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The 2013 Eberly Common Reader Essay Contest

On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, submissions for the 2013 Eberly Common Reader Essay Contest will be due in Eberly Room 208. 

This year, the Common Reader program features The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor. The fun and entertaining read offers techniques and insights on how to make the most out of a career through the introduction of positive psychology in the workforce. 

Students are separated into categories according to their class standing (freshman or upperclassman). A first place prize of $500 and a second place prize of $250 will be awarded to the best essays in each category.

Each student is highly encouraged to participate in the competition! The essay prompt, rubric, cover page, and more information can be found on the Common Reader Page.

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