Awards/Recognition

  • Cornell College a Fiske Guide Best Buy

    Jul 1, 2015

    Cornell College is one of 24 private colleges and universities that are a “Best Buy” in the 2016 edition of the “Fiske Guide to Colleges.”

  • Cornell College Viewbook receives CASE award

    Jun 9, 2015

    Cornell College’s admission viewbook, the college’s signature recruiting publication, has received a bronze award in the international 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

  • 2 Cornellians awarded Fulbright grants

    May 1, 2015

    A Cornell College senior and a 2012 alumna have both earned places in the highly-competitive Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship program.

  • Junior receives CLS scholarship to study in Turkey

    Apr 23, 2015

    Cornell College junior Muriel Grubb will spend the summer studying Turkish in Ankara, Turkey, as part of the highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

  • Thomas Commons honored for design

    Apr 22, 2015

    The renovation of Cornell College’s Thomas Commons was one of five projects that won the 2015 Facility Design Award of Excellence from the Association of College Unions International.

  • Cornell College honored for service

    Dec 9, 2014

    Cornell College has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes schools that offer the best community service programs in the nation.

  • Byers wins Jack Kent Cooke scholarship for graduate school

    Aug 15, 2014

    J.R. Byers ’14 was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Continuing Scholar Graduate Award to pursue a master’s degree in Russia.

  • Cornell College wins national design awards

    Aug 4, 2014

    Cornell College has won three Awards of Excellence from the University and College Designers Association for the design of admission recruiting material.

  • Ben Miller ’86 selected as 2014–2015 Radcliffe Institute Fellow

    May 26, 2014

    The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Ben Miller ’86 to be a Radcliffe Institute fellow for the 2014–2015 academic year.

  • Fields honored for engagement

    May 22, 2014

    Jacob Fields ’14 won the Student Leadership Award from the Iowa Campus Compact for his work with education and cancer research fundraising.

  • Writing studio dedicated to Madgetta Dungy

    May 12, 2014

    Cornell College has dedicated the writing studio to Madgetta Thornton Dungy ’64, the first African American female to graduate from Cornell.

  • 2013-14 Academic Awards

    May 6, 2014

    Each year Cornell College recognizes student achievement with an awards celebration. Dozens of students were honored at this year’s ceremony.

  • Wenger earns Fulbright

    Apr 30, 2014

    Emily Wenger, a Cornell College senior double-majoring in English and creative writing and theatre, has earned a Fulbright Award and will spend 9 months in Turkey.

  • Mock Trial heading to Nationals again

    Mar 17, 2014

    For the fourth time in five years a Cornell College Mock Trial squad won a place in the national tournament during the Opening Round Championship Tournament March 14-16 in St. Louis.

  • Cornell ranked #3 in efficiency

    Dec 20, 2013

    Cornell College ranked third among national liberal arts colleges in a U.S. News list of most efficient highly ranked schools. According to the U.S. News calculations, Cornell is among the institutions that “are doing a very good job at producing a top ranking for academic quality while carefully spending their available financial resources.” “At Cornell we take […]