Cornell College Events

Friday, April 4th

Time Event Title
11:30 am-12:00 pmMeditation, Mindfulness & Mind-Body-Spirit Allee Chapel
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
3:15 pmJunior Recitals: Audrey Zannini, flute and Mikael Bryant, horn - and Music Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio
3:15 pm-6:00 pmHonors thesis defenses in geology Norton
Three geology majors - Ni An (Annie), Angelique Gonzales, and Amanda Houts - will defend their geology honors theses, each of which involves stalagmites as records of past climate variability. Topics include 4000 years of hurricane activity in the Australian tropics (Gonzales), rapid climate changes occurring over the last ice age in western Portugal (Houts), and changes in rainfall in coastal Western Australia over the last 20,000 years (An). Each student will deliver a 30-40 minute presentation which will be followed by Q&A. The talks are open to the Cornell community.
4:00 pm-5:30 pmFaculty Social Paul K. Scott Alumni Center
7:00 pmPAAC Comedy: Zach Sherwin Multipurpose Room
Zach Sherwin is a comedian and rapper based in Los Angeles. His music videos have been viewed millions of times online, his album is available on Comedy Central Records, and his television credits include MTV, VH1, E!, and FX's "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell." Zach has also appeared in several "Epic Rap Battles of History" videos, most notably as Albert Einstein, and he works as a staff writer for the blockbuster YouTube series.
7:30 pmSteel Drum Ensembles Concert King Chapel
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.
7:30 pm-8:30 pmCommunity Prayer Vigil for Immigrant Families Memorial Park Gazebo
Cornell and Mount Vernon Community members are invited to a Community Prayer Vigil on behalf of Immigrant Families on Friday, April 4, 7:30-8:30 P.M. in the Gazebo at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon. The prayer vigil has been planned by church members in the community and Cornell College students. The focus will be showing love and concern for immigrant families who are being torn apart by increased deportation. The vigil will include silent prayer, Biblical references, real life stories, litanies and music. Everyone is welcome. ~Co-sponsored by the Cornell Chaplain's Office and Mount Vernon United Methodist Church.

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