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Cornell College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded by Rev. George Bryant in 1853 as Iowa Conference Seminary, name changed two years later to Cornell College, after philanthropist William Wesley Cornell. A more famous Cornell, Cornell University, was founded 15 years later in Ithaca.

Location:
Mount Vernon, IA

Founding Date:
1853

Motto:
Deus et Humanitas

Team:
Rams

Enrollment:
1150

Official Website:
http://www.cornellcollege.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Chris Carney
Politician
2-Mar-1959   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 2007-11
Leslie M. Shaw
Government
2-Nov-1848 28-Mar-1932 US Treasury Secretary, 1902-07
Egbert Van Alstyne
Songwriter
4-Mar-1882 9-Jul-1951 In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Loebsack
Politician
23-Dec-1952   Congressman, Iowa 2nd


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