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04/05/2015 -

Starting this season, you can order locally grown vegetables, fruits and other food items and pick them up at Cornell. Pick-up will be available beginning April 2 at the East Hill Office Building (Tanya Grove, coordinator at tl40@cornell.edu) and at the Vet Tower (Cindy DeCloux, coordinator at cmd56@cornell...

04/03/2015 -

If you ask most people about personal sustainability, they’ll likely point out their efforts to properly recycle and compost after meals, and perhaps a few other environmentally sensible habits, such as turning off lights, reducing water use and riding the bus to work. Most folks will say it’s kind of a...

04/03/2015 -

With less than two weeks left in the Cornell United Way Campaign and in the Hunger and Food Security Drive that was launched for the last six weeks of the campaign, Campaign Chair Anne Kenney asks those who still would like to make a difference in the lives of people in the local area to pledge to the...

04/03/2015 -

Facilities Services has a new name: the Division of Infrastructure, Properties and Planning (IPP).

The new name better aligns with IPP’s work, said KyuJung Whang, vice president for IPP: “As the roles and responsibilities of the division have evolved over the years, the name Facilities Services has...

04/03/2015 -

Volunteer positions are needed Wednesday, April 22 to Monday, April 27. Volunteers will receive a commemorative Charter Day Weekend shirt. They will also receive a Regal Cinemas movie ticket for every event at which they volunteer.

Visit the...

04/03/2015 -

Mary George Opperman, Cornell’s vice president for human resources and safety services, has been named one of the top 15 most influential and prominent women leading human resources today. The recognition was given by editors of the national magazine...

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04/03/2015 -

A Cornell staff member for more than a decade, Amy Somchanhmavong, MILR ’02, was recognized as a “distinguished volunteer in Tompkins County” and received the 21st annual Anne Tompkins Jones Awards for Community Service March 19. The award was given during the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County...

04/03/2015 -

Along with local restaurants, Cornell Catering participated in Foodnet Meals on Wheels’ Mac ’n Cheese Bowl, held March 21 at Ithaca High School to benefit elderly and disabled individuals who cannot cook or shop for their own meals. About 800 attended the event, which raised $16,000.

04/03/2015 -

The Employee Assembly’s most prestigious award given to staff is known as the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service. The EA would like to highlight the life of George Peter and how instrumental he was to the progression of staff visibility and involvement at Cornell.  

George was hired at...

04/03/2015 -

The Carol Tatkon Center has benefited this semester from Graham Hall, a Cornell Information Technologies professional with more than 25 years of service, who reveals another side of himself – that of a talented photographer.

Visitors of the Tatkon Center, Cornell’s intellectual, resource, and cultural...

03/27/2015 -

Facilities Services has a new name: the Division of Infrastructure, Properties and Planning (IPP).

The new name better aligns with IPP’s work, said KyuJung Whang, vice president for IPP: “As the roles and responsibilities of the division have evolved over the years, the name Facilities Services has...

03/19/2015 -

Enroll in the Financial Fitness Challenge, at www.FFCprogram.com, a five-course online personal financial education program. The program is available at no cost to the first 200 employees who enroll. Learn at your own pace, and complete courses by August 2015 to be eligible for prizes. Choose one of...

03/19/2015 -

Cornell University Emergency Medical Service (CUEMS) received the 2014 Collegiate EMS Week Celebration of the Year Award at the 22nd annual conference of the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation, Feb. 28 in Baltimore. More than 1,100 representatives from 103 colleges and universities...

03/19/2015 -

Five years ago, Kelechi Umoga ’15 would have had to turn down an invitation to speak at Soup and Hope, because he would not have had answers to the question, “Where do you go for hope and encouragement when faced with a tragic loss?”

“Hope is fairly easy to talk about when things are going great,”...

03/19/2015 -

About 250 participants, representing some 1,100 participants on more than 162 teams, joined Cornell’s Wellness Program in Ives Hall March 13 to kick off the “Go Go Go 150” challenge. The contest spans over six weeks and encourages teams to engage in at least 150 minutes of physical activity per person per...

03/19/2015 -

More than 500 volunteer positions must be filled to help support Charter Day Weekend, Cornell’s Ithaca-based Sesquicentennial celebration. Volunteer positions are needed Wednesday, April 22, to Monday, April 27.

Opportunities range from distributing regalia to ushering at one of the “Cornell celebrity...

03/19/2015 -

For one week this July, Cornell will host 15 military veterans in the Warrior-Scholar Project, providing an intensive, highly structured “boot camp” orientation to academic life to help these veterans transition from a military to university environment.

Cornell is one of 11 universities involved in...

03/19/2015 -

As a lunch and dinner door checker, scanning Cornell ID cards at North Star Dining for nearly a decade, Ai-Ling Chen cannot go home to check on and make dinner for her parents, who have lived with her since November.

She counts on FoodNet Meals on Wheels to do that...

03/19/2015 -

To clarify the "seemingly contradictory realities" inherent in Cornell University’s budget, President David Skorton held a town hall meeting March 16 to discuss the university’s slim operating margin with faculty, students and staff.

“Today is an attempt to move forward with broader transparency,”...

03/10/2015 - Throughout March, Cornell Dining is motivating students and staff to eat more fruits and vegetables with the “Have you had your five today?” program, encouraging the campus community to eat five cups of fruits and vegetables each day, and offering new and appealing dishes highlighting colorful produce. The...

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