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Students reflect on engaged experiences, leadership
May 14, 2020 — Twenty students recently completed a leadership program that gave them a chance to reflect and build on their community-engaged learning experiences.
The Certificate in Engaged Leadership program, administered by the Office of Engagement Initiatives (OEI), aims to foster change and build continuity in leadership with a public purpose among group participants, on campus and beyond.
Apply for Engaged Faculty Fellowships by May 30
May 12, 2020 — The Office of Engagement Initiatives (OEI) is accepting applications through May 30 for the 2020-21 Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program.
This yearlong program has two cohorts:
- Faculty Fellows in Engaged Learning work on developing a syllabus for a community-engaged learning course;
- Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship focus on publishing their community-engaged work.
Professor helps organize county food task force
April 27, 2020 — A Cornell faculty member is part of a core team that has organized the Tompkins County COVID-19 Food Task Force, a nerve center working to ensure that those in need have access to food and that food producers stay in operation during the crisis.
Rachel Bezner Kerr, professor of global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, collaborated with three community leaders over the past few weeks to get this countywide task force up and running.
Website charts COVID-19 spread across NY state
April 22, 2020 — A website developed by a Cornell team offers insight into the rate of coronavirus infections across New York state over days, charting daily and cumulative totals of new cases to help users see whether they’re flattening the curve.
The site, updated daily with data from all 62 of the state’s counties, provides easy-to-use interactive visualizations depicting the virus’ spread or slowdown by county or statewide.
Students face pandemic disruption with resilience
April 2, 2020 — Della Uran ’22 is nervous about taking classes online. Max Kelly ’20 struggles with loneliness.
Lassan Bagayoko ’22 worries that some classmates no longer have access to on-campus resources like regular meals and safe housing. And Tina Ting ’20 mourns the loss of experiences she would have had during her senior spring.