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Daeden Gordon-Somers-Archer


Class Year

Major & Minor

  • Major: Animal Science


  • Queens, NY


Being selected, via a CALS-CVM cross-listed course, to travel to Indonesia and work alongside local organizations in the conservation of SumatranĀ rhinos for One Health.

Why is CALS a great fit for you?

CALS encourages diversity in thought and expression, two things which I constantly strive for. CALS also provides a plethora of hands-on experiences, making the concepts learned in the classroom tangible.

What is something you have been involved with outside of academics that is meaningful to you?

So many things! I have especially enjoyed exploring greek life and the greater Ithaca community as well as learning taekwondo with Cornell's nationally ranked taekwondo club team.

What are your go-to campus resources?

Career Services and CUeLinks (a Cornell networking hub) have been such good resources to help me stay on track and present my best self in the world beyond Cornell.