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ILR 75th Anniversary

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the ILR School

Students

‘What Comes Next?’

Sherell Farmer ’22 strives to find her place in the world of change-making through the Newman Civic Fellowship
A sidewalk with the words Passion Led Us Here written on it
‘What Comes Next?’

Student Advocate

Jessie Mancilla, associate director of multicultural affairs, discusses his work and his aspirations for students.
Jesse Mancilla headshot
Student Advocate

Khary Pryce ’22

Student-athlete shares her ILR learning with the Ivy League sports community and across campus.
Khary Pryce ‘22 competes with the Big Red women's tennis team vs. Binghamton during the 2020 season.
Khary Pryce ’22

Caroline Manning ’22

Through a credit internship, Caroline researched the history of discriminatory hiring on New York City's waterfront.
Caroline Manning ’22
Caroline Manning ’22

Disability Studies Applied in NYC

ILR credit internships at OPEN DOORS also help students gain professional experience in the arts, grassroots organizing and justice initiatives.
Group of people in NYC holding a night vigil holding signs that say, "Nursing Home Lives Matter".
Disability Studies Applied in NYC

ILRie Named Student-Elected Trustee

Selam Woldai ’23 will serve as Cornell’s next undergraduate student trustee.
Selam Woldai ’23
ILRie Named Student-Elected Trustee

Eitan Wolf ’21

Relying on the ILR alumni network helped ILR senior navigate the job market during unsure times.
Eitan Wolf ’21, photo credit Ariella Wolf Photography
Eitan Wolf ’21

Andres Alvarado ’21

ILR senior shares his experiences as an ILRie in Ithaca and in New York City, where he worked with artists and advocates motivated by community building, gun violence prevention and disability rights.”
in the Coler Hospital Library teaching Peter Yearwood about using the Microsoft Office Suite.
Andres Alvarado ’21

Natalie Lilien ’21

ILR senior who has researched autism and employment says ILR gave her the confidence "to think outside of the box and not be afraid to share my ideas."
Natalie Lilien ’21
Natalie Lilien ’21

Ann Muhvich, MILR ’21

Ann Muhvich moved across the country to join ILR's MILR program. Her next stop is Chicago, where she will be part of a human capital strategy practice.
Ann Muhvich MILR ’21
Ann Muhvich, MILR ’21

Colin Benedict '21

Coming from the Akwesasne Mohawk territory, Colin Benedict ’21 has mentored fellow Indigenous students and advocates for Indigenous rights on campus, work he hopes to continue after graduating.
Colin Benedict ‘21
Colin Benedict '21

Michael Sanchez ’23

Before coming to ILR, Michael Sanchez spent five years serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he learned that quality leadership is the most important factor in the success of any team or company.
 Michael Sanchez ’23 sitting in a military helicopter
Michael Sanchez ’23

Alex Eshelman ’22

ILR junior is making a difference through work with art and anti-violence organization OPEN DOORS.
Alex Eshelman ’22
Alex Eshelman ’22

Caleb Harden ’22

Storytelling through video -- ILR student Caleb Harden used his talent to produce a tribute to the Class of 2020 when the pandemic disrupted their final months at Cornell.
Caleb Harden, ILR School Class of 2022
Caleb Harden ’22

Daniel James II ’22

The creator and host of “Black Voices on the Hill,’“ featuring the stories and experiences of Black Cornell community members, says ILR “has been, by far, one of the best decisions I ever made."
Daniel James II ’22
Daniel James II ’22

Jenniffer Flores ’22

ILR's influence is helping Jenniffer Flores lead students toward greater financial literacy.
Jenniffer Flores
Jenniffer Flores ’22