In this issue: Cornell College’s strategic plan, Cornell College-style road trips, a new Orange Carpet, King Chapel gets a lift.
Emily Walsh’s igneous petrology course traveled to Denver at the beginning of Block 3 for the 125th Geological Society of America annual conference. The 10-student class networked with graduate school representatives and professionals in the field during presentations and career lunches.
Jarod Armenta ’15 has been awarded a research grant from the Beta Beta Beta Research Foundation and will present his findings at a future TriBeta convention.
Cornell’s volleyball team finished an impressive season with their second consecutive Midwest Conference title and third straight NCAA tournament appearance.
The Cornell College Office of Off-Campus Study has announced the winners of its fourth off-campus study photo contest. Photos submitted were taken at places ranging from Guatemala to Turkey and from Belize to Italy.
Cornell College will raise tuition 2.38 percent for the 2014-15 academic year, the smallest increase in more than a decade. Tuition will increase from $36,205 to $37,275, room and board will remain at $8,500, and the student activity fee will remain at $225, bringing the total cost to $46,000.
Cornell’s volleyball team earned their third straight Midwest Conference Tournament title with a victory over third-seeded St. Norbert. The team earned a berth in the NCAA tournament starting later this week.
Distinguished Visiting Writer Sandra Beasley will read from her poetry and prose on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Van Etten-Lacey House. Beasley is on campus to teach an advanced creative writing course, Stranger Than Fiction: Creative Writing about the Sciences.
Teen Vogue’s website posted an article Tuesday naming Cornell College as one of six non-traditional colleges that readers might be interested in. The article focuses on Cornell’s distinctive One Course At A Time curriculum and the advantages it offers.