Cornell College Events

Tuesday, October 22nd

Time Event Title
11:15 am-12:00 pmNote Taking Workshops Cole Library
Note taking skills are a lifelong skill that can continue to be tweaked throughout your time in college. Join Brooke from Academic Support and Advising to think about different note taking styles you can use to be more efficient in your note taking in class and while you are reading!
3:00 pmNational Novel Writing Month Time Thomas Commons
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is November, but the Block 3 class starts before then! Join us in Thayer or Lindquist to help meet that word count! Meet us on Fridays in the Van Etten-Lacey House for Freewrite Fridays that go longer and have cinnamon rolls for additional motivation. Anyone participating in NaNoWriMo is encouraged and welcome to attend!
3:15 pm-4:00 pmNote Taking Workshops Cole Library
Note taking skills are a lifelong skill that can continue to be tweaked throughout your time in college. Join Brooke from Academic Support and Advising to think about different note taking styles you can use to be more efficient in your note taking in class and while you are reading!
3:30 pm-4:30 pmLego Club Cole Library
Come build and play at Lego Club! Lego Club is held every Tuesday in October from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108. This event is free and open to the public.
3:30 pmPresidential candidate Marianne Williamson Thomas Commons
U.S. presidential candidate Marianne Williamson will speak at Cornell College at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, on the Orange Carpet in the Thomas Commons. The event is open to the public. Her appearance is part of a candidate visit series to which all eligible candidates are invited. Williamson is a New Age author and spiritual leader. Her bid for the Democratic nomination is her second political campaign, after running as an independent to represent California’s 33rd congressional district in 2014. ~ Guest parking is available in the campus visitor lots, which can be seen on the campus map (crnl.co/map). ~ Disclaimer: In support of Cornell’s mission to develop students’ intellectual curiosity, creativity, and moral courage necessary for a lifetime of learning and engaged citizenship, the college encourages student participation in Iowa’s local, state, and federal elections. Throughout the election season, Cornell will seek to host candidates for high-profile state and national public office. Cornell College does not endorse any candidate seeking elected office or any political party. The college does support critical thinking and analysis of political candidates and how to become civically engaged in the American democratic process.
3:45 pm-4:45 pmNo YOGA today. Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
Tuesday yoga returns next week. Wednesday 12:15-12:45 yoga in HP West continues... Peace, CQE
6:30 pm-10:00 pmQuidditch Small Multi-Sport Center
Health Promotions and the Homecoming Committee partner o host Quidditch, a game based on the fictional game popularized in the Harry Potter book series. Students, staff and faculty are welcome!
6:30 pm-8:30 pmYarn Squad Cole Library
Join us for Yarn Squad EVERY Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Room 326. All fiber enthusiasts welcome – knit, crochet, felt… This event is free and open to the public.
7:00 pm-10:00 pmIM Indoor Kickball League Small Multi-Sport Center
Sign up for the 2019 edition of Indoor Kickball. Single or double-elimination tournament, depending on number of teams registered. All Cornell students, faculty, and staff are welcome.
7:30 pmFaculty Recital - Dr. Lisa Hearne, soprano and Joyce Strabala, piano Ringer Recital Studio
Soprano Lisa Hearne, professor of music, and Joyce Strabala, instructor of piano, will collaborate in a faculty recital Tuesday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Ringer Recital Studio of Armstrong Hall at Cornell College. It will be Hearne’s fourteenth and final faculty recital at Cornell; she will retire in May after 28 years in the music department. “Our program title “Greatest Hits” is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but we are reprising some favorites from our time at Cornell along with our new pieces. There are also songs we’ve taught but never performed---pieces we have really learned from our students.” These include well-known art songs and music theater pieces by composers ranging from Bernstein and Scarlatti to Sondheim and Kurt Weill.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Sep 1st-Oct 27thArt Alumni Invitational: Self-Portrait As...(point of departure) McWethy Hall

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