July 23, 2014  

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Southern Miss President Saunders Reads to Rowan Elementary Students

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University of Southern Mississippi President Martha Saunders poses with students at Hattiesburg’s Rowan Elementary School after reading Esphyr Slobodkina’s “Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business” as part of the school’s activities held in conjunction with School Library Month. Saunders also discussed the many benefits of reading with the students and urged them to take every opportunity to enjoy a good book. School Library Month is the American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) celebration of school librarians and their programs. (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)