Public Engagement

As New York's land grant university, Cornell works to positively impact the quality of people’s lives in the state, the nation, and the world...

Cornell grad working in Honduras with Agua Para el Pueblo
Cornell grad working in Honduras with Agua Para el Pueblo
As a land grant institution and globally engaged university, Cornell has a unique responsibility to serve as a role model for the larger community. From helping thousands of homeowners reduce emissions and lower their energy bills to working with municipal leaders to implement responsible zoning for renewable energy systems, Cornell's public engagement efforts have been at the forefront of efforts to create more resilient, low-impact communities.

Initiatives