News & Events

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Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.


    Tuesday, September 23rd

  • Lego Club
    108, Cole Library
    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Join Lego Club and build! Contact: Grace Chamberlain
  • Knitting Night
    326, Cole Library
    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Join us for Knitting Night on Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m. in Room 326. Bring your current knitting project and join in the fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs
  • Late Night Breakfast
    Hilltop Café
    10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Late Night Breakfast returns on September 23! Join us in the Hilltop Cafe, as the NSO and Student Affairs staff assist Bon Appetit staff in serving you breakfast as you study for, and finish writing, your finals! Doors open at 10 and close at 11! This is open to current Cornell College students and the meal does not count against your meal plan. Contact: Gwen Schimek

  • Wednesday, September 24th

  • Film and Media Extravaganza
    Orange Carpet
    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Come and watch short films and multi-media presentations by students in the FYS: Intro to Film Studies; FYS: Society through Film and Media, and Media and the Public Mind courses. FYS: Intro to Film Studies students have produced short, independent films: narrative and non-narrative, fiction and non-fiction. FYS: Society through Film and Media, and the Media and Public Mind courses have produced videos examining contemporary social issues and analyses of movies, TV, and music videos; sociological podcasts; and infographics. Come for a bit, or come for a lot, but come out, support Cornell students, and see these amazing media projects. Contact: Erin Davis

  • Thursday, September 25th

  • National resiliency conference
    Thomas Commons
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    A national conference focused on increasing resiliency and coping among youth, Thriving Communities, Thriving Lives, will be held on campus Sept. 25-26. The conference is for educators, mental health and health professionals, nonprofit organizations, community groups, parents, and leaders dedicated to using best practices to grow more resilient youth and communities. More information and registration is available online. Contact: Heidi Levine
  • Children's Story Time
    Children's Room, Cole Library
    9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Come join us for Story Time fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs
  • Sister 4 Sister Leadership Retreat
    Info Desk, Thomas Commons
    11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Come and enjoy team and leadership-building exercises with Sister 4 Sister at the Four Mounds Ropes Course in Dubuque, Iowa. There will be zip lines, high swings, and much more at no cost to you. Sign up at the info desk by Sept. 23. Contact: Vashti Blackmon
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Allee Chapel
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meeting - open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. For more information, contact BElkins@cornellcollege.edu. Contact: Becki Elkins
  • Greek Retreat
    TBD
    12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    All affiliated and unaffiliated members of the campus community are welcome to join Greeks at Greek Retreat held at the Pal. Contact: James Flanagan

  • Friday, September 26th

  • Chicago Trip
    Join Get Outta Town for a fun-filled day in Chicago over block break! Go shopping, explore Navy Pier, visit Millennium Park, and much more. Transportation to Chicago is provided for $5. Sign up at the info desk to reserve your spot by Sept. 24. Contact: Katlyn Arndt
  • National resiliency conference
    Thomas Commons
    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    A national conference focused on increasing resiliency and coping among youth, Thriving Communities, Thriving Lives, will be held on campus Sept. 25-26. The conference is for educators, mental health and health professionals, nonprofit organizations, community groups, parents, and leaders dedicated to using best practices to grow more resilient youth and communities. More information and registration is available online. Contact: Heidi Levine
  • Sacred Journey Spirituality Retreat w/ Canoeing
    Allee Chapel
    10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sacred guidance, healing wisdom, & growth through: Nature in autumn, Labyrinth & trust walks, "Be Not Anxious" Parallel teachings from Christ & the Buddha on self-surrender and non-clinging, silent prayer/meditation & Mind-Body-Spirit practices, journaling, and kindling new and old friendships. Led by Cornell chaplain, Rev. CQE, at Pictured Rocks United Methodist Camp 45 minutes from campus. Open to Cornell students, faculty, & staff of all backgrounds. Departs Block break Friday (7/26th) @ 10 a.m. from Thomas Commons, returning to campus the next day by 4-5 p.m. Must rsvp before Wed., 7/17 by emailing cquehl-engel and also swing by Chaplain’s Office (3rd floor Old Sem) with a $5 refundable deposit to hold your space. In email, indicate any dietary restrictions & whether you can help drive. ~ Sponsored by The Chaplain & Spiritual Life Office and its Spiritus and Interfaith Understanding & Exploration leadership teams. Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel
  • Water/Night Games - Presented by PAAC's Dark Purple
    Amphitheater next to King Chapel
    9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    PAAC's Dark Purple presents Water/Night Games! Come play games like ghost in the graveyard, capture the flag, "drip-drip-drop," or sardines! If weather permitting, these games will include water. Contact: Allison Rott

  • Saturday, September 27th

  • Lincoln Highway Arts Festival
    Uptown Mount Vernon
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Black Student Union Conference Opening Ceremony
    Smith Dining, Thomas Commons
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Opening Ceremony for the BSUC. Event will be hosted by BACO and welcome students from other schools to our event. Contact: hlouisjeune15
  • BSUC Networking Session
    Hall-Perrine, Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Black Student Union Conference Networking session with successful people of color. Highlights the trials they had on their road to success. Contact: hlouisjeune15
  • BSUC Discussion: Solutions & Problems
    Hall-Perrine, Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    This event will be a conversation about the problems that students face in Iowa's higher institutions. We will talk about proper protocol for race-biased incidents, how to make students more aware and how to encourage activism. Other schools will be able to bring their input to the conversation to enrich the discussion. Contact: hlouisjeune15
  • BSUC Open Mic & Talent Show
    Zamora's Market
    7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Time for Cornell students to show their talents! Come to the Open Mic to show students from other schools what your gifts are. Open for anyone who wants to perform. Contact: hlouisjeune15