Cornell College Events

Wednesday, October 11th

Time Event Title
11:00 am-1:00 pmChop It Up Chats: Freedom of Speech and Civil Discourse Orange Carpet
The Office of Intercultural Life invites you to join us the second week of each block over the lunch hour for a drop-in, student and Cornell community driven dialogue about various topics of culture, diversity, and inclusion. During our second discussion, we would like you to share your ideas, definitions, and experiences regarding freedom of speech and civil discourse.
11:15 am-12:00 pmActive Study Strategies Workshop Thomas Commons
Tweaking your study strategies is a common event for new students as they adjust to college on the block plan. This workshop will help participants think about ways they can make their studying a more active process, leading to academic success!
11:30 am-12:45 pmCareer Exploration Thomas Commons
This workshop is sponsored by the Berry Career Institute and Rise Up, the program for first-generation students, and is designed for sophomores. What are you passionate about? What have you done over the last several years and what does that tell you about your interests and talents? This workshop is a time for reflection on these questions, and to think about how they relate to careers that might be right for you. Bring a laptop computer so that you can complete exercises during the workshop. We will also talk about establishing a professional social media presence. Though this event is sponsored by Rise Up, any student is welcome to attend. For further information, contact Faculty Director Sue Astley at sastley@cornellcollege.edu or ext. 4450.
4:30 pmWomen's Soccer vs. UW-Platteville Mount Vernon
5:00 pm-6:00 pmGerman Stammtisch Thomas Commons
A "Stammtisch" is a dinner table around which friends join for fun and conversation. At Cornell, our Stammtisch meets in the dining hall (look for the German flag) every Wednesday evening from 5-6 p.m. and offers you the chance to speak and listen to some German. All abilities are welcome! Come and enjoy!
6:15 pm-7:30 pmCareer Exploration Thomas Commons
This workshop is sponsored by the Berry Career Institute and Rise Up, the program for first-generation students, and is designed for sophomores. What are you passionate about? What have you done over the last several years and what does that tell you about your interests and talents? This workshop is a time for reflection on these questions, and to think about how they relate to careers that might be right for you. Bring a laptop computer so that you can complete exercises during the workshop. We will also talk about establishing a professional social media presence. Though this event is sponsored by Rise Up, any student is welcome to attend. For further information, contact Faculty Director Sue Astley at sastley@cornellcollege.edu or ext. 4450.
6:30 pm-7:10 pmNIGHT PRAYER: Holy Communion, Love, & Healing Peace Allee Chapel
6:30-7:10pm Peace prayers, brief sacred reading & reflection, tea, optional Communion, support, and inclusive love. This is an ecumenical Christian gathering honoring of differences and our shared humanity. Bring your prayers for our world, this nation, for loved ones, Dreamers, yourself, and all who long for peace. Wherever you are on the journey, we welcome you. Location: Allee Chapel ~Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life's Soul Friends
7:00 pmVolleyball vs. Knox College Mount Vernon

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Sep 17th-Oct 29th"Scodella da Impagliata" exhibit by Susannah Biondo-Gemmell McWethy Hall

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