Lynn Perry Wooten named new dean of Cornell University’s Dyson School

ITHACA, N.Y. – Lynn Perry Wooten, senior associate dean for academic and student excellence at the University of Michigan, has been named David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Wooten, also clinical professor of strategy, management and organizations at Michigan’s Ross School of Business, will begin her […]

Endowed scholarship challenge is launched at Cornell University

ITHACA, N.Y. – When it comes to upholding Cornell University’s commitment to financial aid for “any person … any study,” Cornellians are always ready for a challenge, according to Fred Van Sickle, vice president for the Division of Alumni Affairs and Development. “They consistently make all the difference for the university,” he said. At the […]

$150M gift founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

ITHACA, N.Y. – H. Fisk Johnson ’79, M.Eng. ’80, M.S. ’82, MBA ’84, Ph.D. ’86, and SC Johnson have committed $150 million for Cornell University’s College of Business, which comprises the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the School of Hotel Administration, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. It […]

The Johnson family legacy at Cornell University

ITHACA, N.Y. – The gift given by SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson and his company to endow and name the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business marks the latest chapter in a relationship between the Johnson family and Cornell University that extends more than 120 years. “The Johnson family has provided remarkable leadership […]

Andy Noel to lead the Big Red for six more years

ITHACA, N.Y. – J. Andrew Noel, Cornell University’s Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education, will lead the Big Red for at least six more years. Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi announced on November 28 Noel’s employment contract extension through June 2022. “I have full confidence that Andy will continue to […]

Community-campus collaboration to be celebrated at 2016 TOGO Awards

WHAT:          The sixth annual Town-Gown Awards (TOGOs) WHEN:          Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 to 11 a.m. WHERE:        Kulp Auditorium, Ithaca High School MEDIA:         The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to John Carberry in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-5353 or johncarberry@cornell.edu.   ITHACA, N.Y. – […]

Cornell president, dean, former Justice colleague praise Class of ’60 member Janet Reno

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno was a member of Cornell’s Class of 1960, earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the College of Arts and Sciences. She also was Cornell’s 2001 Senior Convocation speaker and a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of ’56 professor from 2001-04. Cornell University Interim President Hunter Rawlings, who was president […]

Lansing Community Library hosts Cornell outreach reps Nov. 8

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell’s Office of Community Relations (OCR) serves as a liaison between Cornell University and the community, and connects with area residents on “town-gown” questions and opportunities. OCR’s November office hours will be at the Lansing Community Library, 27 Auburn Road, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 10-11 a.m. In addition to OCR staff, representatives from other […]

Cornell to light McGraw Tower green annually on Veterans Day

ITHACA, N.Y. – Dr. Joseph Burke, executive director for Campus & Community Engagement, and David Outlaw ’17, president of the Cornell Undergraduate Veterans Association, announced today that Cornell University will light its iconic McGraw Tower green on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and annually thereafter. Cornell is making the move to recognize and honor the service […]

Cornell Board of Trustees approves ‘Cornell Botanic Gardens’ naming

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell’s living botanical and natural areas collection is getting a new name. Cornell Botanic Gardens was officially approved Oct. 28 by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, the final step in a broad rebranding effort begun more than two years ago. The new moniker replaces Cornell Plantations as the name of the […]