By Sarah Fiorello

Our staff collaborated with Cornell staff, faculty, and students to curate “Seeds of Survival and Celebration”

(Featured above from left to right)

Gregory Page is an Associate Professor Emeritus of print media and drawing in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. Read a story about his connection with Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Jakara Zellner ’23 is a student majoring in Sociology with a concentration in health equity in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is the Garden Ambassador co-lead in Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Learning by Leading program.

Kofi Acree is the Director for the John Henrik Clarke Africana Library and Curator of Africana Collections, which is part of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.

Valerie Aymer is an Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Read a story about her connection with Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Catherine Thrasher-Carroll is the Mental Health Promotion Program Director, Skorton Center for Health Initiatives

Cornell Landscape Architecture students: We would also like to acknowledge the Landscape Architecture students who participated in an independent study to research plants and provide suggested garden designs. This work provided the foundation from which this exhibit was developed:

Xiaomeng Cai, Kristina Ho, Gavin Ratliff, Chenxin Sun, Lingwei Wang, Brandon Wilson, and Xue Xia.