The celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families includes a Big Red football game against Brown University, women’s ice hockey versus Robert Morris University, and a Cornell Community Dinner at Barton Hall.
On their way home from playing the Yankees in New York, the Cleveland Indians made a slight detour and stopped by Cornell’s Hoy Field on May 16, 1934, to play against the Big Red baseball team in front of 4,000 fans.
Events include a World Cinema film at Cornell Cinema, the final weekend of an exhibit at the College of Human Ecology, the Cornell baseball team’s home-opener on April 2, and the College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual open house.
Sophomore Yianni Diakomihalis claimed his second national title, classmate Max Dean came tantalizingly close to his first, and Cornell posted a top 10 team finish for the 12th consecutive year at the 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Pittsburgh.
Tickets are on sale through Sept. 26 for Cornell’s Fall Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families, to be held Oct. 6, when Cornell Big Red football will square off against Harvard University at 1:30 p.m.