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Cornell Family Conversations

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Our Cornell Family Conversation Series is just for you! This will be an opportunity for families to learn more about key offices on campus to better support your student. Conversations will be hosted live, and recordings will be available within a week of each session. 

All sessions will take place at 12:00 pm ET. Click the link for each session below to register.  Submit questions here

Fall 2023

Family Weekend Overview | August 24, 2023


Join us to learn more about Family Weekend 2023. We will discuss registration, our schedule and what to expect. 

Supporting First and Second Year Success | October 5, 2023


Join us for our Cornell Family Conversation with Kevin Perry, Director of the Tatkon Center for New Students and Abby Preihs, Director of Residential Life. Learn more about how you can help to support your student's success during their first and second year at Cornell. 

Commitment to Service: The Einhorn Center | November 16, 2023


Rescheduled from November 2nd. Join us for our Cornell Family Conversation with representatives from the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement. Learn more about the hub community engagement at Cornell and how your student can get involved.

Finishing the Semester Strong | November 30, 2023


Join us for our Cornell Family Conversation with representatives from the Learning Strategies Center. Learn more about the resources and services available to help students finish the semester strong.

Spring 2023

Education Abroad | April 14, 2023


Joined by Emily Doughtry from our Education Abroad and the Office of Global Learning we discussed education abroad, the available resources, how it can impact a student’s future, and how parents and families can support their student’s experience abroad.

Supporting you First Generation Student | March 16, 2023


 Dannemart Pierre, Peggy J. Koenig '78 Associate Dean of Students for Student Empowerment, Director of First-Generation & Low-Income Student Support, joined us to discuss the resources available for first-generation students and how families can support their student while at Cornell.

Career Exploration and Preparation | February 21, 2023


Joined by Dr. Erica Kryst, the Executive Director of Cornell Career Services, we discussed the programs and services offered by the Cornell Career Services office that can assist family members in supporting their student in their exploration of possible careers, preparation for their future career, and how they can help them in their journey.