Cornell University Veterans Day Moving Tribute

Cornell Veterans Colleague Network Group and Cornell ROTC are coordinating a “moving” tribute with Cornell ROTC – run or walk the flag around campus from 10am to 4pm on November 11.

This opportunity is open to all Cornell students, staff, faculty, retirees, spouses/partners, who are veteran friendly and/or supporters of veterans. There will most likely be 4 flags in circulation. The idea is to keep the flags moving throughout campus between the hours of 10am to 4pm. You can sign up individually, with a friend, or with a group of people.

A Google docs link is available for sign-up for 30 minute shifts:

VCNG Chair recognized for commitment to diversity by IPP

The celebration also recognized Rick Roper, training program manager for Facilities Management. He received the Steve Wright Bridge Award for demonstrating significant, ongoing commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion through his coordination of the university-wide Veterans Colleague Network Group and his roles in the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Veterans, the Women Veterans Roundtable: Military Boots to Civilian Shoes, the annual Staff Development Day and the 2014 Cornell Veterans Day. He has also presented to the university’s diversity council leads on ways to include veterans in the Towards New Destinations initiative and participated in other veteran-related events and actions. He is committed to fostering a safe climate and environment at Cornell for all veterans and their families not just in IPP but across Cornell and locally.



Reunion event for Cornell Veterans

Alumni Affairs is hosting a Cornell Reunion Weekend event for Veteran Alumni

Saturday, June 11, 2016
3:00 to 5:00 PM
Willard Straight Hall Art Gallery

Event will include a walking tour of the Cornell War Memorials hosted by the VCNG, slideshow, veteran related materials, Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Partnership plaque, Team RWB and images from Glenn Hoover’s time in Vietnam

Returning Warriors: Using Outdoor Recreation for Restoration

The benefits of using nature contact/outdoor recreation with Service members are well documented, including contemplative, recreational, and hands-on habitat restoration activities. This webinar will help military service providers identify the value of  transitioning service members’ participation in outdoor recreation;  analyze research related to using outdoor recreation; become familiar with formal and informal opportunities; and prepare to refer Service members to  recreational/outdoor opportunities.

find out more at: Returning Warriors: Using Outdoor Recreation for Restoration.

In Honor of Our Veterans

In Honor of Our Veterans: A Cornell University Veteran Day Celebration featuring keynote speaker: ADMIRAL MICHELLE J. HOWARD

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 10:00am to 11:30am at Anabel Taylor Hall, Auditorium

Admiral Howard, the Vice Chief of Naval Operations, became the first female four-star admiral in the 239-year history of the United States Navy. She is also the highest-ranking African-American. She will share her story of triumph and perseverance. We will acknowledge her contribution to history and salute the veterans and future veterans of the Cornell community.

Sponsored by the Department of Inclusion & Workforce Diversity, Navy ROTC, Women of Color Colleague Network Group, Veterans Colleague Network Group

See the Cornell Event listing or the Event Flyer below.

In Honor of Our Veterans