Empower is a newly created, student-led initiative that serves to connect Black-owned businesses with undergraduate student volunteers who offer their time and talent in support of business operations or projects.
“Systemic Racism and Health Equity,” a webinar hosted July 23 by the Cornell Center for Health Equity, featured insights from three expert panelists and moderator Jamila Michener, associate professor of government and center co-director.
The Rural Humanities initiative has chosen “Rural Black Lives” as its theme for 2020-21, and its projects and programming will concentrate on the visibility of Black lives in rural central and western New York state.
Cornell’s McNair Scholars shared their stories of academic excellence July 21-24, as they paid virtual visits to the offices of U.S. senators and representatives to advocate for more higher-education funding for first-generation and low-income students.
The Warrior-Scholar Project offered seminars taught by Cornell faculty and writing instruction July 19-24 in an immersive summer college prep experience for 10 currently enlisted and former service members.
The Politics of Race, Immigration, Class and Ethnicity, a new initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences, will hold its first event, a webinar featuring discussion about the abolition of police, July 27 at 1 p.m.
Jay and Julie Carter, both Cornell Class of 1971, wanted to help make Cornell Outdoor Education courses more accessible. They established the David Moriah Endowment, named for their friend and founder of COE David Moriah ’72.