KVCR will air an hour-long special featuring the literary talent of San Bernardino-area school children who were mentored by CSUSB students. The show can be heard at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, and 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25.
Founded in 2004, the Watson & Associates Literacy Center’s mission is to assist students, grades kindergarten through 12, to improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
The Nov. 15 event will run from 4-7 p.m. in the CSUSB College of Education’s atrium and the Literacy Center, located in room CE-119, and is free to all ages.
CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales and San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Ted Alejandre shared with students the importance of learning to read.
Co-hosted with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools on Sept. 30, the event featured free books, face painting, balloons, crafts, snacks and literacy presentations and a musical performance.
The John M. Pfau Library – along with Edward James Olmos, Latino Literacy Now and the Santos Manuel Student Union – hosted the sixth annual Inland Empire Latino Book and Family Festival on April 28.
Alemayehu “Al” G. Mariam (political science), Juan Delgado (English) and Tom Provenzano (theatre arts) are mentioned in news articles.
Originally aired live on CSUSB’s Coyote Radio on Dec. 7, the one-hour program showcasing the work of San Bernardino elementary school children, can be heard on Dec. 22, at 7 p.m., and again on Dec. 25, at 3 p.m.
The Multicultural Book and Family Festival will take place Sunday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the university’s Santos Manuel Student Union.