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FLCC Renews Program with Cornell

Agreement gives FLCC Students access to Hands-on Projects with Cornell

Reposted from the Finger Lakes Times

CANANDAIGUA — Finger Lakes Community College and Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences renewed an agreement on Aug. 14 that provides FLCC students with opportunities for hands-on experiences and expands outreach for both organizations.  The agreement extends and formalizes a relationship that has grown since FLCC launched its viticulture and wine technology associate degree program in 2009 and opened the FLCC Viticulture and Wine Center in Geneva in 2015.

FLCC students can apply to Cornell’s Summer Research Scholars Program and its Shaulis Summer Work experience Program. They offer undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in research projects in several disciplines, including entomology, plant breeding, plant pathology and plant-microbe biology.  Participants gain research experience and learn about the diverse agriculture and food systems in New York.

This summer, Jennifer Neubauer of Clifton Springs, who will start her second year as a FLCC viticulture and wine technology student this fall, took part in research for the first time on a project at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva… Read the entire Finger Lakes Times Article

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