Cornell College Events

Thursday, January 24th

Time Event Title
9:30 am-10:00 amChildren's Story Time Cole Library
Join us for story time fun!
11:00 amRelay For Life Kickoff Cornell College
Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back! Join Colleges Against Cancer for the kickoff of Cornell's 11th annual Relay For Life, which will be held April 19-20 in the Small Multi-Sport Center. Students, faculty, staff, and community members will come together to honor those who have battled cancer and support goals of the American Cancer Society.
11:10 am-12:00 pmHAIG Lecture: Realism and Religious Authority in the Ancient Greek Romance Thomas Commons
David Carlisle, visiting professor of Classics, will give a lecture examining realism, religious authority, and the rhetorical effects of the Ancient Greek romance, an ancestor genre of the modern novel.
3:10 pmWilderness Courses West Science
The Wilderness Field term has two courses being offered (BIO321: Ecology and ENV202: Introduction to Environmental Chemistry) for 2013-14. Come find out about learning at the field station and within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota. Specific information about funding sources to help defray costs will also be available.
4:00 pmCover Letter Writing Workshop Thomas Commons
A good cover letter is essential when applying for jobs and internships. Come to this workshop in the CEC to learn how to format, draft, and perfect a stand-out letter. This session will be directed by Laura Farmer from the Writing Studio and Career Engagement Center staff.
5:00 pmOpen Field Selection Committee Applications Due Van Etten-Lacey House
A selection committee is forming to choose material for the 2013 edition of Open Field. No previous experience is required, and students of all majors and interests are welcome. An application form is available on the Open Field website, and applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Jan. 24.
5:30 pm-6:30 pmNative Americans at Cornell College student meeting Thomas Commons
Join N.A.C.C for its second student meeting and to begin the process of becoming a student organization and discuss current events happening around the world pertaining to Native American issues.
6:00 pm"First Generation" screening and discussion Thomas Commons
"First Generation" follows the journey of four students striving to be the first in their families to go to college. This 95-minute documentary explores the problem of college access faced by first generation and low income college students and how their success has major implications for the future of our nation. Discussion will follow after the film, presented by the Office of Intercultural Life and Black Awareness Cultural Organization (BACO).
7:00 pmWrestling @ Wartburg College

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Jan 20th-Mar 3rdMexican Folk Art from Oaxaca art exhibit Peter Paul Luce Gallery

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