This column is the first in a series, “Staff in Time,” written for Pawprint as part of Cornell’s sesquicentennial celebration to look at the roles staff have played at Cornell since the university’s founding.
Two women veterans and a U.S. Navy admiral will speak on campus within the next month. The first female four-star officer and highest ranking African-American in the U.S. Navy, Adm. Michelle J. Howard . . .
The deadline for nominations of staff or students for the 2014 Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award (CUPSA) is Oct. 27. The CUPSA for Staff and Student Leaders is given each fall semester . . .
The flu vaccine clinics of the 2014-15 season are underway. Vaccines are available at walk-in clinics at locations around campus. This schedule changes often; check for more information and updates . . .
A “Runner’s Clinic” will be held Oct. 29, 8-10 a.m., in Cornell’s physical therapy department, Schoellkopf Hall. Faculty and staff members who participate will receive a professional running evaluation by sports physical . . .
Dress up and be a contestant – or come and cheer on your favorites – at the annual Halloween party for all Cornell staff, faculty and retirees, Oct. 31, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., held this year at the Cornell Cinema . . .