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: Eileen McManus Walker ’76, MBA ’78

Few Cornellians have seen as many sides of the university as Eileen McManus Walker ’76, MBA ’78: from professor’s child to undergraduate student, from graduate student to alumna, from Cornell couple to Cornell parent, from dedicated volunteer to trustee and trustee emeritus. β€œI’ve been extremely fortunate in so many ways to do the things and … 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.) β€œIt’s all because of Ruby,” Karen said, describing how her β€œultimate Cornellian” friend encouraged her to join the Cornell Black Alumni Association (CBAA) … Read more