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6445-Malone University Inaugural gift to the community is award-winning children’s book: One by Kathryn Otoshi

6445-October 19, 2012

Kings - kids

In honor of the inauguration of David A. King, the new Malone University president and his wife, Winnie, will present the gift of literacy to area school children by encouraging them to read. A children's literature class from The School of Education and Human Development  selected the award-winning children's book, One by Kathryn Otoshi to be donated to all Canton City Schools elementary libraries.

As a special treat, Dr. and Mrs. King read the book to second graders at Clarendon Elementary School earlier today.

One is the winner of ten awards, including the E.B. White Read Aloud Honor, the Young Voice Foundation Award, and the Teachers' Choice Award. An anti-bullying, number/color book, One introduces the concepts of acceptance, tolerance, and what it means to stand up, make a difference, and count!

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014

Contact:

Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424


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