Splash! Parent Program

Fall 2023 Parent Program

Parent program details!
Preparing for College & Beyond through the Lens of CALS at Cornell University

Professor Jeffrey Perry (10am-10:45am) -- Caldwell Hall 250

Even for the most accomplished high school students, the transition to college-level work can be challenging. An expert on this transition will talk briefly and spend most of the time answering questions from parents. Dr. Jeffrey Perry, who is also involved with numerous community organizations, is a professor of education at Cornell.

Cornell Student Q&A Panel

Cornell Student Panel (10:45am-11:30am) -- Caldwell Hall 250

Ask current Cornell students about anything from academic study habits to weekend activities around Ithaca. Students from the following colleges will be featured on our panel:
Arts & Sciences, CALS, Engineering, Nolan Hotel

Olin and Uris Library Tours

Cornell Library Tours (12:00pm-12:45pm) -- 161 Ho Plaza

Join Map Room Coordinator Rob Kotaska for a guided tour of Cornell’s most popular libraries. The John M. Olin library holds over 2 million print collections and with thousands of maps and microfilms. The Harold D. Uris Library contains extensive holdings in the humanities and social sciences, and houses the infamous "Harry Potter Library". Please plan to meet Rob in the lobby of Olin Library promptly at 12pm.

Mann Library Tours

Cornell Library Tours (4:00pm-4:45pm) -- 237 Mann Drive

Join Programs Administrator Eveline Ferretti for a guided tour of Cornell’s Mann Library, home to the university's agriculture and life sciences collections. Please plan to meet Eveline in the lobby of Mann Library promptly at 4pm.


Cornell Botanical Gardens

Seeds of Survival and Celebration (10:00am-5:00pm) -- 124 Comstock Knoll Drive

Check out the featured Seeds of Survival and Celebration at the Nevin Welcome Center. Originally opening in 2022, this exhibition returns with an expanded plant collection, more stories, and vernacular garden features reflective of African American culture (on-site parking is available).

For more information about local eateries and attractions around Ithaca, please open our Parent Program at the link above!

Thanks for attending Splash! at Cornell Fall 2023 :)

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