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Scheinman Board Member Belen Honored With Alumni Award

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The Frank H.T. Rhodes Alumni Service Award, a prestigious honor given to Cornell alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary service to Cornell through long-term volunteer activity, has been awarded to Ariel Belen, JD ‘81. An advisory board member of the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Belen served as a justice of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York before becoming a noted arbitrator and mediator. He has worked on international and domestic disputes, including as federal facilitator for the New York City Police Department stop-and-frisk policy. 


An active and engaged alumnus, Belen has focused on promoting diversity and inclusivity as essential to a positive student experience at Cornell. To learn more, visit the Cornell Alumni webpage.