Upcoming Events  

  • Sat., Feb. 17: Cornell vs Yale Hockey with Pre-Game Dinner at Statler. SOLD OUT.

  • Sat., Mar. 3: Cornell Night at the RPO. Join fellow alums for a memorable performance of "Barber, Bernstein & Shostakovich." NOTE: The Jan. 17 D&C reported the sudden closing of Victoire Bar & Bistro without any notice. We regret any inconvenience.

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.


Upcoming Events

Sat., Mar. 3: Cornell Night at the RPO: Join fellow alums for a memorable performance of "Barber, Bernstein & Shostakovich."

Conductor Ward Stare will lead a program celebrating the towering musical legacy of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). Hear Bernstein's "Age of Anxiety," a brilliant fusion of symphony and piano concerto, which spotlights Rochester favorite Misha Dichter. Barber's intensely lyrical Essay and Shostakovich's carnivalesque symphony -- both notably interpreted by Bernstein as a conductor -- round out this not-to-be-missed salute to Lenny. (Quoted from the RPO website).

Cornell Cares Day

On Jan. 6, alums and students braved frigid temperatures and treacherous roads to meet for a day of community service at Mary's Place. Volunteers sorted donated items of clothing for distribution to refugees from around the world who now live in the City of Rochester.

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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