Cornell College Events

Wednesday, April 17th

Time Event Title
11:15 am-12:00 pmCoordinator of Civic Engagement Candidate Campus Presentation: Christopher Rapisarda Career Engagement Center
Christopher Rapisarda, candidate for the Coordinator of Civic Engagement position, will be delivering an interactive presentation about a civic engagement program that could be implemented at Cornell. Rapisarda recently completed his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan and is currently working on a project with the Southern Poverty Law Center.
1:00 pm-3:00 pmEarly Out Movie Cole Library
This free program is a public library event and is not affiliated with the Mount Vernon School District. Families must call 895-4271 or stop in at the library's third-floor circulation desk to reserve a seat. Popcorn and a drink will be provided for each person.
4:00 pm"Homer's Odyssey," a musical performance by Joe Goodkin Law Hall
Joe Goodkin has been performing his unique interpretation of "The Odyssey" for high school and college audiences since 2003. Drawing on his bachelor's degree in classics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, his extensive experience teaching private music lessons, and his years of writing and performing original rock and acoustic music, Goodkin has created a 30-minute long composition for solo acoustic guitar and voice, which tells the story of "The Odyssey" in song, invoking the spirit of the ancient Greek bards who originally brought forth the timeless stories of Odysseus and the heroes of the Trojan War. "The Odyssey" was honored in 2003, 2004, and 2012 with an American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Award. Free and open to the public.
4:30 pm-7:30 pmRAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Basic Self-Defense Class for Women Thomas Commons
This is the first of four class meetings. The RAD self-defense class teaches strategies for safety and basic self-defense techniques. The participation fee is $25, but fee assistance is available. Register at the Info Desk by 1 p.m. April 17. Class begins Wednesday, April 17, and continues April 24, May 1, and the final class meeting is TBD. For more info, visit the Counseling Center website.
5:00 pmODE Induction and Enactus & CFG Recognition Event Thomas Commons
Join the Berry Center for a year-end celebration of the Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics honor society) induction, and recognition of Enactus and Cornell Financial Group members. Faculty and Staff, please R.S.V.P to jwaldron@cornellcollege.edu. Students, please R.S.V.P. in JOIN.
6:00 pmRelay for Life Bank Night Cornell College
Come bring any non-online donations for Relay for Life.
7:30 pm-9:00 pmNo Hate Campaign Thomas Commons
Day 2 of Cornell's participation in the national No Hate Campaign. Sharing experiences of hate, experiences of healing, compassionate responses to hate, and ways to be an agent of change. Dialogue will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Intercultural Life, Spiritual Life, Student Affairs, and numerous student orgs such as Sustained Dialogue.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Apr 7th-Apr 17thSenior art exhibit Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Apr 15th-Apr 19thSummer Housing Sign-Up Old Sem

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