Cornell College Events

Upcoming Events:

Time Event Title
Aug 21stResident Assistant Training Residence Life Office
9:00 am Aug 21stStaff Campus Currents Thomas Commons
The first Campus Currents session of the year will be held on Monday, August 21st from 9 - 10:30 am in Hall-Perrine in Thomas Commons. During the academic year, Campus Currents are held on the third Thursday of each block. The purpose of Campus Currents meetings is to share information that will be helpful to staff members in their daily roles and as they guide student success, recruit new students, or connect with alumni and friends. It is intended to expand lines of communication, foster collaboration among all divisions, and offer opportunities for discussion and feedback on college issues. If there is a topic you would like covered, please email
1:00 pm Aug 21stMonday Matinee Movie for Adults Cole Library
Monday, August 21, Cole Library will host the movie The Last Word. The movie will begin at 1:00 p.m. in Room 108 on the library’s first floor. Popcorn and a drink will be provided.
4:30 pm Aug 22ndKnitting Night Cole Library
Bring your knitting or crocheting project and join in the fun!
9:30 am Aug 24thStory Time Cole Library
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Some topics for summer are popcorn, recycling, road construction and animal helpers. Story time includes stories, finger plays, and a simple craft.
3:15 pm Aug 28thOpening of the College Kimmel Theatre
All faculty, staff, and emeriti faculty as well as everyone's spouses/partners are invited to attend the Opening of the College events, beginning at 3:15 p.m. An hors d'oeuvres reception will follow in Berry Lobby from 4-5 p.m.
8:15 am Aug 29thAll faculty and staff meeting Kimmel Theatre
7:00 pm Aug 29thBarn Quilt Author Visit Cole Library
Suzi Parron, author of "Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement" and "Following the Barn Quilt Trail" will talk.
8:30 am Aug 30thResidence Halls Open for New and Transfer Students Residence Life Office
4:00 pm Aug 30thNew Student Convocation Cornell College
Cornell will hold its annual New Student Convocation outside, in the quad surrounded by South, Norton, and College halls. The event welcomes the Class of 2021 into the Cornell family and gives parents a chance to see an academic procession with faculty and hear brief messages from the president, dean, and chaplain. Students will process down the pedestrian mall from Allee Chapel to College Hall, passing through the ranks of the faculty and staff, who will welcome them and wish them good luck. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in King Chapel.

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