Cornell College Events

Thursday, March 21st

Time Event Title
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for March are Windy Days, St. Patrick’s Day, and Spring. This event is open free to the public.
11:10 am-12:00 pm"Vanished: Latin American Internment in the US, 1942-48" Thomas Commons
During WWII, the U.S. government rounded up over 5,000 Latin Americans of German, Japanese, and Italian descent and forcibly brought them to camps in Texas and elsewhere. There, hundreds were "traded" for Axis-held U.S. nationals. How was this possible? Could it happen again? Guest Lecturer: Historian and visiting German culture and language instructor Michael Luick-Thrams. Co-sponsors: Cole Library, Spiritual Life, Int'l Life, Union Latinx, GSS & Latin American Studies
11:10 am-12:50 pmInternational Women's Day Event Thomas Commons
International Women's Day was March 8. Stop by the Thomas Commons tables during lunch to learn about this important holiday and make cards and flowers for the important women in your life. Sponsored by Classical & Modern Languages and Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies.
11:15 am-12:00 pmAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) Open Mtg Allee Chapel
Offering support. Living the 12 Steps. Open to students, faculty, staff, and townspeople. For more information email ~ Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
11:30 am-1:00 pmRussell Hall Lottery for 2019-2020 Thomas Commons
Lottery for 2019-2020 Russell Hall suites. Bring your completed lottery form found on the Residence Life website.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmDiversity Week: Mental Health and Intersectionality Thomas Commons
Join us in a conversation between the Assistant Director of Intercultural Life and Mark Kendall, the associate director of the Dimensions Program for Health Professions, about their challenges with mental health and how their identities both affect and are affected by depression and anxiety. The conversation will also include how they manage and have learned from their mental health challenges and how they use this knowledge to educate others. This event is open to the Cornell College and greater local communities.
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.
5:30 pm-7:30 pmLEADS Gale Mote workshop: Being Decisive and Knowing Best How to Decide Berry Career Institute
6:30 pm-7:30 pmMaster Gardener Talks Cole Library
March 21: Everything Whimsical – Lori Bailey. Let the fun begin! How about putting a little whimsy in your garden? Lori Bailey will share how to put your own personal style and artful fun into your garden. Learn how to accent your favorite plants with colorful, purposeful and whimsical garden art. It will turn your garden into a unique, one of a kind backyard retreat. This event is open free to the public.
7:00 pmBaseball at Augustana College Rock Island, Ill.

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