Cornell College Events

Upcoming Events:

Time Event Title
11:15 am Sep 22ndLatinos at Cornell Orange Carpet
FYS Spanish 109 Video Project on Latino/as At Cornell College
7:00 pm Sep 22ndLeipziger Lichtfest - 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Fall of the Berlin Wall Thomas Commons
Nov. 9, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which came suddenly to residents of East Germany who had been protesting human rights violations, environmental pollution, and governmental intransigence in the late 1980s. Called "The Peaceful Revolution," the opening of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent fall of the Iron Curtain began with peaceful demonstration marches and religious activism from Protestant churches in Leipzig. In conjunction with the Block 1 German course "Life Under Dictatorship," students will lead visitors on a walking exhibit through various stations on life in the former East Germany. We will end our walk at Allee Chapel with a reenactment of some of the famous events at the Church of St. Nicholas in Leipzig. We invite all members of the Cornell and Mount Vernon community to participate in this event as we celebrate the power of citizens to change the world around them, even in the face of economic hardship and dictatorial oppression. Exhibit walks will begin at the Thomas Commons at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22 and end in Allee Chapel.
3:30 pm Sep 23rdLego Club Cole Library
Join Lego Club and build!
7:00 pm Sep 23rdKnitting Night Cole Library
Join us for Knitting Night on Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m. in Room 326. Bring your current knitting project and join in the fun!
10:00 pm Sep 23rdLate Night Breakfast Hilltop Café
Late Night Breakfast returns on September 23! Join us in the Hilltop Cafe, as the NSO and Student Affairs staff assist Bon Appetit staff in serving you breakfast as you study for, and finish writing, your finals! Doors open at 10 and close at 11! This is open to current Cornell College students and the meal does not count against your meal plan.
10:00 am Sep 24thFilm and Media Extravaganza Orange Carpet
Come and watch short films and multi-media presentations by students in the FYS: Intro to Film Studies; FYS: Society through Film and Media, and Media and the Public Mind courses. FYS: Intro to Film Studies students have produced short, independent films: narrative and non-narrative, fiction and non-fiction. FYS: Society through Film and Media, and the Media and Public Mind courses have produced videos examining contemporary social issues and analyses of movies, TV, and music videos; sociological podcasts; and infographics. Come for a bit, or come for a lot, but come out, support Cornell students, and see these amazing media projects.
4:30 pm Sep 24thMen's Soccer @ Mount Vernon
8:00 am Sep 25thNational resiliency conference Thomas Commons
A national conference focused on increasing resiliency and coping among youth, Thriving Communities, Thriving Lives, will be held on campus Sept. 25-26. The conference is for educators, mental health and health professionals, nonprofit organizations, community groups, parents, and leaders dedicated to using best practices to grow more resilient youth and communities. More information and registration is available online.
9:30 am Sep 25thChildren's Story Time Cole Library
Come join us for Story Time fun!
11:00 am Sep 25thSister 4 Sister Leadership Retreat Thomas Commons
Come and enjoy team and leadership-building exercises with Sister 4 Sister at the Four Mounds Ropes Course in Dubuque, Iowa. There will be zip lines, high swings, and much more at no cost to you. Sign up at the info desk by Sept. 23.

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