Cornell College Events

Friday, March 20th

Time Event Title
8:30 am-4:00 pmDestination Cornell Thomas Commons
Admitted students and their families will be on campus to learn meet with faculty, staff, and current students to learn more about Cornell as they decide where they will attend college this fall. Wear purple and make our guests welcome!
11:15 am-11:55 amMeditation, Mindfulness, & Mind-Body-Spirit - Canceled 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 - Canceled 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).
2:00 pmBaseball at Dominican Carol Stream, Ill.
3:00 pmFreewrite Friday - Canceled 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!
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital - Canceled Ringer Recital Studio
4:00 pm-5:00 pmDiversity Week: Advocacy and the Arts Presentation - Canceled Thomas Commons
Join the Office of Intercultural Life in welcoming the narrative and music of Cornell Lecturer Kelly Montijo-Fink '92 regarding her experiences with the Native American community and with the arts. This event is open to the Cornell College and greater local communities.
7:00 pm-9:00 pmDiversity Week: Intercultural Dance Social - Canceled Zamora's Market
Come and Just Dance with Us! Learn the basics of various popular cultural dance styles like Bachata, Salsa, and others. There are no "lessons", just jump right onto the dance floor! This event is open to the Cornell College and greater local communities.
7:30 pmSymphonic Band Concert - Canceled King Chapel

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Mar 5th-Mar 22ndSpring Break Cornell College
Mar 13th-May 13thOn-campus events are suspended through May 13

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