Cornell students at Commencement

Giving

Challenge accepted, challenge completed

Cornell alumni, parents, and friends gave a total of nearly $22 million in endowed scholarships to boost the university’s financial aid and strengthen its commitment to “… any person … any study.”

Timely and far-reaching

The scholarships created early last year as part of the recently completed endowed scholarship challenge are already benefiting several students. For two of them, in particular, the scholarships came at crucial times.

Laura Toy retires

A lifelong fundraiser shares her story of matchmaking Cornellian philanthropists with opportunities to make a difference for the university.

Scholarship opens paths for Christine Jasmin ’18

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.

Gancas family gives back to Cornell, together

When Rod and Karen Gancas, together with their children Robyn ’08 and Jonathan ’14, looked for causes to support as a family, Cornell scholarship was at the top of the list. Their new endowed scholarship will be awarded to a student at the School of Hotel Administration in fall 2018.

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