Cornell College Events

Wednesday, November 7th

Time Event Title
1:00 pm-3:00 pmEarly Out Movie Cole Library
This free program is a public library event and is not affiliated with the Mount Vernon School District. Families must call 895-4271 or stop in at the library's third-floor circulation desk to reserve a seat. Popcorn and a drink will be provided for each person.
3:30 pmCEA Global Education Thomas Commons
Kimberly Neill and Kathleen Ellwood of CEA Global Education will be on campus to answer questions regarding their study abroad programs. CEA programs feature: 100+ study abroad programs in 22 cities/12 countries; individual study abroad programs; courses in almost every major; faculty-led programs; internships; service learning programs; programs ranging in length from two weeks to one year. Attend the information session to learn more about CEA programs and study abroad at Cornell.
6:30 pm-8:00 pmCornell Leadership Certificate Program - Congruence
What do values and consistency have to do with leadership? Come to the program on Congruence to learn about this aspect of leadership. Note: This program is required for the Congruence certificate.
6:30 pmJournaling Workshop Cole Library
This is the fourth installment of Cole Library's journaling workshop led by Cornell student group S.P.A.C.E. (Students Promoting Artistic and Creative Expression). Come explore the literary art of journaling, and learn to tap into your own creative expression though writing. R.S.V.P. to 895-4271 or
7:00 pmNobel Laureate Gary Becker Presentation Kimmel Theatre
Nobel Laureate and University of Chicago economist Gary Becker will give a public lecture titled "The Worldwide Boom in Higher Education and Why the United States is Falling Behind." Becker, who won the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Science in 1992, the National Medal of Science in 2000, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007, is the author of 10 books and more than 100 professional articles. He is an expert in human capital, economic incentives, economics of the family, and economic analysis of crime, discrimination, and population. Becker has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1968. In his research Becker acquired a reputation for applying methods of economic analysis to areas once considered outside the scope of economics. This included the economics of marriage, the demand for children, and studies of crime and punishment. His talk is co-sponsored by the Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy and the Roe Howard Freedom Lecture. This is the sixth in the Roe Howard Freedom Lecture Series. Previous speakers include David Weddle, Amity Shlaes, Mark Steyn, Dinesh D'Souza, and Richard Thaler. The lecture series is funded through the generosity of the Riesen Foundation and Cornell trustee and Dean Riesen '79 and Barbara Hull Riesen '82.
8:00 pm-9:00 pmCash Course
CashCourse provides financial education resources for colleges. CashCourse can help students: build money management skills; survive in a tough economy; and prepare for success. Come learn how CashCourse can help you! At each session the Career Engagement Center will give away three gift cards to either the Bookstore or Ratt as door prizes for students who attend and participate. Additionally, the RA who brings the most residents to a session will also receive a gift card. And, to top it all off, the first-year floor with the highest percentage of residents who attend the four programs will receive a pizza party in December sponsored by the CEC.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Nov 1st-Nov 19thP.A.L.S. Food Drive Thomas Commons
Nov 4th-Dec 2ndClay Colleagues art exhibit Peter Paul Luce Gallery

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