Extension Administrative Assistant, Natural Resources and the Environment
Mandy left her native state, Oklahoma, with an unfinished degree in studio art to live in NYC for the next 11 years. Professional life began as a cultural worker/administrative assistant in art museums and transitioned to support positions as a paraprofessional in archives and libraries. New York City provided a bounty of experiential learning and space for personal growth. She left NYC behind with husband and baby to live and work in Upstate New York and Cleveland, Ohio. Professional highlights included: Archives Assistant for the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Visual Resources Curator for Scholes Library at Alfred University and Administrative Assistant to Dr. Arthur Heuer, University Professor, Case Western Reserve University.
Throughout Mandy’s life journey, she enrolled in universities and took classes. This path included: Film Production at Brooklyn College, General Studies at Columbia University, Art History and Photography at Alfred University, and American Indian and Indigenous Studies at Cornell University. She plans to continue AIIS studies at Cornell.
Mandy’s interests include: social justice, herbology, vegan cooking, organic farming, forest farming and restoring soil health and wildlife spaces, photography and music.
214 Fernow Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
mse55 [at] cornell.edu