Speakers Jason Tripp ’03 and Bruce Stuart ’86 shared expert advice on financial planning in expensive cities.

Young Alumni

Beyond survival: how to thrive in expensive cities

On December 10 and 11, Cornell alumni in San Francisco and Los Angeles gathered to hear financial tips from Bruce Stuart ’86, first vice president, executive financial services director, and financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Jason Tripp ’03, senior gift planning officer in Cornell’s division of Alumni Affairs and Development. They shared … Read more

Sharing the gifts of alumni life with new Cornellians

Nicole Svonavec is a new face at Alumni Affairs and Development (AAD). Svonavec was hired in September 2019 as director of student  and young alumni programs (SYAP). She leads a team of three colleagues—Mandy Bennison MMH ’18, Cait Collins, and Amanda Massa—whose goal is to inspire current students and recent graduates to connect with Cornell’s … Read more

Cornell Forbes 30 Under 30

Exclusive interviews with Cornellians who made the lists Each year, Forbes compiles lists of young entrepreneurs across 20 different industries who are breaking new ground and, as Forbes puts it, “shaking up some of the world’s stodgiest industries.” Forbes combs through thousands of candidates before selecting the final 600. In 2019, fifteen Cornell alumni made … Read more

CUeLINKS: Online hub of the Cornell network

Even before she started at Cornell, Hana Brett ’21 knew that the Cornell network was a positive part of attending and graduating from this university. Now a biology and society major in the College of Arts and Sciences—and a member of the swim team—Brett is connecting with Cornell alumni, using the new online platform CUeLINKS, … Read more

CUeLINKS: Five steps to your best profile

You’ve set up your profile in CUeLINKS and you’re eager to share with students:  your career experience, job search advice, and ideas about making the most of life on The Hill. But are the students reaching you? The difference between making meaningful connections with students and being just another face on the platform could be … Read more

A 10,000-mile ride to Reunion 2018

For Reunion 2018, Cornell alumni came back to campus in various ways. Some arrived by bus from New York City, and some came by plane from overseas. Some caught shared rides from other states, and some attended virtually, thanks to live stream. One young alumnus came back by bicycle—and he came a very long way. … Read more

Cheers to your Big Red summer!

  You traveled far to make a wish. Making a wish (with my precious .01€) #mybigredsummer A photo posted by Amber Chen (@ambz4lyfe) on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:24am PDT You wore your Cornell colors on your sleeve. Ready for Day 2. #dphie100 #dphie #dphiealum #notfouryearsbutforlife #mybigredsummer #metronydphie💛💜🦄🗽 A photo posted by Stephanie Cockerl (@stephcockerl) on Jul … Read more

David DyTang ’12 drives young alumni engagement

He says that connecting more young alumni to the College of Human Ecology, becoming a university-wide admissions ambassador, and serving in several other volunteer positions are natural extensions of his senior-year leadership roles with his class campaign and class council. DyTang, who studied policy analysis and management in the College of Human Ecology, is helping … Read more

Cornell champions: Meet our volunteers

Rich Chomko ’03: Coast-to-coast Cornell ambassador Rich Chomko ’03 began volunteering for Cornell when he was a student—hosting admitted students for the Red Carpet Society and chairing Cornell Days—and has never stopped. A physics teacher who has taught in high schools in Los Angeles, New York City, and New Jersey, he has been helping pre-college … Read more

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