2011-2012 Distinguished Alumni Visitors

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Christopher Ciocchetti '95
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Centenary College of Louisiana

Christopher Ciocchetti is a 1995 graduate with a major in Philosophy. 

Ciocchetti's visit to Cornell included a workshop, "Loyalty and Morality," a public lecture, "Justifying Punishment," and he dined with students for a Careers in Philosophy Luncheon.

Visit date: January 15-17, 2012

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Isaiah McGee '01
Consultant to the Iowa Department of Education

Isaiah McGee is a 2001 graduate with a History major and a Politics minor. Following graduation, McGee went on to work in the social services arena in the Denver metropolitan area before returning to Iowa to pursue graduate work in teaching at Drake University. He taught in the schools and was an active volunteer with regional economic development issues in the Greater Des Moines Area.

McGee has been involved with several issue and candidate-oriented political campaigns including his own. He served on the Waukee City Council, a western suburb of Des Moines, and was mayor Pro Tem before leaving the Council. His involvement with the Iowa Republican Party includes service on the rules committee, Central Committee, and as a delegate to the 2008 Republican National Convention in New York City.

McGee is Principal of McGee Strategies LLC, a consulting, training, and coaching firm focused on professionals, organizations, and businesses searching for resources and solutions that will lead to growth, engagement, functionality and fulfillment. McGee Strategies LLC specializes in being a catalyst in the areas of professional development, learning strategies, government relations, and strategic planning.

Isaiah McGee's visit to Cornell included a workshop on "The Impact of a Liberal Arts Education", a classroom visit, and he dined with students for a Careers in the Politics dinner.

Visit date: April 17-19, 2012