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Cornell College honored for value

For the fifth year in a row business publisher Kiplinger has named Cornell College one of the 100 best values in liberal arts colleges.

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Winter Break Hours

Cornell College will be closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 2. In addition, some offices might have limited staffing or reduced hours between Dec. 20-23 and Jan. 5-11. Campus safety will remain open at all times and can be reached at 319-895-4299.

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Last year, more than 400 students participated in community service through Cornell College's Career and Civic Engagement Center.

Cornell College honored for service

Cornell College has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes schools that offer the best community service programs in the nation.

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Students performing service over winter break

Fourteen Cornell College students will be spending part of their winter break performing community service in Xela, Guatemala. The trip marks the first time students are participating in an international service trip over winter break.

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Cornell College Dean Joe Dieker and University of Iowa College of Law Dean Gail Agrawal sign the 3+3 agreement between the two schools.

Cornell College joins UI Law 3+3 program

Cornell College and the University of Iowa College of Law have entered an agreement that will allow qualified Cornell College students to earn their bachelor’s degree and law degree in a total of six years.

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Tabak on “Ethical Perspectives on the News”

Leon Tabak, computer science professor at Cornell College, will moderate a panel on the KCRG-TV9 show “Ethical Perspectives on the News” that’s set to air on Dec. 7.

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Phi Beta Kappa scholar speaking Dec. 8

Professor and researcher Caroline Bruzelius will speak about “Seeing the World in a New Way: Art History and Digital Visualization” on Monday, Dec. 8, as part of the Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholars program.

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Cornell College joins Private College 529 Plan

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.

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New and returning trustees announced

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.

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Krag exhibit at Cornell through Nov. 30

“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.

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    Rose Reed-Maxfield won the  Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association conference.
    • Sociology major wins award for paper

      Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.

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    • Professor’s book out Jan. 1

      Kirilka Stavreva, professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, has a book, “Words Like Daggers: Violent Female Speech in Early Modern England” that will be available Jan. 1 from the University of Nebraska Press.

    Geology Professor Rhawn Denniston teaching.
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    Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli ’11 in front of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment,  one of two large general-purpose particle physics detectors built on the Large Hadron Collider.



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