Department of Mathematics

  • Description: Our program has been engaged in outreach and building solid partnerships with local teachers and schools. Outreach activities fall into three broad categories: Teacher Development, Opportunities for Grades K-12 Students, and Promoting Mathematics Awareness.
  • Contact: Mary Ann Huntley <mh688@cornell.edu>
  • Affiliation: CAS-Mathematics 
  • Link: https://math.cornell.edu/outreach

GRASSHOPR

  • Description: The Graduate Student School Outreach Program (GRASSHOPR) pairs Cornell graduate students with teachers in Tompkins county and Geneva to teach 3- to 5-session mini-courses on topics related to the graduate student's field or interests.
  • Contact: Ryan Post <rjp278@cornell.edu>
  • Affiliation: Cornell University
  • Link: https://sites.google.com/view/grasshopratcornell/home

Expand Your Horizons

  • Description: A one-day conference for 7th–9th grade girls. The 7th & 8th grade girls each participate in three workshops organized by Cornell students and faculty, while 9th grade girls participate in two extended workshops. The goals of the conference are to stimulate the participants’ interest in math and science through these hands-on activities, to provide them with woman scientist role models, and to foster awareness of opportunities in math and science-related careers.
  • Contact: CornellEYHReg@gmail.com
  • Affiliation: Cornell University
  • Link: https://www.eyh.cornell.edu/participants/registration.php

Splash!

  • Description: Splash is a very open style of learning, designed to let students explore anything that they are passionate about. If you’re passionate about math and science, we have courses on gravitational waves and complex analysis! Perhaps, you’re more interested in the humanities, and want to learn about ancient history and creative writing.
  • Contact: splashcornell@gmail.com
  • Affiliation: Cornell University
  • Link: https://cornell.learningu.org/teach/index.html

Code Red

  • Description: Code Red Student completes 4 hours of individual community service every month. This can amount to about 2,500 collective hours of community service per year. Students work at local soup kitchens, the Ithaca Children's Garden, or even fixing Ithaca City School District computers.
  • Contact: Ian Krywe <ikrywe@icsd.k12.ny.us>, outreach@team639.org
  • Affiliation: Ithaca City School District
  • Link: http://www.team639.org/outreach.html

HYPE

  • Description: HYPE is a High School FIRST Robotics team in Trumansburg NY, which brings STEM and Robotics to a small rural school that has limited engineering and computer science curriculum. As a part of the program, we build a 120 pound robot for competition (build season Jan-Mar; competition season Mar-Apr). In the off-season, we work on enhancing skills including CAD, coding, building mechanisms, CNC, 3D printing, teamwork and leadership.
  • Contact: Roy Westwater <roy@trumansburgrobotics.org>
  • Affiliation: FIRST Robotics / Trumansburg High School
  • Link: http://www.frc5254.com/