More than a dozen Cornell programs occupy space in the historic General Electric building (formerly the RCA Victor building) at Lexington Ave. and 51st St., providing a new Midtown hub for faculty research, student learning and public engagement activities. The building serves as the new NYC headquarters for the ILR School and Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City.
With 40,000-square-feet of space, ILR has workstations and offices for nearly 100 staff, a variety of classrooms and accommodations for seven institutes and programs: The Worker Institute; ILR Executive Education; the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution; the Labor and Employment Law Program; the Institute for Compensation Studies; the Smithers Institute for Alcohol-Related Workplace Studies; and the Institute for Workplace Studies.
On the 12th floor, the ILR NYC Conference Center provides space for conferences, seminars, workshops, trainings, meetings, classes and receptions.
Weill Cornell Medicine, including headquarters for the Weill Cornell Graduate School Master of Science in Health Sciences for Physician Assistants Program, occupies the building’s ninth and 10th floors. Weill Cornell Medicine’s administrative and external affairs offices are nearby at 575 Lexington Ave.
Twelve educators and staff provide programs on health, nutrition and family and youth development, serving thousands of NYC residents annually. Learn more
Community-engaged learning and research programs and projects offered by Cornell schools, colleges and units with support from the Office of Engagement Initiatives, which also will provide New York City-area alumni with opportunities to participate in numerous community-engaged learning, research, leadership and other programs. Learn more
CALS provides a home base for college staff and faculty visiting NYC to reserve workstations on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Systems Engineering Program has space to foster collaborations with Cornell partners and with other programs in New York City.
CUL has reserved space to support the information and research needs of Cornell’s New York City-based programs, students, faculty and researchers. Learn more
The program – a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Cornell and the State University of New York – leverages the location to promote coastal community economic vitality, environmental sustainability and citizen awareness of the state’s Great Lakes and marine resources, including those in the NYC metro area.