News Releases

  • Black Liberation Theology topic of Feb. 17 lecture

    Feb 5, 2016

    As part of Black History Month and the Inter-Spiritual Healing Wisdom Series, the Rev. Dr. Heecheon Jeon will speak on “Embracing Black Reality—Liberation Theology” at 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb.17, in Allee Chapel.

  • Irish musical combines campus, community

    Feb 3, 2016

    The Cornell College Theatre Department will present the award-winning musical comedy “A Man of No Importance” Feb. 19-27 in Kimmel Theatre. Directed by Jim Van Valen with musical direction by Julia Andrews West, the production celebrates the power of theatre and the love of community by highlighting community members and Cornell alumni.

  • Cornell collects 3 CASE District VI gold awards

    Feb 1, 2016

    Cornell College recently won three gold awards in the District VI Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) competition.

  • Theatre Department hosting 5 guest artists

    Jan 29, 2016

    Cornell College’s Theatre Department is hosting three guest artists who are teaching courses during Blocks 5 and 6, as well as two members of a New York acting troupe in residence for a week during Block 7.

  • Bill Clinton visiting Cornell College Jan. 28

    Jan 25, 2016

    Former U.S. president Bill Clinton will speak at Cornell College at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the Richard and Norma Small Multi-Sport Center gymnasium. The Mount Vernon Get Out the Caucus Event with Bill Clinton is open to the public, and doors open at 1:15 p.m. RSVPs will be taken online. 

  • Buddhist scholar Simmer-Brown ’68 appears Jan. 26-27

    Jan 20, 2016

    Judith Simmer-Brown ’68, distinguished Buddhism scholar and author, will visit Cornell College Jan. 26 and 27 to lead meditation and give a lecture.

  • TCR play festival features numerous Cornellians

    Jan 19, 2016

    Cornell College alumni, faculty, staff, and a student will be represented during Theatre Cedar Rapids’ sixth annual Underground New Play Festival, which runs Jan. 22 through Feb. 7.

  • Alumna pursuing history career in collections

    Jan 19, 2016

    Stephanie Lampkin ’08, collections manager for the Chemical Heritage Foundation, is mentioned in an article about the foundation’s acquisition of the SPEX Fluorolog Spectrometer, the instrument that led to the use of resonance light scattering to explore the world of supramolecular chemistry.

  • Clint Parry ’09 named a Legoland master builder

    Jan 12, 2016

    Clint Parry ’09 was named the master model builder for Legoland Discovery Center Michigan after winning a LEGO Brick-building competition and job interview on Jan. 10.

  • Events set to honor MLK

    Jan 12, 2016

    Cornell College will hold a candlelight vigil, screen a film, and host a guest speaker to honor the legacy of Civil Rights movement leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Martin O’Malley visiting Cornell College Jan. 15

    Jan 11, 2016

    U.S. presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will speak at Cornell College at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, on the Orange Carpet of the Thomas Commons. The Town Hall event is open to the public and is part of a presidential candidates visit series.

  • Carly Fiorina visiting Cornell College Jan. 20

    Jan 11, 2016

    U.S. presidential candidate Carly Fiorina will speak at Cornell College at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, on the Orange Carpet of the Thomas Commons. The Town Hall event is open to the public and is part of a presidential candidates visit series.

  • Write-in candidate Johnson Pendleton ’87 visits Jan. 14

    Jan 11, 2016

    U.S. presidential write-in candidate and Cornell College alumna Cathy Johnson Pendleton ’87 will speak at Cornell at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, in Shaw Lounge of the Thomas Commons. The Town Meeting event is open to the public and is part of a presidential candidates visit series.

  • Cornell will host Democratic, Republican caucuses

    Jan 8, 2016

    Cornell College students will be at the center of the U.S. democratic process on Feb. 1 as the college hosts precinct caucuses for both the Democratic and Republican parties during Iowa’s first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses.

  • Alumna founds boutique focused on LGBT community

    Jan 7, 2016

    In August 2014 Jeanna Kadlec ’10 was sitting on her porch with a friend when she shared an idea—starting a lingerie boutique to serve the LGBT community.