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Thomas Commons Dedication


Event Description

Friday, May 2, 2014
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons

Join the Cornell campus community for the dedication of the newly-renovated Thomas Commons. The official ceremony will be held from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on the Orange Carpet.

Guided tours of the building will be available at 10:15 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2 p.m., leaving from the Information Desk. If those times don't work for you, a self-guided tour is also an option. Pick up a flyer at the Information Desk.

Lunch is available in the Hilltop Café (formerly Scramble)  from 10:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cost is $7 at the door. Guests may also purchase items ala carte at Zamora's Market (formerly The Ratt). Zamora's is open 7:30 a.m. - midnight.

The dedication is open to the public. We ask that you please indicate your intention to attend by completing the RSVP form by April 18 so that we can plan accordingly.

We look forward to celebrating this special day with you!

Other Information

Parking:  Drop-off zone and handicapped parking is located at the Circle Drive in front of Thomas Commons. For directions and maps, click here.

Golf carts and elevator:  Golf carts will be available on campus on Friday to assist guests. To request a ride when you get to campus, contact the Information Desk at (319) 895-4334. The Thomas Commons elevator can be accessed from all floors.

Other events happening on campus

Senior Art Exhibits - April 27-May 7 Adriana Vega, Janet Cooper, Sarah Ramirez, Luke Farley in Peter Paul Luce Gallery, McWethy Hall
Chris Ebersole in Cole Library Gallery, 3rd floor. Cole Library hours on May 2: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Theatre Production - "Here and Now - A Devised Piece"
May 2, 3 at 7:30 p.m., May 4 at 2 p.m
Location TBA
Written by the ensemble and directed by Janeve West, associate professor of theatre
Produced in partnership with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the performance will be "ambulatory" meaning the audience will move. Details will be updated on the 2013-2014 playbill page. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $7 for seniors/students/youth. Free for faculty, staff, and students. For tickets, contact the Box Office at 319-895-4293.


Contact Information

Lora Baltes
Cornell College
600 1st Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
(319) 895 4258



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