Engaged Cornell Hub
3rd Floor, Kennedy Hall
Ithaca, New York
Basil Safi, Executive Director
Basil is responsible for coordinating strategies to achieve community engagement goals in support of Engaged Cornell. In this role, he oversees administrative, staffing and business processes and tracks key performance indicators. Read more about Basil.
Contact Basil: firstname.lastname@example.org, (607) 254-5456
Anna Sims Bartel, Associate Director, Community-Engaged Curricula and Practice
Anna designs and leads programs supporting faculty development in community-engaged pedagogy and research, including grant applicants and faculty fellows. She runs workshops, institutes and consultations and builds relationships among faculty, staff and community partners. Read more about Anna.
Contact Anna: email@example.com, (607) 254-4510
Mike Bishop, Director, Student Leadership
Mike is coordinating the launch of Engaged Leadership — a pathway through existing and to-be-created curricular and co-curricular offerings for undergraduates. He collaborates across the university to design, implement and evaluate a range of student development programs. Read more about Mike.
Contact Mike: firstname.lastname@example.org, (607) 255-0169
Joy Das, Program Manager, Student Leadership
Joy oversees the delivery of student community-engagement initiatives, working closely with the Engaged Ambassadors to implement programs.
Contact Joy: email@example.com
Aaron Goldweber, Senior Director, Communications
Aaron is responsible for developing and implementing the Engaged Cornell communications strategy and partners with faculty, staff and students from across campus to promote Cornell’s community-engaged learning, teaching and research.
Contact Aaron: firstname.lastname@example.org, (607) 255-0435
Dhyana Gonzalez, New York State Partnership Liaison
Dhyana facilitates new and strengthens existing linkages between Engaged Cornell initiatives and partner organizations in New York state. She facilitates access to statewide community-engaged research, learning and service experiences for students, faculty and staff.
Contact Dhyana: email@example.com, (607) 254-4215
Lorie Gordinier, Grants Manager
Lorie oversees budget and financial reporting, and develops data management processes to improve the delivery of strategic programs.
Contact Lorie: firstname.lastname@example.org, (607) 255-7015
Richard Kiely, Senior Fellow, Program Evaluation
Richard leads the design and implementation of program evaluation and provides guidance and resources for assessment and evaluation of community-engaged learning, teaching and research. Read more about Richard.
Contact Richard: email@example.com , (607) 254-4730
Ashlee McGandy, Content Strategist
Ashlee initiates and launches web, mobile, print and publicity communication projects that enhance the visibility of Engaged Cornell on campus and beyond. She is the primary contact for the Engaged Cornell website.
Contact Ashlee: firstname.lastname@example.org, (607) 254-4301
Wendy Treat, Administrative Support Coordinator
Wendy provides administrative support and manages the day-to-day operations of the office including scheduling, event support, communications coordination and supervision of student employees.
Contact Wendy: email@example.com, (607) 254-4240
Amanda Wittman, Associate Director, Community-Engaged Curricula and Strategy
Amanda leads programmatic efforts focused on the development and assessment of faculty efforts in community-engaged pedagogy and research. She supports grant applicants and faculty fellows through workshops, institutes and consultations for faculty and staff. Read more about Amanda.
Contact Amanda: firstname.lastname@example.org, (607) 255-1478
Ankur Gupta, Graduate Program Coordinator, Critical Reflection
Ankur reads and scores student written critical reflections, convenes and leads teams of readers to do the same and supports a community of undergraduate critical reflection facilitators within student organizations. Read more about Ankur.
Katelyn Palumbo, Graduate Program Coordinator, Assessment and Data
Katelyn is responsible for monitoring the evaluation and assessment of student learning and satisfaction surveys for all Engaged Leadership programs, facilitating conversations on this data and the supporting the undergraduate team with data for continuous program development. Read about Katelyn.
A team of university leaders work closely with the Office of Engagement Initiatives to steward Engaged Cornell’s mission and strategy. Learn more on the Engaged Cornell website.