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We are planning to meet at the large Spanish water fountain at Huizenga Park.  Let’s all try to wear Cornell attire!

This year marks the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.  The Cornell Club of Fort Lauderdale and Boca is participating in the Tunnel to Towers 5K in Fort Lauderdale, FL on September 13th, 2015 to honor those who died in the attacks.  On that day, we lost 20 Cornellians who, during their time at Cornell, served as a captain of the football team, an All-American lacrosse player, a fraternity president, a member of the equestrian team and more. All walked along the same paths we did, all dealt with the brutal Ithaca winters, all were beloved Cornellians.

EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND- Cornell alumni, significant others, friends, family (both young and old), runners, run/walkers, walkers

Event: Tunnel to Towers run & walk 5K (3.1 miles)
Date: Sunday, September 13th, 2015
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL — Huizenga Park
Time: 7:30 am


We have created a fundraising team, named “Cornell Club” in order to raise money for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to honor the memory of their brother, Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter (FDNY) who lost his life on September 11, 2001.

·         All proceeds will go towards the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. The goal of the Foundation is to continue Stephen’s legacy by supporting our nation’s first responders and service members. Building for America’s Bravest, a program of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, constructs specially adapted smart homes for our most catastrophically injured service members.

Please also make sure to click “join” on the Facebook event titled “Cornell Club: Tunnel to Towers 5K”.


Facebook Event:

Disclaimer: We hope all of our club members will not only be active locally, but also provide financial support to Cornell each year to help fund the mission of the University.  You can do so by making a gift to the Cornell Annual Fund, or to the part of Cornell which means the most to you.  Your support each and every year makes a true difference and, by giving two or more years consecutively, will qualify you for Cornell’s newest giving society for loyal donors – the 1865 Society.  You can make your gift online at or by calling 800-279-3099


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The Cornell Club of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton

Annual Student Send Off

 Group Photo from 2014 Student Send Off

It will be held at the Home of Cristina Gonzalez DiCalvo, MEn ’82.

Event Cost: $20 for Alumni and Guests

Please RSVP though this link:

Every year, local Cornell clubs across the country get together and host a Student Sendoff for incoming and current students and their parents. It’s a great way to welcome the new students, give them some sage advice from alumni who have learned the “tricks of the trade,” and to all-around have a great time enjoying the end of the wonderful summer we have here in South Florida.

A great selection of food and dessert will be provided in this “Backyard BBQ” styled event. Additionally, we’ll be setting up some fun games, raffles for Cornell Store gift cards, and a little informal Q&A for anyone who has questions that others could benefit from hearing about. Especially as South Floridians, it is our duty to inform our fellow warm-blooded community how to dress warmly up there! Dress attire is casual and light, since there will be things set up outside. Also, please share this event announcement to any fellow Cornell alumni, as well as family and friends interested in attending as your guests.

We look forward to seeing you on August 1st!

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All Ivy+ Broward MIX AND MATCH AND MINGLE at the Fort Lauderdale Watering Hole ~ Tap 42


Please join your parched fellow alumni to catch up on your summer experiences and compare tans. Hosted by Cornell, Harvard and Yale clubs.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
6:00pm – 8:00 p.m.

Tap 42 in Fort Lauderdale
1411 S Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 463-4900


US$22 per person takes care of plenty of food choices, taxes and tips. Drinks optional. Valet Parking Free.


QUESTIONS: Contact David Sanchez/Yale

David Sanchez
President, Yale Club of South Florida
305-562-9029 Direct

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The Big Red Fiesta is Back!

Get ready for a fun filled end of the year celebration.

May 28th at 6pm

Click Here to RSVP:

Cornell Club of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton – Annual Big Red Fiesta
May 28, 2015 6pm to 8pm

Description and Location:
Renzo’s of Boca
5999 North Federal Hwy.
Boca Raton, FL 33487

$20.00 per person

The Cornell Club of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton is pleased to invite you to attend our 4th annual “BIG RED FIESTA!” Please join us as we celebrate the end of another successful year of Cornell Club of the Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton alumni events and programs.

