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Mark Cisz ’91 and Linda Moerck-Cisz ’91, P ’21, P ’22, P ’27 are Cornell parents from Northport, New York. Their son, Bryan ’21, graduated from the College of Engineering; their daughter Kaitlyn ’22, graduated from the College of Human Ecology; and their son, Stephen ’27, is a first-year student in the Jeb E. Brooks … Read the full story
After amassing a great fortune from his work in the telegraph industry, Ezra Cornell was determined to do the greatest possible good for humanity.
Before the New York State Legislature would charter “the first American university” in 1865, Ezra Cornell had to defend his vision.
In August 2021, Sharifa Sharifi was working as general manager of the Afghan National Gallery in Herat, Afghanistan’s third largest city, when the government collapsed and the Taliban took control of her country. As an employee of the fallen government, a professional woman, an outspoken advocate for women’s rights, and an artist whose paintings celebrated … Read the full story
Lauren Pappas ’23 transferred to Cornell in fall 2021. In spring 2022, she received an email from the Senior Class Campaign (SCC) asking for volunteers for the coming year. Not knowing much about the SCC, she checked out the website. What she learned motivated her to step up. “I learned that annual fund donations go … Read the full story
From shifting weather patterns that alter food availability to rising sea levels that displace homes and families, climate change is impacting communities and ecosystems all over the world at an unprecedented scale. In 2022 Cornell University launched The 2030 Project: A Cornell Climate Initiative, to tackle problems like these—bringing together the full breadth of Cornell’s … Read the full story
Cornell’s ninth Giving Day brought together 18,296 donors to raise more than $13 million in just 24 hours, shattering records from previous years.
Last fall, in honor of his upcoming 20th Reunion, Alan Zhou ’03 took advantage of Cornell’s affordability challenge and made a gift to establish the Alan and Chelsea Zhou Family Scholarship. The fund will provide financial assistance to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need, with a preference for students from the states of Maine, Oklahoma, … Read the full story
The Cornell Women's Leadership Challenge aims to inspire 600 donors to give $1,000 or more to annual funds on Giving Day.
A $5 million gift honoring Mabel “Mibs” Martin Follett ’51 establishes the Mibs Martin Follett Professor in Human Ecology.