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|3:30 pm Oct 22nd||Jerry Savitsky Celebration of Life Zoom virtual meeting|
A Celebration of Life service for Professor of Economics Jerry Savitsky will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at 3:30 p.m. outdoors on the Cornell College campus. An exact location will be announced soon. The celebration will be shared live via Zoom. Following pandemic regulations to limit attendance to 50 or fewer people, only close family, colleagues, and alumni will attend in person. Come back soon for information on the Zoom link.
Jerry died on May 28, 2020, after completing his 31st year of teaching at Cornell. Jerry brought rigor and passion to the economics classroom. His senior seminars integrated research, writing and empirical skills. His insistence on excellence motivated many Cornellians to pursue graduate studies in economics, business, and other areas. In recent years, as his interest in applied economics broadened, he developed popular courses in the economics of sports and the economics of crime. He was renowned for challenging students to think deeply and work diligently.
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