This year, we’re mixing things up a bit and taking the Fiesta to Spain’s Mediterranean sister, Italy! So in lieu of Manchego cheese and sangria, we’ll be toasting the end of the year with prosciutto and great Italian wines! To host this great event, we’ve coupled with the long established Renzo’s of Boca, which has a long and delicious history in the area for 25 years.

For your $20 cover, we’ve arranged for you to receive a complimentary drink including wine, beer, or well drink as well as the tantalizing “tapas” (appetizers)! You’ll also be in for a real treat as we’ll experience wonderful live musical and vocal performances that will surely have us on our feet! We’ve also arranged for attendees to stay for dinner and enjoy an incredible meal at a discounted rate of 15% off your meal. As space is limited, advance dinner reservations are highly encouraged! We’ll meet you all at 6pm in what they call the Piano Room!

Please also feel free to share this event announcement to any fellow Cornell and other Ivy alumni, as well as any family and friends who are interested in attending as your guests.

See the signature tapas and specials at Renzo’s or visit their Facebook page. For dinner reservations, please call Renzo’s at (561) 994-3495.

**Parking**: Complimentary valet is included. Please just be sure to tip the valet.

For all other inquiries, please direct questions to our host Andrea Virgin ’11 at

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all there for some fun and Italian flare!

For event registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at

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Charter Day Celebration and Admitted Student Reception

Hosted by The Cornell Club of Greater Miami and the Florida Keys in collaboration with the Cornell Club of Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton

Click here to register!
Charter Day Celebration and Admitted Student Reception
Event date: April 25, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Event end date: April 25, 2015 2:30 PM ET
Location: Miami, FL
Carnival Glory Cruise Ship
1435 North Cruise Boulevard
Port of Miami
Miami, FL 33132

$15.00 per person

Springtime is here which means Cornell’s birthday is right around the corner! On April 27, 1865, the governor of New York State signed the bill that officially established Cornell University’s charter. Now, 150 years later, we’ll spend few hours commemorating this day in our history–the day that defined our land-grant mission and set the stage for generations of Cornellians to help, to solve, and to transform the world. Cornell clubs and groups around the world are throwing a Big Red bash in a city, town, or household near you. Wherever you may be, don’t miss out on your chance to party like it’s 1865!

The Cornell Club of Greater Miami and the Florida Keys is please to invite you to the 2015 Charter Day celebration onSATURDAY, APRIL 25TH ON THE CARNIVAL GLORY CRUISE SHIP LOCATED IN THE PORT OF MIAMI.

Additionally, this will be a joint event as we will also be hosting our 2015 Admitted Student Reception. As alumni, you will be able to network with other Cornell graduates while also sharing knowledge with soon to be Cornellians.

The logistics for the event are as follows:
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015 – Per DHS this is a firm deadline.
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Place: Carnival Glory Cruise Ship, Port of Miami
Time: 11:30 AM Check-in through DHS and Registration
Attire: Casual
Cost: $15

Parking: $7 (payable on site)


Please note, we have to ask for drive license or state ID numbers of anyone boarding the cruise for security reasons. As such, there will be a two-step registration process. Once you pay for the event, you will be sent another link to capture the information needed by Carnival Cruise Lines and DHS. All information entered will be kept confidential. If you have any questions please contact Cameron Younger at (607) 592-6620. Although the ship will not be leaving port, we are required to follow certain procedures in order to comply with all Federal guidelines.

Again, register for the event by Monday, April 13. We look forward to seeing you on April 25th at 11:30 a.m. This event will end around 2:30 p.m. to ensure that Carnival Glory will have an on-time departure later that day.

For event questions, please contact Cameron Younger at

For event registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at



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Join more than 700 alumni, students, faculty, and staff for two days of on-campus events including:

  • Symposia on a wide range of topics including family business, social entrepreneurship, health administration, etc.
  • eLab Demo Day
  • New Business & Emerging Technologies Showcase
  • Student Business of the Year Announced
  • Business Idea Competition Finals
  • Networking opportunities…and much more!

