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Tackling Imposter Syndrome with Emotional Intelligence and Culturally Responsive Practices

During this interactive session, participants will explore the five key skills of emotional intelligence—recognizing, understanding, labeling, expressing, and regulating emotions—as well as examples of culturally responsive practices. Through narrative, Dr. Simmons will discuss how the intersection of emotionally intelligent and culturally responsive practices can help to tackle impostor syndrome and create equitable and welcoming communities for all.

About Dena Simmons, Ed.D.: 

Campus-Wide Breaking Bread Dinner- In Praise of Adequacy--Reducing the High Stress Culture of Perfectionism: A Mental Health Discussion

In the spirit of diversity, inclusion and dialogue, we invite you to join us for our next Campus-Wide Breaking Bread Dinner to participate in an open dialogue with other members of our community. 
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

What Graduate and Professional Students Need to Know About Taxes - Tax Information Session for Students

What Graduate and Professional Students Need to Know About Taxes - Tax Information Session for Students

Tax forms provided by Cornell University.  Who will receive them and when.  What to do with tax form(s) once you receive it/them.  Due to demand, this is a repeat of the session presented on February 20.  Presented by: Lori Kanellis, Cornell University Tax Office.

Perspectives: Changing Your Degree Path- Personal, Career and Academic Considerations

As graduate students, it is normal for priorities to change over time and, as a result, to assess how your graduate program fits in with your career goals, interests, values, and personal life.  If you are a PhD student considering changing your program to a master's degree or leaving your program early, join us to discuss:

Perspectives: When Challenges Occur in the Mentoring Relationship

People experience challenges as a part of life, but this can be incredibly difficult when challenges occur in the mentoring relationship for graduate students.  During this interactive session, we will apply a resiliency model and practical tools to real-life scenarios to better understand how we can prevent challenges from harming our relationships and potentially derailing our professional goals.   

Presenters: Janna Lamey, MSEd, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Life and Sarah Rubenstein-Gillis, MSW, Cornell Health Counseling and Psychological Services.

2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Commemoration Event

This annual Commemoration event brings the Cornell campus and Ithaca communities together through a series of events centered on the service, activism, and legacy of Dr. King.

This year’s keynote speaker is award-winning author and filmmaker of "The Residue Years" and a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform, Mitchell S. Jackson. He is a faculty member at New York University, in addition to being a fellow with TED, the Lannan Foundation, and the BreadLoaf Conference. We are very excited for his keynote address,


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