Cornell College Events

Thursday, September 27th

Time Event Title
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for September are apples, scarecrows, painting, and dance.
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 scoleman@cornellcollege.edu. ~ Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
11:30 am-12:30 pm3+3 Program with UI Law - Information Session Thomas Commons
Learn about what the 3+3 program is and how you can accelerate your journey to a law degree with Brian Ferrell of the University of Iowa Law School.
11:30 am-12:30 pmDimensions workshop: Finding the right experiences (2) Thomas Commons
Pre-health students: come learn about the types of extracurricular experiences available to you, how to choose and reflect upon experiences that are meaningful to you, and what admissions committees will be looking for in these experiences. This session is mandatory for first-year pre-health students and students new to Dimensions. This session and the one yesterday (Wednesday, Sep 26) are identical - come to whichever is most convenient!
3:15 pm-4:00 pmNote Taking Workshop Thomas Commons
Join Brooke from Academic Support and Advising to discuss note taking strategies and how to use your notes as part of effective study strategies.
6:00 pm-7:30 pmPOWER Critical Leadership Workshop: Confronting Your Comfort Zone Thomas Commons
In the first workshop of the Intercultural Life POWER Critical Leadership program, invited speaker Bryant K. Smith will lead students through an interactive, multimedia experience that seeks to address what it means to be a student activist and to confront areas of comfort and discomfort in one's identity. This session aims to give students the tools to strategically create a value-centered approach to social justice. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
6:45 pmExploring Mars by National Geographic Live! Thomas Commons
National Geographic Live! "Exploring Mars": NASA mechanical engineer Kobie Boykins* will be in Cedar Rapids Sept. 27 showcasing his experiences through lecture, video, and photographs in this one-hour presentation. Afterward, the audience is welcome to ask questions and meet Kobie in the lobby. Fill out the survey below if interested. Time: leaving Cornell's Thomas Commons at 6:45, show is at 7:30; Where: Paramount Theater in Cedar Rapids; Cost: $10 (half-price group rate).

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