Upcoming Events  
  • Congratulations to our 2018 Essay Contest Winners! Nancy Beaman, Chairperson, announces the awards here.

  • Thursday, June 28, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Annual Meeting: Sample local cheeses and wines at the New York Kitchen (the new name for the New York Wine & Culinary Center), featuring New York artisanal cheeses with honeycomb, apple butter, fruit, crackers and toast points, and a one-hour tasting of five wines led by a sommelier. Cost: $35 pp at 800 South Main St., Canandaigua. Deadline to register: June 23

What We Do

  •  Speaker Events

    Join us for informative presentations by Cornell faculty as well as Rochester-area speakers.

  • Business Networking

    Network with Cornellians from the greater Rochester area.

  • Campus Connections

    Join us for fun trips to Ithaca for campus events.

  • Scholarships

    Help us award scholarships to Cornell students from the Rochester area.

  • Essay Contest

    Rochester area high school juniors compete for prizes and sharpen their critical thinking skills in our annual competition.

Scholarship Winners

Read about our current scholarship winners and how they expressed their appreciation for their award.

Student-Designed Dilmun Hill Barn at Cornell

An interdisciplinary team of Cornell students led by Rochester native Alena Hutchinson (Mechanical Engineering '18) have been working hard to design a new barn for Dilmun Hill, Cornell's student-run organic farm. Join them in their crowdfunding campaign starting April 10th so that they can break ground this summer! To learn more about their unique project, which will result in Cornell's first student-designed building, visit http://blogs.cornell.edu/dilmunhillbarnproject/ or feel free to contact Alena (amh345@cornell.edu) directly!

Cornell Hockey Pics, Feb. 17

Cornell alumni families met for dinner at Statler before the exciting Cornell vs Yale hockey game at Lynah Rink. Cornell came from behind to win 3-2 and, with that victory, posts its first unbeaten season since 1995-96.

Thanks, Lin Stewart, for the pics and Rich Stewart for organizing this always popular event.

In the News

Thanks to CCR's John Bruns and CCE's Jarmila Haseler for organizing this successful tour of area farms and agribusiness operations Oct. 11. Read about it here:

Volunteers Always Needed

Did you know that all alumni in the Rochester area are automatically members of the Rochester Cornell Club? No dues required.

We invite you to come to our events, join a committee, propose ways the Club can do a better job, or volunteer to help. Specifically, these committees need members:

  • Scholarship: A new committee to administer our annual scholarship program for area Cornell applicants
  • Finance: To oversee scholarship fund investments
  • Programming: To help plan events

If you like speaking to CU applicants, consider joining the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network. CAAAN members contact local candidates who have applied to Cornell, to answer their questions about attending Cornell. We have hundreds of applicants in our area, many of whom go unassigned. To learn about CAAAN: http://caaan.admissions.cornell.edu/
To sign up: https://caaan.admissions. cornell.edu/vol/newmember.cfm

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Mission Statement

The Cornell Club of Rochester fosters opportunities for education, fellowship, and social interaction for Cornell University alumni, students, and friends, while serving as an ambassador of the University to the greater Rochester area.


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