Senior citizens + school kids + plants = intergenerational education Cornell grad student's 'horticulture-as-therapy' program takes learning to the HILT

The boredom and isolation of life in a nursing home, the shortage of mentors for inquisitive children, the need for more greenery in the world -- all can be addressed through intergenerational cooperation, according to a Cornell University horticulturist with a plan to send senior citizens back to school.

ew $3 million institute at Cornell to focus on working families

A new $3 million institute at Cornell University will look at how families are coping with changes in all stages of life and work.

Cornell helps combat child abuse and neglect with training, workshops, expert panels and publications

Every year, more than 3 million American children -- including more than 211,000 in New York -- are reported abused or neglected. Each day, three children die from such maltreatment.

Three local agencies receive the 1996 Robert S. Smith Award, established at Cornell by Tompkins County Trust Co.

Three local agencies receive the 1996 Robert S. Smith Award,established at Cornell by Tompkins County Trust Co.

Cornell Public Service Center presents National Volunteer Week awards

Cornell students, led by the staff of the Public Service Center, celebrated National Volunteer Week, April 21-27. The highlights of the week included formal presentation of two service awards.

Cornell student awards benefit local human service agencies

Five Ithaca-area human services agencies are benefiting from the philanthropic spirit of Cornell students. EcoVillage, the Displaced Homemakers Center, the Ithaca Youth Bureau, the Greater Ithaca Activities Center and The Partnership are receiving $12,500 in financial support from Cornell Tradition Fellows.

Cornell students will donate clothes to community agencies

Before they leave campus later this month, Cornell students are expected to donate about 15,000 items of clothing to several local community agencies.

Cornell fraternity and sorority groups prepare for 'Good Neighbor Day' in Collegetown

Cornell's fraternity and sorority councils will conduct the 11th annual Collegetown Good Neighbor Day on Saturday, April 27. Activities include cleaning neighborhood sidewalks, streets, utility poles and open spaces.

President Rawlings will speak at Cornell gay and lesbian town meeting

Cornell's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Resource Office will host a town meeting on Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. featuring an address by President Hunter Rawlings