Cornell College Events

Friday, November 2nd

Time Event Title
11:15 am-11:55 amMeditation, Mindfulness, and Stress Reduction Allee Chapel
Cultivate a more relaxed expanded awareness and life stance, skillful relationship with fear, sense of oneness with all, and ways of being a channel for healing energies, peace, and compassion in the world. Enfolds ancient Eastern and Western contemplative spiritual wisdom traditions and related mind-body-spirit-breath practices, as well as secular variations. Sponsored and led by the chaplain and Spiritual Life.
11:30 am-12:30 pmConversations About Teaching Cole Library
Conversations About Teaching offers an opportunity for faculty to discuss topics related to the classroom. The topic for this block's CAT will be "Classroom Participation and Feedback." Facilitators for this event are still to be determined. Participants are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio
6:30 pm-8:00 pmSlam Poet Andrea Gibson Kimmel Theatre
The first winner of the Women's World Poetry Slam, Andrea Gibson has performed readings on war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love, and spirituality. Now, on her fifth full-length album "Flower Boy," Gibson's poems continue to be a rally cry for action. Free and open to the public.
7:00 pm-11:55 pmLibrary Gaming Night Cole Library
Cole Library will have board games on the third floor, along with Learn to Play stations, and a wide selection of console video games. Several tournaments and events will be held throughout the night, including a free Magic: The Gathering Draft. The library will also provide door prizes and free snacks. Stop by for a game or play all night.
7:00 pmMidwest Conference Volleyball Tournament Small Multi-Sport Center
Four teams will battle for a berth to nationals at the Midwest Conference Volleyball Tournament. MWC regular-season champion Cornell (18-10) is the No. 1 seed and plays No. 4 seed Monmouth in a 7 p.m. semifinal match Friday, Nov. 2. The other semifinal pits No. 2 seed St. Norbert against No. 3 seed Lake Forest at 4:30 p.m. The championship match is 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The winner receives the MWC's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament, which starts Nov. 9-11. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for students ages 13-18. MWC students with a valid ID and children 12-and-under are admitted free.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Oct 22nd-Nov 2ndNew Student Registration for Spring
Nov 1st-Nov 19thP.A.L.S. Food Drive Thomas Commons

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