July 16, 2014
Getting on Board with Taking Care of Business Day 2
: Sarah Ball (TH '16) onboard the "Lady Mary" for the first Taking Care of Business Day cruise. In the background, South Lake Union looking toward the Cornish Main Campus. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Cornish Alumni Relations Manager Chris Sande (center, right, beard) does his pirate impersonation as he, new students, and their friends and family board the boat. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Cornish President Nancy Uscher chats with the Blyden family aboard the "Lady Mary". Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Alumni jazz band entertaining on the boat. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Pirate crew chowing down on gourmet grub from the galley. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Staff, new students, friends, and family chatting on the fantail. Dead astern is South Lake Union and the Cornish Main Campus; off to the right, Queen Anne Hill. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Taking phone snaps of the crowds at popular Gas Works Park on North Lake Union. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Making new friends, enjoying the cruise. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
: Your photographer & videographer, intern Leah Webster (TH '17) shows you where the Space Needle is — fun fact, the Cornish Playhouse is 200 yards from the Needle's base on the Seattle Center grounds. Photo by Leah Webster (TH '17).
New students who missed the first Taking Care of Business Day get a second chance on Friday, July 18; despite the name, there’s plenty of pleasure mixed with the business, including a not-to-be-missed cruise on Seattle’s waterways.
There’s a good deal of business for new students at Cornish to get done as they work through financial aid, enroll for classes, and sign up for residence halls; the Admission Department has found a way to make it painless by adding a large dose of fun. The answer is “Taking Care of Business Day,” which is, in reality, two days. The first of these was several weeks ago — the next one is coming right up on Friday, July 18. Just like the last TCB Day, incoming students can look forward to making friends, learning about their new school, listening to music, and more: an ice cream bike, a popcorn machine, a button-making apparatus, and a bubble machine. All this is topped off with a dinner cruise starting on nearby Lake Union, motoring through the Montlake Cut near the U of W, and onto enormous Lake Washington. To get the flavor of this signature event, check out the video interview with transfer student in theater, Sarah Ball.
To watch videos and read about all the great stuff that happened on the first TCB Day, see Taking Care of Business, Cornish Style.
For more information on everything that can be done at TCB Day, new students should use the login they’ve been for: compass.cornish.edu, then go to “Admission” then “admit.”
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