Upcoming Events for Fall 2014*


  • Kindle Fire drawing at 5pm on Friday, August  22nd!  To be eligible for the drawing, you must complete the First-Year Check-In Activity.
  • Welcome Weekend Sessions (August  23rd/24th) featuring the book will take place in Froemke Auditorium and the Library, from 12:30pm-2:30pm.
  • Watch out for the Quiet Trivia questions every Tuesday and Thursday! Questions will be posted on the Common Reading Program's Facebook Page. To participate, simply comment on the posted question with your answer. The VCSU Student who leaves the first correct comment will receive either a gift card to the VCSU bookstore, or a drink voucher from Viking Grounds. All correct comments received within 24-hours of the post will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire!

  • All VCSU students are welcome to participate. Don't miss out on the opportunity to snag a great prize and have a little fun! Trivia begins Tuesday, August 26th!


  • Monday, September 8th, 11-noon: Running/Jogging with Sarah Milner (Graichen Gym)
  • Thursday, September 18th, 9-11am: Bird Watching with Bob Anderson (Rhoades 209)
  • Monday, September 22nd, 7:30pm-9:30pm: Film Screening of the Station Agent (Froemke Auditorium)
  • Tuesday, September 30th, 8:15-9:15am, 9:30am-10:30am: Mindfulness Meditation with Ronnie Arensberg (Student Center)


  • Thursday, October 2nd, 11am-noon: Quiet Trivia Drawing for a Kindle Fire during Homecoming Address (Froemke Auditorium)
  • Monday, October 6th, 7pm-9pm: Personality & Careers Panel (Froemke Auditorium)
  • Tuesday, October 7th, 9am-10am: Yoga & Meditation (Location TBD) - Maximum of 15 participants
  • Wednesday, October 8th, 2pm-3pm: Yoga & Meditation (Location TBD) - Maximum of 15 participants
  • Monday, October 13th, 3-4pm: Photography with Alice Beauchman (Rhoades 202)
  • Wednesday, October 15th: Paint and Canvas Night (Student Center)
  • Tuesday, October 21st, 9:30-11:30am: Ceramics with Armando Ramos (Ceramics Building)
  • Tuesday, October 28th, 2-3pm: Digital Scrapbooking with Sue Pfeifer (McFarland - Room TBD)
  • Thursday, October 30th, 1pm-2pm: Drawing with Karri Dieken, (McCarthy Drawing Studio)


  • Wednesday, November 5th, 7-9pm: Quiet on Campus Panel (Froemke Auditorium)
  • Wednesday, November 19th: Submission deadline for an entry in the Common Reading Scholarship Contest. Winners in each category will receive a $500 scholarship for Spring 2015.
*Note: Event locations/times are subject to change.