Animal Science Excellence Fund
Gifts to the Animal Science Excellence Fund support teaching, research, extension, and students in the Department of Animal Science.
Ways to support Animal Science
Dr. Peter J. Van Soest Memorial Award
The Dr. Peter J. Van Soest Memorial Award is awarded to a graduate student studying rumen function, ruminant metabolism, feed chemistry, or nutritional modeling.
Michael Thonney Memorial Award
Created in memory of Dr. Michael Thonney, this award is given annually to a junior or senior majoring in animal science with a focus on livestock management and an interest in sheep.
Jerrie Gavalchin Memorial Award
Created in memory of Dr. Jerrie Gavalchin, this award is given annually to a senior majoring in animal science who exhibits service to the department and mentorship of peers.
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How to make your gift
If you are contributing to a specific memorial fund, please make note under the In Honor/Memory Of section.
Please make checks payable to Cornell University and note the Animal Science Excellence Fund along with any memorial fund you wish to direct your gift. Mail payment to:
Boone, IA 50037-0334
Pledge, EFT, Gifts of Stock, Multi-year pledges
Director of Development, CALS
cagnese [at] cornell.edu