Common Read 2014

An Invisible Thread

The Thomas College Common Read is our invitation to join our academic community of individuals who share and explore ideas with each other.

This year's common read is:
An Invisible Thread
by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski 

Learn more about the selection here:

 Common Read Writing Assignment

After reading and reflecting on this year’s selection, An Invisible Thread, we’d ask you to create a written response from one of the options listed below. During Fall Orientation, you will have an opportunity to discuss what you have written along with other students in your class.

Choose one of the two writing assignments below:

Option 1 Option 2

Please return your essay by Friday, August 8th to

Dr. Thomas Edwards
Thomas College
180 West River Road
Waterville, ME 04901
Tel (207) 859-1362

If you email your essay, please save it as a
Microsoft Word or "rtf" (rich text format) document.

If you have any questions about the Common Read project, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Edwards or Debbie Cunningham, Dean of Retention Services. Debbie’s telephone number and email address are (207) 859-1297 and She will be happy to help you in any way she can.

We are looking forward to receiving your project, and to welcoming you on campus this fall.

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