Currently Vice President for Technology and Innovation at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Matthews has created numerous teaching and delivery models, which have resulted in five invitations to the United States White House and the U.S. Department of Education. These innovative methods received over 12 national education and technology awards. 

During the address, be sure not to miss your opportunity to engage virtually and win newly-branded SWAG!

We move forward fearlessly and with confidence! Let's embrace the future, celebrate the challenges we conquered, and look to the new opportunities ahead. We will accomplish all of this – together! We came together from a distance accomplishing things we never thought possible when uncertainty and gloom challenged us. We strived to be the best for our students and for each other, and together we persevered. This is who we are, and this is what our students deserve. As we kick off a new academic year, let’s welcome the future BOLDLY with that same drive and dedication.

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