Cornell College Events

Thursday, October 11th

Time Event Title
9:00 am-10:00 amStaff Campus Currents Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
Agenda includes a presentation from Dean Dieker on Cornell Faculty: Categories of Appointment, Responsibilities, and Role in Governance and an athletics update from Keith Hacket. All staff members and representatives of contracted services are encouraged to participate to 1) share information that may be useful for engaging current students, recruiting new students, and connecting alumni and friends with the college; 2) expand lines of communication and foster collaboration across divisions; and 3) offer opportunities for discussion and feedback on broader college issues.
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for October are leaves, Fall, pumpkins, and Halloween.
11:00 am-1:00 pmSEA Semester Information Table Thomas Commons
Interested in spending a semester at sea? The Office of International & Off-Campus Studies welcomes Julia LoPresti from SEA Semester for a tabling session in the Thomas Commons from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by to learn about Environmental Studies in Woods Hole & at Sea: programs, voyages, ships, and academics!
11:10 am-12:00 pmScience Interest Group (SIG): "Future of Cancer Research" West Science
Nelson Alexander, PhD, Senior Manager, Ventana Medical Systems, will speak on "The Future of Cancer Research Starts with a Blender: How Better Data Will Drive Better Therapies" The talk will start with a brief history of cancer research and oncology, describe the current status of "personalized therapy" and then share how Dr. Alexander's lab is disrupting the entire field with a blender.
11:15 am-12:00 pmAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) Open Mtg Allee Chapel
Offering support. Living the 12 Steps. Open to students, faculty, staff, and townspeople. For more information email ~ Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
5:30 pm-7:30 pmWomen’s Leadership Dinner and Keynote with Anne Doepner from the Minnesota Vikings Thomas Commons
Anne Doepner, Director of Football Administration with the Minnesota Vikings, will share insight on the lessons she’s learned throughout her career and provide practical tips for what it takes to become a female leader in an industry that is widely known to be male dominated. Although this is primarily a women’s event, anyone is welcome to attend. Attendees should go through line at Hilltop Café and report to Smith Dining Room prior to 5:30. Keynote begins at 6 p.m., followed by Q&A and networking with Doepner, students, and alumni. Questions? Contact JSchafer. Presented by the Berry Career Institute and Department of Kinesiology.

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