Winter Poetry Slam
A Slam is a competition for poets to perform their pieces.
Anyone can sign up as a participant but poems must be three minutes or less.
Thursday December 12th
8:00pm in Zamora's Market
For more student
events,visit the student activities calendar here!
Purple Proud: Gift Giving
Join Student Affairs staff on the OC for some fun gift giving activities. There will be an alternative gift market, chocolate fountain, food tasting, gift wrapping, and much more!
Wednesday December 11th
11am-1pm on the OC
Come visit the Stress Free Room!
The Stress Free Room at the Counseling Center is now open! It has stress management resources including a massage chair, biofeedback software, books, brochures, and calming music. You can schedule a time to use the room online, by calling 319-895-4292, or by stopping by Ebersole.
Library Research Showcase
Did you take part in an amazing research project or independent study? Consider presenting in the Library Research Showcase! This is a perfect opportunity to present projects too small for Student Symposium.
Thursday, December 12th
Please refer to the master calendar for events that began earlier in the day.
Fellowship Information Session
Thomas Commons, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
For first-year students, sophomores, and juniors to learn about prestigious fellowships and scholarships and the process for applying to them. Contact: Ben Greenstein
Armstrong Hall, 7:00 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to be a queen? Do you have rhythm? Can you step? Can you dance? Try out for PINQ! Contact: Courtney Elahee
Winter Poetry Slam
Cornell College, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
A Slam is a competition for poets to perform their pieces. Poets will be scored on a scale of one to ten by randomly selected judges. It is a very friendly environment in which the audience may show their appreciation for a performance through snaps and encouragement. Anyone can sign up as a participant but poems must be three minutes or less. Contact: Katelynn Paul
Friday, December 13th
Meditation, Mindfulness, and Mind-Body-Spirit
Allee Chapel, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday at 11:30 (except block breaks) in Allee Chapel. Drop into this contemplative community of students, faculty, staff, and others gathering for East-West spiritual practices and related wisdom to increase personal and communal healing peace, compassion, and awareness of life's inter-connective oneness. Both prayerful and secular variations of commonalities. ~ Led by Chaplain with Spiritual Life Inter-faith & Spiritus leaders Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel
Holiday Open House for Faculty and Staff
Garner President's House, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sister 4 Sister Winter Ball
Merner Hall, 7:00 p.m.
This enchanting night of dancing and fun will be hosted by our very own Sister 4 Sister. Take part in our ball and dress to impress for a fabulous evening of dancing, while donating food to the Waypoint Women's Shelter in Cedar Rapids. Contact: Courtney Elahee
Saturday, December 14th
Moonlight Cafe's Grand Opening
Zamora's Market, 12:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Moonlight's back! Come to our Grand Opening and sing your heart out and enjoy good food. Contact: Trang Hoang
Men's Basketball vs. St. Norbert College
Mount Vernon, 1:00 p.m.
Organizational and Leadership Training
Armstrong Hall, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Is your student organization at a stand-still? Need motivation? Come learn about leadership, organizing, and campaigning with some student leaders of Environmental Club. Contact: Environmental Club
Women's Basketball vs. St. Norbert College
Mount Vernon, 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 15th
Coral Ridge Mall Trip
Iowa City, All day
GOT will take students to Coral Ridge Mall for free. The mall offers shopping, restaurants, ice skating, a movie theatre, etc. Contact: Bekah Kurtz
Monday, December 16th
Geology in the Service of Archaeology
West Science, 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Geology professor emeritus Paul Garvin will present. Using examples from his own research, along with examples of work done by two Cornell College students, he will show that a knowledge of geologic materials and processes can make important contributions to the efforts of archaeologists in interpreting the life-ways of some native peoples who once inhabited the lands we now know as Iowa and Idaho. Contact: Rhawn Denniston