News Releases

  • A taste of Mardi Gras in October

    Oct 8, 2015

    The Cornell College Steel Drum Ensembles will perform a Mardi Gras-influenced concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 in King Chapel as part of the college’s Homecoming and Family Weekend.

  • $500,000 gift endows writing position

    Oct 7, 2015

    A 1960s Cornell College alumnus has given the college $500,000 to permanently endow the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellowship.

  • Hillary Clinton visiting Cornell College Oct. 7

    Oct 2, 2015

    U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will speak at Cornell College at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7.

  • Sen. Rand Paul visiting Cornell College Oct. 12

    Oct 2, 2015

    U.S. presidential candidate and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul will speak at Cornell College at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12.

  • Homecoming featuring “Radiolab” producer and alumni awards

    Oct 2, 2015

    Cornell College’s Homecoming and Family Weekend runs Oct. 9-12 and will feature a talk by longtime “RadioLab” executive producer Ellen Horne ’95, awards for alumni from 1960 through 2005, and a football game against Grinnell College.

  • Second Fall Harvest Festival Oct. 3

    Sep 30, 2015

    Bon Appétit, Cornell College’s dining services provider, is hosting the second annual Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Music Mondays season starts Oct. 12

    Sep 28, 2015

    The 2015-2016 Music Mondays season at Cornell College begins Oct. 12 with a performance by Ensemble Schumann at 7:30 p.m. in King Chapel.

  • Kinnard interviewed by PQ Monthly

    Sep 25, 2015

    Rupert Kinnard ’79, longtime art director, activist, and comic creator, was interviewed about his career by PQ Monthly.

  • Biology professor, student on award-winning team

    Sep 24, 2015

    Tammy Mildenstein, assistant professor of biology, and Kelsey King ’15 were part of a team that won a Distinguished Service Award this summer from the Society for Conservation Biology.

  • Residence hall renamed to honor supporters

    Sep 15, 2015

    Cornell College has renamed a residence hall in honor of John Smith ’71 and his wife, Dyan Smith, an honorary alumna, and will dedicate the building in a ceremony Sept. 23.

  • Alumna speaking to students from the Indian Ocean

    Sep 4, 2015

    Chelsea Korpanty ’11, a Ph.D. student in geology at the University of Queensland, will speak to Cornell College students via a live stream in Hedges on Tuesday. Sept. 8 at 1:30 p.m.

  • Rubinstein named Dana Fellow

    Sep 1, 2015

    Helen Rubinstein has been named the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow for 2015-16.

  • Stensland to coordinate Center for Law and Society

    Aug 25, 2015

    Abbe Stensland, a Cedar Rapids attorney who has coached the Cornell College nationally recognized mock trial team since 2009, has been named the coordinator for the college’s Center for Law and Society.

  • West directing show at Old Creamery

    Aug 18, 2015

    Cornell College Theatre professor Janeve West is directing “Waiting for the Parade” at the Old Creamery Theatre in Middle Amana, Iowa. The show runs Aug. 20 through Sept. 6.

  • New students arrive Aug. 26

    Aug 18, 2015

    More than 300 new students from 30 states and five foreign countries will arrive at Cornell College on Wednesday, Aug. 26, marking the start of the college’s 162nd academic year.