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A dozen student-led projects and events have received a funding boost.
Managing Cornell’s investment and stewarding its endowment are key to Cornell’s fiscal health and securing its future. In the year and a half since Kenneth Miranda stepped up to lead Cornell’s investment office as chief investment officer, the team has reported strong endowment returns, implemented new investment strategies for 2017, and completed phase one of a move … Continued
John P. Neafsey ’61, MEng ’62, MBA ’63 and his wife, Rilla, have endowed the top academic leadership position at Cornell Tech, currently held by Dean and Vice Provost Daniel P. Huttenlocher. “The opportunities for Cornell Tech are boundless, and it has done extraordinarily well in getting underway,” said Neafsey, a retired Sun Co. executive … Continued
“Small gifts add up to big impacts for Cornell,” said Chelsea Ghent, Cornell’s student phoning manager. But that’s not the only reason for alumni, parents, and friends to pick up the phone when students call. “The calls put students and alumni and others in touch with one another to share experiences, talk about events on … Continued
“We spent about 15 to 20 minutes with each student, and it went over very well,” said Charlie Chasin P ’15, ’19, a managing director at Morgan Stanley. Chasin connected with students interested in preparing for jobs in business and the financial industry, explaining how recruitment processes work, which courses may be useful, and the … Continued
After learning more about her situation, ISSO director Brendan O’Brien tapped an emergency-funding reserve to sponsor her for an additional semester. Greatly relieved, Madeira Kliauga was able to continue her studies and later secure funding for her last semester and earn her degree. ISSO completely saved me!” she said—and she hasn’t forgotten the kindness. Earlier … Continued