INAUGURATION OF MOUNTAIN EMPIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S SEVENTH PRESIDENT
DR. KRISTEN WESTOVER
Friday, October 19, 2018, at 10:30 A.M.
in the Goodloe Center of Phillips-Taylor Hall
Reception immediately following in the Slemp Commons
Big Stone Gap, VA
4609 Aerial Way
Big Stone Gap, VA
Holiday Inn of Norton
1051 Park Ave. NW
Norton, VA 24273
The Inn at Wise
110 E. Main Street
Wise, VA 24293
Of the College’s 7th President, Kristen Westover
Friday, October 19, 2018
10:30 a.m. in the Goodloe Center
5:30 p.m. Reception in the Slemp Commons
7:00 p.m. Concert in the Goodloe Center
A celebration of traditional mountain music featuring
Wayne Henderson & Helen White
Joe Newberry & Mike Compton
Home Craft Days
47th annual festival of traditional
mountain crafts and music
October 20 & 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
on the campus of Mountain Empire Community College
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lodging accommodations, and web address.
The College is located on US Hwy 23 South in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, which can be approached from I-81 or US Hwy 58.
The Tri-Cities Airport in Blountville, Tennessee serves the region. The airport is approximately sixty miles from the campus. From the airport, take I-81 South, take exit 57B onto I-26/US Hwy 23 North, and follow US Hwy 23 North after entering Virginia. MECC is located on the left side of the road approximately thirty miles North of the Virginia state line. The Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise, Virginia is available for private and state planes.
Comfort Inn, Big Stone Gap, Virginia (276) 523-5911
The Inn at Wise, Wise, Virginia (276) 321-7600
- Reference: MECC Inauguration Group
Inaugural Information on the Web
For more information and a campus map, please visit the Presidential Inauguration web site at: https://www.mecc.edu/inauguration
The ceremony will be streamed live on the Inauguration web site.
You may contact the College for additional information at 276-523-7490 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Lodging and Directions
Please visit our Lodging webpage for information on lodging in the surrounding area. Directions to the MECC campus are available online on our Maps & Directions website.
Delegates and special guests arriving on campus for the ceremony should park in Parking Lot E. A map of the campus is available on our Maps & Directions website.
An MECC host will greet you in the lobby of Phillips Taylor Hall and will direct you to the robing area.
Delegates: please plan to arrive no later than 9:30 a.m.
Delegates are asked to provide their own regalia and are required to wear regalia if they are processing. If you do not have regalia, please contact your institution for assistance. During the ceremony, delegates may leave personal belongings in the designated room. This room will be secured during the ceremony.
Please join us for a reception immediately following the ceremony in the Slemp Commons.
Inaugural Concert/Home Craft Days
In case you would like to extend your visit, an Inaugural Concert will be held beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Goodloe Center. A celebration of traditional mountain music featuring Wayne Henderson & Helen White, John McCutcheon, Joe Newberry & Mike Compton
Concert Reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the Slemp Commons.
If you need further information or have questions, please contact Peggy Gibson by phone at 276.523.7490 or email email@example.com.
Get In Touch
3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Phone: (276) 523-2400
Fax: (276) 523-8297
Hours of Operation:
M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Library & Testing Center offer extended hours.