Cornell College Events

Thursday, November 17th

Time Event Title
9:00 amCampus Currents Thomas Commons
Block 3 Campus Currents meeting will be held from 9-10 a.m., and repeated from 2 - 3 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 17, in Hedges Conference Room. The purpose of Campus Currents meetings is to allow a greater opportunity for staff to learn and discuss College issues, events, news, and other topics that are relevant across divisions. Each Campus Currents meeting will be held twice so staff can rotate to keep offices open. Meetings are typically scheduled the last Thursday of each block.
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for November are friends, I'm little for now, and Thanksgiving.
11:15 am-12:15 pmWhat can I do: How to recognize and help when someone is in distress Thomas Commons
Are you concerned about a friend but don't know what to do? Do you wonder what to say to a peer in distress? Come learn tips for recognizing and helping when someone may be experiencing depression, thinking about suicide, or otherwise in distress. Also learn about helping resources on and off campus. Questions? Contact the Counseling Center.
11:15 am-12:15 pmThursday AA Meeting Allee Chapel
An open meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous
3:30 pm-4:30 pmCareer Exploration Workshop Cole Library
Join the Berry Career Institute for a strengths-based workshop exploring career options and resources on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 3:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 11:30 a.m. in Cole Library 212.
7:00 pm-8:00 pmDelta Phi Rho Lecture featuring Thomas Friedman King Chapel
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman will share his insights on “The Big Trends Shaping the World Today: Economics, Technology, and Geopolitics." The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing in Cole Library. Friedman has covered monumental stories from around the globe for the New York Times Times since 1981. He is the author of “The World is Flat” and is renowned for his direct reporting and sophisticated analysis of complex issues facing the world. Other books include “That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back," "Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—And How It Can Renew America,” “Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism,” “The Lexus and the Olive Tree,” and “From Beirut to Jerusalem.”
8:15 pm-9:00 pmThomas Friedman book signing Cole Library
Delta Phi Rho lecturer Thomas Friedman will sign books following his lecture. Books will be for sale and the author will sign bookplates for customers who pre-purchase his forthcoming book, “Thank You For Being Late: How to Find a Job, Run a Country, and Keep Your Head in an Age of Acceleration.”

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Oct 26th-Nov 24thPhoto imaging - Photography and collage Zamora's Market
Nov 6th-Dec 11thKnox College art faculty exhibition McWethy Hall

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