Cornell TASS 2022

Leadership. Democracy. Service.

Telluride Association is a nonprofit whose mission is to prepare and inspire promising students to lead and serve through free, transformative educational experiences rooted in critical thinking and democratic community. Our educational programs, offered at no cost to their participants, prepare promising individuals—through intellectual inquiry, democratic self-government, and meaningful work—to define and discharge their obligations to humanity by developing the skills, knowledge, and strength of character necessary to do so.

Thanks to all TASS applicants!

All applicants have now been notified whether or not they will advance to the interview stage. We were impressed with all of the exceptionally thoughtful students who applied; we wish there were room for more students in our programs.

If you haven’t heard from us yet about your application, please check your email (including your spam folder). If you haven’t received an email, please contact us.

For High School Students

Free summer programs in Critical Black Studies and Anti-Oppressive Studies offer sophomores and juniors the opportunity to encounter new ideas and meet peers who are excited about learning.
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For University Students

Students at Telluride Association’s residential houses at Cornell University and the University of Michigan receive full room and board scholarships and shape their intellectual communities.
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2022 UMD TASS Classroom

For College Faculty

Telluride Association’s programs succeed with the participation of the many university faculty members who teach our summer programs or live in our branches.
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  • FAQ on 2022 Summer Seminars
    In response to the recent article written by Dr. Vincent Lloyd, Telluride Association has received a number of questions about the 2022 Telluride Association Summer Seminar discussed in his article. We’ve reviewed our records and endeavored to answer these questions to the extent possible, without…
  • Affirming Our Mission
    This past Friday, we learned of an article by Dr. Vincent Lloyd, a faculty member at one of our 2022 Telluride Association Summer Seminars, expressing his dissatisfaction with his teaching experience. We greatly respect Dr. Lloyd’s academic expertise and his contribution to our summer seminars….

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