Celebrate the Sesquicentennial in Washington, D.C.

November 14, 2014 · 6:15 p.m.

Warner Theatre, 513 13th Street

Come kick up your heels, lift the chorus, and celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the first truly American university.

The Big Idea: Cornell Celebrates 150

Washington, D.C.: Are you in?

We're counting down to our historic celebration in the nation's capital!

You'll travel through Cornell history as you relish the sights, sounds, and Big Red landmarks you love, while enjoying great food and drinks and the wonderful company of Cornellians and friends.

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Friday, November 14, 2014

6:15 p.m.


6:45 p.m.

A presentation by Professors Glenn Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

7:30 p.m.

Reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages

8:30 p.m.

The Big Idea! Cornell Celebrates 150

9:45 p.m.

Dessert reception


Tickets: $60; $30 for alumni from the Classes of 2005–2014


Contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 607-254-5102 or jdc362@cornell.edu

Co-Chairs & Advisors

View a list of the Cornell Sesquicentennial co-chairs and regional advisors.

Additional Weekend Events

The Cornell Club of Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce another exciting event for the next day, Saturday, November 15, 9:00–11:45 a.m. Join other Big Red volunteers at the Washington Animal Rescue League to show Cornell's commitment to public engagement.

Open to the first 50 registrants, the event will feature Michael Kotlikoff, the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell. Click here for more info and to register.

Washington, D.C. Sesquicentennial Advisors

  • Anthony Chang '00
  • Nicole DelToro '91
  • Nancy Duber P '08, '11, '14
  • Eric Elmore '86, JD '89
  • Carol Epstein '61
  • Michael Hanson '01, MPA '02
  • Grace Jean '00
  • Linda Johnson '60, MS '63
  • Dale Lazar '74, JD '77
  • Tomoko Morinaga MPS '89
  • Bob Ramin '82, MBA '85
  • Lindsay Schattenstein '09
  • Jonathan Simon '92
  • Gladys Stifel '58
  • Emanuel Tsourounis II '00, JD '03
  • A'ndrea Van Schoick '96
  • Jeff Weiss '79
  • Laura Wilkinson MBA '85, JD '86

See how Cornellians celebrated 150 in New York City