Cornell's alumni, parents, and friends are extraordinarily generous in giving back to the university and stepping forward to help others.Read stories
A big part of Cornell Giving Day is the friendly competition. On Giving Day 2019, March 14, the challenges were hot—right down to the wire thanks to a new Raise the Bar Challenge. With one minute remaining, at 11:59 p.m., the School of Industrial and Labor Relations surpassed its donor total from 2018, ensuring that … Read more
The countdown to Giving Day 2019 is underway. On March 14, the Cornell community across the world will come together for a 24-hour celebration of support for all things Cornell. It will be the university’s fifth annual day of giving. “Giving Day is very meaningful for Cornell,” said Fred Van Sickle, vice president for Alumni … Read more
Veronica Perez ’19 discovered the connective power of radio when, as a sophomore, she pulled the Thanksgiving Day shift as a DJ at WVBR FM, Cornell’s Collegetown-based radio station. “Throughout the day, I received calls from listeners who shared their memories of tuning into WVBR on Thanksgiving and expressed their fondness for Adam Sandler’s ‘Turkey … Read more
Cornell student and campus projects turned to friends, family, and communities during a month-long crowdfunding campaign in November.
The Irene and Morris B. Kessler Presidential Scholars Program, established at Cornell by Fred and Judy Wilpon, will benefit first-generation students.
A scholarship from the Cornell Club of Oregon—together with other financial aid—helped to open opportunities in agricultural education for Conor McCabe '18.
Scholarships from generous donors make it possible for Sofia Villacreses '19 to reach higher in her education—at Cornell—than she’d thought possible.
On March 20, the first day of spring, the university set several one-day fundraising records on the fourth Cornell Giving Day. In 24 hours, 11,750 donors gave 15,807 gifts, raising $7,827,834 for the university’s colleges, units, departments and programs – the highest number of donors and gifts for one day in university history. “Spring arrived … Read more
Receiving the John E. and Elaine Meed Alexander Scholarship motivates Kylie Long '19 to excel in her two majors, biology and philosophy.
Christine Jasmin ’18 says the Constance A. Wheary and Joy Youtz Scholarship, given to first-generation students from New York City, gives her the time and freedom to explore the broad educational offerings that drew her to Cornell.