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Cornell University's Magazine Spring 2021

COVER STORY

Cornell history course marks 10 years of community

When Corey Ryan Earle ’07 began teaching the Cornell history course The First American University, he had several goals, including giving students a deep understanding and shared appreciation for Cornell’s uniqueness and many pioneering “firsts.” But he didn’t anticipate that 10 years later, the course would create a multigenerational, international community, thousands strong, connected by their ties to the university.

Corey Ryan Earle ’07 began teaching the Cornell history course The First American University (AMST 2001) in spring 2011.