Cornell College Events

Friday, January 26th

Time Event Title
11:15 amMEDITATION, MINDFULNESS, & MIND-BODY-SPIRIT PRACTICES Allee Chapel
Join us for this learning and practice group on Fridays at 11:15 - noon in Allee Chapel (except during breaks). Sessions enfold seated and movement-based meditation from diverse Eastern and Western approaches. Includes contemplative wisdom for everyday life. Come for increased calm, compassion, resiliency, stress reduction, and ability to be more skillful with difficult emotions. Led by certified instructor (CQE). Students, faculty, staff, and townspeople welcome. ~Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
11:30 am-12:30 pmCareer Bootcamp Personal Statement /Cover letter Workshop Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
The Berry Career Institute and the Writing Studio are hosting a workshop on creating personal statements and cover letters on Friday, Jan 26 from 11:30 am - 12;30 pm in Hall-Perrine, TC. Whether you are applying to graduate programs or for a career, you will need a personal statement or cover letter. It must effectively and concisely describe who you are and why you are suited for your intended path, and also demonstrate your writing skills - this can make or break your application! Bring your lunch and learn the ins-and-outs of crafting your story and the best format in which to share it. LinkedIn headshots will also be offered from 12:30 - 12:45 p.m. or immediately following the session close.
12:00 pmMONASTIC (Block Break) Retreat - rsvp deadline Jan 26
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the chaplain for spiritual retreat at New Melleray Abbey, a Trappist Monastery near Dubuque. Includes silent reflection and centering prayer, sacred reading, the peace of monks chanting the psalms, a taste of monastic culture, and more. Limited space. Sign up deadline: Noon on Jan 26th. Departs Wed, Feb. 7th @ 1p.m. Return to campus by noon on Friday. For more information and to rsvp contact cquehl-engel. ~Sponsored by The Chaplain & Spiritual Life Office
4:00 pm-6:00 pmCole Pierce'00: Pendulum Shakes / Michael Hedges: New Work McWethy Hall
The Peter Paul Luce Gallery will host a painting show by two Chicago artists, January 21 - March 4, 2018. Cole Pierce'00 and Michael Hedges both explore the language of abstraction, but in decidedly different ways. This opening reception is at a new time: Friday, January 26, 4-6 p.m.
7:00 pmPAAC Music: Haley Klinkhammer Zamora's Market
Join PAAC Music in Zamora's @ 7pm for a concert with singer and guitarist Haley Klinkhammer, featuring original songs and covers. Check out her music before the show on her Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Haleybop5726 Contact ncasal18 ?s.
7:30 pmSteel Drum Ensembles Concert King Chapel
The Steel Drum Ensembles, including Panarchy, Pandemonium, the Calypso Singers, and Calypso Horns, have been invited to perform at the Hart Performing Arts Series in Hart, Michigan, on Feb. 9. The groups will present the on-campus concert for the Cornell community at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, on stage in King Chapel. This concert will serve as the send-off performance for the groups and is the first in a series of concerts that will be presented in Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan on the 4-day tour of the upper Midwest. Admission is free and open to the public.

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