Cornell College Events

Friday, October 12th

Time Event Title
11:15 am-12:00 pmMEDITATION & MINDFULNESS Allee Chapel
A learning, support, & practice group for helping you be happier & more compassionately skillful with stress & other difficulties amid everyday life. Singing bowl sound/vibration healing also enfolded. Fridays (except Block Breaks) from 11:15-noon in Allee Chapel. Free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the greater Mt. Vernon community. ~Sponsored and led by Chaplain (certified instructor)
11:30 am-12:30 pmCollege to Career: Using the Liberal Arts to Launch a Career with the NFL Thomas Commons
Anne Doepner will share her college to career story of how she went from being a student majoring in French at College of St. Benedict to a leadership position with the Minnesota Vikings where she negotiates rookie contracts. Learn about how to effectively transition your liberal arts experience to the job of your dreams and what it takes to get into a competitive industry like the NFL. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch to this program. No RSVP required. Questions? Contact JSchafer. Presented by the Berry Career Institute and Department of Kinesiology.
3:00 pm-5:00 pmFreewrite Fridays Van Etten-Lacey House
Drop by the Van Etten-Lacey House (408 3rd St SW) on Friday afternoons (Weeks 1-3, 3-6 p.m.) to write alongside others in a cozy, inspiring setting. Enjoy coffee, tea, and cinnamon rolls as you write from one of the provided prompts or work independently. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome. Contact Becca Klaver (bklaver) with questions or ideas for collaborations with your class, event, or organization.
3:30 pmMusic Seminar Concert featuring the Cornell College Symphonic Band King Chapel
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.
7:00 pmVolleyball vs. Illinois College Mount Vernon

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