News & Events


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

    Monday, January 21st

  • Off Campus Lottery for 2019-2020 Seniors

    Residence Life Office
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    The off-campus lottery for 2019-2020 seniors will be held Monday, Jan. 21, through Wednesday, Jan. 23. Stop by the Residence Life Office during office hours to participate. Bring your ID and the completed Off-Campus Housing Lottery Group form. The form can be found at the Residence Life Off Campus Lottery website.Monday, January 21st | 8:00 am-4:30 pm | Residence Life Office
  • Monday, January 21st

  • MLK Week: MLK Day of Service

    Thomas Commons Room:Orange Carpet
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Join the Cornell College Civic Engagement Office and Office of Intercultural Life in sewing heart pillows for University of Iowa cardiac surgery patients, making tie blankets for Hope Lodge cancer patients with Colleges Against Cancer, or sewing quilts for children in need through Project Linus with fabric donated by Helios Stitch N Stuff in Mount Vernon. This event is open to all Cornell and local community members.Monday, January 21st | 9:00 am-5:00 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Orange Carpet
  • Monday, January 21st

  • Admission Visit Day

    Thomas Commons
    9:00 am - 1:30 pm

    Open house event for prospective students and their guests.Monday, January 21st | 9:00 am-1:30 pm | Thomas Commons
  • Monday, January 21st

  • Sleep, Academics, and Health Workshop

    Thomas Commons Room:Hedges
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Sleep deprivation is common among college students and has been associated with poor academic performance and physical dysfunction. This workshop includes discussion on the importance of sleep as it relates to academic performance and well-being.Monday, January 21st | 3:00 pm-3:30 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Hedges
  • Monday, January 21st

  • Zumba

    Dows Room:Aerobics Room
    4:00 pm -

    Every Monday and Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fitness program featuring movement inspired by various styles of Latin American dance. Open to students, faculty, and staff.Monday, January 21st | 4:00 pm | Dows Room:Aerobics Room
  • Monday, January 21st

  • MLK Week: MLK Speech and Vigil

    Thomas Commons
    5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

    Join the Office of Intercultural Life and the Office of Spiritual Life in recreating part of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final speech, followed by a vigil, led by Rev. Cathy from Thomas Commons to Allee Chapel.Monday, January 21st | 5:00 pm-5:45 pm | Thomas Commons
  • Monday, January 21st

  • Teen Table-Top Role Playing Game

    Cole Library Room:108
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Dive into the world of role playing games at Cole Library! Teen RPG meets EVERY Monday in Room 108 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The group is currently playing Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition.Monday, January 21st | 5:00 pm-7:00 pm | Cole Library Room:108
  • Monday, January 21st

  • Democracy in Action!

    Thomas Commons
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Have you ever wondered how local laws and regulations are created? What the process is? Who is involved? Why not attend a Mt. Vernon City Council Meeting and find out! We will meet in Thomas Commons at 6 and head over to City Hall to observe. Meeting agendas will be posted on the web the Friday before the next scheduled council meeting and at the bulletin board at City Hall. Minutes will be posted to the web by Friday following the council meeting.Monday, January 21st | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm | Thomas Commons
  • Monday, January 21st

  • PodClub

    Cole Library Room:310
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    PodClub: Monday, January 21 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Room 310 Podcast: Switchblade Sisters Switchblade Sisters provides deep cuts on genre flicks from a female perspective. Film critic April Wolfe sits down with a phenomenal female film-maker to slice-and-dice a classic genre movie - horror, exploitation, sci-fi and many others! Along the way, they cover craft, the state of the industry, and how films get made. This podcast contains adult language. Listener discretion is advised. PodClub members should listen to 4 episodes of their choosing. Contact Grace for more information at, January 21st | 7:00 pm-8:00 pm | Cole Library Room:310