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‘Sylvania Reads!’ initiative aimed at getting more staff, students reading

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“Sylvania Reads!” – an initiative to encourage faculty, staff and students to read books that address topics and issues pertaining to diversity – showcased, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” as the book pick for the year. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, a handful of Sylvania Campus dignitaries – Campus President Linda Gerber among them – will read the book out loud in the cafeteria in 15-minute intervals. Beginning at 10 a.m., the performance will help set the stage for author Sherman Alexie’s visit to the Sylvania Campus on April 14 for a forum in the Performing Arts Center.

For more information about “Sylvania Reads!,” contact Kate Chester at (503) 977- 8233.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »