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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...

High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop

Atop a roof overlooking Manhattan’s skyline at sundown Oct. 25, more than 300 public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse. Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Cornell...

Green Machines Help NYC Schools

Story by Kritika Kulshrestha Photo by Lisa Narloch Recycled computers and other office equipment from the College of Human Ecology has gained a second life at several New York City schools and churches, helping to advance Cornell’s sustainability mission. Working...

Urban 4-H: Changing Minds, Changing Lives

Story and Photography by Melissa Cheri A high-tech agricultural lab. Produce grown without soil. High school students in white lab coats running experiments—four floors above the metal detectors that greet them each morning. All in the middle of New York City’s...