Four students on stage at CALC 2015.

CALC 2019 schedule

The CALC program provides leadership training sessions, updates from Cornell administrators, networking with other Cornellians, and more!

Full schedule

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Friday, February 8

  • Welcome: Student Stories

    3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    Today’s Cornell students share their stories along with Ryan Lombardi, Vice President for Student & Campus Life.

  • Connecting Across Communities

    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Presented by the Corey Ryan Earle '07.

  • Networking Reception

    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 9

  • Breakfast

    8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
    Start your morning with a cup of hot coffee and a continental breakfast. There will not be a formal presentation during this time, so relax and spend some time getting to know other Cornellians.

  • Alumni Affairs Strategic Planning

    8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    You won’t want to be late for this session; we will start promptly at 8:45 am. Associate Vice President of Alumni Affairs Michelle Vaeth ’98 and Cornell Alumni Advisory Board (CAAB) Convener Kelly Brown ’88, MBA ’92 will present the draft Alumni Affairs strategic plan before breaking into smaller groups where you have an opportunity to give your input, thoughts and ideas. We will come back together as a large group and share what we heard in the breakout sessions.

  • Lunch with Rakesh Khurana '89

    12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Keynote Speaker, Rakesh Khurana ILR '89, Dean of Harvard College, professor of sociology and organizational behavior at Harvard University, and Faculty Dean of Cabot House, will share his personal journey managing change throughout his career and while implementing a strategic plan. You won't want to miss hearing from this distinguished scholar of organizational behavior and leadership, an award-winning teacher, Faculty Dean, and Cornellian extraordinaire.

  • Cornell Volunteer Core Competencies

    2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
    Choose from one of three leadership sessions.
    Lead a Community: Reflection
    Lead by Example: Embrace Risk
    Lead Others: Understanding Microaggressions

  • From Vision to Action: Create Cornell's Future

    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Choose from one of seven best practice sessions.

  • Celebration Reception

    5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

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