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 Award.   The celebratory community event, held May 8 at the First Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, brought together colleagues, […]

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 diverse as their agricultural needs and challenges.

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 health.” The CCHEq brings together researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell’s Ithaca campus, and […]

Faculty committee tasked to envision opportunities in New York City

President Martha E. Pollack has charged a 12-member committee of faculty from across the university to envision what Cornell’s presence in New York City might look like over the next decade. Part of the committee’s initial effort is to identify and recommend collaborative opportunities that complement, enrich and enhance the work of the Ithaca campus […]

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 […]