Cornell College Events

Friday, October 25th

Time Event Title
All day-Oct 27thHomecoming and Reunion Weekend 2019 Cornell College
Join us as we welcome all alumni back to campus to reminisce and celebrate with fellow Cornellians. For information and to register: crnl.co/homecoming
11:15 am-11:55 amMeditation, Mindfulness, & Mind-Body-Spirit Allee Chapel
Opens with breath and energy centered embodied practices (i.e. tai-chi or qigong) followed by guided and silent seated meditation. Enfolds insights from integrative health care and spiritual wisdom from age-old Buddhist, Christian contemplative, yoga, Vedanta, and other traditions. Typically ends with loving kindness meditation and/or Himalayan singing bowl sound healing. Led by certified teacher and chaplain. All welcome.
12:00 pm-1:00 pmFirst Friday Lunch Hilltop Cafe
First Friday Lunches are a casual opportunity for all faculty and staff to get out and eat lunch more regularly with other departments and those newer to the college. Look for reserved tables in Smith Dining Hall and sit by someone new and be entered into a drawing to win a Hilltop Cafe meal voucher (attendees are responsible for purchasing their own meal).
3:00 pm-6:00 pmFreewrite Friday 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 Madeleine Koenigsberg (mkoenigsberg21) with questions or ideas for collaborations with your class, event, or organization. Everyone is very much welcome!
3:00 pm-4:00 pmScience Facilities Celebration & Dedication of Russell Science Center
Cornell will officially dedicate Russell Science Center and celebrate the completion of all phases of the Science Facilities Project at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, outside the entrance of Russell Science Center which sits on the corner of 3rd Street SW and 5th Avenue in Mount Vernon.
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Senior Recital - Tray Guess & Xikun Wang Ringer Recital Studio
3:30 pm-4:30 pmMiddle School Book Group Cole Library
This month the MSBG book group will read "Small Spaces" by Katherine Ardin. The meeting date is Friday, October 25, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Browsing Room. If you would like to join the group please email Grace at gchamberlain@cornellcollege.edu.
4:00 pm-5:30 pmScience Facilities Open House/Tours
Building tours, student presentations, and demonstrations in Russell Science Center, West Science Hall, and Law Hall from 4–5:30 p.m.
4:00 pm-5:00 pmPOWER Critical Social Justice Reading Group Stoner House
Join us for a reading of texts on critical social justice and open discussion on our reading and perspectives. This event is open to the Cornell College community.
4:15 pm-5:00 pmHip Hop Aerobics Fitness Class Dows
Group fitness class combining hip hop, line dancing, and step aerobics with cardio exercise. Classes led by Tiyah Western and Hemie Collier.
5:30 pmSteel Drum Concert King Chapel
The Steel Drum Ensembles program will present their fall concert on October 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm in King Memorial Chapel, and feature many Halloween favorites such as Monster Mash, Ghostbusters, The Addams Family and more. Great time for the whole family – come dressed in your favorite costume and join the fun!

Ongoing Events:

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

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