Cornell College Events

Friday, December 13th

Time Event Title
11:00 am-1:00 pmStudy Abroad Raffle Drawing Thomas Commons
Stop by the Thomas Commons tables over the lunch hour for a chance to win an Amazon gift card and learn more about study abroad opportunities through Cornell! Tell us where you would like to study off-campus and enter a raffle drawing. Hosted by the campus Study Abroad Alumni Ambassador and the Office of International & Off-Campus Studies. *Gift cards donated by the American Institute of Foreign Studies.
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.
11:15 am-12:15 pmMusic Candidate Presentation Armstrong Hall
The campus community is invited to a presentation by a candidate for the tenure-track teaching position in the Department of Music. The candidate will present on the topic of: Score Study and Preparation for the Choral Rehearsal.
11:30 am-12:30 pmConversations About Teaching--Ingenuity in Action Thomas Commons
Looking for ideas, strategies and examples for embedding experiential learning into your courses, but don’t know where to start? Bring your lunch and learn what your colleagues are already doing in their courses! Tammy Mildenstein, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Misha Quill, Assistant Professor Anthropology, will share their experiences as sponsors of experiential learning in their courses. Further discussion will be facilitated by Devan Baty, Faculty Director of the Ingenuity in Action pilot program, and Jen Rouse, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Cole Library. Conversations About Teaching (CATs) offer an opportunity for faculty to gather on the third Friday of each block and discuss topics related to teaching.
11:30 am-12:30 pmFarewell Reception for Carol Stock Orange Carpet
Please join us on the Orange Carpet for a Farewell Reception honoring Carol Stock and wish her a happy retirement.
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!
7:00 pmWomen's Basketball at Emmaus Bible College Dubuque
7:00 pmWrestling vs. Wartburg Mount Vernon
7:00 pmSean Bott Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
7:30 pmThe Wolves Kimmel Theatre
By Sarah DeLappe Directed by Katy Hahn Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.

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