Cornell College Events

Friday, March 22nd

Time Event Title
11:15 am-12:00 pmMEDITATION & MINDFULNESS Allee Chapel
A learning, support, & practice group for helping you be happier & more compassionately skillful with stress & other difficulties amid everyday life. Singing bowl sound/vibration healing also enfolded. Fridays (except Block Breaks) from 11:15-noon in Allee Chapel. Free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the greater Mt. Vernon community. ~Sponsored and led by Chaplain (certified instructor)
12:00 pm-1:00 pmDiversity Week: Black Panther, Brown Equity Thomas Commons
Join us in a discussion of the movie "Black Panther" and how it correlates to building personal equity as a man of color. This event is open to the Cornell College and greater community
12:00 pm-1:00 pmFaculty/Staff First Friday Lunch - Block 7 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 Fridays 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 Becca Klaver (bklaver) with questions or ideas for collaborations with your class, event, or organization.
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio
4:00 pmWomen's Tennis vs. Central College Mount Vernon
4:00 pm-5:00 pmDance Dows
Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dance class performed to various genres of music from week to week. Open to students, faculty, and staff.
4:00 pm-4:30 pmInternational Writing Program Summer Institute Info Session Van Etten-Lacey House
Representatives from the International Writing Program's Summer Institute at the University of Iowa will be visiting Cornell to give an information session about this year's program, including guidance on how to complete the application. This is a unique chance to immerse yourself in new types of writing alongside students from Pakistan, and it's FREE for selected participants age 18-22 (including tuition, housing, and transportation).
7:30 pmSteel Drum Ensembles Concert King Chapel
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.

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