Learn more about Celebration

For more information, contact the Entrepreneurship at Cornell office at or 607-255-1576

facebook Celebration 2015 is on Facebook! “Like” us at
twitter Follow us on Twitter @ESHIPatCORNELL, and spread the word about Celebration with Hashtag #ESHIP15

Entrepreneurship at Cornell is an innovative, university-wide program supported by every school and college at Cornell University and a dedicated core of faculty, staff and alumni. Both undergraduate and graduate students benefit from studying and working within Cornell’s world-class programmatic, research and clinical environments to develop the technical, business, and leadership skills that position them for success in their entrepreneurial endeavors. With its broad array of programs and services,Entrepreneurship at Cornell is the gateway to everything entrepreneurial at Cornell University. Visit theEntrepreneurship at Cornell web site to learn more.



Underwriting Sponsor:


Student Agencies Foundation, Inc. (SAF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to serving Cornell students and the Cornell community. Our mission, at its core, is to provide extraordinary opportunities for Cornell students to gain practical skills through experiential learning in business and entrepreneurship. SAF delivers its mission in many ways: Student Agencies Inc (SAI), eLab, eHub, PopShop, Entrepreneurship at Cornell and two endowments at Cornell University. Learn more about SAF.

Student Agencies, Inc., (SAI) founded in 1894 and the oldest independent, student-run company in America, is led by a Cornell student President and a management team made up of Cornell students. SAI operates several businesses including TakeNote, Big Red Shipping & Storage, Big Red Bartending, Hired Hands Moving, Campus Promotions, the Cornellian Yearbook and Student Agencies Real Estate.

Platinum Sponsors:
eBay, West Pharmaceuticals, Hamershlag Sulzberger Borg, E&Y, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati,WilmerHale, The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Johnson, and The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at the School of Hotel Administration
For information on sponsoring Celebration 2015, click here.

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Tailgate at the Polo Club

Meet us for a tailgate at the Gulfstream Polo Club with our hosts Ted Brinkmann ’67 and Ken Kuscher ’71.  Cornell alumni, friends of Cornell, and their guests are invited and encouraged to attend with their own folding chair, food, and refreshments.  This is an ideal family event.  Look for us at the Cornell Club table where name tags will be provided.

TIME / DATE:  Sunday, March 15, 2015.  We will be watching the 12 noon 6 chukker game this year.  This game will be the Jimmy Backman 10-Goal Cup.  It is possible that Cornellians will be playing in these games.  For those who wish to come early, there is also a 10 AM game on a different field.

WHERE:       Gulfstream Polo Club, 4550 Polo Road, Lake Worth, FL 33467
Tel: (561) 965-2057

COST:            FREE!

DIRECTIONS: Take Polo Road (unpaved) on the south side of Lake Worth Road, about 0.3 miles west of the Turnpike.  If exiting the Turnpike northbound, turn west (right) and proceed about 0.3 mile and then turn left on Polo Road.  If exiting the Turnpike southbound, turn west (left) and proceed about 0.2 mile and then turn left on Polo Road.    There is a small Gulfstream Polo Club sign on the southwest corner.  We will be attending the match on the Azqueta field, which is the first field on the left side of Polo Road.

ABOUT THE POLO CLUBClick here to learn about the Gulfstream Polo Club.

RSVP:  Click Here to RSVP.  RSVP’s are appreciated but not required.

QUESTIONS:  Please direct your questions about the event to Ken Kuscher, or Dick Marks,   Please note: heavy rain Saturday evening or Sunday morning will cancel this event.  Please contact Ken or Dick on Sunday morning if the weather is questionable.

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A Festival of Ideas and Imagination


APRIL 24–27, 2015



Big Red Birthday Bash

FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
Barton Hall

7:30–9:30 p.m.




Ithaca Campus
Events begin at 9:00 a.m.

Charter Day Ceremony: Celebrating 150 Years

MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015

Barton Hall
Formal Procession and Ceremony: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Register for the Big Red Birthday Bash, Festival events, and Charter Day Ceremony.

