Notice of Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo Board Nominees

On May 18 2022 at 7 pm the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo will hold its Annual Meeting and faculty speaker virtually via Zoom. We will be joined by Risa M. Mish ’85, Law ’88, professor of practice of management at the Johnson School of Management. Save the date – registration details coming soon.

Professor Mish designed and teaches the MBA, EMBA, and Cornell-Tsinghua Core courses in Critical and Strategic Thinking, elective courses in critical thinking and leadership, and was the founding faculty director of the Johnson Leadership Fellows program. In addition to her various awards and honors, Mish serves as a keynote speaker and workshop leader at global, national, and regional conferences for corporations and trade associations in the consumer products, financial services, health care, high tech, media, and manufacturing industries. The variety of topics she covers includes critical thinking and problem solving, persuasion and influence, and motivating optimal employee performance.

As part of the Annual Meeting we will vote on the 2022-2023 board nominees:

Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo Book Club over ZOOM 5/10/2022

Title: The Glass Hotel

Author: Emily St John Mandel

Date: May 10, 2022

Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

This fiction book ” follows a brother and sister as they navigate heartache, loneliness, wealth, corruption, drugs, ghosts, and guilt… This ingenious, enthralling novel probes the tenuous yet unbreakable bonds between people and the lasting effects of momentary carelessness.”—Publishers Weekly

Please register in advance for this meeting. https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrceqgqT0tH9QMo-yWD3VN4omPjtLzAtoJ ;

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Any questions – please contact Celinda Crego directly at cac432@aol.com.

Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo Book Club over ZOOM 4/5/2022

Title: Educated: A Memoir

Author: Tara Westover
Date: April 5, 2022
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 

This nonfiction book is described by the publisher as a “coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of what an education offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it.” Tara Westover did not attend school until the age of 17, and then went on to earn a PhD from Cambridge. 

Please Register in advance for this meeting:https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkcuytrDsoHdDgvWt0mpFDDxHSlEaC9Wvr.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We will continue to hold the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo Book Club Meetings over ZOOM. Any questions – please contact Celinda Crego directly at cac432@aol.com

Make a meaningful contribution to the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo

The yearly outreach to find those interested in being part of the Board of Directors is underway. Please consider joining the team that brings Cornellians in Western New York together. 

The Board is a group of Cornellians from a diverse array of colleges, degrees, and class years.  There is likely a way for you to contribute and be involved.  Every other month there is a 90 minute Board meeting, and smaller groups of the Directors plan and execute Club events.

Interested? Please reach out to our President and Nominating Committee Chair, Catherine March, ’14 (cam489@cornell.edu).  A copy of your resume would be helpful, but is not necessary.  Please let us know why you are interested in being part of the Board not later than March 21, 2021. 

Elections are held at our annual meeting and faculty speaker event, which will be held virtually in mid-May.

Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo’s Book Club

Welcome to the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo’s Book Club for March 8, 2022. We will continue to hold the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo Book Club Meetings over ZOOM.

  • Title: The Holdout
  • Author: Graham Moore
  • Date: March 8, 2022
  • Time: 7:30 – 9:00 PM

The selection for March 8, 2022 is The Holdout by Graham Moore. This fiction book is a legal thriller that raises some interesting questions about the jury system.  There are copies of this book in different formats in the library. 

“A jury on a murder trial is deadlocked when a young woman manages to turn the tide to acquit; a decade later, she must face the consequences when a fellow juror is killed and she is the prime suspect.” (from book jacket)

Please register in advance for this meeting:

https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpd-2uqjkqGtxB31zOUx6rxjTAsAIpYrTT ;

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Any questions – please contact Celinda Crego ’79 directly at cac432@aol.com