October 3rd - October 10th
The ALANA A-List showcases the top events in the multicultural community happening on campus. Listed below are events you do not want to miss!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured on the next edition of the A-List. Submissions are due on Sundays at 11:59p EST. Anything submitted after this deadline will be on the following week's edition.
Meet the ALANA E-Board
Top: Marisa Knox (President), Richard Escobar (VP of Internal Affairs), Lovette Ekwebelem (VP of Public Relations), Adaugo Ezike (VP of External Affairs), and Haris Hassan (Programming Coordinator)
Bottom: Janee Dennis (Public Relations Chair), Elaine Liu (VP of Programming), Kathleen Li (Programming Coordinator), Keri Gill (MCFAB Chair), and Evelyn Ambriz (Faculty Advisor)
Not pictured: Aaliya Khan (Treasurer)
STATE OF THE HILL
President Pollack will address the university community regarding campus climate, recent incidents, and discuss ways to move forward. She will also introduce herself to the community as she shares information about her background and interests, and take audience questions.
Food is provided
Be the Change Workshops
Open to all students and community members
Register here (registration preferred but not required)
For all dates, dinner 5-5:30 p.m., workshop 5:30-7 p.m.
· 9/27/17 Mentoring for Community Engagement and Leadership Development
· 10/4 Strategic Communication and Transmedia Knowledge: How to Present Your Ideas and Work using Digital Technology
Certificate in Engaged Leadership
Application to Committed Stage 2
This application is for you if:
· You have been involved in engagement and leadership activities since arriving at Cornell
· Are now looking to make a commitment to serving off-campus communities
· Planning to work, intern or volunteer regularly, addressing social issues that impact off-campus communities, now or in spring or summer 2018
This application is one route into Stage 2 of the Certificate in Engaged Leadership. The application should take you 1-2 hours to complete. This is your opportunity to reflect on the same guiding questions that students in Stage 1 have been reflecting on for entrance into Stage 2.
Latina/o Studies Program Silent Art Auction
with artwork donated by Kevin Cruz ’18
American Studies/Fine Arts with a minor in Latina/o Studies
Proceeds from the auction will go to support the
Cornell Dream Team and Latino Civic Association of Tompkins County
Original work available to view in
Latina/o Studies, 4th Floor Rockefeller Hall, Monday – Friday 9 – 3.
(Auction ends on October 15, 2017)
Bids begin at $75 for Mr. 213 (actual size 28 x 20)
Bids begin at $50 for Prey/Predator series (actual size 22 x 28)
Latinx Heritage Month Food Sale
In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, The Lovely Lambda Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Gamma Phi Chapter, will be having a food sale! All the proceeds will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Pre-Order starts this week! Pick up will be at LLC on October 21st from 6-8pm. Place your orders here:
Form will be open until Sunday October 15th
Pay through Venmo @LTAgammaphi or in cash
Venmo description should be labeled "LTA Food Sale"
Certificate in Engaged Leadership Orientation (Entry to all Stages)
Monday October 16, 2017, 5-6 p.m.
For students who want to turn their interest into involvement.
For students already committed to community engagement or exploring/new to Cornell.
Service-Learning Opportunities for Alternative Breaks Date
Care about social justice?
Want an amazing Spring Break?
SPRING BREAKS INFO SESSIONS IN OCTOBER!!!
Attendance at an Info Session is mandatory to apply.
Come join us at one of our Info Sessions in October in order to pick up an application and learn more about our program's Spring Break service-learning trips to:
CAPE COD / FLORIDA / LAKE PLACID / NEW YORK CITY
Tue, October 17 @ 5:00pm, Klarman Hall Auditorium KG70
Wed, October 18 @ 5:00pm, Kennedy Hall 209
Thu, October 19 @ 5:00pm, RPCC Multipurpose Room
Sun, October 22 @ 5:00pm, Carol Tatkon Center
Trip Leader and E-Board positions are open!
Alternative Breaks is a student-led organization that facilitates Cornell students during their spring break to engage with community agencies in domestic violence safe houses, homeless shelters, residential treatment facilities, LGBTQIA+ youth homeless shelters, schools, and other direct community services and centers. Before the trip, students are immersed in a 12-week service learning curriculum that discusses social justice and trip specific issues.
Annual Black Ivy League Business Conference
Interested in business? Join the Black Wharton Undergraduate Association in their annual Black Ivy League Business Conference at the University of Pennsylvania from November 10th - 12th, 2017. Get the chance to attend panels, workshops, learn about a variety of industries including finance, consulting, and entrepreneurship and network with prominent business leaders! Tickets go on sale soon! Stay tuned for more updates! Contact Sharon (sk2275) or Diamond (db699) for more information/if you're interested in attending!