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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
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.
For Adam Shelepak ’17, financial aid afforded the possibility of meaningful exploration and service to the Cornell community.
Jonathan Poe ’82 and Anne Vitullo ’77 bolstered their Reunion-year giving through the university’s affordability challenge match program.
A competitive financial aid package, in combination with an undergraduate business degree program and a breadth of opportunities to explore technology and sustainability, attracted Jennifer Gammond ’15 to 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.
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.
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
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 the full story