Cornell College is one of 26 Iowa colleges and universities participating in Iowa Private College Week from Aug. 4-8.
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Cornell College has received a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a summer research institute and to expand its digital liberal arts efforts.
Cornell College’s Alternative Spring Break program is the third most active in the nation, according to Break Away, the organization that puts on Alternative Spring Break.
Two groups of Cornell College students were accepted into the the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Student Accelerator program for the summer.
Ellen Hoobler, assistant professor of art history, was named one of the 40 professors under 40 by the college financial literacy website NerdScholar.
Cornell College has dedicated the writing studio to Madgetta Thornton Dungy ’64, the first African American female to graduate from Cornell.
During Commencement week and over the summer, some offices will and services will have special or reduced hours.
Each year Cornell College recognizes student achievement with an awards celebration. Dozens of students were honored at this year’s ceremony.
Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.
Jacob Fields ’14 won the Student Leadership Award from the Iowa Campus Compact for his work with education and cancer research fundraising.