Building Community Through Stories

The Campus Read program is designed to encourage all members of the campus community to engage, both in and out of the classroom setting.

The Book

All These WondersWe chose the new book All These Wonders: true stories about facing the unknown to read as a campus community. This collection of 45 short true stories, by 45 different people, comes from The Moth, best known for their popular podcast storytelling series and international storytelling events. All These Wonders covers a wide range of topics - from facing a fear of heights on a tour bus to looking at the surface of Pluto.

The Moth presents: All These Wonders  https://themoth.org/allthesewonders

Book trailer: https://youtu.be/m7zC-1cz04A

Our Goals

  1. Create a sense of community through a shared intellectual experience.
  2. Engage students in the critical thinking, writing, and discussion skills expected at the academic level.
  3. Explore personal connections to issues of inclusion, diversity, and social responsibility. 

The Campus Read shares common goals with the First Year Experience program, and aims to reach people from every part of OSU-Cascades.