Cornell College Events

Monday, January 20th

Time Event Title
All dayMLK day: No mail
There will be no incoming or outgoing mail due to Martin Luther King day. If you have any questions please contact Becky Baxa x4480 or Chris Robertson x4333.
8:00 am-4:30 pmOff-Campus Lottery for 2014-15 Seniors Old Sem
The off-campus housing lottery for 2014-15 seniors will be held Monday, Jan. 20 through Jan. 22. Stop by the Residence Life Office during office hours to participate. Bring your ID and the completed Off Campus Lottery Form. You can find more information on the lottery on the website. Questions? Contact Residence Life x4113
11:15 am-12:30 pmMLK Week Kick-Off Event Orange Carpet
Come down to the OC to kick-off a celebration of the life and successes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1:00 pm-3:00 pmEarly Out Movie Cole Library
The movie "Despicable Me 2" will be shown on Monday, January 20 at 1 p.m. We will provide popcorn and a drink for each person. This free program is a public library event and is not affiliated with the Mount Vernon School District. Please call 895-4271 to reserve a seat.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmResearch Presentation by Christopher Boyd West Science
Christopher Boyd, candidate for the teaching position in the department of chemistry, will give a research presentation titled "Cobalt-Mediated Vinylic C-H Functionalization of Alkenes." A reception will follow in West Science Library.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmPresentation by Brent Horton West Science
Brent Horton, candidate for the teaching position in the department of biology, will give a presentation titled "Integrating Behavioral Ecology, Neuroendocrinology, and Genetics to Explore the Bases of Vertebrate Social Behavior." A reception will follow in West Science 213.
5:10 pm-6:00 pm“Pursuit for Change: MLK & Nelson Mandela Candlelight Vigil” Meet in foyer of Thomas Commons. Culminates inside Allee Chapel
Starts with a candlelit walking tour through campus at 5:10 p.m. (leaves from Thomas Commons main entrance) with campus historian Rev. Thomas as we recall the civil rights movement, race relations, and MLK's presence on this campus. This event culminates in Allee Chapel for reflections by President Brand and others on the values, moral courage, healing wisdom, civic engagement, and leadership Rev. MLK and President Nelson Mandela inspired. Questions? Contact cquehl-engel

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