Summer 2009 | Volume 32, No. 3
With strong support and a clear mission,
the Berry Center for Economics, Business,
and Public Policy has been confidently
shaping leaders for life beyond the Hilltop
Lisbon native Mike Conklin ’69 asked
students in his Distinguished Visiting
Feature Writer Seminar to write about the
town that borders Mount Vernon but is
often overlooked in Cornell’s history.
Faculty and students are exploring
sustainable solutions to increasingly
challenging global issues in this
interdisciplinary program started by
Herb Hendriks ’40 in 1975.