Cornell College Events

Friday, October 5th

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)
3:00 pm-5:00 pmFreewrite Fridays Van Etten-Lacey House
Announcing Freewrite Fridays! Come to the Van-Etten Lacey House (408 3rd St SW) on Friday afternoons to write alongside others in a beautiful setting. Enjoy the reading room, patio, backyard, and gazebo as you write from one of the provided prompts or work independently. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome. Drop by anytime from 3-5 p.m. during weeks 1-3. Contact Becca Klaver (bklaver) with questions or ideas for writing prompts related to your class, event, or organization.
3:15 pmTracy Sefl '93: “The Gift of Liberal Arts in These Chaotic Times” (Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Thomas Commons
Join the Berry Career Institute as we welcome Tracy Sefl ’93, Democratic Communications Consultant and social justice leader, as our Homecoming 2018 Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor. Tracy’s career has found her advising some of the country’s leading Democratic politicians including former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Governor Terry McAuliffe. In addition to Tracy’s work in the political arena, she is active with many non-profit and social justice organizations including RAINN (which operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline), The People’s Music School (Chicago), the Advisory Council for Child Trafficking, and The Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse at Johns Hopkins University. Tracy will reflect on her career in national Democratic politics and how her studies in sociology and music at Cornell College continue to inform her activism and work. No RSVP required.
7:00 pmVolleyball at Beloit College Beloit, Wis.
8:30 pm-9:15 pmPep Rally & Fireworks Display Small Multi-Sport Center
Join us for the crowning of Homecoming royalty and a fantastic fireworks show after!

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