Cornell College Events

Monday, October 14th

Time Event Title
All dayColumbus Day
There will be no incoming or outgoing mail today for Columbus Day. The mail and service center will remain open.
9:00 am-12:00 pmChautauqua - Block 2 Cole Library
Gregory Cotton, M.L.S., Technical Services Librarian, presents "From reader’s guide to JSTOR, Ebsco, and beyond: Accessing scholarly and popular information in the 21st century". In this class we will consider where information access has been, where it is in 2013, and where it might be going in the future. We'll look at who can access what online resources, the difference between free and fee-based information, and discuss how information access is affected by the tools at hand. If you’re a scholar, we’ll look at some of the new academic sources of information, if you’re more interested in day to day information, we’ll look at sources for news and entertainment. If you’re accessing information made available by public funds, we’ll discuss how you can affect the public debate. And yes…we’ll definitely discuss and use Google and Wikipedia! Personal mobile devices are welcome! This course continues October 7, 14, and 21. Cost of the four-week program is $36.00. For more information call 895-4119.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmBlack Iowa Youth Conference: Kujichagulia (BIYCK) Informational Session Thomas Commons
Once again members of the BACO: Umoja LLC are working to create the 2nd annual BIYCK conference. This conference hopes to bring 40 African and African-American High School students of surrounding areas to learn the steps to getting a higher education. We are looking for volunteers who are passionate about helping others achieve their goals and are willing to give up a bit of their time to aid students. Come learn how you can participate in the 2nd annual BIYCK conference right here at Cornell!
7:30 pmMusic Mondays: Saint Louis Brass Quintet King Chapel
One of the nation's longest standing brass quintets, this St. Louis group performs the entire spectrum of music for brass, from the works of today's composers to Baroque and Renaissance music transcribed for modern instruments. They also offer lighter fare, including popular music of the Americas, and arrangements of standards by Ellington/Strayhorn, Gershwin and Cole Porter.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Sep 1st-Oct 20th(a)chromatic, New Work by Anthony Plaut McWethy Hall
Oct 1st-Dec 2ndSophomore declaration of majors has begun Old Sem
Oct 9th-Oct 16thLunch with a Lawyer Thomas Commons

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