Alumni Reunion

Join CALS for Reunion Weekend: June 7-10, 2018

Friday, June 8

Liberty Hyde Bailey Lecture: The Buzz About Bees

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., David L. Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall

Pollinators contribute to about a third of our nation’s food supply, but their populations are dwindling. Join us as Cornell experts discuss the causes of this decline, what can be done to prevent it, and how the university is working to ensure the health of bees across the country, including those kept by the growing ranks of amateur beekeepers.


Bryan Danforth, Department Chair, Entomology


  • Scott McArt Ph.D. ’12, Assistant Professor, Entomology
  • Pete Graystock, Postdoctoral Fellow, Entomology
  • Phoebe Koenig ’16, Honey Bee Technician, McArt Lab
  • Hailey Scofield, Co-Founder and CEO, Combplex, and Ph.D. Student


Saturday, June 9

CALS Reunion Breakfast and College Open House

8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Trillium, Kennedy Hall
Don't miss the annual CALS Reunion breakfast. Enjoy fellowship with Kathryn J. Boor, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, along with alumni, faculty, and friends of the college while visiting department information tables and learning about exciting CALS programs. Guests are welcome to enjoy a free continental breakfast and listen to a college update from Dean Boor. Laura Guzman '05 MBA '14, CALS Alumni Association President, will also host the association's annual meeting. Reservations are requested—

Bounty of CALS and the Finger Lakes

1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Trillium, Kennedy Hall

Food innovation and production is one of the largest industries in the Finger Lakes region, and Cornell CALS shepherded many of these products to market, supported by Cornell AgriTech in Geneva. Join us at reunion for a sampling of wine and a variety of foods and beverages.

Scheduled participants include:

* Cheribundi

* Copper House Coffee

* Daminani Wine Cellars

* Grainful

* Happlesauce

* Hosmer Winery

* King Ferry Winery

* Red Jacket Juices

* Sheldrake Point Winery

* Stony Brook Oils

* Wegmans