Cornell College Events

Friday, January 24th

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.
11:30 am-12:30 pmMLK Week: Juneteenth in January Presentation Orange Carpet
Join us for a presentation by Sean Donaldson, Museum Educator with the African-American Museum in Cedar Rapids, for a discussion on the importance of Juneteenth, the celebration of the day that slavery ended. This event is open to the Cornell College community and the greater local community.
3:00 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!
4:00 pm-6:00 pmJane Gilmor & David Van Allen Exhibition & Reception McWethy Hall
Artist's reception & Gallery Talk by Jane Gilmor & David Van Allen os from 4-6 p.m. with the talk beginning at 5 p.m. This event coincides with their Peter Paul Luce exhibition of intermedia installation & photo assemblage, January 20-March 1, 2020. Sponsored by the Department of Art & Art History and funded through the Peter Paul Luce Endowment. Regular gallery hours: Monday - Friday: 9-4, Sundays: 2-4 p.m.
4:30 pm-5:30 pmMLK Week: Juneteenth in January Celebration Zamora's Market
Join the Office of Intercultural Life and friends for songs, dances, and other celebrations of Juneteenth. This event is open to the Cornell College community and the greater local community.
5:00 pmRSVP deadline today for Monastic Retreat 5th Block Break (W-F)
RSVP by Fri. Jan 24 for this popular annual Block Break spirituality retreat (W-F Feb. 5-7) at New Melleray Abbey, a nationally known Trappist monastery nestled in the rolling hills of Eastern Iowa near Dubuque. Savor awe-filled silence, monks chanting the psalms, age-old monastic wisdom and culture, downtime we rarely have together as Cornell students, faculty, and staff, and plenty of personal time to reflect, pray, meditate, and engage in spiritual reading and writing. Private rooms. Departs from Commons lobby Wed @ 1pm and returns Friday by noon. For more information and to RSVP by the Jan 24th deadline, rsvp to chaplain Rev CQE @ cquehl-engel.
6:30 pm-8:00 pmMLK Week: Soul Food Dinner Stoner House
Join us at Stoner House for a catered soul food dinner and a discussion of the importance of food, specifically soul food, in bringing together communities and conversations. This event is open to the Cornell College and greater local community. Please RSVP by Jan. 22 as seating is very limited. Use the following link for RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soul-food-dinner-at-intercultural-life-tickets-86738006713.
7:00 pmGrocery Bingo Orange Carpet

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