Training and Mentorship Opportunities

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Just & Compassionate AAP: Bystander Intervention Training

This training session is designed to give students knowledge, skills, and awareness to become pro-social bystander in the AAP Community and beyond. Participants will:

  • Learn about different types of microaggressions and their impacts
  • Learn techniques to become a pro-social bystander
  • Develop a common language around microaggressions, bias incidents, and hate crimes
  • Better understand Cornell resources and services to support allyship and coalition building

 

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AAP Family Network

The primary goals of this pilot mentorship program are to demystify life after graduation, strengthen a sense of belonging for current students, and provide an opportunity for students and alumni to engage with the university community and beyond. A group of five students, one from each class, and an alum will be assigned to each participating family.

 

New Student Services

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Higher Education Opportunities Program

The Higher Education Opportunities Program (HEOP) provides eligible New York State students with comprehensive services to ensure their academic success despite disadvantages based on educational or economic circumstances. HEOP is administered through the State Programs Office and AAP's Offices of Admissions and Student Services. Eligibility is determined by New York State's residency and economic requirements. AAP offers supplemental support services to HEOP students in the college.

Contact the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives  (OADI) to learn more about how Cornell University ensures all students have equal and equitable access to the full educational experience available.

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 Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program

The Learning Strategies Center sponsors the six-week Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program to enhance the performance and preparation of selected first-year students enrolling in the fall. Students are selected by the college during the admissions process and are pre-enrolled in academic classes to advance their degree progress. Specialized college programming augments university programming.

High School Programs

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Cornell Future Architect Award

The Cornell Future Architect Award (CFAA) is a merit-based award specifically designed for students who have shown an interest in and a talent for design and architecture, and may not otherwise be able to attend the six-week pre-college summer program. Participating in a summer program provides high school students with exposure to the rigors of a professional bachelor of architecture degree program and helps them to prepare elements of a competitive portfolio for application to design-based programs.

Applications are currently closed.

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Cornell AAP Summer 2023 Open House 

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 5–7 p.m. 

We are delighted to host an in-person open house on Thursday, November 3, in New York City, to share information about the Introduction to Architecture Summer Program at Cornell's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. 

This is a program of personal learning experiences on the built environment which we believe will both stimulate and challenge. During the six weeks you spend in Ithaca, New York, this summer, we will share new ways of seeing and thinking about architecture. We will introduce you to both digital and analog forms of representation and expose you to the creative design processes that allow architects to shape and control the built environment. We will be working in the architecture studios in Milstein Hall, designed by world-renowned architect and Pritzker Prize winner Rem Koolhaas.

The open house includes program overviews, highlights of student work, admissions workshop information from the Director of Diversity + Inclusion Latesha Fussell, and interviews with past Introduction to Architecture students who have matriculated into our programs.

Heritage Month Programing

Each month, the Office of Diversity + Inclusion celebrates a variety of heritage months and festivities to acknowledge and affirm diversity at Cornell University. We center many of the communities’ social identities year-round through conversations and programming grounded in intersectionality. We welcome any and all members of our community to engage in these celebrations. To learn more about how some of these events are celebrated visit the Cornell DEI Celebration page.

  • Latinx/a/o - Hispanic Heritage Month

    September 15–October 15
  • Native American Heritage Month

    November 1–30
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Days of Celebration

    January 15–25
  • Black History Month

    February 1–28
  • Women's History Month

    March 1–28
  • Celebrate Diversity Month

    April 1–30
  • Asian-Pacific Islander-Desi/American Heritage Month

    May 1–31
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