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Common Theme and Community Read

Read With Us and Meet the Author

The Edmonds CC Community Read — an Arts, Culture, and Civic Engagement program and part of the college's Lecture Series — brings the campus and community together to read one book in order to:

  • Build community through a common intellectual experience.
  • Promote literacy across the campus and community through the adoption of thoughtful, noteworthy works of literature or scholarship.
  • Offer instructors an opportunity to invigorate curriculum with vital issues and great ideas.
  • Enrich the lives of students, faculty, staff and the people of south Snohomish County.

Here are some ways to join in:

Scholarship Opportunity for Edmonds CC Students, Apply by 5 p.m., Jan. 31.

The Edmonds Community College Foundation sponsors three scholarships for spring quarter. To apply for a scholarship, Edmonds CC students read the selected book and then create a project addressing any of the key themes of the book.

The award is $1,300 for your spring quarter tuition! See: how to apply.

Join us!

Discuss the 2013-2014 book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," with members of the Lacks family on Wed., April 23:

  • Campus event: 12:30 p.m.
  • Community event: 7 p.m.

Find out more about the book and the event here.