Jessup Gala to Celebrate 75th Anniversary on September 20th
ROCKLIN, Calif., - William Jessup University will host the Jessup Gala on Saturday, September 20 from 6-9 p.m. The dinner and program festivities raise funds for student scholarships.
This year, the Christian university celebrates their 75th Anniversary honoring its' humble beginnings when it opened its' doors in San Jose, Calif. on September 20, 1939 with just 14 students. The university will also commemorate its' 10-year relocation to Rocklin since 2004 where it continues to experience significant growth while in the Placer County region.
The event features live performances by the WJU Music and Creative Arts departments. In addition, Jessup's President John Jackson and President Emeritus, Bryce Jessup will present the Impact Award to members of the "Dream Team" who played a pivotal role in bringing WJU to where it stands today.
"Many people are not aware of the rich heritage that surrounds William Jessup University," said Dr. Jackson. "This night is truly a night of praise, reflection and celebration as we tell our story and honor God and the many people who have been instrumental to our tremendous growth and continued impact throughout the area."
Over 500 guests are expected to join the festivities in the classically decorated University Ballroom.
Throughout the evening, guests also have the opportunity to bid on a menagerie of desirable items during the silent auction.
The event is open to the public. Evening attire is suggested. To purchase tickets for the Jessup Gala, please visit www.jessup.edu/gala .
For more information on William Jessup University, please visit www.jessup.edu or call (916) 577-2200.
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