Upcoming Events  
  • Save the Date! Cornell Cooperative Extension's Chicken BBQ Sept. 9. Buy tickets here: http://monroe.cce.cornell.edu.

  • Save the Date! 2nd Annual Farm to Table Adventure, Friday, Sept. 14. Details below.


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.


2nd Annual Farm to Table Adventure
Friday, September 14

Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the various facets of local agriculture. We’ll have many informative discussions, treats, a delicious lunch, and locally made spirits.

  • See how innovative technology brings us clean and healthy baby greens and other vegetables.
  • Learn how preconceived notions have been changed to bring us exciting and appetizing new food alternatives.
  • Our enticing lunch combines ingredients from local sustainable farms with skilled and elegant preparation.
  • Witness a real working pasture-based farm in action as natural Angus Beef, Pork, Chicken, and Eggs are raised.
  • End the day learning and tasting craft spirits to be produced from juniper berry supplied from local land

Congratulations to our 2018 Essay Contest Winners

Nancy Beaman, Chairperson, announces the awards here.

Annual Meeting Featured Local Wines & Cheese

Our annual meeting featured local cheeses and wines at the New York Kitchen (the new name for the New York Wine & Culinary Center) Thursday, June 28.

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!

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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