Category Archives: Announcement

Paying it Forward: Oupa’s Story

Oupa's organization focuses on education and environmental issues, photo courtesy of Deborah Terhune

I just want to say thank you for everything, being part of your project my life has change completely. … I do have an organization which I have started, the aim of this organization is based on education and environmental issues. I want youth to know that knowledge is power so without education you won’t survive on this … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, Events, Guest Blog, Inspiration, Travel | 4 Comments

1st Day of School and Final Design Drawings

First day of school at Cosmo City!

Hi all, Hope everyone had a wonderful winter break (or summer for our readers in the southern hemisphere)! It’s the first semester of school at our ECD center!! Here are a few photos James Urdang from Education Africa shared with the team. Thanks to Robyn Wienand of Play-With-A-Purpose, our ECD Center’s teachers are ready to take on our very … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, Research and Class | 4 Comments

Successes in Sponsorship!!


The Schoolhouse South Africa Communications Team had two more victories this month for sponsorships! The  Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) grant will support our Schoolhouse South Africa exhibition called Design, Build, Design. The PepsiCo sponsorship will be used to print the Schoolhouse South Africa book, led by editors Jeff Johnson ’15, Lexi Quint ’13, Allie Riggs ’13, and Emily … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, Press, Videos | 1 Comment

A summer of work… and we’re almost done!

Photo by Andrew Fu

Wow, it is almost November and our final teammate, our mighty on-site project manager, Jon Leape, finally left South Africa and headed home. Some have graduated, some have started a life in a new city (shout out to: Barry Beagen, Will DiBernardo, Mike Lee, J Lau, Jorge Cuervo Manrique to name just a few of our graduates off … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, Construction, Inspiration, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Lunch Lecture: Monday 9/12

Join us on Monday, September 12th for a Panel Discussion - Pizza Provided!
Posted in Announcement, Events, Research and Class | Leave a comment