|11:10 am Dec 12th||SIG Lecture: Tammy Mildenstein West Science|
Professor Mildenstein will discuss her research: "Bats and Typhoons: What does the increase in frequency and severity of storms mean for the world's largest bats?"
|11:00 am Dec 13th||Study Abroad Raffle Drawing Thomas Commons|
Stop by the Thomas Commons tables over the lunch hour for a chance to win an Amazon gift card and learn more about study abroad opportunities through Cornell! Tell us where you would like to study off-campus and enter a raffle drawing. Hosted by the campus Study Abroad Alumni Ambassador and the Office of International & Off-Campus Studies. *Gift cards donated by the American Institute of Foreign Studies.
|11:30 am Dec 13th||Conversations About Teaching--Ingenuity in Action Thomas Commons|
Looking for ideas, strategies and examples for embedding experiential learning into your courses, but don’t know where to start? Bring your lunch and learn what your colleagues are already doing in their courses!
Tammy Mildenstein, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Misha Quill, Assistant Professor Anthropology, will share their experiences as sponsors of experiential learning in their courses.
Further discussion will be facilitated by Devan Baty, Faculty Director of the Ingenuity in Action pilot program, and Jen Rouse, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Cole Library.
Conversations About Teaching (CATs) offer an opportunity for faculty to gather on the third Friday of each block and discuss topics related to teaching.
|12:00 pm Dec 19th||Winter Break Cornell College|
|11:00 am Jan 21st||ISA Study Abroad Information Table Thomas Commons|
Stop by to visit Alex Halvorson, representative from ISA Study Abroad, to discuss summer, semester, and year-long study abroad opportunities. Since 1987, International Studies Abroad (ISA) has provided college students in the U.S. and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. Their mission is to ignite personal growth through a wide range of affordable education abroad opportunities with a commitment to exceptional support for all participants and their institutions. For more information, visit studiesabroad.com.
|11:00 am Jan 23rd||2020-2021 Off-Campus Course Fair Thomas Commons|
Are you interested in studying off-campus for a block next year? Stop by the 2020-2021 Off-Campus Course Fair to learn from faculty about courses in Appalachia, the Bahamas, Belize, Chicago, Costa Rica, Eastern Europe, Greece/Turkey, Italy, and New York City.
|3:00 pm Feb 5th||Faculty/Staff Social- Cornell BINGO Block Party Thomas Commons|
Don’t miss out on this fun, interactive social event to conclude the block with Cornell-themed picture BINGO! Block Parties are casual celebrations held a few times per year for faculty and staff members to enjoy some light-hearted fun and fellowship together. Prizes, snacks, and drink tickets will be include. These events are a joint effort between Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Human Resources. For those who are unable to attend, please consider joining us for First Friday of the block lunches!
|11:00 am Feb 24th||The Philadelphia Center Information Table Thomas Commons|
Stop by to visit Morgan Mahdavi, a representative from The Philadelphia Center, an off-campus study program that offers you college credit while living and learning independently. With our help, you will secure a professional, accredited internship and housing in the vibrant and diverse city of Philadelphia. You will explore career paths through real-world applications and rigorous, seminar-style courses. Upon completion of the program, you will leave Philadelphia with a strong sense of your abilities, social and professional aspirations, and a plan for your future. More information can be found at www.tpc.edu.
|4:30 pm Mar 2nd||2020-2021 Off-Campus Scholarship Applications Due Old Sem|
Off-campus scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are due Monday, March 2, by 4:30 p.m. The application can be accessed online: https://cas.cornellcollege.edu/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cornellcollege.edu%2Foff-campus-studies%2Foff-campus-studies-scholarships%2FScholarshipAppStudent%2Findex.php
Questions? Contact Anna Butz.
|12:00 pm Apr 5th||Spring Break Cornell College|
|5:15 pm Apr 15th||Spring Cornell Fellows Showcase |
Attend the Cornell Fellows Showcase and dessert reception to hear about the types of internships and research students are doing with the support of the Cornell Fellows Program. Students will present summaries of their 8-week experiences and how they have influenced their academic and professional futures. This is a great event for any student considering an internship during their time at Cornell and all members of the campus community are encouraged to attend. RSVP is not required to attend this event.
|6:30 pm Apr 23rd||Academic Awards Celebration Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons|
Academic Awards Celebration provides Cornell the opportunity to recognize and congratulate our outstanding students.
|10:00 am Apr 25th||Student Symposium Thomas Commons|
On Saturday, April 25, 2020, Cornell College and Center for Teaching & Learning will sponsor an all-college Student Symposium to provide a forum for students to present their scholarly and creative work to the college community.
|1:30 pm May 9th||Phi Beta Kappa Inauguration Ceremony Cole Library|
Members of the Class of 2020 will be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's most prestigious honor society. The students’ names will be added to the permanent plaque in Cole Library listing all members elected to Cornell’s Delta of Iowa chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, founded in 1922.
|10:00 am May 10th||Commencement Southeast Lawn of College Hall|
Cornell's 162nd Commencement celebrates the achievements of the Class of 2019, and of faculty members receiving emeritus status. https://www.cornellcollege.edu/commencement