Student Organization Appreciation Week
Cornell Student Senate would like to say THANK YOU to all of Cornell's student organizations and leaders! The work they put in is imperative to a vibrant and exciting campus life. To find out more about student clubs, get on community and check out all the group profiles!
For more student
events,visit the student activities calendar here!
Call for Student Group Reservations for Spring 2014
On Tuesday, December 3 the Information Desk will accept reservation requests for the Thomas Commons for student group meetings, spring semester 2014. We are asking that you submit your request rather than making the reservations yourself, so that we can accommodate as many people as possible.
Click here to make your reservation.
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break
All residence halls and houses will close at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 21st, and will remain closed until 9:00 am on Sunday, January 12th. Access to student rooms will not be possible during this time. Students should make their travel plans accordingly. See the Winter Break Information webpage for more information or contact Residence Life.
Cornell College Candle light Advent & Christmas Service
A gentle hour of holiday beauty, love, hope, and peace. Carols, seasonal prayers and readings, brief homily, string quartet, and the Cornell A Cappella Vocalist Society.
Wed. Dec. 11th,
6:30 – 7:30 p.m
Wednesday, December 4th
Please refer to the master calendar for events that began earlier in the day.
Thursday, December 5th
Children's Story Time
Cole Library, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Join us for story time fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs
"The Supreme Court: Today...and Tomorrow" - Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Prof. Lee Epstein of USC
Thomas Commons, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Professor Lee Epstein, a prominent constitutional law scholar, will discuss the past, present, and future of the Supreme Court, including controversial cases before the Court this year. Lee Epstein is the Provost Professor of Law and Political Science and the Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law at the University of Southern California. She is visiting Cornell with support from the Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar program and LACE. Contact: David Yamanishi
CISCO: OPT/CPT Session
Shaw, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
OPT stands for the Optional Practical Training and CPT stands for Curriculum Practical Training. Both of these are required documents for international students who plan to have an internship or a job in the United States. Come and find out more details about OPT and CPT, and what you need to do to obtain the documents. Contact: Jason Napoli
Uptown Mount Vernon, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mount Vernon comes alive with holiday festivities during "Magical Night" with shopping, caroling, live Nativity, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. Contact: Joe Jennison
Cornell Leadership Certificate Program - Citizenship
Thomas Commons, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
How does recognizing our connections and roles in communities beyond Cornell help you develop as a leader? Come to the session on Citizenship to learn about this aspect of leadership. Note: This program is required for the Citizenship certificate. Contact: Heidi Levine
Friday, December 6th
Meditation, Mindfulness & Mind-Body-Spirit
Allee Chapel, 11:30 a.m.
Friday at 11:30 (except block breaks) in Allee Chapel. Drop into this contemplative community of students, faculty, staff, and others gathering for East-West spiritual practices and related wisdom to increase personal and communal healing peace, compassion, and awareness of life's inter-connective oneness. Both prayerful and secular variations of commonalities. ~ Led by Chaplain with Spiritual Life Inter-faith & Spiritus leaders Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel
Music Seminar Student Recital
Ringer Recital Studio, 3:15 p.m.
PAAC Comedy: Jay Black
Orange Carpet, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 7th
Wrestling vs. UW-Eau Claire
La Crosse, Wis., 9:00 a.m.
Wrestling vs. UW-Stevens Point
La Crosse, Wis., 11:00 a.m.
Men's Basketball vs. Carroll University
Mount Vernon, 1:00 p.m.
Wrestling vs. Saint John's
La Crosse, Wis., 1:00 p.m.
Women's Basketball vs. Carroll University
Mount Vernon, 3:00 p.m.
Posadas Celebration and Tamale Dinner
Russell Hall, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join the members of OLA for a celebration of Las Posadas, a 400 year old holiday tradition celebrated throughout Latin America. Las Posadas is a celebration of the Christmas season which remembers Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem and their search for lodging. Students of all ethnicities and religions are encouraged to attend to learn more about the tradition, win fabulous prizes, and enjoy a traditional Posadas dinner of tamales. Contact: Leticia Valencia
Holiday Choral Concert: "Joy, Joy to My Soul"
King Chapel, 7:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Dr. Lisa Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public. Contact: Cathy Schonhorst
Thomas Commons, 9:00 p.m.
Remember when you were a kid and couldn't wait to get home from school to watch your favorite movie? Well, come join PAAC's Dark Purple in watching a favorite childhood movie as well as finger painting, playing with Legos, and more! Contact: Sam Caldwell
Monday, December 9th
2nd Annual International Bake-Off
Orange Carpet, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
The campus community is invited to sample delicious desserts from around the world at the 2nd Annual International Bake-Off on Monday, Dec. 9, from 11:30 to 12:15 on the Orange Carpet. The desserts, made by the language clubs, will be available for tasting at no cost for as long as they last. A distinguished panel of judges that includes the chef of the Lincoln Café will rate the entries according to taste, presentation, and cultural authenticity; results will be announced around noon. Sponsored by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages. Contact: Lynne Ikach