Cornell College today announced that it is now offering students a way to hedge against the rising cost of college tuition by joining Private College 529 Plan, a pre-paid tuition savings plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use.
The Cornell College Board of Trustees has announced the election of two new members, Bill Haffke ’65 and John Turner ’94, as well as the election of a returning member, Judy Hesler Jorgensen ’60.
“Gillian Pederson Krag: Paintings & Etchings” is currently on exhibit at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery in McWethy Hall at Cornell College through Nov. 30, 2014. Krag will give an artist’s lecture at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30, McWethy Hall, room 222, with an artist’s reception and book signing to follow.
Cornell College will add two new programs, business and engineering sciences, starting in the 2015-16 academic year.
Administrative offices will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 26, and reopen on Monday, Dec. 1. Other closings and changes to hours are in the article.
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Two Iowa bishops will give a talk titled “The Church as an Agency of Hope for a time like this?” The talk will be in the Hall-Perrine Multipurpose room on the middle level of the Thomas Commons, and is free and open to the public.
One member of the Cornell community was fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident on Monday. Connor Robinson, a first-year student from Illinois, was killed in a crash on Highway 30 near Clinton, Iowa, shortly after noon on Monday.
Cornell College will offer a new grant program for all qualified Iowa high school students beginning in Fall 2015, with a minimum of $20,000 available per student. The Promise Grant for Iowans is renewable for four years, bringing the total value to $80,000.
Two Cornell College students, seniors Thomas Cooke and Trevor Hazen, were featured on KCRG-TV9 in a story about the importance of the youth vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.