Cornell College MKL Week

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Cornell College MKL Week

This event is open to all Cornell and local community members.

Monday, 1/21

  • MLK Day of Service, Orange Carpet:  9am-5pm
    • Join the Cornell College Civic Engagement Office and Office of Intercultural Life in sewing heart pillows for University of Iowa cardiac surgery patients, making tie blankets for Hope Lodge cancer patients with Colleges Against Cancer, or sewing quilts for children in need through Project Linus with fabric donated by Helios Stitch N Stuff in Mount Vernon.
  • MLK Speech and Vigil, Thomas Commons:  5pm-5:45pm

Tuesday, 1/22

  • Chop it up Chats – Socioeconomic Posing & Sensitivity, Orange Carpet: 11:30am
    • The Office of Intercultural Life invites you to join us the second Tuesday of each block over the lunch hour for a drop-in, student and Cornell community-driven dialogue about various topics of culture, diversity, and inclusion. During this discussion, we would like you to share your ideas and experiences regarding the sensitivities, misconceptions, misrepresentations, and societally-imposed “posing” of certain socioeconomic statuses. 
  • Poetry Contest and SLAB Poetry for Resistance, Van Etten Lacey House:  5:30pm-6:15pm

Wednesday, 1/23

  • MLK Cultural Impact Walk-Through Symposium, Orange Carpet:  11am-12:30pm

Thursday, 1/24

  • Radio Tribute, Thomas Commons: 12pm-1pm

Friday, 1/25

  • MLK Trivia, Thomas Commons:  5pm-6pm
  • Soul Food Dinner, Stoner House:  6:30pm-8pm

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Jan 21 2019


9:00 am - 5:45 pm


Cornell College Thomas Commons - Mount Vernon, Iowa
600 First Street SW


Hannah Ganzel
[email protected]