Read 2 Succeed @ Norco College is a college wide reading program sponsored by the Wilfred J. Airey Library in partnership with various other campus constituency groups and programs. Each fall and spring semester, a book is selected to be the focus of a college wide read including our students, staff, faculty and local community members. Events surrounding each book include: a book discussion, a student panel discussion, and a speaking engagement and book signing by the author of the book. Additionally, refreshments and book-related prize giveaways are offered at each event.
Our Read 2 Succeed college wide read book selection for spring 2012 is The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore.
Wes Moore is a Rhodes Scholar, a combat veteran of Afghanistan, and worked as a Special Assistant to Secretary Condoleeza Rice at the State Department as a White House Fellow.
He was the featured speaker at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, name one of Ebony Magazine's Top 30 Leaders Under 30 (2007), and, most recently, dubbed one of the top young business leaders in America in Crain's. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.
*March 22, 2012: Video Screening of "The Other Wes Moore" & Book Discussion 12:50-1:50 PM in CSS 217
*April 26, 2012: Video Screening from "The Oprah Winfrey Show" & Book Discussion 12:50-1:50 PM in CSS 217
*May 31, 2012: Author Presentation and Book Signing 12:30-2:00 PM in CSS 217
*All events offer refreshments and exciting prize drawings including prizes from Starbucks and Barnes & Noble!