Encounters: Florida

 

On Valentine's Day, at the university’s Sesquicentennial celebration in West Palm Beach, Florida, Cornellians shared their warm Big Red feelings and their thoughts on these two questions:

“How would you sum up Cornell?”

“What are you most proud of about Big Red?”


 

Rosalyn Baron '53Rosalyn Baron '53

Summing up Cornell: "Great."
Big Red pride: "Proud of myself for having been there."

 

Krista Galie '15 (left), Alex Cesare '15Krista Galie '15 (left)

Summing up Cornell: "Cold."
Big Red pride: "The chorus, an organization that gives back as much as I get."

Alex Cesare '15

Summing up Cornell: "Opportunity."
Big Red pride: "Everything you do at Cornell pushes you, and others support you along the way. The harder you work, the greater the reward."

 

Ken Kuscher '71Ken Kuscher '71

Summing up Cornell: "A lifetime experience."
Big Red pride: "What Cornell has done for me."

 

Katherine Davis '07 (left), Jonathan Kracer '08Katherine Davies '07 (left)

Summing up Cornell: "Opportunity."
Big Red pride: "Cornell's commitment to diversity."

Jonathan Kracer '08

Summing up Cornell: "Bold."
Big Red pride: "Having met my wife, Katherine Davies."

 

Donell Hicks '97Donell Hicks '97

Summing up Cornell: "Life-changing."
Big Red pride: "Amazing alumni connections."

 

Jack Levins (with Marjorie Boas Levins '45)Jack Levins (with Marjorie Boas Levins '45)

Summing up Cornell: "Great."
Big Red pride: "My wife [Marjorie Boas Levins] and our two children and our grandchildren who have attended Cornell."

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