Cornell College Events

Friday, November 9th

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)
12:30 pm-1:00 pmTest Anxiety Workshop Thomas Commons
Tips to manage symptoms associated with test anxiety.
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.
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio
7:30 pmSymphony Orchestra and Choral Concert: "The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace" King Chapel
This concert, titled "The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace," will commemorate Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The major work will be a suite excerpted from Welsh composer Karl Jenkins' large-scale work for orchestra and chorus "The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace." This work has been performed internationally during 2018 in remembrance of the tragic losses of the first World War. The piece was commissioned for the new millennium and its first recording was released, most poignantly, on September 10, 2001. It is themed on the French medieval song “L'homme armé” and includes movements from the traditional Mass form, the Muslim call to prayer, a Hindu epic poem, Psalms, and secular poetry by Kipling, Dryden, and Tennyson. Other repertoire on the program includes John Rutter's "Distant Land" and Paul Aitken's "In Flanders Field." Featured groups will be the Cornell Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne, and the Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Lisa Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.
9:00 pmCasino Night Orange Carpet

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Nov 7th-Nov 9thTzedakah Project- Help Hillel Help Refugees Thomas Commons

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