The Northeast ADA Center, in the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute, is partnering with Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes to help the organization create a more inclusive environment for its patients.
To nurture cooperation between Ithaca’s community groups and Cornell campus organizations, the ninth Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized key partnerships at a ceremony held Dec. 7 at Ithaca High School.
Laura Rugless, executive director of equity and access services and Title IX coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been named Cornell’s new associate vice president for institutional equity and Title IX coordinator.
Senior lecturer Brenda Schertz, a whirlwind of energy, teaches the first American Sign Language classes at Cornell that meet the College of Arts and Sciences’ three-semester world language requirement.
Progress made and challenges still to be met are discussed in a new book, “Employment and Disability: Issues, Innovations and Opportunities,” written by experts at the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability.