Celebrating graduation and each other, students in the Executive Master of Health Administration and Executive Master of Public Administration programs at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy received diplomas at a joyful ceremony in Willard Straight Hall.
The first John Siliciano Award recipients from the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy were honored at the school's first commencement, held in Bailey Hall. The annual award for academic accomplishment and leadership award honors a key Cornell leader in the establishment of the public policy school.
From the traditional procession on the Arts Quad to the final champagne toast on the Bailey Hall Plaza, the first Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy commencement day was an historic occasion. Dean Colleen L. Barry celebrated the graduates as she introduced the Class of 2022 at the Schoellkopf Field ceremony and then honored them in her commencement address at Bailey Hall.
A dozen graduating ROTC seniors were among 19 members of Cornell's Tri-Service Brigade who earned commissions in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines during a May 27 ceremony in Alice Statler Auditorium.
President Martha E. Pollack joined Deans Augustine M.K. Choi and Barbara Hempstead in conferring degrees on students graduating from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, in the first in-person ceremony since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.