News Archives

  • Class of 2017 will celebrate Commencement on May 14

    May 1, 2017

    On May 14, Mother’s Day Sunday, the family and friends of 215 Cornell College graduates will celebrate their success at the college’s 159th annual Commencement. 

  • Smalls continue legacy with $4 million gift to sciences

    Apr 28, 2017

    Richard and Norma Small, already the most generous philanthropists in Cornell College history, have extended their legacy with a lead gift of $4 million for the college’s science facilities project.

  • KCRG-TV 9 covers $3.6 million Hall-Perrine grant

    Apr 27, 2017

    KCRG-TV 9 covered Cornell College’s announcement of a $3.6 million challenge grant from the Hall-Perrine Foundation for the college’s science facilities project. The challenge grant has already been matched by college trustees and other leadership donors of the college. The story is here.

  • McQueen named Dana Emerging Writer Fellow

    Apr 24, 2017

    LaTanya McQueen has been named the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow for 2017-19.

  • Hall-Perrine gives $3.6 million for Cornell science project

    Apr 21, 2017

    The Hall-Perrine Foundation will continue its history of support for Cornell College with a $3.6 million grant for the college’s science facilities project. The challenge grant has already been matched by college trustees and other leadership donors of the college.

  • Discovery made at science construction site

    Apr 20, 2017

    Construction crews at Cornell College recently unearthed a surprising discovery at the site of the future Russell Science Center. About 10 feet underground were the remains of a limestone and mortared brick structure.

  • Anderson Science Lecture looks at glass technology

    Apr 19, 2017

    Michael Tylinski, Cornell College’s 2017 Anderson Natural Science Lecturer, will speak on “From skateboarding on a tablet to brighter cell phone displays: Recent advances from the world of glass” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the Hall-Perrine Room of the Thomas Commons.

  • Translation event celebrates diversity

    Apr 18, 2017

    For one hour on Cornell College’s Orange Carpet, everyone is invited to help translate a short poem by William Carlos Williams into as many languages as possible.

  • Senior art exhibitions open April 30

    Apr 18, 2017

    After working in their personal art studios in McWethy Hall throughout the year, Cornell College’s senior studio art majors will reveal their work with art openings Sunday, April 30, from 2-4 p.m. in Peter Paul Luce Gallery and in the Thomas Commons.

  • 1947 national championship recalled

    Apr 17, 2017

    The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun started a year-long feature, Home Town Teams: Stories from the Sun archives, with what it called “one of the most famous – Cornell College’s 1947 wrestling team.”

  • 21st Student Symposium is April 22

    Apr 14, 2017

    The full range of Cornell College student interests and inquiry will be showcased on Saturday, April 22, as 76 students present at the Cornell College Student Symposium. Of 59 total presentations, 51 will feature upperclass students presenting the culmination of their research with Cornell faculty.

  • Inaugural dance concert, ‘Triggered,’ runs May 5-6

    Apr 14, 2017

    The Cornell College Department of Theatre and Dance is preparing for their inaugural dance concert, “Triggered,” premiering May 5 at Kimmel Theatre on the Cornell College campus. Directed by Dance Artist in Residence Alvon Reed, the concert will showcase student dancers, choreographers, lighting designers, costume designers, and a student hair and makeup designer, as well […]

  • Ngirbabul ’16 lands Fulbright in India

    Apr 12, 2017

    Recent Cornell graduate Michelle Ngirbabul ’16 has been awarded a Fulbright research grant in India, an assignment shaped by interests she developed at Cornell and in her individualized major in global health studies.

  • Xu ’13 receives national podiatric student award

    Apr 12, 2017

    Dixon Xu ’13 was one of just nine graduating podiatric medical students awarded the 2017 Michael L. Stone Outstanding Professional Conduct Award during the recent American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons scientific meeting.

  • Global Zero nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Apr 11, 2017

    Global Zero, an initiative dedicated to the elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide, has been nominated for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Many Cornell graduates work and intern for Global Zero, including Derek Johnson ’04, who is the executive director.