Michelle Podolec

Michelle Podolec

Project Coordinator
201C Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca,NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-6270
Fax: (607) 255-2763
Email: mls266@cornell.edu

Michelle joined Cornell University’s Yang-Tan Institute (YTI) in January 2013. She is the project coordinator for the NYS PROMISE grant, a research project funded by U.S. Department of Education. In this role, she provides project coordination and program management support, and participates in developing and delivering program deliverables.

Previously, Michelle worked as a Project Coordinator for the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project at the Cornell Small Farms Program, a project funded by the USDA. Michelle trained as a landscape designer and professional gardener, and has advised on strategic planning and program development for non-profits with historic preservation, conservation and outdoor education missions. Michelle serves as a board member of the Horseheads Historical Society in Horseheads, NY.

Education
PMP 2015 – Project Management Institute
MLA 2013- Cornell University – Landscape Architecture
2006 - Longwood Gardens, Professional Gardener Certification
B.L.A. 2000 – Pennsylvania State University – Landscape Architecture