NCC Common Read: “Lottery” Events

NCC’s Common Read Committee is thrilled to present the schedule of events for this year’s Common Read, taking place the week of Oct. 30th. While the Common Read Program directly supports first year students, the events are open to all NCC students, faculty, and staff. Instructors interested in bringing a class to any event should contact Maria Buchta at as soon as possible to reserve a block of seats.

Monday, Oct. 30th
After the Battle: Challenges of Returning Veterans (10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. W126)
Word Fun (12 p.m. – 12:50 p.m., East Campus Gallery)

Tuesday, Oct. 31st
Inclusion: Fact or Fiction? (10 a.m. – 11 a.m., GenRe Forum)
What If? (12 p.m – 12:30 p.m., PepsiCo Theater)
Word Fun (1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., East Campus Gallery)
Personal Finance: The Basics (4 p.m. – 5 p.m., W114)

Wednesday, Nov. 1st
Patricia Wood Visits NCC (10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., PepsiCo Theater)
Author’s Lunch (11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Culinary Arts Dining Room)
Conversation with Patricia Wood and Kim Rossi (1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m., GenRe Forum)
Dialogue with Patricia Wood (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., E305)

Thursday, Nov. 2nd
Lottery Tickets: A Good Bet? (8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., GenRe Forum)
How Do You Define Intelligence? The Many Perspectives of Smartness (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., E220)
When Love Hurts (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., E215)

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