Author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about the eight traits that made Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt so successful as presidents at the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture at Cornell College on Sept. 18.
The Berry Center for Economics, Business and Public Policy will host a panel on business leadership featuring four local business leaders on at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16. in Hedges Conference Room in the Thomas Commons. The event is free and open to the public.
Cornell’s fine arts events for 2014-2015 include a performance by Quink, a collaboration between the Cornell Theatre Department and NYC’s Puppet Kitchen , a Cornell Studio & Emeriti Art Faculty Exhibition, and the annual holiday choral concert.
Cornell College is one of 26 Iowa colleges and universities participating in Iowa Private College Week from Aug. 4-8.
Cornell College will confer degrees on approximately 270 students during its Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 11. The ceremony will take place in the Small Multi-Sport Center. Live video will be available.
Cornell College is hosting a dedication ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on May 2 for the newly-renovated and expanded Thomas Commons.
The Department of Theatre at Cornell College will put on the devised theatre piece “Here and Now” April 25 and 26 and May 2–4.
Literary journalist Nathan Schneider will speak at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 25 in the Van Etten-Lacey House about the importance of storytelling in our encounter with the world and give world-tested advice about how to survive as a young writer.
The Guy Mendilow Ensemble, will present their newest touring show, Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom, on Sunday, April 6 at 4 p.m. on the Orange Carpet.
Members of the Sacred Heart Archive are on campus for a week-long residency to support the ensemble cast of “Here and Now.” The residency will conclude with two workshops and a showing of the company’s devised production, “The Key Said Run and the Door Said Fly.” This free performance will be held on Saturday April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimmel and will be followed by a post-show discussion open to the public.