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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cornell Tech Given Red Banner Welcome To Roosevelt Island By RIHS - You're Invited To August 5 Explore Roosevelt Island Together Community Day

Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) President Judy Berdy offered a red banner welcome to Cornell Tech at the RIHS Visitors Center Kiosk yesterday. Ms Berdy shares these photos and reports:

The RIHS has welcomed our new neighbors with a banner celebrating the arrival of Cornell Tech.

Standing on the terrace of the Visitor Center Kiosk are: Bill Willard (kiosk staff), Judith Berdy (RIHS President), Floyd Young, Jane Swanson, Julie Delay, Jesse Rivera, Scott Yost, Andrew Ferrera, and Andrew Fowler of Cornell Tech.
Also, welcomed was Cornell Tech Director of Capital Planning Andrew Winters.

As reported July 19:
... The Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech campus and new Tech Cafe were originally scheduled to open on Monday July 17. However, the campus and cafe public opening has been delayed for a few days. According to a Cornell Tech spokesperson the campus and Cafe opening:
... will be a rolling process over the next couple weeks,...
and students/staff will begin moving into the Residential building starting August 1....
 The Twitterverse reports:
On August 5, the Roosevelt Island community is invited to explore the new Cornell Tech campus.

According to Cornell Tech:
Co-hosted by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Dean Dan Huttenlocher
Saturday August 5, 2017
Cornell Tech
2 West Loop Road
  • Free Family Fun
  • Breakfast
  • Close up look at the Cornell Tech building exteriors
  • DJ
  • Fun photo station
  • Activities for kids
  • Giveaways
Registration required
Please RSVP 

The event is open to Roosevelt Island residents and Cornell Tech community only.
Click here to Register.