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James R. Watson Assumes Chairperson Position for CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation.
Jim Watson is a member of the CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation, which is the recognized charitable gift-processing auxiliary organization of CSUSB. He recently assumed the Chairperson position for the 2012-13 year. Jim is a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors

$800,000 Donation by J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation to “Tools for Education” Campaign
J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation donate $800,000 to CSUSB College of Education “Tools for Education” Campaign. Literacy Center to be named by J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation.

“Watson & Associates Literacy Center” Named by CSUSB
The CSUSB Board of Trustees name the CSUSB Literacy Center to honor the generosity and support of J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation.

Dean’s Advisory Board and Literacy Advisory Council of
California State University at San Bernardino College of Education

Jim Watson is a member of the CSUSB Dean’s Advisory Board which meets with the Dean of Education to provide support, advice and guidance.

$1000 Donation to James R. Watson Elementary Literacy Program
from Jim & Judy Watson Foundation, April 2006.

$100,000 Additional Grant from J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation to the Literacy Center Program
Literacy Center success leads to expansion of Grant. J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation give an additional $100,000 to improve literacy for local K-12 San Bernardino Students.

Literacy Center Update Letter
Letter from Dr. Mary Jo Skilling

$1,000 Sponsor in CSUSB’s Literacy Center Golf Tournament Image of Sponsorship Awards Poster (click HERE for full size image)

Wine Tasting and Gourmet Appetizer Gal- August 12, 2006
Exclusive event aims to make a difference in education. Proceeds to benefit
California State University San Bernardino Tools for Education Campaign.

Jim and Judy Watson are Co-Chairs for “Tools for Education Steering Committee” to raise $4 million towards the technology needed for the new Education Building.

$45,000 Matching Grant to Tools For Education
California State University at San Bernardino

J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation have pledged to match CSUSB Faculty and San Bernardino Superintendent donations to CSUSB Tools For Education.

President Advisory Council CSU San Bernardino
Jim Watson is a member of the CSUSB President’s Advisory Council which meets with the President of the University to provide, support, advice and guidance.

$300,000 Grant from J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation to Create a Public Art Curriculum
A Grant from J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation to create a Public Art Program at CSUSB to design, build and place Public Art throughout the City of San Bernardino.
(Also noted under Support for the Arts)

$200,000 Current Grant from Jim and Judy Watson for CSUSB “Tools For Education Campaign” (TEC)
Jim and Judy Watson gave two grants to CSUSB for the “Tools” needed by the College of Education to educate future teachers and school administration.

CSUSB Magazine Article – Samples of Generosity
J. R. Watson & Associates Development Corporation recognized for contributions to education and the arts.