News Releases

  • Holiday Concert Dec. 5

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Cornell College Orchestra, Concert Choir, and Chamber Singers will perform a Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5.

  • State renews approval of Cornell College teacher education program

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Iowa State Board of Education has renewed its approval of the Cornell College Education Department’s teacher education program.

  • Thanksgiving Hours for 2015

    Nov 10, 2015

    Administrative offices will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, and reopen on Monday, Nov. 30. Other closings and changes to hours are in the article.

  • Allos Musica performing Nov. 9

    Oct 27, 2015

    James Falzone’s Allos Musica will perform the second Music Mondays concert of the year at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, in King Chapel.

  • NASA scientist to talk about water on Mars

    Oct 27, 2015

    Jeffery Plaut, a scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will give a talk titled “Water on Mars? Yes, if ice counts!” on Friday, Nov. 6.

  • Pandemonium, Calypso Singers heading to Mardi Gras

    Oct 20, 2015

    Cornell College’s Pandemonium steel drum band and Calypso Singers will tour to New Orleans in 2016 to perform in four parades and a concert for Mardi Gras. Crowds are expected to number more than a million people.

  • Anderson Natural Science Lecture on Nov. 11

    Oct 20, 2015

    Jonathan Baker will give the 2015 Anderson Natural Science Lecture at 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 in Hall-Perrine. His talk is titled “The Tale of 12,000 Russian Winters: A Subterranean Record of Global Climate Change.”

  • “The Glass Menagerie” opens Oct. 29

    Oct 19, 2015

    The Cornell College theatre department is opening its season Oct. 29 with a production of the Tennessee Williams classic “The Glass Menagerie.”

  • Mark Everson visiting Cornell College Oct. 20

    Oct 14, 2015

    U.S. presidential candidate and and former IRS and Deputy INS Commissioner Mark Everson will speak at Cornell College at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the Hedges Conference Room in the Thomas Commons. His appearance is part of a presidential candidates visit series.

  • Events Oct. 14 focus on migration, change, and refugees

    Oct 12, 2015

    Three events scheduled at Cornell College for Wednesday, Oct. 14, will explore questions of migration, identity, and ethics, including a discussion of the situation of the refugees fleeing Syria.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.