Experiential-based learning activities abound at Cornell College, where One Course At A Time allows for classroom time to incorporate this type of teaching. On a traditional academic calendar, the professor may have 50 minutes three times per week to effectively teach a subject. At Cornell we have up to four hours per day to immerse students in one subject.
It was 1978. The goal was to create ideas and actions that moved beyond a particular course. But then, right in the middle of my figuring this whole place out, the faculty adopted something called One Course At A Time. Now, why did we have to go and do a thing like that?
I recently found myself (as I often do) sitting in a darkened and hushed backstage corridor, speaking with a producer. The academic year was set to begin in a few days, and I had extended the opportunity to work on a special off-campus project to a few students who were returning early to staff events during new student orientation.
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.
In Campaigns & Elections, students become completely immersed in the democratic process at the peak of election cycle.
The Theatre Department at Cornell College is presenting “Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy written by John Cariani starting Nov. 7 in Kimmel Theatre.
Ariam Kiflemariam has found outlets for her interest in voting rights through internships, class projects, and a prestigious summer research opportunity at Duke University.
The Cornell College Republicans and the Cornell College Democrats are hosting a Rock the Vote event on campus from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16.
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.