Cornell College Events

Wednesday, February 15th

Time Event Title
11:00 am-1:00 pmOpen House at the Garner President's House Garner President's House
The Garner President's House will be open one last time for visitors who would like to tour the house before its upcoming renovation. Please stop by between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while you tour the residence.
11:30 amWilderness Field Term Informational Meeting Thomas Commons
Come find out about two classes being offered next year at the Wilderness Field Station in Ely, Minn. Drs. Andy McCollum (BIO308-Invertebrate Zoology) and Craig Allin (POL371 Wilderness Politics and Policy) will answer your questions about what you'll study, what you need to wear, how far you'll canoe, and how to run from hungry wolves and angry moose!
1:00 pm-3:00 pmEarly Out Movie Cole Library
The Early Out Movie will be in Room 108 on the library's first floor. The library will provide popcorn and a drink for each person. This free program is a public library event and is not affiliated with the Mount Vernon School District. Families must reserve a seat. Call 895-4271 or stop in at the library's third-floor circulation desk to reserve your spot.
3:30 pm-4:00 pmYoung Trustee Information Session
RJ Holmes-Leopold, director of the Career Engagement Center, will host an information session at the Career Engagement Center for seniors who are interested in applying for the position of Young Trustee from the Class of 2012.
4:30 pm-4:55 pmCandlelight Evening Prayer with Anointing for Healing Allee Chapel
A 25-minute pocket of peace amid life's hurried pace aims to help attendees release burdens and rest in God. The service will draw from ancient Christian liturgy, prayer, scripture, simple chant tones, and silence. For those seeking healing of body, mind, or spirit, the chaplain will offer an optional age-old rite of laying on of hands with anointing. Ecumenical and open to everyone.
6:00 pmWomen's Basketball @ Univ. of Dubuque Small Multi-Sport Center
6:00 pmThe Black Fatherhood Project Thomas Commons
First-time filmmaker Jordan Thierry offers context and conversation in this honest exploration of fatherhood in black America. Through a telling of his own story and interviews with historians, he traces the roots of the fatherless black home and reveals a history much more complex and profound than is often told. Putting that history into perspective is a dialogue among fathers discussing their experiences, inspirations, and insight on how communities can come together to ensure the power of a father's love is not lost on America's black children.
6:00 pm-9:00 pmBook Discussion Group: "The Purity Myth" Cole Library
Join members of the Cornell community in a book discussion of "The Purity Myth," the latest from author Jessica Valenti.
8:00 pmMen's Basketball @ Univ. of Dubuque Dubuque

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