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 […]

Three-million dollar gift names the Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center

ITHACA, N.Y. – Trustee Emeritus Martin Tang ’70 – a longtime supporter, volunteer and ambassador for Cornell – and his family have made a $3 million gift to name the Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center, renovating and repurposing the existing Noyes Lodge overlooking Beebe Lake. The gift, which comes from Tang and his sisters, Nadine […]

$25M gift supports new MBA center in Ithaca’s Collegetown

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management has boldly expanded its footprint in recent years with the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA in New York City and the Cornell Tsinghua MBA/FMBA in Beijing. Now, thanks to the generosity of staunch supporter and longtime adviser David Breazzano, MBA ’80, the school is expanding […]

Fred Van Sickle named VP for alumni affairs, development

ITHACA, N.Y. – Fred Van Sickle, chief development officer at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, has been named Cornell’s next vice president for alumni affairs and development, President Elizabeth Garrett announced today. He will begin his new position Jan. 18. Van Sickle, who has held his current post since 2014, previously […]

State of the University and keynote addresses highlight annual Cornell Trustee-Council meeting

WHAT:          Events coinciding with Cornell Trustee-Council annual meetings. WHEN:         Thursday, Oct. 22 and Friday, Oct. 23 WHERE:        Alice Statler Auditorium on the Cornell University campus MEDIA:         Media members who wish to cover any event during the Trustee-Council Annual Meeting must RSVP to Joe Schwartz in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-254-6235 or Joe.Schwartz@cornell.edu, […]

Charles Phlegar to Depart Cornell for Alma Mater Virginia Tech

Head of Alumni Affairs and Development “Returning Home” June 30  ITHACA, N.Y. – Charles D. Phlegar, vice president for alumni affairs and development, has announced he will be leaving Cornell on June 30 to become vice president for advancement at Virginia Tech. Phlegar has served in his current role at Cornell since 2006. In nine […]