|8:00 am Apr 14th||Course Rosters are due at 12:00 noon Thursday. Self Service|
All instructors teaching courses this block are required to submit their course roster(s) by 12:00 pm.
|Apr 19th||Feminist Symposium 2014 Thomas Commons|
Feminist Symposium is a biannual, student-run, academic conference, which includes presentations by faculty, students, and staff from Cornell College and surrounding colleges/universities. Feminist Symposium highlights scholarship with a focus on women, gender, and feminist issues.
Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Daisy Hernandez—Feminist author, journalist, editor of Colorlines Newsmagazine. Hernandez will speak in Hall-Perinne from 1-2 p.m.
Daisy Hernandez focuses on race, gender, sexuality, and other issues affecting young women of color. As a queer Cubana-Colombiana Americana, Hernandez seeks to empower women through multidimensional conversations on race, gender, sexuality, the media, and immigration.
|11:30 am Apr 23rd||Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event Thomas Commons|
Rose Reed-Maxfield studied through SIT in Madagascar blocks 1 through 4 of this academic year. She shares highlights from her experience abroad, research, as well as re-entry tips for those entering back into life at Cornell after an experience abroad.
|6:30 pm Apr 24th||Academic Awards Celebration Thomas Commons|
Join us to celebrate student academic achievements at Cornell. All-college, departmental, and interdepartmental award winners will be recognized. Everyone is welcome. A reception will follow.
|9:00 am Apr 26th||Student Symposium Thomas Commons|
The 18th annual Cornell College Student Symposium will showcase research on a wide range of topics. The symposium runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For further details, visit the symposium website.
|2:45 pm Apr 26th||Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Cole Library|
Cornell's Phi Beta Kappa chapter will initiate twelve new members selected from the senior class. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's only purely academic honors society that selects students for excellent academic performance and demonstrated devotion to broadening their horizons through the liberal arts. Friends and family are welcome to attend.
|10:30 am May 2nd||Strings and Winds Juries King Chapel|
|10:00 pm May 6th||Late Night Breakfast Hilltop Café|
Join us for the final Late Night Breakfast of the academic year! Food will be available from 10-11 p.m. at Hilltop Cafe!
|10:00 am May 11th||2014 Commencement Southeast Lawn of College Hall|
This culminating moment in each student’s college experience is celebrated with traditional rituals including mortarboards, gowns, faculty in colorful academic regalia, and celebratory music. This event features traditions unique to Cornell such as student and faculty keynote speakers chosen by the senior class as well as seating arranged by student preference instead of alphabetically or by major. The ceremony will take place on the lawn behind College Hall just west of 5th Avenue SW. The area will be open for guests at 8:30 a.m. Adequate seating is available for all who wish to attend. Family members and friends should be seated by 9:45 a.m. so the ceremony can begin at 10 a.m. This event typically concludes by 12:30 p.m. Umbrellas will not be allowed in the seating area. Ponchos will be provided in the event of rain. If severe weather is expected, Commencement will be held in the Small Multi-Sport Center. Notification of the venue change will occur by 10 a.m. Saturday via e-mail to all seniors and on the college’s homepage.
|Nov 14th||Visit by Dr. Dale Kempf of AbbVie West Science|
Dr. Kempf is a chemist who works on developing medicines for neglected diseases. He will give at least one public lecture; other activities are still in development but will probably include visits to classes and other interactions with students.