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Holiday ROAR

Faculty and staff holiday luncheon

Kick off the holiday season with President Eibeck at her annual holiday event from 12:30-2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec.  2, at the DeRosa University Center. Holiday ROAR is open to faculty and staff and features music and lunch. 

Holiday ROAR book drive

ROAR (Reach Out and Read) caps a month-long campus-wide book drive to benefit underprivileged children in San Joaquin County. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to drop off new children's books at the DeRosa University Center from Nov. 6 - Dec. 2. Books in Spanish are especially needed. Get together with your unit or department and donate books on topics you're passionate about!

Your donations will benefit Reach Out and Read San Joaquin, a local nonprofit that works with pediatricians to hand out books to needy children during check-ups. Volunteers also work with families to make them feel more comfortable reading with their children. Holiday ROAR is aligned with the Beyond Our Gates early literacy campaign. Books are available for purchase in the book store. 

President Eibeck and William Jefferey at Holiday ROAR
Thanks to the Pacific Community for their wonderful generosity in contributing children's books to promote literacy in San Joaquin County through Reach Out And Read.