What is the Common Reading Program?
The Common Reading Program is a way of creating a common experience for SFCC students and promoting discussion
across disciplines around important historical and current issues.
How is the Common Reading Program Text Chosen?
We choose a text that students will find engaging and accessible, that engages a timely or thought-provoking issue,
and that applies to a wide variety of courses, programs, and disciplines.
What other activities support the Common Reading Program?
Once the text is selected, we choose our college theme for the year. This theme helps guide our programming of
co-curricular events—debates, lectures, films and discussions, college service-learning projects, and other events —
which expand and deepen our understanding of both the theme and the text. For more information, including resources
on the book, author, and related issues, please visit the Subject & Class Guides page.
What is this year's book?
“Saints at the River,” by Ron Rash