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Emma Rose Connolly

2025

Class Year

Major & Minor

  • Major: Environmental Engineering

Hometown

  • Yonkers, NY

MyCALSMoment

The Ag Quad is one of my favorite places on campus! I love spending the warmer days sitting and doing homework, going to Trillium for lunch, and going to Mann Library to study.

What has been an academic highlight for you outside of your major?

I have really enjoyed taking my FWS courses. Being in BEE, those have been the only non-STEM classes I have taken this year and they have been great! It is really nice to strengthen my writing skills and be around students that I would most likely not have other classes with.

How have you found your closest friends at Cornell?

I made some of my closest friends during O Week and in my dorm. These are both really easy places/times to meet other people in your year and that may have similar interests as you!

What is one of your favorite spots on campus?

My favorite place on campus is the Arboretum. I love taking walks around there! It's so beautiful and I find something new every time I go.