Celebrate the Sesquicentennial in West Palm Beach

February 14, 2015 · 11:30 a.m.

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd.

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

The Big Idea: Cornell Celebrates 150

West Palm Beach celebrates 150

Cornellians had a hot date with Big Red on Valentine's day!

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The Big Idea! Cornell Celebrates 150

11:30 a.m.

Reception at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (valet parking available)


Sit-down luncheon, featuring a presentation by Professors Glenn Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick, followed by The Big Idea! Cornell Celebrates 150

2:30 p.m.

Dessert reception


Tickets: $50; $25 for alumni from the Classes of 2005–2014


Contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 607-255-4173 or cu43@cornell.edu

Co-Chairs & Advisors

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

National Sesquicentennial Co-Chairs

  • Peter Meinig '61
  • Nancy Meinig '62

Florida Sesquicentennial Advisors

  • Jim "Josh" Billings '63, MBA '64
  • Glenn Dallas '58
  • Madolyn Dallas '58
  • Jean Emery MA '54
  • Donell Hicks '97
  • Chas Hunt '68
  • Jennifer Ritter Kelly '89
  • Jonathan Kracer '07
  • Pat Carry Stewart '50
  • Dalia Pabón Stiller '84
  • Duane Stiller '84
  • Joe Stregack '63, PhD '70
  • Stephanie Kaufman '83
  • Andrea Virgin MEng '11
  • Thomas Virgin MEng '11

See how Cornellians celebrated 150 in Florida