|11:00 am||Make Your Planner Work for You! Thomas Commons|
Join the office of Academic Support and Advising for an opportunity to learn how to make better use of your planner. Stickers, colored pens, and other supplies will be available. Come ready to brainstorm and get creative!
|11:15 am-11:55 am||Meditation, 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.
|11:15 am-12:30 pm||Major Information Day - Social Science Thomas Commons|
Representatives from academic programs in the Social Sciences will be available at the tables on the main level of the Thomas Commons. Stop by to learn about majors, minors, and extracurricular opportunities in these academic areas: Economics and Business, Education, Environmental Studies, Kinesiology, International Relations, Politics, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology.
|12:00 pm-1:00 pm||Cornell Climate Strike Thomas Commons|
Cornell's Eco Club will hold a climate strike at noon Friday, Oct. 4. All are welcome, and members of the Mount Vernon and Lisbon communities are encouraged to join as well. There will be a pep-rally-pre-strike chant starting at 11:30 a.m. in the Thomas Commons. The strike begins at noon outside of Thomas Commons and participants will walk downtown to the stoplights and back, ending at the amphitheater outside of King Chapel. Here, Jillian Perry (leader of Sunrise Movement, a group dedicated to fight climate change) and Phil Engen (head of the Cedar Rapids chapter of Citizens’ Climate) will give brief speeches discussing climate change, what we can do to help, and why it's so important to act.
|1:00 pm-4:00 pm||Intramurals Frisbee Tournament Intramural Fields|
Cornell Recreations/Health Promotions parnter with Ultimate Frisbee to host a two-day Frisbee Tournament.
|3:00 pm-6:00 pm||Freewrite 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!
|7:00 pm||Volleyball vs. Beloit Mount Vernon|