StopPests in Housing, part of the Northeast Integrated Pest Management Center, provides free technical assistance, consultations, training and resources for preventative pest control at federally subsidized housing sites nationwide.
Over winter break in January, 14 Cornell Tradition undergraduates traded creature comforts for work gloves to help clean up homes in Puerto Rico, which is still reeling nearly five months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
The Cornell Student Experience Initiative aims to connect students with thousands of opportunities beyond the classroom. A new website will help them easily find programs for international study, research, fellowships, community-engaged classes and more.
Laura Lewis, Ithaca Common Council, spoke of the influence in her life of two worlds – of the family she grew up in and of the career in student and community service she has pursued since her undergraduate years – Feb. 1 at Soup & Hope.
Students in Tom Whitlow’s Restoration Ecology class spent the fall semester examining Lake Treman’s many components, and they worked with the New York State Department of Parks and Recreation to develop a plan for managing it.
Staff and university leaders met Jan. 25 in the Biotechnology Building to learn skills for engaging with the local community, as part of the Community Engaged Staff Institute held by the Office of Engagement Initiatives.