Hometown Alumni Award winners connect at Homecoming

Photo by Jason Koski/Cornell University

The first six recipients of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award were honored at a special recognition ceremony Oct. 4 during Homecoming Weekend.

The event brought the alumni and their families together for a lunch, panel discussion and Q&A with university leaders, faculty, trustees and current students.

Photo by Jason Koski/Cornell University

The award was launched in 2018 by Cornell’s Division of University Relations, in collaboration with Alumni Affairs and Development, to honor Cornell graduates who have returned to their home counties to start or enhance a business or nonprofit, and who regularly volunteer and are deeply engaged in their communities.

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