At Cornell’s largest-ever winter graduate recognition ceremony, President Martha E. Pollack congratulated more than 540 graduates and encouraged them to continue to explore different perspectives through reading.
The Executive M.B.A./M.S. in Healthcare Leadership, which combines a master’s from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences with an MBA from the Johnson school, graduated its inaugural class in May.
At Cornell University’s 151st Commencement Ceremony May 26, President Martha E. Pollack stressed that the university’s founding vision of “any person … any study” is not only at the heart of what makes Cornell unique, but also explains broadly why education matters more than ever before.
As students began to line up for Cornell’s 2019 Commencement May 26, the morning skies that threatened rain gave way to rays of sunshine wriggling between the clouds. Smiles, pomp and circumstance followed.
Approximately 300 doctoral candidates participated in a festive Ph.D. hooding ceremony May 25 in Barton Hall with President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff offering comments and congratulations.
The Class of 2019 is entering one of the most extraordinary times in human history, William S. Nye ’77 – better known as Bill Nye the Science Guy – told graduates at Senior Convocation, urging them to stay optimistic as they tackle unparalleled challenges.