Cornell College Events

Wednesday, October 9th

Time Event Title
11:30 am-Oct 16thLunch with a Lawyer Thomas Commons
What is it really like to be an attorney? What was law school like? What issues is the legal profession facing? Bring your lunch from the Hilltop Cafe and get answers to these questions and more. Our featured speaker is Mary Head, a 2013 Law School Graduate and currently an Admissions Recruiter for Mercer Law School.
1:00 pm-3:00 pmEarly Out Movie Cole Library
We 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. Please call 895-4271 to reserve a seat.
5:00 pmPhi Alpha Delta Chapter Meeting Thomas Commons
Monthly meeting of Cornell's pre-law chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International.
5:30 pm-6:30 pmFellowship Information Session Thomas Commons
Prestigious fellowships offer incomparable, life-changing experiences that may open many doors for the students that win them. They also require some advance planning by the applicant. Come and learn about prestigious fellowships and scholarships available to Sophomores and Juniors.
6:00 pm-8:00 pm(Re)Building Community: Five Years after the Cedar Rapids Flood Thomas Commons
On June 13, 2008 at 10:15 a.m., the Cedar River crested at more than 31 feet, impacting approximately 10 square miles of the City of Cedar Rapids. More than 18,000 people were displaced from their homes and economic losses totaled nearly 2.5 billion dollars. This program features a panel of individuals offering personal perspectives about the impact of the flood and the process of (re)building community in Cedar Rapids. Featured speakers hail from the business community, local government, the arts, the environment, and homeowners who endured the flood and its aftermath even five years later.
7:00 pmVisiting Writer: Curtis Bauer Van Etten-Lacey House
Curtis Bauer is the author of three poetry collections: Fence Line (2004), wicch won the John Ciardi Poetry Prize; Spanish Sketchbook (2012),a bilingual English/Spanish collection published in Spain; and The Real Cause for Your Absence (2013). Bauer is also a translator of poetry and prose from the Spanish. He has published translations of Spanish and South American writers in The Southern Review, The Iowa Review, The Indiana Review, and The American Poetry Review, among others. He is the publisher and editor of Q Ave Press Chapbooks, the Spanish translations editor for From the Fishouse, assistant editor and “Emerging Spanish Poets” series editor for Vaso Roto Ediciones. He teaches creative writing and comparative literature at Texas Tech University.

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 7th-Oct 11thBookstore Closed for Moving Bookstore

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