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Applications open for community-engaged learning grants

The Office of Engagement Initiatives is accepting applications for grants to fund faculty, staff and students who are launching, advancing or participating in community-engaged learning at Cornell.

Certificate program develops understanding of beer selection

The School of Hotel Administration has launched a Beer Essentials certificate program, available online through eCornell, to help hospitality industry professionals establish an effective beer program.

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Pitch competition rewards new ‘way’ to pay restaurants

The Cornell Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition encouraged students to hone essential communications skills for entrepreneurs.

Online brand-management course offered through eCornell

Cornell’s new online Brand Management certificate program is ideal for business and marketing professionals, and provides the essential framework to build, manage and enhance a brand.

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Cornell eLab students pitch their innovations in NYC

Members of eLab, Cornell’s student business accelerator, pitched their entrepreneurial ideas to business leaders, mentors and alumni at the annual eLab NYC Pitch Night, Nov. 7 at the World Trade Center.

Farm to School grows NY ag, sows seeds for healthy eating

Cornell Cooperative Extension has become a driving force behind a surge in New York’s Farm to School initiatives. The programs stock school cafeterias with fresh, local foods and offer farmers an expanded market for their goods.

Cornell launches online entrepreneurship program

Cornell has launched a new online entrepreneurship certificate program, designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to take a new idea from theory to realization.

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RealEats wins $1M top prize in Grow-NY business competition

RealEats, a Geneva, New York-based company that delivers freshly made meals using locally sourced ingredients, has been named winner of the $1 million grand prize in the inaugural Grow-NY business competition.

More than 550 converge at Entrepreneurship Summit in NYC

The Eclectic Convergence Entrepreneurship Summit, held Nov. 8 in New York City, drew 550 attendees for TED-style talks from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, plus lots of networking.