Cornell College Events

Monday, January 16th

Time Event Title
All dayEnsemble Rehearsals begin Today
Ensemble Rehearsals Begin Today - 3:15-Concert Choir-Ringer Recital Studio, Armstrong Hall; 3:15-Jazz Ensemble-McCague Hall, King Chapel; 4:15-Orchestra-King Chapel Stage; 4:15-Steel Drums-McCague Hall, King Chapel; 5:15-Steel Drums-McCague Hall, King Chapel
9:00 am-9:15 amPOSTPONED TO JAN. 17: All-College Gathering King Chapel
We will begin the second semester of the 2016-2017 academic year with a short all-college gathering. Speakers will be Alvon Reed, Artist in Residence in the Department of Theatre and Dance, and Caroline Price, Assistant Professor of Theatre.
11:15 am-11:45 amSpiritual Life mtg for interfaith understanding and SOULfriends (ecumenical Christian) Allee Chapel
Join us. 11:1511:45ish a.m. in Allee Chapel. Everyone welcome. ~Sponsored by The Chaplain & Spiritual Life Office
12:00 pm-1:00 pmMusic Lesson Scheduling and Registration Information Armstrong Hall
1:00 pm-3:00 pmMLK Day Teach-In Thomas Commons
MLK Day Teach-In: Held from 1:15-3 p.m. beginning on the Orange Carpet, this event focuses on forging a stronger Cornell community by honoring King's legacy and discussing ways to break cycles of bigotry. It will consist of videos, discussion, brief writing activities, and breakout sessions on topics such as bystander intervention training, unconscious bias, mass incarceration, and how to unpack the "invisible backpack" of unearned privilege.
5:00 pm-5:45 pmMartin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Vigil
An MLK Candlelight Vigil will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, beginning at the Thomas Commons Info Desk. The brief walking vigil includes the MLK Memorial tree and related campus history, then culminates in Allee Chapel where Spiritual Life student leaders and chaplain invite reflection on how the vision of the Rev. Dr. King and other civil rights leaders give insight into contemporary realities, social change, and hope for the future. Includes prayers & candle lighting for people and places in need of solidarity and healing. ~Co-sponsored by The Social Justice Initiative (Offices of Spiritual & Intercultural Life & Civic Engagement).

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