Apr. 24, 2009
Five Cornellians win Cook awards for improving the campus climate for women
A Cornell staff member, two faculty members and two students received Constance E. Cook and Alice H. Cook Recognition Awards April 23 for their contributions to improving the climate for women at Cornell. The awards were presented at a recognition luncheon at Alice Cook House.
The awards are granted by the Advisory Committee on the Status of Women, a campus group, and are selected from nominations by members of the Cornell community.
The 2009 recipients are:
The awards are named for Constance Cook, Cornell's first woman vice president, and Alice Cook (no relation to Constance), one of the first women faculty members at the ILR School. Both were early advocates for women at Cornell.