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 Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Lab, offered lively, personal tours of […]

CUCE-NYC Family and Youth Development Program Leader Receives National Urban Extension Award

Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte was presented the National Urban Extension Leadership Award at the 2017 National Urban Extension Conference: Engaging in Collective Purpose held in Bloomington, Minnesota last month. Davis-Manigaulte is the Family and Youth Development Program leader and the Director of Community Relations for Cornell University  Cooperative Extension’s NYC programs (CUCE-NYC). Cornell Cooperative Extension Director Chris […]

CUCE-NYC Associate, Intern Showcase Healthy Recipes At Free Diabetes Informational Session

Story & Photos courtesy New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. In recognition of November being Diabetes Awareness Month, State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) held a free Diabetes Informational Session on Tuesday at the Rockaway Boulevard Senior Center in South Ozone Park, where attendees not only received advice from medical experts on how […]

Weill Cornell CTSC Hosts Community Research Symposium

Photos & Story by Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center On December 2, 2015, the Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) brought together a packed audience of researchers and community members for the inaugural Community Research Symposium: Opportunities and Tools for Conducting Community Research. This engaging, thought-provoking meeting introduced participants to the […]