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     “My life has been changed since attending the nutrition classes at Cornell University [Cooperative Extension].”
                   - Nutrition and Health workshop attendee

Students Get Schooled by Schools of Fish

Schools of fish may be common things to see, but watching some fish school high school students from a basement in Manhattan’s West Side is a different experience altogether. Cathie Woteki, USDA’s Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, observed such a program recently during a visit to Food and Finance High School in New York.

To improve local resources for expectant and parenting teens and young adults, youth development experts at Cornell's Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) are partnering with community leaders in Buffalo, the Bronx and Rochester on Pathways to Success.

Food and Finance High School Impacts Students and 4-H Alum in STEM

Food and Finance High School in Manhattan has revolutionized the way 4-H'ers are raising animals. The school is where the New York City Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Labs live.

Big Apple's only hydroponic student lab showcased

The new National 4-H Council president and CEO, Jennifer Sirangelo
, was hosted by Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City (CUCE-NYC) Jan. 27 in a student-led tour of Food and Finance High School’s Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Labs – the only facility of its kind in a New York City high school.  

Cornell alumni & staff help rebuild town hit by Hurricane Sandy

Cornellians pitched in to remove debris, build houses and create planters for recently returned senior citizens and veterans. CUCE-NYC plans another service event this fall when Cornell volunteers will distribute and plant 300 trees.
Dr. Khin Mar Cho accepts 2013 National MarketMaker Innovation Awards sponsored by Farm Credit
El Centro de Recursos para Padres de la Coalición de Washington Heights e Inwood, en Manhattan, impartirá gratuitamente un taller de nutrición para padres con niños o adolescentes

Cornell Cooperative Extension Centennial