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Community Reading Experience Attracts Over 200 Attendees


by Anndria Flores (B.A. ’12)

This year the English and Communications Studies department decided to take an alternate approach to the annual Community Reading Experience (CRE), spearheaded by Melissa Scully, Visiting Lecturer of English and Communication Studies and Kathleen Maloney, Ph.D., Chair and Associate Professor of English and Communication Studies.

Traditionally for the CRE, faculty select a book by a local author, use ...