Alumni, Parents, Friends, and Donors
Alumni, Parents, Friends, and Donors
Cornell's minority alumni population is more than 20,000 strong. Cornell's many associations encourage all alumni to have a life-long relationship with the University and to fully engage in Cornell's broad range of alumni programs, activities, and fundraising intiatives.
Cornell University Mosaic is an umbrella organization of Cornell's diverse alumni associations, affliated alumni, and friends that was created in 2006. Cornell Mosaic's primary mission is to promote the involvement of diverse alumni organizations and individuals in Cornell programs and volunteer activities; to represent the interests of Cornell University's diverse constituencies and to support development efforts by Cornell's diverse alumni.
PCCW was founded in 1990 by then-President Frank H.T. Rhodes to enhance the involvement of women students, faculty, staff, and alumnae as leaders within Cornell University and its many communities. PCCW explores ways to expand the role of women within Cornell's decision-making groups, helps attract outstanding women students, faculty, and staff to Cornell, and enhances their leadership opportunities. The organization also offers guidance and role models for Cornell women and provides financial support for PCCW and other initiatives that help Cornell women.
CAAA was founded in 1990 to serve the needs and interests of Asian alumni, Asian students, and the University. We sponsor activities and events that help promote community and connectedness among our alumni members including professional development and social networking events, undergraduate support activities, guest speakers and community service. Each year, CAAA awards two Cornell Tradition Fellowships and one Scholarship to Cornell students.
Founded in 1976, the Cornell Black Alumni Association (CBAA) was conceived as an organization devoted to providing a communication network for Black alumni. Over the years, CBAA’s mission and scope of activities has expanded, resulting in myriad programs that have a direct and significant impact on alumni and future Cornell students.
CBLAN is an affiliate group of the Cornell Black Alumni Association (CBAA) and the Cornell Law School Alumni Association (CLSAA). Membership in CBLAN is open to all alumni of the Cornell Law School, alumni of other Cornell University colleges and schools who have graduated from another accredited law school, present or former faculty of Cornell Law School, and administrators of Cornell Law School.
The Cornell Latino Alumni Association (CLAA) was founded in 1994 with the mission of representing and promoting the needs and interests of all Latino alumni as they exist at Cornell University and beyond. By definition, CLAA’s constituency is broad and encompasses Cornell University’s Latino American, Latino Caribbean, Latin American, and Latino European alumni, which collectively comprise about 15% of the total alumni population.
The Cornell Native American Alumni Association (CNAAA) provides AIP alumni the chance to network and reconnect with old friends. CNAAA aims to bring together alumni from all different backgrounds and disciplines by organizing reunions for them and their families to attend.
First organized in 1979 and then incorporated in 1980, Cornell University Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association (CUGALA) is one of the oldest and largest LGBT university alumni organizations in the country. Over the past three decades, CUGALA has grown from a handful of individuals to a network of over 3,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender alumni and straight allies—each with a unique story, but collectively committed to making Cornell a more supportive and inclusive place for members of the LGBT community.
LLoC is an affiliate group of the Cornell Latino Alumni Association (CLAA) and the Cornell Law School Alumni Association (CLSAA). Membership in LLoC is open to all alumni of the Cornell Law School, alumni of other Cornell University colleges and schools who have graduated from another accredited law school, and present or former faculty of Cornell Law School.