Inland Empire Campus Celebrates Commencement
June 16, 2017
On June 16, 2017, The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University hosted its commencement ceremony at the California Theatre in San Bernardino. The winter 2017 Valedictorian was Daniel Chi, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Audio Production while the spring 2017 valedictorian Kellie Brewart, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Media Arts & Animation.
Chef Rosie O’Connor from the Provencho Grill was the guest speaker for the ceremony. O’Connor earned an Associate of Science in Culinary Arts in 2010 from the school. Since opening her restaurant, O’Connor has earned a 2014 & 2015 People’s Choice award and the 2015 Pinnacle award at Pechanga Casino’s So-Cal Chef’s Open competition.
O’Connor also received special recognition from President Obama for the work and support she’s put back into the local community. O’Connor recently won an episode of the Cooking Channel’s Farmers’ Market Flip.