• Anwar Kashem ’02, MEng ’04: giving others the gift of Cornell

    Anwar Kashem ’02, MEng ’04 wants to help future Cornellians. That’s why he celebrated his 20th Reunion with a challenge match gift to support Cornell’s undergraduate affordability initiative.

    August 18, 2022
  • Susan H. Murphy ’73, PhD ’94: contributing time, talent, and treasure

    Inspired by Cornell’s undergraduate affordability initiative, Susan H. Murphy ’73, PhD ’94 is ensuring that her 50th Reunion gifts go even further by leveraging the university’s challenge match program.

    August 16, 2022
  • Pursuing a greater calling

    Ever since she was a teenager, Efe Airewele ’20 dreamed of studying public health. A competitive financial aid package helped convince Airewele to bring her talents and passions to Cornell University

    August 1, 2022
  • $5M endowment gift supports student access

    A $5 million gift from Irene Rosenfeld ’75, MS ’77, PhD ’80 and Richard Illgen will establish the Rosenfeld/Illgen Scholarship and support the university’s efforts to make Cornell even more affordable for students from all backgrounds. This gift, Irene says, aligns perfectly with the couple’s passion for education. “Cornell played a key role in shaping … Read more

    May 26, 2022
  • Robert F. Smith gift expands STEM access for underrepresented students

    Read the full story by Syl Kacapyr in the Cornell Chronicle. As he accepted his Distinguished Alumni Award from Cornell Engineering on May 13, Robert F. Smith ’85, founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, announced a new gift of $15 million for engineering student aid, with a focus on assisting undergraduate students who come … Read more

    May 13, 2022