President Nancy Carriuolo reads "Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School" to Henry Barnard School 2nd Graders.
President Carriuolo on The Importance of Reading
RIC's President Nancy Carriuolo was the inaugural speaker for the Library Lecture Series on October 22, 2008. She spoke about the significance of books and reading in her life. An avid reader throughout her life, Pres. Carriuolo recalled that reading was one of the few “affordable” activities available to her as a child growing up in a family of very modest means in rural
As a high school English teacher, Dr. Carriuolo was intent on encouraging and instilling an appreciation of literature and reading to her students. Even her early college teaching experience included teaching remedial reading.
The 55 students, staff and faculty in attendance were also joined by Lynda Thompson's 2nd grade class from the
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