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.
Cornell College’s annual Relay for Life will run from noon on Saturday, April 26 to midnight on Sunday, April 27 at Ash Park.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will share her insights into the leadership qualities of exceptional U.S. presidents at the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture on Sept. 18, in King Chapel.