About 600 staff, faculty, students, retirees and their spouses or partners participated in the 2017 Cornell National Run/Walk to School/Work event, Sept. 15, representing more than a 50 percent increase in participation over last year.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is offering a full slate of workshops in October on plants, gardening, parenting, consumer rights and driving. The enrollment period for 4-H members 5-18 years of age is now open. Nominations for the Tompkins County Community Beautification Program will be accepted through Oct. 15.
Volunteer families are needed for Home Plate, a program that connects Cornell students with the Ithaca community by matching small groups of students with local families for regular meet-ups, usually dinners the families host.
The first 2017 meeting of “CU Women Lead: Supporting Women’s Career Growth,” Cornell’s chapter of the American Council on Education Women’s Network, will be held Sept. 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in 135 Emerson Hall.
Tickets are now on sale through Sept. 28 for Cornell’s Fall Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families, to be held Oct. 7, when Cornell Big Red football will square off against Harvard University at 1:30 p.m. The $5 per person ticket covers both football game and Cornell Community Dinner.