Former VP Joe Biden to deliver Senior Convocation address May 27

ITHACA, N.Y. – Vice President Joe Biden will give the keynote address at this year’s Senior Convocation, Saturday, May 27, during Cornell’s 149th Commencement Weekend. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January, Biden has represented the United States in every region of the world, traveling to more than two dozen countries. “We’re really excited […]

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 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   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 or Syl Kacapyr 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 […]