Tri-C’s Common Reading program builds community and fosters intellectual engagement by drawing faculty and students together in discussion of a common text. The program also creates venues for interdisciplinary learning, as students explore the common text through different lenses both in and out of the classroom. All Tri-C campuses lead co-curricular activities throughout the academic year.

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The (re)imaginings contest is an opportunity for students to interpret the Common Reading text through their own creative lens. Students submit their own creative projects in culinary, performance, creative writing, media, academic and research, and visual art categories. Three students in each category are awarded as finalists, and three of those receive a grand prize. All entrants are invited to participate in a celebratory event at the end of the semester.

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