Bring a Child to Work encores past successes

Jusint Haines, right, and Kyle Hollenbeck and their K9 Rogue explain the inner workings of the Cornell Police Department during Bring Your Child to Work Day.


More than 300 children registered for Cornell’s Bring a Child to Work Day, held April 27. A wide range of activities was offered throughout the day, some popular from years past and others new this year.

Employee Assembly announces new officers, members

After a campus-wide election, the Employee Assembly has announced that Bruce Roebal will be the new College of Arts and Sciences representative to the EA.

Employee Assembly to hold membership election

All eligible Cornell staff members will receive an email from the Employee Assembly Monday morning, April 24, inviting them to vote for a new member to the EA. This election will be held beginning Monday, April 24 at 8 a.m., and ending Wednesday, April 26, at noon.

On Monday, voting will be open for one of two candidates – Bruce Roebal and Jonathan Fuller – for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Tammi Aiken shares of her time and expertise in Central America

Tammi Aiken spent time in El Lagartillo.


For most of the year, Tammi Aiken, M.Eng.’94 in civil engineering, leads a hectic worklife as a project manager in Facilities Engineering, overseeing infrastructure projects related to the university’s roads, utilities, geotechnical, and other civil and structural engineering challenges. She has recently managed such projects as replacing electrical, steam and water distribution systems and the rehabilitation of East Avenue.

Call for blood donations next week

According to the American Red Cross, there is an emergency need for blood donors. Three on-campus donation sites have been scheduled for next week. Sign up online at one of the following times, or call 1-800 RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are always welcome. Bring your Cornell ID card or other photo ID with you and remember to hydrate (drink plenty of water) in advance of your donation.

Men's lacrosse to hold Clinic for a Cause

Dream Factory

Once again, the Cornell men’s lacrosse team will host its annual Save the Day fundraising event for the Dream Factory of Central New York, holding the Clinic for a Cause April 23, 11:21-2 p.m., with registration at 10:30 a.m., at Schoellkopf Field.

Explore Tompkins' trails with ease with new website

Tour at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Cornell Botanic Gardens and partner organizations have launched a new website designed to help outdoor enthusiasts find and take the perfect trail to walk, hike, bike, ski or even horseback ride. “Out on the Trails”at IthacaTrails.org is a GPS-enabled, mobile-optimized site that maps all of the trails in Tompkins County, and invites users to search by the experience they seek.

Debra Howell elected to NYS ACE Women's Network

Debra Howell, director of information technology for the Division of Infrastructure, Properties and Planning (IPP), was elected to the executive board as the information officer for the New York State Chapter of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network during their annual conference April 6-7 in Cooperstown, NY.

“I am honored to be invited to serve this organization and its goals of promoting the advancement, visibility and influence of women in higher education," Howell said.

Employee Assembly calls for awards nominations

Nominations are sought for two employee awards given by the Employee Assembly – the Opperman Award for Staff Advocacy and the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service.

Regional campus-community members gather in Ithaca

Michael Lane, left, chairman of the Tompkins County Legislature, receives a plaque commemorating the county’s bicentennial from Joel Malina, vice president for university relations.

Nearly 70 government, nonprofit and university representatives from college towns around New York state, including Brockport, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Hamilton, Geneva, Albany, Cortland, Dryden and Ithaca – and from State College, Pennsylvania, and Princeton, New Jersey – met April 7 in Ithaca to discuss ways colleges and universities can collaborate on town-gown issues within their communities.


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