The Language Department of the College of Arts and Sciences hosted the University's 12th Reading Festival on February 22-24, 2020. A Parade of Lights, Float and Community Dance opened this year's reading fest. The theme "On Becoming a Lifelong Reader," focuses on the value of reading in our lives as a means of communication, learning and leisure.
Dr. Mona Froida M. Language, Chairperson of the Language Department, quoted American author Stephen King in her opening message.
"Books are uniquely portable magic. Let us always carry with us this portable magic. Let this magic of reading give power to your learning, thus turning your life-long journey into one exciting adventure."
The Interschool Speech Choir competition for elementary, secondary and tertiary levels, were held on the first day of the Festival.
In the elementary level, there were nine (9) participating schools, namely; Batu-Batu Elementary School, Notre Dame of Bongao, Mahardika Institute of Technology, Panglima Arasia...