Category Archives: Spotlights

Environmental Club

Meet our student organization: Environmental Club

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

Our organization is dedicated to environmental education and spreading awareness of environmental issues. We design our meetings to address current events and to encourage environmental advocacy. Additionally, we like to balance our serious meetings with fun meetings. Crafting meetings are a common occurrence for us!

When do you meet?  

Wednesdays at 7:00 weeks 1-3

How can someone get involved with your organization?

You can get involved by signing up for our email list (email us at environmental@cornellcollege.edu) and attending any of our meetings. There is no pressure to attend every week. Find a meeting that sounds interesting to you!

Do you have any signature events each year?

At the end of every year, we host a “trashion” show, which is a fashion show featuring clothes our members make out of trash.

We also arrange a clothing swap on the OC at the end of every year to encourage second hand fashion.

Last year we hosted a climate strike that was a huge success! You can expect one when the weather is nice and large gatherings are allowed.

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

We are modifying our club to meet entirely on Zoom! We have designed all of our club meetings with Zoom in mind so you can join from the comfort and safety of your room.

How should someone contact your group?

Email us at environmental@cornellcollege.edu!

Student Senate

Meet our student organization: Student Senate

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

We oversee the student activity fund and organizations on campus as well as represent the student body as a whole.

When do you meet?  

General Assembly meets on Tuesdays at 6:30.

How can someone get involved with your organization?

Elections for class representatives are held at the beginning of every year, executive board positions are replaced second semester.

Do you have any signature events each year?

We are responsible for the Big Event every year! Previous headliners have included rapper B.O.B. and comedian Vanessa Bayer.

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

Assembly will be held virtually, so you can tune in from your res halls!

If your group was a TV show, what show would you be?

Friends

How should someone contact your group?

Check out our page on Cornell’s website and reach out to the representative in charge of what you need.

Cornell College Engineering Club

Meet our student organization: Cornell College Engineering Club

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

Open to everyone and club events include hands-on projects and a supportive community. This year we will be looking at starting some large scale projects for students to further develop their engineering skills.

When do you meet?  

Usually second week Wednesday

How can someone get involved with your organization?

Contact Will Dragon at wdragon21@cornellcollege.edu

Do you host any signature events?

As of now, we do not have any signature events but we are looking to start some large scale projects which we hope will become a future tradition.

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

Some events will be more virtual utilizing Zoom for some of our events and working in smaller groups on hands-on activities.

If your group was a tv show, what show would it be?

Bob the Builder

How should someone contact your group?

Contact wdragon21@cornellcollege.edu

 

College Republicans

Meet our student organization: College Republicans

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

We do not endorse any political candidates, we merely wish to share the platform and beliefs of the Republican Party, and to improve the political/debate skills of our members.

When do you meet?  

The Second Thursday of each Block @ 7:45pm

How can someone get involved with your organization?

Come see us at an event!

Do you host any signature events?

None at the moment, but we are working vigorously to put some events together.

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

For the time being our meetings will be virtual, and we will try to put together as many events as possible.

Describe your group in a song.

Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly by Aaron Tippin

How should someone contact your group?

Email: bthornton22@cornellcollege.edu

 

Kappa Theta

Meet our student organization: Kappa Theta

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

We are a Greek Group on campus open to both self identifying females and non binary individuals!!

When do you meet?  

Monday night meetings

How can someone get involved with your organization?

Inquire about Greek Life come third block and we will have social events you can check out. Ask a Theta!

Do you host any signature events?

Block 3 is when Greek life events begin !

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

We will be having as many safe events as we can and are still working with Greek Council to do so and see how that would look.

Describe your group in a song.

Landslide

How should someone contact your group?

Dinserramousin21@cornellcollege.edu

 

 

Mock Trial

Meet our student organization: Mock Trial

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

Mock trial is an intercollegiate activity that combines speech, theater, and debate. Cornell’s mock trial program gives students the chance to develop a better understanding of the courtroom process and the American legal system. The primary objectives of Cornell’s mock trial program are to enhance each student’s critical thinking, analysis of logic, and public speaking skills in a competitive environment. Cornell College Mock Trial welcomes all students from all class-years, majors, interests, and other activities!

When do you meet?  

We meet three times a week for practice on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from 6-9pm usually. We also compete on Saturdays and Sundays when tournament season comes around, which typically runs from the end of October to April.

How can someone get involved with your organization?

If you have any questions about mock trial, please email mocktrial@cornellcollege.edu. Auditions will be on September 20th, 2020 in the afternoon via Zoom!

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

This year, mock trial will be conducted via Zoom!

How should someone contact your group?

If you are interested in joining mock trial, please email mocktrial@cornellcollege.edu.

Performing Arts and Activities Council

Meet our student organization: Performing Arts and Activities Council (PAAC)

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

We come up with and plan fun events for Cornell students to attend.

When do you meet?  

Thursdays at 5:30pm Central Time

How can someone get involved with your organization?

They can email paac@cornellcollege.edu

Do you host any signature events?

We usually host a movie night which is being planned for sometime in Block 2, we also usually have bingo TBD still as well as stuff-a-critter.

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

We will be hosting meetings via zoom when we start hosting general meetings. We will also be planning different types of events. Less big, in-person events, we might not have any contracted events for a while. We will probably have more craft events or online events.

 

How should someone contact your group?

they can email paac@cornellcollege.edu or the Executive Chair pneal21@cornellcollege.edu

 

 

Phi Omega

Meet our student organization: Phi Omega

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

Sorority for self identifying females and non-binary persons

When do you meet?  

Monday evenings

How can someone get involved with your organization?

Attend pre-pledge events and preference our group

Do you host any signature events?

Jazzercise pre-pledge, second semester

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

Zoom and outdoor events, optimistic for a more normal second semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Describe your group in a song.

Woman by Kesha

If your group was a tv show, what show would it be?

New Girl

How should someone contact your group?

Email our president : lsmith21@cornellcollege.edu

 

Student Theatre Council

Meet our student organization: Student Theatre Council (STC)

What do you want folks to know about your organization?

The Student Theatre Council is a student lead and run group dedicated to promoting theatre and the arts on campus, as well as providing opportunities for students to create. In addition to a full season of plays, musicals, and performances, we also hold blockly events to promote community on campus.

When do you meet?  

General Meetings typically come in the first week of every block, directly following the Theatre and Dance departmental meetings. Sign up for our email list to get the latest updates on meetings.

How can someone get involved with your organization?

Anyone can become involved by joining us for our meetings or participating in any of our shows and events. Make sure to sign up for our email list!

Do you host any signature events?

One of our largest main events is Rock the Block, an open mic/talent show event that happens the Sunday before every block. We are also putting on several performances of new plays, short films, and much more in addition to other blockly events.

How do you think you’ll be doing things differently this year?

Many of our meetings and events will be held virtually. We will also be exploring different structures of performances on campus.

Describe your group in a song.

“There’s No Business Like Show Business”

How should someone contact your group?

Email STC@cornellcollege.edu with questions or to sign up for our email list. Also, make sure to follow us on instagram (@stc.cornell), on snapchat (@stccornell), and on Facebook (Student Theatre Council-Cornell College).