Cornell College Events

Tuesday, February 19th

Time Event Title
9:30 am-11:00 amDaytime Adult Book Discussion Group Cole Library
The Daytime Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday, February 19 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in Room 310 on the library’s third floor. The book they will discuss is A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline. If you would like to join in the discussion, call Sherene at 319-535-1105 or just come that morning
10:00 am-3:00 pmRed Cross Blood Drive Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
Cornell is hosting a blood drive with the Red Cross in Hall-Perrine. Email civic@cornellcollege.edu to sign up for a time or to volunteer during the day!
11:00 am-12:45 pmCANCELLED Direct Action Workshop w/ Birddog Nation Thomas Commons
CANCELLED, This training will teach the skill of birddogging—how to seek out candidates, pin them down with specific questions or information, and track their views and responses. You’ll learn how to engage with decision-makers and track the positions of candidates and electeds. Please bring your lunch!
11:10 am-12:00 pmFaculty Meeting (if needed) West Science
11:30 amChop It Up Chats: Building Healthy Relationships and Dating Across Cultures Orange Carpet
The Office of Intercultural Life invites you to join us the second Tuesday of each block over the lunch hour for a drop-in, student and Cornell community-driven dialogue about various topics of culture, diversity, and inclusion. During this discussion, we would like you to share your ideas and experiences regarding dating across cultural beliefs and identities (i.e. interreligious and interracial dating) as well as building healthy relationships, both romantic and non-romantic. This event is open to all Cornell and local community members.
11:30 am-12:30 pmBuilding Key Relationships and Acing the Interview Thomas Commons
If you’re seeking employment or acceptance into a graduate program it’s important to meet people that can help you get connected. Once you’re connected, one of the deciding factors for hiring and acceptance is the interview. During this interactive session learn how to build relationships that will be important to your future and ace the interview.
12:15 pm-12:45 pmHIIT Dows
Tuesday and Thursday from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. High-Intensity Interval Training, a form of interval training alternating short periods of intense exercise with less intense recovery periods. Open to students, faculty, and staff.
3:20 pmYOGA for Deep Peace (1hr class) Shaw
Breath and energy focused yoga for deep relaxation and ease. Himalayan Singing Bowl sound therapy often provided. All skill levels welcome. Use Cornell ID to grab a mat, bolster, & blanket from the Roe Howard Fitness Room before arrival. Led by certified instructors. Open to students, faculty, and staff. ~Sponsored by the Offices of Health, Counseling, and Spiritual Life.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmLego Club Cole Library
Come build and play at Lego Club! Lego Club is held on Tuesdays, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108.
4:00 pm-5:00 pmKickboxing Small Multi-Sport Center
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Form of martial arts that combines elements of karate. Open to students, faculty, and staff.
4:00 pm-5:00 pmHIIT Dows
High-Intensity Interval Training, a form of interval training alternating short periods of intense exercise with less intense recovery periods. Open to students, faculty, and staff.
6:30 pm-8:30 pmYarn Squad Cole Library
Join us for Yarn Squad EVERY Tuesday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Cole Library Room 326. Knitters, crocheters, and all fiber enthusiasts are welcome. Our current charity knit is The Preemie Project: The Infant Bereavement Program. There is a huge need for blankets. I am including the website so you can see the specifications. https://www.thepreemieproject.com/programs/infant-bereavement/knit-and-crochet-blankets-for-bereavement-packages/
7:00 pmTed Enberg '11, TV broadcaster (PAC-12, MLB-TV, ESPN)/"Sounds of Success" podcast host Thomas Commons
Lecture "Leadership: Bridging Failure and Success" Please join the Berry Career Institute and the Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor program in welcoming Ted Enberg '11 back to campus. Ted is the play-by-play announcer for Stanford University football and makes appearances on MLB-TV and ESPN. Ted is also the host of the "Sounds of Success" podcast, which was started by his late father and legendary sports broadcaster Dick Enberg. During his talk titled "Leadership: Bridging Failure and Success", Ted will share stories and wisdom about leadership development, working in professional sports management, leading a global career on multiple continents and the value of a liberal arts education.
7:30 pm-8:30 pmCommunity of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group Cole Library
Community of Readers will meet on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Library Room 310. We will discuss Teeth by Mary Otto. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 319-895-4262 or join us that evening.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Feb 8th-Feb 22ndColleges Against Cancer Book Drive Thomas Commons
Feb 11th-Mar 1stHumanize My Hoodie Art Exhibit Thomas Commons

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