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08/25/2016 -

Healthy Aging Program - Tour and Potluck, August 26, from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: A free guided walking tour led by Kevin Moss will be followed by an onsite potluck in the Guy Nearing Summer House, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meet at the Cornell Plantations Nevin Welcome Center located at 1...

08/25/2016 -

The Cornell Recreation Connection (CRC) has organized monthly New York City day trips for Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10).

All trips are on Saturdays and the discounted fare for these trips is $50 per person for Cornell faculty, staff, retirees and up to four guests.

Contact Swarthout...

08/25/2016 -

Cornell Athletics will host a 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run Sept. 18 to benefit children who have been identified as being at risk for experiencing hunger.

Operating in every school district in Tompkins County, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier provides these children with a pack of...

08/25/2016 -

The Johnson Museum of Art will hold a hands-on interactive session August 30, 10-11:30 a.m., for adults who wish to participate in the museum’s educational programs as volunteers or docents. No previous art knowledge is required, but a strong and enthusiastic desire to work with school-age...

08/25/2016 -

All Ithaca women are invited to the Campus Club at Cornell Fall Coffee, Sept. 8, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, 2310 N. Triphammer Road. This event will provide attendees the opportunity to become acquainted with this fall’s 24 Campus Club activity groups, through which they can broaden their social...

08/25/2016 -

Reminder: the deadline for nominations by faculty or staff members 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 – is Sept. 9.

Individual Excellence Awards will be presented to two...

08/25/2016 -

Day of Caring, Sept. 15

The United Way of Tompkins County will celebrate its 20th annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and kick off its 2016-17 Community Campaign Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Stewart Park’s large pavilion. Members of the Cornell and local communities are invited to...

08/25/2016 -

Cornell’s Department of Transportation Services is moving to Pay-by-License Plate (PBL) parking pay stations, part of a suite of technologies using a vehicle’s license plate as the key identifier. PBL provides significant operational benefits for the institution and far greater convenience for parkers.

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08/25/2016 -

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About 150 staff members attended an employee forum Aug. 16 to share their perspectives about the Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter movements, and the All Lives...

08/25/2016 -

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)...

08/25/2016 -

Applications for Cornell’s 2017 Child Care Grant will be accepted beginning Sept. 1. Grants of up to $5,000 per year are awarded, tax free, to eligible faculty and staff for child care expenses.

If you are pregnant or planning to adopt and expect to have child care expenses in 2017, you must apply by...

08/25/2016 -

In early August, Laurie Johnston, senior director of workforce policy and labor relations, and Angela Winfield, director of inclusion and workforce diversity, emailed faculty and staff with a reminder to take religious observances into account when planning work-related events, meetings, programs, meals and...

08/25/2016 -

Cornell IT women presented at girls’ summer technology camp

By Jesse Dix

In July, Patrice Prusko, an instructional designer in Academic Technologies, and Priscilla Cancar, a Cornell student in the College of Arts and Sciences, gave a presentation at the Tompkins...

08/25/2016 -

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A steady stream of staff, faculty and students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences visited the atrium of Stocking Hall July 27 to sample ice cream at the annual Summer Scoop...

08/25/2016 -

The third annual BEAR (Being Engaged And Responsible) Community Fair comes to Collegetown Aug. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Community Fair kicks off at Sheldon Court (next to the Schwartz Center) with the Big Red Band at 6:15 p.m. and remarks by Mayor Svante Myrick ’09, Student Assembly President Jordan...

08/25/2016 -

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About 500 staff members attended the 18th annual Staff Development Day July 27, with a resource showcase in the Clark Atrium and concurrent workshops in the Physical Sciences Building and Clark...

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 -

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...

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