Cornell College Events

Friday, August 30th

Time Event Title
11:15 am-11:55 amMeditation, Mindfulness, & Mind-Body-Spirit Allee Chapel
Opens with breath and energy centered embodied practices (i.e. tai-chi or qigong) followed by guided and silent seated meditation. Enfolds insights from integrative health care and spiritual wisdom from age-old Buddhist, Christian contemplative, yoga, Vedanta, and other traditions. Typically ends with loving kindness meditation and/or Himalayan singing bowl sound healing. Led by certified teacher and chaplain. All welcome.
12:00 pm-1:00 pmFirst Friday Lunch 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 Friday 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 Madeleine Koenigsberg (mkoenigsberg21) with questions or ideas for collaborations with your class, event, or organization. Everyone is very much welcome!
3:10 pmLiterary Arts Tour Thomas Commons
Join us for a tour of the literary arts center at the Van-Etten Lacey House to hear about publishing opportunities for prose, poetry, photography, art, creative writing, and reporting! There will be cinnamon rolls!
3:30 pm-6:00 pmIntercultural Life Kickoff and Informational Stoner House
Come by Stoner House at 3:30 p.m. and enjoy free food and good company. There will also be an ICL Student Group Informational at 4 p.m. in the ICL Conference Room for those who are interested.
4:00 pmMen's Soccer vs. Gustavus Adolphus Mount Vernon
6:00 pmMen's Cross Country at Mustang Gallop Cedar Rapids
6:00 pmWomen's Cross Country at Mustang Gallop Cedar Rapids
6:00 pmWomen's Soccer at Clarke University Dubuque
7:00 pmVolleyball at Westminster St. Louis, Mo.
Wash U. Tournament

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