President Pollack’s 2017 Commencement Address

ITHACA, N.Y. – Good morning and congratulations! Class of 2017 and candidates for advanced degrees, we are so very proud of each and every one of you! Thank you all for being here. Special thanks to the Cornell Board of Trustees, and to Vice President Joe Biden, whose address yesterday set a new standard for […]

Cornell 2017 Graduation Weekend parking and bus information

Media note: Media members must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-6121 or lmh267@cornell.edu by Thursday, May 25 at 3 p.m. Media credentials will be distributed to those who have RSVP’d on Saturday between 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Schoellkopf Stadium Northwest Gate and Sunday 9 to 10 a.m. at […]

President Pollack, Joe Biden to highlight Graduation Weekend

WHAT:          Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack’s first Commencement address and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s Senior Convocation address highlight Cornell’s Commencement Weekend. WHEN:          Saturday, May 27, noon to 1p.m., Sunday, May 28, 10 a.m. to noon. WHERE:        Schoellkopf Stadium, Ithaca Campus MEDIA:         Media members must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s […]

Cornell 2016 commencement weekend parking and bus information

Media Note: All members of the media attending convocation or commencement must RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations office at (607) 254-4799 or dal296@cornell.edu. All media passes will be distributed to those who have RSVP’d on Saturday and Sunday.   ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University has issued a list of special changes for […]

Actor James Franco to address Cornell seniors at 148th graduation

MEDIA NOTE: All media planning to attend convocation and/or commencement must RSVP with Daryl Lovell at (607) 592-3925 or dal296@cornell.edu.   ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell’s 148th Commencement Weekend highlights include the Senior Convocation address by actor-director James Franco, Saturday, May 28 at noon. Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff will provide the Commencement address on Sunday, May […]

Actor-director James Franco to give keynote address at 2016 Senior Convocation

ITHACA, N.Y. – Critically acclaimed actor James Franco, best known for his roles as James Dean, adventurer Aron Ralston and in the “Spider-Man” trilogy, will give the keynote address at this year’s Senior Convocation on May 28 during Cornell’s 148th Commencement Weekend. “We are extremely excited and honored that he accepted our invitation and are […]

Giffords, Kelly to help celebrate Cornell’s 147th Graduation

MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members must RSVP to Melissa Osgood at 607-255-2059 or mmo59@cornell.edu or Syl Kacapyr vpk6@cornell.edu or 607-255-7701 by 2 p.m. on Friday, May 22.   ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell’s 147th Graduation Weekend highlights include the Senior Convocation address by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and […]

Actor Ed Helms ‘comes home’ to address Cornell’s Class of 2014

WHAT:          Ed Helms, television’s ‘Andy Bernard,’ addresses Cornell’s Class of 2014, as the Senior Convocation speaker WHEN:          Saturday, May 25 from noon to 1 p.m. WHERE:        Schoellkopf Stadium on the Cornell University campus           MEDIA:         Media who plan to cover Helms’s convocation speech must RSVP to Melissa Osgood in Cornell’s Media Relations Office by […]