Cornell College Events

Wednesday, February 8th

Time Event Title
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! A session will also be held Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Magee, Thomas Commons.
11:30 amFaculty/Staff No-Talent Show and Bake Sale Thomas Commons
The Alternative Spring Break Faculty/Staff No Talent Show and Bake Sale is back! Support ASB participants on their endeavor to serve an outside community in need by attending this annual fundraiser. Keep a lookout for entertaining acts and talented (or not so talented) performances by Cornell faculty and staff. For more information, visit the Alternative Spring Break web page, or e-mail Kirtley Hitt at
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 as daylight fades to release burdens and rest in G-d. Draws from ancient Christian liturgy, prayer, scripture, simple chant tones, and silence. Additionally, for those seeking healing of body, mind, or spirit, the chaplain as priest offers an optional age-old rite of laying on of hands with anointing. Ecumenical and open to everyone. Led by Soul Friends and the chaplain.
6:00 pmWomen's Basketball @ Coe College Cedar Rapids
6:30 pmDavid Robertson--Adolescent & Young Adult Empowerment Speaker & Sex Education Specialist Thomas Commons
David Robertson, adolescent and young adult empowerment speaker, will share his story of depression, H.I.V. and triumph. 2007 was a life changing year for him when he was diagnosed with H.I.V. that summer. Struggling with depression and seeing others in despair encouraged him to find positive outlets volunteering with sick youth and mentoring at-risk teens. He began Helping Other People Evolve (H.O.P.E)., which later became Honesty Opens Peoples Ears. He aims to educate not only his peers but the next generation of youth who have been largely educated by mass communication and have no real preventative information on protecting themselves from sexually transmitted diseases, infections and H.I.V. Sponsored by BACO.
8:00 pmMen's Basketball @ Coe College Cedar Rapids

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