March 14, 2012
Gabby Gabereau Returns to UFV
Free leadership lecture series
Released by Anne Russell
Gabereau is returning to campus to share a few of her stories and
The veteran radio and TV
personality was last on campus for the 2011 Convocation ceremonies,
where she wowed the crowd with her address to Arts graduates.
Gabereau returns for
Gabbing with Gabereau, the latest instalment of the President's 2012
Leadership Lecture Series at UFV. She will speak on Thurs, March 22,
at 4:30 pm in Room B101 on the Abbotsford campus.
Admission is free and the
public is welcome. The lecture series is a way for UFV president
Mark Evered to bring in speakers that he feels will be of special
interest to Fraser Valley communities.
While many in the current student generation are too young to
remember Gabereau's heyday as a host of her own CBC radio and CTV
television shows, her sage advice, delivered with a wallop of her
trademark humour, won over the audience at Convocation.
The Canadian radio and television personality and 2011 UFV honorary
degree recipient has had a varied career. She's been professional
clown, community and CBC radio talk show host, and CTV television
personality, in addition to her roles as wife and mother.
More recently, she's been filling her days with speaking
engagements, fundraising for the Knowledge network, and serving as
ICBC's reluctant demystifier of car insurance.
Her entertaining stories recounting how she achieved her level of
success will resonate with students and community members alike.
Through all these roles, Vicki's wit and colourful personality
shines. She lives by her message to students at Convocation: "Life
is one big learning curve and you have to keep learning every day of
Students, faculty and staff, members of the community and alumni are
invited to come to this informal, interactive session with Vicki and
host Justin P. Goodrich, a student and member of the UFV Board of
Bring your questions and
be prepared to be entertained!
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