Cornell College is on the list of the 25 colleges with the best professors, according to the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.
Don Chamberlain, longtime music professor and conductor of the Cornell College Jazz Ensemble, was awarded status as an emeritus professor after the ensemble’s concert on Dec. 11.
John Gruber-Miller, professor of classical studies at Cornell College, won the 2012 Excellence in the Teaching of Classics at the College Level award from the American Philological Association. He was the year’s only winner.
Two squads from the Cornell College Mock Trial team saw success at separate tournaments Nov. 30-Dec. 1
National Residency Hall Honorary has selected the “Of-The-Block” award winners for Block 3.
Ten Cornell students and an advisor attended the Mid-West Affiliated Colleges & Universities Residence Halls Conference, a regional residence life conference at the University of Nebraska – Kearney, on Nov. 3 and 4.
One of the Cornell College Mock Trial Team’s three squads won first place for the second tournament in a row at the Illinois State Invitational held Nov. 2 through 4.
Cornell College’s 2012 Relay For Life was second in the nation and first in the Midwest Division for youth events. The event raised nearly $42,000. Cornell has received an award five out of the last six years, but has not placed second in the nation since 2009.
Erin Davis, associate professor of sociology, appeared on KCRG-TV 9’s “Ethical Perspectives on the News” on Nov. 11. Davis participated in a panel discussion on “Dressing Our Daughters,” which addressed the sexualization of youth, gender expectations and bullying, and the implications of reality TV beauty pageant shows on girls and young women.
In September, Susannah Biondo-Gemmell exhibited artwork in “Earth and Alchemy,” a show surveying contemporary ceramic sculpture, at the Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. In November, she exhibited new time-based ceramic sculpture at the “Clay Colleagues” exhibition, alongside other regional ceramic artists, at Cornell’s Peter Paul Luce Gallery. Upcoming exhibitions include “Elements” in which she will be representing the “element of fire” through ceramic materials, at the Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis.