cornell report fall 2015

  • Residential education for the 21st Century

    Oct 30, 2015

    Smallish, intimate, and dedicated to nurturing a sense of community: a college where students live, work, learn, and recreate.

  • Friends for life

    Oct 29, 2015

    Cornell College’s residential experience fosters community that leads to lifelong friendships. We asked alumni to tell us about their memorable friendships and heard from alumni of the 1940s through the 2010s.

  • David Meyer ’67

    Oct 29, 2015

    When Robert Keen ’67 and I were accepted to Cornell in 1963, we were advised in advance who we’d be rooming with and encouraged to write to tell each other about our backgrounds and interests.

  • Cammy Watkins ’02

    Oct 29, 2015

    Allison is one of my best friends. We talk at least once a month (more if we find the free time).

  • Christina “Jenna” Hanus Hiratzka ’73

    Oct 29, 2015

    Over 45 years we have met for weekends in Cabo San Lucas, at Ann and Michele’s Missouri farms, at Chris’ Colorado home, and in Utah for skiing with Ginger

  • Jess Rundlett ’07

    Oct 29, 2015

    When I moved to Cornell in August 2003, I really had no idea what to expect living in the dorms.

  • Lushana Peterson ’15

    Oct 29, 2015

    I have been lucky to develop a mentor-mentee relationship with Robyn Schwab Aaron ’07 over the past three years.

  • Chuck Warden Jr. ’41, as told by Barbara Warden McKee ’66

    Oct 29, 2015

    Charles “Chuck” Warden Jr. ’41 married Ruth “Gussie” Ohlsen ’41 in 1942. Betty Rowley ’42 was mom’s (Gussie’s) roommate in Pfeiffer, and all three were lifelong friends.

  • Jo Goetz Wasta ’52

    Oct 29, 2015

    Following graduation in 1952, nine friends who roomed in Rood House during our junior and senior years often gathered on the Hilltop for Homecoming weekends.

  • Gayle Jensen Van Auken ’65: The Cornell 8

    Oct 29, 2015

    More than 50 years ago, in 1961, eight Cornell women met in Bowman Hall.

  • Andrea Arzuaga ’05

    Oct 29, 2015

    My group of friends from Cornell helped make my college experience what it was, and I am still so thankful to have them in my life.

  • A snapshot of postwar student life

    Oct 29, 2015

    A remarkable collection of photographs was recently shared with the college, offering a brief time travel to postwar student life from 1946 to 1950.

  • In Brief

    Oct 28, 2015

    Keeping up with campus is a snap; Find hidden gems in Iowa; Remembering civil rights leader Julian Bond; Cornell students—by the numbers; 10 years of Dimensions; Introducing the Koehn Courtyard; Monarch; King Chapel updates; Purple (of course)

  • Alumni honors

    Oct 28, 2015

    Cornell College proudly honored distinguished alumni at Homecoming 2015.

  • $1 million grant for tropical research

    Oct 28, 2015

    Biology professor Marty Condon, who has been conducting research in the tropics since she was a graduate student in the 1970s, was awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Dimensions of Biodiversity program.