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The First-Year Reading Experience

The 23rd annual First-Year Reading Experience will be held for the class of 2020 during the week of September 18-24, 2016. Students, faculty and staff will gather at an array of events to celebrate the book selected for this year, The Measure of our Success by Marian Wright Edelman.

First Year Reading Experience Week
Event Schedule
Marian Wright Edelman Speech The Pursuit of Happyness Screening Service Saturday
Sponsored by the Leadership and Service Center
September 20th
September 21st
September 24th
Russell House Ballroom Russell House Theater Greene St.
6 – 7:15 pm 7:30 – 10:30 pm 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Marian Wright Edelman Speech

View the recording of Marian Wright Edelman’s Remarks from Tuesday, September 20th at 6:00 pm.

Marian Wright Edelman Speech


Where’d You Go, Bernadette Book Cover - 2015 Reading Experience  

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