Cornell College graduated 264 seniors on May 12, 2013. Here we’ve gathered photos, videos and social media posts about the event to give a sense of the occasion.
Cornell College will hold its annual Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12 at 10 a.m. in the quad bordered by South, Norton and College halls. More than 260 students from around the nation and the world will be granted degrees.
Cornell College’s Orchestra will perform selections from a number of works, including many by Russian composers, in a concert titled “Vodka and Caviar.” The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26 in King Chapel.
Saul Cornell, one of the nation’s leading authorities on the Second Amendment and the history of gun regulation, will talk about “A Well Regulated Militia: The Second Amendment as History and Myth,” at Cornell College’s Kollman Lecture on April 3.
Cornell College will present “Avenue Q” Feb. 22-23 and March 1-2 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 24 and March 3 at 2 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre. The show follows recent college grad Princeton, his former child-actor landlord, his Internet-addicted neighbor, and the rest of his colorful friends as they cope with the struggles of romance, careers, personal identity, and the ongoing search for one’s purpose in life.
Rachel Cylus, the program manager at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, will be on campus Feb. 28 to conduct an open workshop about what historical religious sites mean, focused on East German synagogues. She will also be helping students in German 315 create a museum exhibit to open the last day of Block 6 in the Thomas Commons and will hold a lunch talk for students interested in working in museums.
Terrie Williams, author of “Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting,” will speak in Kimmel Theatre at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 26. Williams is credited with starting a national dialogue about depression and the impact of the stigma mental illnesses have, particularly on the African-American community.
Two exhibits, “Traditional Mexican Folk Art from Michoacan: Selections from the Deibner-Hanson Collection,” and “Crafting Traditions: Oaxacan Wood Carvings” will be shown at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery Sunday, Jan. 20 through March 3.
Cornell College is hosting events Jan. 20 through 24 to honor and examine the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.