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CSI sends message of support through social media video

Posted at 11:06 AM, Oct 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-22 13:06:11-04

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — The College of Southern Idaho is sharing a message of support and encouragement through song.

The college's faculty and administration teamed up to create a video to the classic song, "Lean on Me."

“The late Bill Withers could not have imagined how relevant his 1972 song ‘Lean on Me’ would be to those of us living through a pandemic 2020,” notes CSI President L. Dean Fisher. “In the coming days, it is my hope that others outside of CSI will also pick up on this message of hope and inspiration and will spread it throughout the communities we serve.”

The college was inspired by other groups using social media to share messages of hope, and decided to create their own.

Fisher notes, “My sincere thanks go out to Scott Farkas, Serena Jenkins-Clark, and Ben Britton from the CSI faculty, and Alex Daw from the CSI Public Information Office, for lending their incredible talent and creativity, and for engaging in many long hours of work over the last two weeks to bring us a CSI version of the ‘Lean on Me’ message.”

If you'd like to watch the full video, click here.