Two Cornell College students, seniors Thomas Cooke and Trevor Hazen, were featured on KCRG-TV9 in a story about the importance of the youth vote in the upcoming midterm elections.
One member of the Cornell community was fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident on Monday. Connor Robinson, a first-year student from Illinois, was killed in a crash on Highway 30 near Clinton, Iowa, shortly after noon on Monday.
Cornell College will offer a new grant program for all qualified Iowa high school students beginning in Fall 2015, with a minimum of $20,000 available per student. The Promise Grant for Iowans is renewable for four years, bringing the total value to $80,000.
In Campaigns & Elections, students become completely immersed in the democratic process at the peak of election cycle.
High school students who plan to audition for college music or theatre scholarships will learn valuable tips at Audition 101: A Crash Course in Preparing for Your College Performing Arts Scholarship Audition on Sunday, Oct. 12, at Cornell College.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin will share her insights into the leadership qualities of exceptional U.S. presidents when she gives the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture at Cornell College at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, in King Chapel on Cornell College’s campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
A new academic year is bringing a new logo for the Cornell College Rams. Promotions of the new logo are planned throughout the fall at athletic events.
Cornell College has launched a completely redesigned, mobile-friendly website designed to better serve the needs of prospective students.
Cornell College has dedicated the writing studio to Madgetta Thornton Dungy ’64, the first African American female to graduate from Cornell.