Jim signs his new book, Marshall University, on
Friday, Dec. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Stadium Books, 1949 5th Avenue.
of Arcadia's Campus History Series, this remarkable volume features
more than 200 historic photographs from the Marshall archives
and chronicles the dramatic Marshall saga. It
offers glimpses of Marshall students at work and play, records
the proud accomplishments of those who guided the school to its
destiny, and provides an informative look at the steady growth
of the campus over the years. For
more about the book, released just last autumn, click
if you don't want to wait until the signing to get your copy,
you can obtain it directly from the author
for $20 plus $5 shipping and handling.
recently retired from The Herald-Dispatch, where he was a reporter
and editor for more than 40 years. A native of Huntington, he
earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree
in English at Marshall.
recent ceremonies, President Dan Angel presented Casto with the
John Marshall Medal of Civic Responsibility, one of the university's
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