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07/21/2016 -

Happy Summer to you!

I am Ulysses Smith, the new chair of the Employee Assembly. Having recently been an undergraduate student and now a member of the staff community, I have had the opportunity to see Cornell from a few different perspectives, and to be actively involved in shared governance as both...

07/20/2016 -

Volunteers are needed for Cornell Opening Day, August 19, when more than 3,500 new undergraduate students and their families will arrive on campus.  

To make each student’s first day on campus a positive and memorable one, faculty and staff assistance is needed to help distribute ID cards, share...

07/19/2016 -

Beginning August 18, dining-waste related material collected for composting on Cornell’s Ithaca campus will be limited to food scraps, paper towels, napkins and compostable (not simply biodegradable) can liners only. Other, non-recyclable items will go to the landfill.  

Currently, dining waste-...

07/19/2016 -

Nominations by faculty or staff members are being accepted through Sept. 9 for two employee awards – the Individual Excellence Award and the Management Award – as well as a new President’s Award for Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion.

Individual Excellence Awards will be presented to two Cornell...

07/19/2016 -

Cornell employees with Aetna health plans have a new option for filling long-term prescriptions. Currently, 90-day prescriptions or refills can only be obtained by mail order through OptumRx. The new service allows Aetna members the convenience of filling and picking up 90-day prescriptions on campus at the...

07/19/2016 -

An exhibition hockey game, “Racker Rivals Big Red,” sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company, will be held August 6 at Lynah Rink to benefit individuals with disabilities served by Racker Centers. You can contribute by participating in any of the event’s activities:

  • 3-4:30 p.m.:...
07/19/2016 -

PHOTO GALLERY

Cornell’s free summer events series runs from August 2-5, featuring Tuesday performances at Klarman Hall Auditorium, Wednesday lectures at Call Auditorium in Kennedy Hall, and...

07/19/2016 -

Enjoy the outdoors at the Cornell Plantations and through master gardener training at Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Gorge steward tours

Explore Ithaca’s gorges with Cornell’s knowledgeable gorge stewards. Learn how the gorges throughout the Finger Lakes were formed and...

07/19/2016 -

Want to gain skills in Word 2016?  Learn navigation techniques and layout options and how to create new documents, and edit and format text.  Register now for the four-hour Word 2016 Basic class scheduled for August 15.

To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject: join...

07/19/2016 -

Thanks to the staff members who participated in e-SHOP focus groups in February or provided feedback through the e-SHOP survey, Cornell Procurement and Payment Services has developed a one-page e-SHOP Quick Guide (PDF, 206 KB)...

07/19/2016 -

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) has announced that Cornell head coach Jenny Graap ’86 has been named the IWLCA Division I Northeast Region Coach of the Year.

Graap, who earned the same honor previously in 2002 and 2006, led the Big Red to one of the best seasons in...

07/19/2016 -

The Backpack Program has begun collecting backpacks and donations toward backpacks for school children this fall.

Participating is easy: buy a backpack and fill it with supplies, listed below and on the Cornell Elves Program website.

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07/19/2016 -

To imagine Cornell Law School without its staff would be like to envision a scene from the Twilight Zone.

On June 8 at this year’s annual Law School Community BBQ and Service Award Ceremony, Eduardo Peñalver, the Allen R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law, started off his remarks by describing some...

07/19/2016 -

PHOTO GALLERY

Nearly 1,400 Cornell employees and 98 suppliers joined staff from Cornell Procurement and Payment Services June 9 in Barton Hall for the 2016 annual Cornell Supplier Show. This year’s show...

07/19/2016 -

Staff development will showcase July 27

The 18th annual Staff Development Day will be July 27, with a resource showcase in the Clark Atrium 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and concurrent workshops 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Physical Sciences...

07/19/2016 -

The 34th annual Photography Contest will be held August 15-October 9, 2016. Guidelines for photograph submissions remain the same as in the past, but judging will be modified slightly based on feedback from last year’s winners.

All Cornell staff, faculty, students, alumni and retirees are eligible to...

07/07/2016 -

Tech Training Spotlight: 

Want to gain skills in Excel?  Whether you want to learn the basics, manage data, work with charts, pivot tables, or graphs, or create dashboards, there are basic, intermediate, and advanced classes available.  Register now for either of the 4-...

06/17/2016 -

Twenty-two staff members and their nominators were invited to a luncheon June 13 at the Statler Hotel for having received “kudos” from someone on campus who submitted that kudos to the Employee Assembly Kudos web site this year.  

Newly elected Chair of the Employee Assembly Ulysses Smith...

06/16/2016 -

The Downtown Ithaca Alliance announces the full schedule for the CFCU Summer Concert Series. Free and fun for the whole family, these musical performances will take place at 6 p.m. each Thursday, June 23-Sept. 15, at the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the Ithaca Commons (202 East State Street, Ithaca).

The...

06/16/2016 -

In 2016/17, Cornell Concert Series will continue its 113-year tradition of bringing world-class music to Ithaca. CCS presents top artists in Western classical music, jazz, and rich concert traditions from around the world, under new direction from manager Deborah Justice. All concerts at 8 p.m.

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