Date: January 29, 2020
Subject: HILC Weekly Newsletter 01/29


The Weekly Newsletter

Hope you all had a fulfilling first week back from break! This semester, the HILC Weekly Newsletter will continue posting the best events in or related to the Holland International Living Center!

If you have questions or concerns about anything, please contact

(We changed the theme color to green since it's spring semester. Maybe white is more appropriate?)


  • Ice Cream Social!
  • Alternative Breaks Info Session in HILC this Friday
  • HILC Logo Design Contest! - Deadline extended
  • HILC (and other Program House) Applications for 2020-21 due THIS SATURDAY!
  • Follow the HILC Instagram!
  • An NYC Broadway Experience

Ice Cream Social!

Thursday, January 30th

Stop by the Main Lounge tomorrow (Thursday, 1/30) at 8:30pm for some delicious Cornell Diary Bar ice cream! Please bring your own bowls and spoons and enjoy free ice cream with your peers.

Alternative Spring Breaks Info Session in HILC

Friday, January 31st
  • Friday, January 31st at 5:00pm in the HILC Main Lounge
  • Presented by Lancelot Herpin, Assistant Service-Learning Chair of Cornell Alternative Breaks and former resident of HILC
  • They are looking for students interested in learning more about contemporary social justice issues. This is a great opportunity for you to get involved in service-learning and engage with other students and mentors, as well as develop leadership skills!
  • Come learn more about the 12 different trips, the Alternative Breaks program, and how to apply
Alt Breaks Quartercard

HILC Logo Design Contest - Deadline Extended!

Friday, January 31st
  • HILC's Logo Design Contest Submissions are due January 28, 2020 (11:59pm). The winning submission will get Apple Airpods
  • Please submit your designs here:

HILC Applications for 2020-21 Due SATURDAY

Saturday, February 1st

The deadline for applying HILC and other Program House is February 1, 2020 at 11:59pm. Here is the link to the application:

Follow the HILC Instagram!

  • We are getting our Instagram back up and running! Follow us at @cornellhilc and like our newest post – “Winter at the Holland International Living Center” by January 31st at 5:00pm to be entered into a raffle for Cornell gear.
  • The winner will receive an item of their choiice from the Cornell store, valued up to $50!

An NYC Broadway Experience

Saturday, February 1st
  • Are you interested in seeing some Musical Theatre in the city that never sleeps, NYC? If so, Risley is hosting a Broadway trip on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The bus will depart from Risley at 6:30am, with shows at 2pm and arrival back in Ithaca at Risley around 12am the next day.
  • Returning to Risley on the same day is entirely optional.
  • There are tickets for three shows: The Phantom of the Opera ($40 each), Wicked ($35), and Come From Away ($30). You may also take the bus to the city, have a day trip on your own, and come back with the group ($15 each).
  • If you are interested, please reach out to Kaimeng Xing at as the formal survey is now closed.