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9th Annual Pride of NY Dinner | April 21

Presenting the 9th Annual Pride of New York/Taste NY Reception and Dinner

in celebration of
Cornell University’s Sesquicentennial (150th Birthday)

katherineFeaturing: Professor Katherine McComas Chair of CALS Department of Communication, Cornell University Tick Talk: Public Perceptions and Risk Communication of Lyme Disease

Tuesday, April 21 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Schenectady County Community College
Elston Hall – The Van Curler Room
78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305

**Seating is limited – Reserve early**

Register Here | See Who’s Coming | Directions

6:00 p.m.: Reception Gathering Table with New York Cheeses and local crudité and fruit, breads & crackers

7:00 p.m.: Dinner* with featured speaker *You are welcome to bring your own bottle of New York State wine (no corkage fee) for dinner. *Complete 3 course dinner is prepared by students in the School of Culinary Arts Featuring menu items that are grown and/or processed in New York State Entrée Choices (indicate preference when you register):

  • Roast Sirloin of Beef
  • NYS Maple Glazed Salmon
  • Vegetarian Burrito

All entrees above will start with a red leaf salad with local ingredients.

Dessert – NYS Poached Pear with local ice cream

Cost: $30.00 per person RSVP by Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Questions? Contact Peter Pamkowski ’74 at pjp24@cornell.edu or call 518-221-5161

CALS Alumni seek nominations for exceptional alumni and staff

CALS Alumni Association seeks nominations to honor exceptional CALS alumni and faculty for their career success, service to Cornell and CALS, and active participation in other community volunteer activities. Please help us identify deserving nominees for the Outstanding Alumni, Young Alumni, and Faculty Awards.

Deadline to nominate is April 4.

Link here: http://awardforms.cals.cornell.edu/alumniaward/index.cfm

8th Annual Pride of New York Reception and Dinner | April 10

Registration Open: Register by April 3

Thursday, April 10 – 6:00pm-9:00pm
6:00 p.m.: Reception
6:45 p.m.: Dinner (you can bring your own bottle of NYS wine; no corkage fee)

Schenectady County Community College
Elston Hall – The Van Curler Room
78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305

Featuring: Patrick Hooker Deputy Secretary for Food and Agriculture, New York State and Julie Suarez Assistant Dean of Governmental and Community Relations, Cornell University discussing CALS and the Agricultural Economy: How the Land Grant Works to Connect Farmers, Foodies, to Jobs in the Empire State

prideofnylogoCornell University and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are working with New York State to spur economic growth and investment in the state’s agricultural and food economy. Please join us to learn about Governor Cuomo’s key initiatives and efforts in this vital sector of New York’s economy – from increasing institutional purchases of local foods, establishing new farmers’ markets, and marketing under the Taste NY program. As the land grant institution, CALS is a key partner working with the State, connecting applied research and extension directly to farms, foodies, and food manufacturers – working to train new farmers, create new added value food production, and provide scientific advice on the latest challenges to farmers.

Registration Open: Register by April 3