Student Assistants

Student Assistants

Student Assistants (SAs) live in Alice Cook House and help create a positive, vibrant and academically engaging living-learning community.  SAs serve as peer mentors to undergraduate residents with a particular focus on the well-being of individual House members.  SAs take leadership roles in creating community by promoting a variety of programs and activities.  SAs provide assistance, resources, and referral information to undergraduate residents. 

Rania Abdelqader
Student Assistant

Originally I was born in Queens, but I was raised and still reside in Rockland County New York when I'm not at Cornell.

Ben Finegan
Student Assistant

I was born in Korea and grew up in the state of Montana where I learned to ski, rock climb, fly fish, and developed a deep hatred for white supremacy and patriarchy.

Catherine Huang
Student Assistant

Cat is a junior majoring in Industrial  & Labor Relations who loves meeting and getting to know people.

Krishna Kesari
Student Assistant

Krishna is a senior pre-med student majoring in Anthropology. She grew up near Albany, New York. Krishna has been an active member of the Alice Cook House community since transferring to Cornell her sophomore year.

Justine Shih
Student Assistant

From Plano, Texas, a suburb outside of Dallas, Justine spent her freshman year at UT Austin before transferring to Cornell.