Volunteer Spotlight: Kamillah Knight ’13, MPA ’15, MBA ’22

Patricia J. Grant ’95 and Kamillah Knight ’13, MPA ’15, MBA ’22 sat down to speak with Kamillah about her volunteerism and Cornell experience. Patricia Grant: I wonder if you could start by talking about your experiences at Cornell in terms of the fact that Cornell is such a big place. How did you develop … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight: Zachary Carter ’72

Frank Dawson ’72 and Zachary Carter ’72 sat down to talk about Zachary’s Cornell volunteerism and experience. Frank Dawson ’72: Cornell is a big place. What do you consider your communities? And how did you find your corner of the university? Zachary Carter ’72: Well, it’s interesting. It happened naturally, particularly for Cornell’s African American … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight: Danya Contreras ’13

Janelle Teng ’11 and Danya Contreras ’13 sat down to speak with Danya about her volunteerism and Cornell experience. Janelle Teng ’11: You’re very involved as an alum as well with a bunch of different organizations, and I was just wondering how you would describe the community that you are part of, either as an … Read more

Cornellians running in the 2023 NYC Marathon

Cheer on these Cornellians participating in the 2023 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5! Gary Munk ’79 Hastings-on-Hudson, NY “I am what has become known as a ‘NYC Marathon Streaker.’ I have participated in 36 NYC Marathons and have so far successfully and joyfully completed 31 of them. Every time, I run wearing … Read more

Frank H.T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Award: Karen E. Stewart ’85

Karen Stewart ’85 first dipped her toe into alumni volunteering at the urging of her friend, Ruby Saake ’84. (Ruby became a Frank H.T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Award recipient in 2020.) “It’s all because of Ruby,” Karen said, describing how her “ultimate Cornellian” friend encouraged her to join the Cornell Black Alumni Association (CBAA) … Read more

Frank H.T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Award: David Moriah ’72

With little more than a backpack and a dream, David Moriah ’72 founded Cornell Outdoor Education (COE)—the largest collegiate outdoor education program in the US, which has educated and exhilarated more than 200,000 students since its founding. During his senior year at Cornell, David signed up for a 28-day Outward Bound course to go sailing, … Read more