Extension Communications Specialist, Animal Science
Communications Specialist, Food Systems and Global Change, Department of Global Development
Nicole Rossi is the extension communications specialist for the Department of Animal Science. She manages all communications and marketing efforts for the department, elevating stories through editorials, social media, public relations, student engagement, photography and internal communications. She also serves as the communications specialist for Food Systems and Global Change in the Department of Global Development where she manages a brand presence with consistent and recognizable communications. Nicole believes that effective science communication can be a catalyst for the implementation of innovation.
Before taking on communications efforts at Cornell, Nicole was the creative marketing director at Florae Collaborative, a rare plant nursery with a focus on sustainability and carnivorous plants. She managed a full-scope of marketing activities including branding, graphic design, photography, social media management, email marketing, and more. Prior to her work at Florae, Nicole was the Cornell-VinUniversity Project Coordinator in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business where she led the day-to-day fiscal, marketing, and operational tasks of the six-year 11-million-dollar initiative to build the first world-class university in Vietnam.
Nicole is a creative at heart, continuously aiming to inspire others through engaging communications. Nicole holds a B.A. in Communications from The University at Buffalo. She currently resides in Ithaca with her partner, Andrew, on their family’s Kunekune pig farm. Nicole considers herself a serial hobbyist, getting her hands in anything creative, from pottery to printmaking. When she’s not making, Nicole recharges her battery through travels and curiosity for other cultures.
109 Morrison Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
nr399 [at] cornell.edu
Nicole in the news
Blake Nguyen is a lecturer in the Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science and the director of Teaching Dairy Barn at the College of Veterinary Medicine. We sat down with Nguyen to learn more about his experiences in the role.
- Animal Science
Global food systems expert Mario Herrero has been named to the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Subcommittee to lead transdisciplinary evidence gathering to advise BIFAD with independent recommendations to improve USAID programming and strategies. The subcommittee is aimed at accelerating systems change and transformative climate change adaptation and mitigation approaches in agriculture, food systems and nutrition.
- Department of Global Development
- Climate Change