Cornell College Events

Friday, November 30th

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 pmStudy Abroad Returnee Panel and Info Session Thomas Commons
Think studying abroad for a summer or semester is out of reach? Please join the Office of International & Off-Campus Studies and the Office of Intercultural Life for our Study Abroad Returnee Panel and Info Session. You won't want to miss this special opportunity to hear from our study abroad returnees about their experiences abroad, how they made it happen, and why long-term study abroad is a worthwhile endeavor. Refreshments will be served! Questions? Please contact Anna Butz.
11:30 am-12:00 pmStudy Strategies Workshop Thomas Commons
Block 4 is upon us as the last chance of the semester to tweak your study strategies. Join Brooke from Academic Support and Advising to discuss active study strategies you can use this block to finish the semester strongly!
12:00 pm-1:00 pmFirst Friday Lunches start Nov. 30 Hilltop Cafe
First Friday Lunches are an opportunity for all faculty and staff to get out and eat lunch more regularly with other departments and those newer to the college. Each first Friday of the Block, look for reserved tables in Smith Dining Hall and the fun folks who brought you the BINGO Block Party; Stefanie Bray, Dan Chou, Jessica Dopler, Maxwell Love, Taylor Sedlacek, Rebecca Sullens. Make new connections and be entered into a drawing to win a Hilltop Cafe Meal Voucher! Inaugural FFL is Nov, 30. This event is open to all staff and faculty. No invitation required, please invite others and wear your name tag if you have one! Attendees are responsible for purchasing their own lunch.
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 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio
3:30 pm-4:30 pmBMB Candidate Presentation Thomas Commons
The campus community is invited to meet a candidate for the tenure-track, assistant professor position in biochemistry. The candidate will give a presentation titled “Life and death in bacteria under antibiotic attack characterized by fluorescence and atomic force microscopy” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Hedges Conference Room in Thomas Commons on Friday, Nov. 30.
5:30 pmWomen's Basketball at Beloit College Beloit, Wis.
6:00 pm-7:00 pmInternational Education Week (Observed): Hip Hop in Chinese Culture Thomas Commons
Please join Cornell College students in celebrating and informing others on the the role that Hip Hop plays in China and in Chinese culture. This event is open to all Cornell and local community members.
7:30 pmMen's Basketball at Beloit College Beloit, Wis.
7:30 pmSteel Drum Concert King Chapel
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.

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