It's a new academic year on campus, and a new year for your Cornell Club. Highlighted below our first commun ity service events and a couple of other items to get your year started.
You can check out our full 2017-18 calendar here
. Details of upcoming events will be announced through these emailed notices.
* * * * CROP Hunger Walk - October 15th * * * *
Join our Cornell alumni group as we help feed hungry people. The Red Bank CROP Hunger Walk
is a five-mile walk/run to raise funds to support local programs in Monmouth County New Jersey, and global programs as well. The Walk is held each year, in locations around the world. This is the 36th year for the Red Bank location. It attracts as many as 1,000 walkers and over $100,000 in donations. See more information about the walk here
: Sunday, October 15, 2017
: 12:30 pm for Cornell team photo; 2:00 p.m. for the Walk
- To donate as part of our Walk team, click here, then click "Donate to a Walker", find the "Janie & George Schildge" team, then follow the instructions.
- To join our team at the Walk, arrive by 12:30 pm, find the "Cornell" sign and join the group photo. The walk starts at 2:00.
Join the conversation! Our new Facebook group is at "Cornell Club of Monmouth & Ocean Counties
". See Cornell news, local events
of interest and Club-related events for alumni and Cornell parents and friends. And of course, share your views.
* * * * Volunteer for CAAAN * * * *
By far the most popular Cornell alumni volunteer activity, CAAAN attracts over 11,000 alumni who meet with applicants to Cornell. CAAAN (the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network) committees exist worldwide. In our area, 70 volunteers met with over 350 applicants last year, from October through January.
Learn more about Monmouth/Ocean CAAAN here
. If you would like to volunteer for CAAAN, you can register directly with Cornell
. You will receive a welcome message from Cornell Admissions with information on the CAAAN process, and you'll be assigned to a CAAAN committee near your home.