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.
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.
Cornell junior Rose Reed-Maxfield won the prestigious Manford Kuhn Award for best Junior-Senior paper at the Iowa Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.
Johanna Schuster-Craig, assistant professor of German, has accepted a Fulbright/DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Summer Fellowship for participation in the Summer Academy in Leipzig for American Faculty in German this June.
Ellen Hoobler, assistant professor of art history, was named one of the 40 professors under 40 by the college financial literacy website NerdScholar.
Tiffany Monreal ’14 will teach English in South Korea as part of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program. She is the ninth Cornellian in nine years to earn a Fulbright.
Each year Cornell College recognizes student achievement with an awards celebration. Dozens of students were honored at this year’s ceremony.
Emily Wenger, a Cornell College senior double-majoring in English and creative writing and theatre, has earned a Fulbright Award and will spend 9 months in Turkey.
Kirilka Stavreva, Professor of English and creative writing at Cornell College, has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar.
This summer Cornell College will offer its first online-only courses: Foundation of Literacy and Literacy in the Content Areas—Elementary, taught by Professor of education Kerry Bostwick, and History of American Education taught by Assistant Professor of education Kate Kauper.