Cornell College Events

Thursday, April 25th

Time Event Title
All dayWomen's Tennis at TBA Madison, Wis.
MWC Team Tournament
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for April are seeds, frogs, and chicks. This event is open free to the public.
11:00 am-12:30 pmAlcohol Awareness Month Tabling Event Thomas Commons
Health Promotions and Campus Safety tabling to provide information around responsible alcohol use.
11:10 am-12:00 pmHAIG Lecture: Aparna Thomas, , “Where the River of Knowledge Freely Flows: The Story of Village He Thomas Commons
In this final HAIG lecture for the academic year, Prof. Thomas will introduce us to her current research analyzing the roles of village health workers as agents of social change in rural communities. These health workers, according to Prof. Thomas, embody the community based approach to health and well-being, in so far as they are selected by the communities themselves and are trained by the Comprehensive Rural Health Project.
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 scoleman@cornellcollege.edu. ~ Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
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.
4:30 pmBen Miller Reading Van Etten-Lacey House
Ben Miller '86, an essayist and fiction writer, reads selections from his collaborations with artist Dale Williams. Miller’s work has been published in many journals, including the Kenyon Review, the Antioch Review, the Yale Review, Raritan, and One Story. In addition, his writing has been anthologized in the “Best American Essays” series and the textbook “An Introduction to the Prose Poem.” He published a memoir in 2013, “The Junkification of a Boyhood Idyll amid the Curious Glory of Urban Iowa.” Over his career Miller has received several fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard.
6:30 pm-8:30 pmAcademic Awards Night Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
Academic Awards Night provides Cornell the opportunity to recognize and congratulate our outstanding students.
7:00 pmSpanish Play Zamora's Market
Join the Spanish adjunct students as they present their Spanglish Play adapted from Emilio Carballido's 1987 play, "El Censo." Students have been working hard all semester to bring this play to life. No previous Spanish is needed to see the show. All are welcome on Thursday April 25, @ 7pm to see the show. Following the play, there will be a discussion led by Unión Latinx about the 2020 Census and how US communities will be affected.

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