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CCE Director’s Message

Dear Cornell Cooperative Extension Community, Like so many of you, I am devastated by racist violence and senseless killing of Black men and women, including those that we have heard about in recent weeks: George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. We firmly...

Extension responds: Resilience Across New York State

For more than 100 years, Cornell Cooperative Extension has worked side by side with our neighbors all across New York. Sharing Research-backed solutions from Cornell University, we help New Yorkers grow healthy food and thriving businesses, empower our youth,...

Cornell Cooperative Extension: Helping New Yorkers Thrive (VIDEO)

Rooted in every county of the state, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) translates Cornell University’s world-class research into practical, real-world knowledge that helps New York state residents, businesses and communities thrive.  ...

Advancing New York City Through Research

Cornell University Cooperative Extension New York City is a research-based educational organization that adapts to the evolving needs of communities, families, and individuals by engaging them in experiential learning opportunities. The organization brings...

Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4. About 300 schoolchildren jammed all corners of Public School 21 as part of the 10th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day that reached an...

Are You Healthy Or Not?

Story by Eileen Chen Photos by CPC Pike Street SACCC staff and summer youth This summer Mr. Maurice Held, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City community educator, came and taught the students at P.S.2 about nutrition. Students learned...

CCE Director’s Message

Dear Cornell Cooperative Extension Community, Like so many of you, I am devastated by racist violence and senseless killing of Black men and women, including those that we have heard about in recent weeks: George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. We firmly...

COVID-19 Updates and Information

On this site you will find information and guidance from the CDC regarding the current outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which was first reported from Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. Below is a microsite directly linked to the CDC and gets...

Hometown Alumni Award winners connect at Homecoming

The first six recipients of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award were honored at a special recognition ceremony Oct. 4 during Homecoming Weekend. The event brought the alumni and their families together for a lunch, panel discussion and Q&A with...

CCE summer interns extend and explore

What may have felt like a short amount of time was long on influence for the 29 Cornell undergraduates who spent their summer working and conducting research in communities across New York state as Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) interns. “It’s probably the most...

For Kids’ Sake

WCM-affiliated program empowers New York City nannies to better care for children—and themselves.   All kids run a temperature from time to time. But as a pediatrician, Zoltan Antal, MD, is well aware that detecting fevers in young children can be tricky—and vitally...

CUCE-NYC educator receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte ’72, a senior extension associate, director of community relations, and the family and youth development program leader for Cornell University Cooperative Extension-NYC, is the latest recipient of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni...

CCE sows seeds to grow urban agriculture

From the rooftops of New York City to the sidewalks of inner-city Buffalo, urban farms are sprouting vegetables, fueling businesses and helping grow vibrant communities across the Empire State. Working these small plots are farmers young and old, from backgrounds as...

BCTR and the new Cornell Center for Health Equity

The newly-formed Cornell Center for Health Equity (CCHEq) held its inaugural symposium on March 15 and 16 at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. David Satcher’s keynote address emphasized that health equity means “everyone has the opportunity to achieve their highest state of...