Receiving the John E. and Elaine Meed Alexander Scholarship motivates Kylie Long '19 to excel in her two majors, biology and philosophy.
A dozen student-led projects and events have received a funding boost.
Thirteen Cornell projects raised $218,500 from 1,356 gifts during a month-long crowdfunding campaign in November.
One Cornellian's bequest rallied others behind a scholarship challenge .
After learning more about her situation, ISSO director Brendan O’Brien tapped an emergency-funding reserve to sponsor her for an additional semester. Greatly relieved, Madeira Kliauga was able to continue her studies and later secure funding for her last semester and earn her degree. ISSO completely saved me!” she said—and she hasn’t forgotten the kindness. Earlier … Read more