Cornell College Events

Friday, April 5th

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)
11:30 am-12:30 pmGina Forsyth, Cajun fiddler Thomas Commons
New Orleans-based Gina Forsyth is an award-winning singer/songwriter who is known for her wizardry on fiddle and guitar and is considered one of the best Cajun fiddlers in Louisiana (no small feat). She will talk about Louisiana, Cajun French, and Cajun music, as well as play some music. The event will be in English.
11:30 amCANCELLED: Modern Migration to Iowa with Dr. Stella Burch Elias Orange Carpet
The Office of Intercultural Life, the African American History Museum of Iowa, and Humanities Iowa collaborate to bring Professor Stella Burch Elias of the University of Iowa Law School to discuss modern immigration, refugees, and asylees with a focus on African immigrant populations that have settled in Iowa. This event is open to the public, to the greater local community, and to the Cornell College community.
11:30 am-12:30 pmStaff/Faculty Recipe Potluck Dows
The Wellness Committee is pleased to announce a recipe-card potluck! Mark your calendars and join us in the Dows Hall kitchen on Friday, April 5 from 11:30am-12:30pm! Please RSVP by March 29 and also consider bringing a dish with recipe cards! Open to all faculty and staff!
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 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.
5:00 pm-6:00 pmKRNL Live Radio Performance and Interview with the Melvinas Thomas Commons
KRNL will broadcast a live interview with The Melvinas, the North American Supertrio featuring Beth Cahill, Gina Forsyth, and Lisa Markley. Tune in to 89.7 FM or listen online at to hear some amazing music and fun interview questions! After the show, The Melvinas will be performing at the Uptown Theater at 7:30 p.m. Mention KRNL for free admission!
7:30 pmSymphonic Band Concert King Chapel
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Apr 1st-Apr 12thSummer Housing Sign-Up Residence Life Office
Apr 4th-Apr 7thCornell Mock Trial - National Championship Tournament

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