Event Details

Friday, October 4, 2019
10:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. (following the fireworks and laser light show)
CBAA Game Show Night: Family Feud
Biotech, Room G10

It’s a battle for bragging rights! Come watch alumni and student teams test their Cornell knowledge via one of our favorite game shows!
Free, family-friendly event and refreshments will be provided.

Saturday, October 5, 2019
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Plaque Dedication and Reception
Willard Straight Hall

Join alumni, students, faculty and administrators for a reception in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Willard Straight Hall Occupation and plaque dedication. A plaque will be dedicated to the importance of the occupation in Cornell University’s history and in the broader Civil Rights Movement.

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mosaic Tailgate
Wing Drive Parking Lot

Join Cornell Mosaic and Diversity Alumni Programs before the big game! Food, beverages, music and giveaways available. Cash bar available.

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
CBAA Homecoming Party
Loco Cantina, 308 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

What is a CBAA event back in Ithaca without a party? Great music, drink specials, and a a solid turn up are always in order during CBAA Homecoming.

Sunday, October 6, 2019
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The 50th Anniversary of the Occupation of Willard Straight Hall – Then & Now
Appel Commons

Join us as we close the weekend with a community brunch featuring Ms. Irene Smalls ’71, founder of the Wari Cooperative (Wari House). She will reflect on her time on campus and the changes in climate and culture as a result of the Willard Straight Hall Occupation in 1969. We will also remember the life and legacy of the late Gloria Joseph, PhD ‘67, the inaugural director of the Committee on Special Education Projects (COSEP).

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