Category Archives: Alumni Reports

NYC 4-H Volunteer to Make the “Big Apple” Better

4-H teens helped out in Cornell’s Hurricane Sandy relief service effort by hauling and removing debris. Twenty 4-H teens joined Cornell Alumni in the second Cornell Hurricane Sandy relief effort in Breezy Point Queens, N.Y. on November 9, 2013.  The … Continue reading

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Donation from the Heart

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County 4-H Youth Development Program has left a lasting impression on many alumni. Robert Crowell from South Dayton, NY, is one of those alumni. Robert Crowell and his son, Daniel, own Greenbanks Dairy Farm where … Continue reading

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Food Science Career Explorations

Have you ever gotten sick from the food you ate?  If so, you’re hardly alone: the CDC estimates that foodborne illness strikes about 50 million Americans each year.  Have you heard about any food-related outbreaks or food recalls recently?  Whether it’s … Continue reading

Posted in 4-H Healthy Lifestyles, Alumni Reports

4-H Alum Researchs Differences in Dog Sizes at Cornell

Lindsay Theodore is currently a sophomore studying Molecular and Cell Biology in the college of agriculture and life sciences at Cornell University. Outside of classes, she plays the cello in the Cornell Symphony Orchestra and will be working as a Biology Student Advisor for … Continue reading

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75 year 4-H volunteer, Mrs. Alberta Shallenberg, dies

In Memory of Mrs. Alberta Schallenberg There is one name that is well-known throughout the Oneida County 4-H Program. That is name is Mrs. Alberta Schallenberg.   Alberta has been a volunteer 4-H leader for a terrific 75 consecutive years as the … Continue reading

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Alumni says 4-H Lets Families Come Together

“My name is Lindsey, I was a 4-H member for 7 years until I went off to college. If it was not for the 4-H of Erie county I would not be where I am today. I am currently attending … Continue reading

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Financial Education brings Foresight to Youth

Devon joined Dutchess County’s Financial Literacy for Youth program at their second lesson, which was centered on spending plans and budgets. He came with a very basic knowledge of money management skills. He “never really thought about this stuff”. He … Continue reading

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