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Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.


    Monday, September 15th


    Tuesday, September 16th

  • Daytime Community Book Discussion Group
    310, Cole Library
    9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    The Daytime Adult Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, September 16 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 310. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 895-4262. Contact: Cathy Boggs
  • Physician Assistant 101
    MLK, Thomas Commons
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Interested in a career in medicine? Ever wonder what life is like as a physician assistant? Bring you lunch to MLK (Thomas Commons), and chat with alumna Marianne Van Vooren, PA-C. Van Vooren is currently a physician assistant at Franklin Pediatrics in Moline, Ill. Contact: Danielle Nicole D'Ambrosio
  • Business Leader Panel: Leadership, Strategic Planning, and Customer Focus
    Hedges, Thomas Commons
    6:30 p.m.
    The Berry Center for Economics, Business and Public Policy will host a panel on business leadership featuring four local business leaders on at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 16, in Hedges Conference Room in the Thomas Commons. The event is free and open to the public. The panel, titled “Leadership, Strategic Planning, and Customer Focus,” will be led by Gary Nesteby, executive director of the Iowa Quality Center, and feature Gary Robertson, director of leadership development at Centro, Inc. in North Liberty; Bob Loyd, chief executive officer of Clipper Wind Turbine Works in Cedar Rapids; and Eric Sutter, director of business development at Saint Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. The four panel members will present how their business integrates these core values into their leadership system. They will make a short presentation on their organization and then take questions. Students are encouraged to RSVP on the website via JIVE. Contact: Rebecca Sullens
  • Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group
    310, Cole Library
    7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Community of Readers will meet on Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 310. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 895-4262. Contact: Cathy Boggs

  • Wednesday, September 17th

  • Into an Unclenched Moment: Centering Prayer
    Allee Chapel
    11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    This is a prayer/support group for students, faculty, staff, and community members. Grounded in a gesture of surrender/letting go, this is an approach to prayer as a beyond words experience of attunement, relinquished trust, and learning to be present to Presence in the shrine of one’s heart and in the heartbeat of life. Includes time for reflection and journaling. Led by chaplain. Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel
  • Dimensions Reading Group Discussion
    Russell, Thomas Commons
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Are you a new student interested in the health sciences? The Dimensions reading group will take place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for the duration of fall semester. Interested students should contact Danielle D'Ambrosio (ddambrosio@cornellcollege.edu) to sign up. Don't forget to bring your lunch, and we will bring the books. We look forward to seeing you there! Contact: Danielle D'Ambrosio
  • Alternative Spring Break Information Session
    Shaw, Thomas Commons
    3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Join us as we unveil the social issues that the Alternative Spring Break program will focus on for the upcoming year! We'll also cover the mission and purpose of ASB, participant expectations, the application process, and important due dates. There are additional information sessions on Thursday, Sept. 18. Contact: Stacey Harrison

  • Thursday, September 18th

  • Campus Currents
    Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons
    All day
    All staff members are encouraged to attend a Campus Currents meeting to gain and share information useful for engaging current students, recruiting new students, and connecting with alumni and friends of the college. These meetings also give staff members opportunities to discuss and provide feedback on broader college issues. Campus Currents meetings are repeated so offices can remain open while staff rotate attendance. These meetings are 9-10 a.m. and again 2-3 p.m. each day they are held. Participants suggest agenda items in advance, and meetings are held only when an agenda is created approximately two weeks in advance. Contact: Cindy Krob
  • Children's Story Time
    Children's Room, Cole Library
    9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Come join us for Story Time fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs
  • Alternative Spring Break Information Session
    Shaw, Thomas Commons
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Join us as we unveil the social issues that the Alternative Spring Break program will focus on for the upcoming year! We'll also cover the mission and purpose of ASB, participant expectations, the application process, and important due dates. Contact: Leah Bossom
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Allee Chapel
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meeting - open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. For more information, contact BElkins@cornellcollege.edu. Contact: Becki Elkins
  • Alternative Spring Break Information Session
    Shaw, Thomas Commons
    3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Join us as we unveil the social issues that the Alternative Spring Break program will focus on for the upcoming year! We'll also cover the mission and purpose of ASB, participant expectations, the application process, and important due dates. Contact: Leah Bossom
  • Rudy Francisco Slam Poetry Reading
    Kimmel Theatre
    6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Rudy Francisco is a slam poet. Slam Poetry is the art of speaking your mind through poetry in front of an audience so as to convey your thoughts. It also referred to as spoken word. Contact: Marquis Terrell
  • Delt Lecture featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin
    King Chapel
    7:30 p.m.
    “Leadership Lessons of History: Doris Kearns Goodwin on the American Presidents” Contact: Summer Gaasedelen

  • Friday, September 19th

  • Meditation, Mindfulness & Mind-Body-Spirit Practices
    Allee Chapel
    11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Final session on breath work (pranayama) for stress reduction compliments this meditation/support group's regular focus on gentle embodied Qi or energy medicine movements, and compassion meditation for both personal and communal peace. Everyone welcome. Led by Chaplain Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel
  • Music Seminar - Guest Dance & Percussion Recital
    Ringer Recital Studio, Armstrong Hall
    3:15 p.m.
    Guest Dance & Percussion Recital - Andy Thierauf is a percussionist and composer who specializes in the creation and performance of contemporary music. Sean Thomas Boyt is a dancer and choreographer. Sean invests much of his time in choreographing and producing dance works. Contact: Cathy Schonhorst