Cornell College Events

Thursday, October 4th

Time Event Title
9:30 amChildren's Story Time Cole Library
Cathy Boggs, public library coordinator, uses a weekly theme that ties together stories, songs, and fingerplays.
11:30 am-12:15 pmBeta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor Student Workshop Thomas Commons
"Great Stories Are Gray: Telling Investigative Stories in Black and White" Presented by Pulitzer Prize winner John Sullivan '93, Sullivan will present a workshop on how to see the world objectively while writing about matters of life and death. Heíll talk about the pains he goes through to be fair and sensitive to subjects whether they are gun-toting felons, or innocent children who die at the hands of their parents. Please RSVP on JOIN!
12:00 pm-12:50 pmAA Meeting Allee Chapel
Open meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmCelebration of the William Deskin Endowed Chair in Chemistry Cole Library
This celebratory reception will recognize a generous gift from Ralph E. "Chris" Christoffersen '59, and his wife, Barbara, to create an endowed professorship in chemistry that honors William Deskin, professor emeritus of chemistry, and Ruth, his wife of more than 60 years. Professor Cynthia Strong, who has taught in the chemistry department since 1989, will hold the William Deskin Endowed Chair in Chemistry.
4:00 pmWomen's Tennis vs. St. Ambrose Cornell Tennis Courts
4:30 pm-5:30 pm"Careers in Journalism" Discussion/Pizza Social
Come join the Career Engagement Center and Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist John Sullivan '93 for an informal discussion on paths you can take to pursue a career in journalism. All students are welcome! Pizza and additional refreshments will be served! Please RSVP on JOIN!
7:00 pm-11:00 pmPAAComedy Presents Tracey Ashley Thomas Commons
Known for her seamless story-telling, sharp topical material, and hilarious punchlines, Tracey Ashley is a comedienne on the rise. Ashley performs on college campuses and comedy clubs across the country and was nominated as Best Female Performer by "Campus Activities Magazine." She was a semi-finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing 5" and has appeared as a co-host on TV Landís Prime Movies.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Sep 16th-Oct 21stDoug Hanson Retrospective art exhibit Peter Paul Luce Gallery

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