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Andy Turner appointed New York State 4-H leader

Andrew Turner has been appointed to the position of State Leader for the 4-H Youth Development Program, starting August 1, 2014. Mr. Turner has been serving as the interim 4-H State Leader since January 2014, after the departure of Dr. Valerie Adams-Bass from Cornell, who held the...

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CUCE-NYC food access program wins MarketMaker award

Cornell University Cooperative Extension New York City (CUCE-NYC) received the 2014 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award for New York for their Faith-Based Food Hubs Program. The program connects NYC Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) to over 2,000 farms in the state, increasing community access to healthy food and...

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Experts offer new findings on youth at research update

Each year the BCTR sponsors the Youth Development Research Update to present and discuss the latest research in youth development. This June 3-4 Cornell researchers gathered with Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) county leaders, 4-H educators, and community partners for the fourth annual research update. In a Cornell Chronicle article...

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ACT for Youth at HHS Conference

Jane Powers, Jutta Dotterweich, and Amanda Purington of the ACT for Youth Center of Excellence were presenters at the 2014 U.S. Health and Human Services Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference in Washington, DC this June. The conference brought together federally funded...

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Karen Snyder honoroed with Daniel J. Donahoe Award

Karen Snyder, extension associate in the BCTR's Military Projects, is recipient of the 2014 Daniel J. Donahoe Award. This annual award, given by the Chemung County Youth Bureau, its board and the community, recognizes outstanding service to youth and families in Chemung County. In part...

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CRPSIR featured in International Innovation

The work of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery (CRPSIR) and its director, Dr. Janis Whitlock, are featured in a recent volume of International Innovation, a publication dedicated to disseminating research findings, conducting interviews with leading scientists, and providing information on innovative funding...

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4-H Summit bolsters teens’ leadership skills

This April, nearly 300 teenage 4-H members attended a three-day summit in Syracuse designed to teach leadership and life skills. The theme of the 2014 State Teen Action Representative Retreat (STARR) was “Arrive a teen, leave a leader.” Workshop topics included air medical transport, entomology, general etiquette, public...

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2014 Innovative Pilot Study Grant awardees

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The Bronfenbrenner Center is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of Innovative Pilot Study seed grants. Most applications came from cross-departmental collaborative teams and, in all, nine Cornell centers/departments were represented in the submitted proposals. Application information for the 2015 Innovative Pilot Studies seed grants will be posted...

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Nunno delivers keynote at British Institute for Learning Disabilities conference

Michael Nunno delivered the keynote address at the annual British Institute for Learning Disabilities (BILD) conference in Glasgow, Scotland on May 9, 2014. His talk addressed "Elements of organisational toxicity in children's treatment facilities that leads to aggression and maltreatment." He was also a...

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BCTR research assistants shine at the 2014 Student Showcase

The third annual BCTR Student Showcase was held on Friday, May 2, 2014. Thirteen students, who worked with 6 different BCTR projects between them this year, presented on their project's research. Their talks exemplified the diverse and valuable application of research to real world needs currently happening in the...

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