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Dalia Pabón Stiller ’84, Board President, Boca Museum of Art,
Cornell University Trustee


Duane Stiller ’84, President and CEO of Woolbright Development, Inc.

invite you to an afternoon at the BOCA Museum of Art

to celebrate the new exhibition on loan from the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University

Surrealism and Magic

With brief remarks by
Dr. Stephanie Wiles
The Richard J. Schwartz Director,
Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University

and an exclusive exhibition tour with

Dr. Andy Weislogel
The Seymour R. Askin, Jr. ’47 Curator of Earlier European and American Art
Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University

Sunday, March 8, 2015
12:30 – 3:00 PM

Register Here | See Who’s Coming

BOCA Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Presented by Cornell University and the Johnson Museum of Art, Surrealism and Magic was curated by Dr. Andrew Weislogel, the Seymour R. Askin, Jr. ’47 Curator of Earlier European and American Art, and Laurent Ferri, Curator of the Pre-1800 Collections, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University. Surrealism and Magic premiered at Cornell’s Johnson Museum of Art in 2014 prior to traveling to the Boca Museum of Art.

Cost: $20 per person

12:30 pm: Lunch reception, BOCA Museum of Art Sculpture Garden
1:30 pm: Tour of Surrealism and Magic exhibition led by Andrew Weislogel
2:30 pm: Dessert reception and networking

Add to your afternoon:
Attend an additional lecture about the exhibition by Dr. Weislogel and co-curator, Laurent Ferri, beginning at 3:00 pm in the Wolgin Auditorium. Separate registration is required and space is limited. To learn more, visit Boca Talk March 8, 2015 – RSVP.

About the event:
Spend the afternoon with Johnson Museum of Art Director Stephanie Wiles and Curator, Andy Weislogel and enjoy a special curator-led tour of Surrealism and Magic, a new exhibition on loan from Cornell University’s Johnson Museum of Art.

An exploration of the surrealists’ interest in magic, arcane learning, and indigenous spirituality, the exhibition includes paintings and works on paper by Kurt Seligmann, André Breton, Matta, Dalí, Marcel Duchamp, Yves Tanquy, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Masson, Dorothea Tanning, Leonora Carrington, Wilfredo Lam, and Magritte.

Inspired by the magic-themed library of Mr. Seligmann (1900-1962), the exhibition includes rare books from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries, correspondence, ephemera, music, and film.

About Dr. Wiles:
Stephanie Wiles is the Richard J. Schwartz Director of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University. She earned her doctorate in art history from the Graduate School and University Center at the City University of New York, and her BA in Modern Languages from Hobart & William Smith Colleges. Before assuming her current appointment, she was the director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Dr. Wiles began her career in museum work in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. During her 16-year tenure at the Morgan, she organized and wrote exhibition catalogues for a wide variety of in-house and traveling exhibitions. From 1998 to 2004, Dr. Wiles oversaw the collections of the Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and taught in the art history department. A specialist in British and American art, she has published on a wide range of topics. Under Dr. Wiles’ leadership, the Johnson Museum is sparking an energizing growth in interdisciplinary, collaborative learning at Cornell.

About Dr. Weislogel:
Andrew C. Weislogel is the Seymour R. Askin, Jr. ’47 Curator of Earlier European and American Art at Cornell University’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. Dr. Weislogel has organized numerous exhibitions at the Johnson, both single venue and traveling, including Studied Elegance: Italian Master Drawings from the Askin Collection (2007); The New and Unknown World: Exploration and Trade in the Dutch Golden Age (2011); and Mirror of the City: The Printed View in Italy and Beyond, 1450–1940 (2012). Dr. Weislogel spearheaded and oversaw the NEA-supported reinstallation of the Johnson’s permanent collection of European and American Art, completed in the fall of 2014. He teaches extensively from the Johnson’s collection, and in the spring of 2015, he is co-teaching Art/Science Intersections, an interdisciplinary seminar on technical studies in art history.

For event questions, please contact Mindy Hillenbrand at
For registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at

The BOCA Museum of Art is located at the north end of Mizner Park in downtown Boca Raton. After you register, parking information and directions will be included in your confirmation email.

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