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New CCE Assistant Director to focus on Disaster, Military Families, and Veterans

Chris Watkins, CCE Director, recently announced the half time appointment of Keith Tidball as Assistant Director, Disaster Education, Military Families and Veterans.  Tidball, a US Army National Guard veteran, is a senior extension associate in the Department of Natural Resources in CALS who has been conducting research and extension in the contexts of disaster and […]

Rob Morris elected to Employee Assembly

Rob Morris, our VCNG Vice-Chair, has been elected to be the Veteran Representative on the Employee Assembly. Source: Cornell Assemblies | Elections / 2016 Spring Employee Assembly Elections browse

Cornell announces historic collaboration with U.S. Military

Cornell has announced a history making collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). In a sweeping move closely tied to Cornell’s rich military tradition, the DoD and Cornell have jointly announced that Cornell will be the pilot University for a new program to enhance American military capabilities. Full integration will occur by the fall […]

CNGs receive honorable mention for Perkins Prize

Created by Cassandre Joseph, director of staff retention, the Colleague Network Groups – people of color, LGBT, disability, veterans and young professionals – “play an important role on campus by bringing people together to socialize and to support and mentor each other,” Kotlikoff said. Find out more at the Pawprint.

Tri-Service Military Ball celebrates Cornell ROTC

The VCNG was represented at the Cornell ROTC Tri-Service Ball on 19 February. It was a great event and even better that they included campus and community veterans, including the Undergraduate Veterans Association of Cornell University and the Johnson School of Management Association of Veterans. Source: Tri-Service Military Ball celebrates Cornell ROTC | Cornell Chronicle

Veterans Day media coverage

Cornell News http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2015/11/vietnam-pow-retired-major-general-reflect-veterans-day Ithaca Journal http://www.ithacajournal.com/story/news/local/2015/11/10/cornells-most-decorated-officer-makes-return/75511394/

DocFilm Institute

DocFilm provides a structure for collaboration among artists, educators, policymakers, and scholars in the public and private sectors who are committed to exploring and developing new forms and functions for documentary filmmaking. DocFilm functions as a production hub and incubator in which individual filmmakers, researchers, community members, and entrepreneurs pursue a variety of projects, whether […]

Casting Veteran Chefs for Guys Grocery Games

Hello, my name is Jason Skweres and I’m one of the casting producers with, “Guys Grocery Games” on the Food Network. We are currently gearing up to cast the new season and we’re hoping to meet the best of the best chefs from around the country. We were contacting you today with regards to your […]

Hope on the Homefront – The Ithaca Voice

A 10-part series, “Hope on the Homefront,” that will both expose the struggles of the Ithaca area’s war veterans and explore what our local government can do to improve veterans’ lives. Hope on the Homefront Archives – The Ithaca Voice.

VCNG member elected to Employee Assembly

JERAMY KRUSER An open and transparent person, Jeramy Kruser speaks his mind and welcomes others to do the same. He served in the Marine Corps before coming to Ithaca and Cornell University, and travelled extensively. He fell in love with the Ithaca area and the people who live and work here. He is currently a […]

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